Local Food Events Calendar

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Centro Ashe Costa Rica Roots & Culture Tour: Traditional Food & Herbal Medicine Journeys (January 26 - February 1, 2015) (Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 1, 2015)
Centro Ashe Farm (Bryans Road, MD)

Our trips are unique, rooted in the intention to share the story of authentic Costa Rican culture, Costa Rican people, while supporting the local economy. Quite often it is easy while traveling to stay at foreign owned hotels and support foriegn owned businesses, but we are careful to create meaningful opportunities for our groups that help to build relationships supporting local folks. (...)

Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Create beautiful, handmade chocolates that incorporate delight-inducing herbs and spices. Perfect for self indulgence or for sharing with someone special! Hands-on, skills-sharing event. Please bring your own containers for taking away our handiwork. (...)

Sheepman Supply Open House & Complimentary Pancake Breakfast (Feb 14, 2015)
2015 Frederick County Sheep Breeders (Maryland) (Jefferson, MD)

Take a break from lambing and kidding chores and cleaning the barn to meet fellow shepherds at the Sheepman Supply Open House and complimentary breakfast hosted by Bob & Charlotte Dinsmore and their staff - at the Ceresville New Holland Dealership and Sheepman Supply, 8102 Liberty Road (Rt. (...)

Spring Basics - Respectful, Chemical Free Beekeeping (Feb 15, 2015)
Azure B LLC hosted by Greenstreet Gardens (Alexandria, VA)

Do you Love honey? Interested in helping to preserve the honeybees? Join us! We have teamed up with Azure B LLC to provide you with all the knowledge you need to begin beekeeping. This workshop will get you started!. (...)

SOUP FAERIE (Feb 22, 2015)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Enjoy the magic of homemade, seasonal soup. We'll collaborate to create at least three delicious potages, ready-to-eat or freeze or share with friends. Hands-on, skill-sharing event. Please bring your own knife, cutting board, towel and apron PLUS pint or quart size containers to take home the bounty. (...)

4th Annual Permaculture Design Certification Course (Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 14, 2015)
George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)

Permaculture is an ecologically inspired landscape system that bonds food, energy, shelter and water. Permaculture principles provide the student with the basic knowledge to make decisions that are ecologically sound, and economically viable, on designs of any size, from a small-scale backyard project to a large-scale project such as a farm or city development. (...)

Spring Basics - Respectful, Chemical Free Beekeeping (Mar 14, 2015)
Azure B LLC (Marbury, MD)

The very basics - the lingo, the equipment, honeybee life cycle, feed, planting for bees, how to start, using the tools, the basic inspection, seasonal duties

two lectures and one hands on sessions in the apiary when the packages arrive. (...)

Grassroots Herbal Program: Exploring the Art, Tradition, and Practice of Folk Herbalism - Year 1: Foundations (Apr 18, 2015 - Oct 17, 2015)
Centro Ashe Farm (Bryans Road, MD)

Centro Ashe is excited to offer our Grassroots Herbal and Holistic Wellness Program, a community based herbal program - we're dedicated to putting herbal medicine in the hands of the people! This program offers our community a chance to explore folk herbalism from various traditions, and to understand natures ability to support our health, strength, and vitality. (...)