Local Food Events Calendar

Use our calendar to find festivals, tours, workshops, field days, courses, and many other kinds of food and farming related events in your area. If you would like us to keep you up to date with any events happening close to you, make sure to sign up with our keep me posted feature.

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Farm Tour (May 31, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014)
Becky's Barnyard of Mountain Glen Farms (Fairfield, VA)

Schedule a Farm Tour!! Come out to the farm and learn and see what we do! Come collect eggs, give the pigs belly rubs, and watch the cows being moved! Schedule one today!


Opening of Farmers Market at the Y (Jun 3, 2014 - Oct 28, 2014)
Farmers' Market at the Y (Bedford, VA)

Opening of Farmers Market at the Y


SALSA PARTY (Aug 31, 2014)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Preserve the end of summer bounty! We'll create and taste high acid salsas appropriate for canning (demonstration provided). Hands-on skills sharing event; you provide your own knife, cutting board, towel and containers (if you want to take home products). (...)


KOMBUCHA PROCESS (Sep 16, 2014)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Star City Culture Club shows you how to brew delicious, refreshing kombucha using black, green and herbal teas and organic sugar. Bottling and flavoring will also be demonstrated. Hands on skills sharing event. (...)


KRAUT AND KIM CHEE (Sep 21, 2014)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Celebrate the fall equinox by learning to prepare flavorful, health-supportive, traditional vegetable ferments. Hands on skills-sharing class. Bring your own knife, cutting board, towel and containers if you want to take home finished product. (...)


SOUP FAERIE (Sep 30, 2014)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Having homemade soup in your freezer is a magical way to gift yourself and friends when you need some quick comfort. We'll divide into teams to create multiple soups that can be stored for future use or sharing. (...)


SLOW MONEY 2014 (Nov 10, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014)
http://slowmoney.org/ (Louisville, 19)

Slow Money, a nonprofit that catalyzes the flow of capital to small and local food enterprises, hosts its 2014 gathering in Louisville, KY, November 10-12.

This is an opportunity to contribute to a vital public conversation about how we can all work together to bring money back down to earth and support the new generation of small food entrepreneurs. (...)


The 11th annual Horse and Hound Wine Festival (Jul 11, 2015)
Johnson's Orchards & Winery (Bedford, VA)

Enjoy wine from some of Virginia's finest wineries while listening to good music and visiting art, craft and food vendors. Virginia's most unique wine festival has numerous events throughout the day with horses and dogs as the primary attractions such as the Parade of Horses, lure course and muskrat racing. (...)