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. (...)


TITILLATING TRUFFLES (Feb 12, 2015)
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. (...)


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. (...)


Grassroots Herbal Program: Exploring the Art, Tradition, & Practice of Folk Herbalism, Year 2: Deepening Your Practice (Apr 25, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015)
Centro Ashe Farm (Bryans Road, MD)

Centro Ashe is excited to deepen our offerings for our Grassroots Herbal and Holistic Wellness Program, a community based herbal program. We believe it is as important as ever to continue to work towards putting herbal medicine in the hands of the people! This program offers our community a chance to explore folk herbalism with a second year that is meant to deepen our practice of herbalism. (...)


Maryland Permaculture Design Certification Course (May 7, 2015 - Oct 4, 2015)
Centro Ash� Farm (Bryans Road, MD)

A 12 Day Certification Course with instructor Eric Kelly of Charm City Farms!

Dates: May 7-10, August 27-30, October 1-4 from 10-4:30

Cost: Just $450 before February 20, $550 after!

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is a training program that utilizes the teachings of Bill Mollison's Permaculture Design System based on the study of nature and design systems implemented by indigenous and land based communities over thousands of years. (...)