Food and Farming 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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Down on the Farm Summer Camp for Children (Apr 1, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014)
Stowe Dairy Farms, LLC (Gastonia, NC)

Down on the Farm Summer Camp for children opens for the 2014 season June 2 and run weekly through the first week in August. The 4-day camps offer lots of hands-on activities through daily animal care, gardening in the farm plot, crafts, kitchen labs, games, exploring nature, learning about Christmas trees, journal writing, and other agri-educational experiences. (...)

Free program on seed starting, selection, and soil block making sponsored by the King Farmers' Market (Apr 22, 2014)
King Farmers' Market (King, NC)


Spring Seed-Starting Demo (Apr 22, 2014)
King Farmers' Market (King, NC)

Two-hour program - everything you need to know to start your Spring garden! Learn the best seedstarting techniques, including how to use a soilblocker. All of your questions about seed selection and garden planning will be answered. (...)

Kids In The Garden (Apr 23, 2014)
Itzy Bitzy Farm (Stokesdale, NC)

A hands on fun class for children ages 5-12, teaching about growing our own food. Children will touch and experience soil, seeds and planting their own seedling transplant to take home and put in their garden. (...)

Friday Night Pizza (Apr 25, 2014)
Fair Meadow Bakes (Mt. Pleasant, NC)

Wood fired brick oven specialty pizzas made with home made dough and sauce, local ingredient toppings all served in our "pizza pavilion". Please reserve your table at least 2 days prior. Beverage of your choice, donation suggested $10(for "light eaters"3-4 pieces), $15(6-8 pieces= approx one pizza)$20( for individuals who eat more than 8 pieces), children under 12 $3 OR per pizza donation is $18. (...)

All About Gus ~ Growing Asparagus (Apr 26, 2014)
Itzy Bitzy Farm (Stokesdale, NC)

Learn to grow one of the most coveted and expensive vegetables organically and in your own garden. Asparagus is a perennial vegetable producing a crop on the same crowns (plants) for 20+ years. We will demonstrate planting, care and harvesting. (...)

Happy Hills Alpaca Farm (Monroe, NC)


We have lots to celebrate. Two beautiful new crias that were born late last fall and one new sheep, Darby! Come by and feed the alpacas and sheep, learn about alpaca farming, watch spinning and fiber demonstrations, learn about the beautiful qualities of alpaca fiber. (...)

King Farmers' Market at the YMCA: Opening Day April 30! (Apr 30, 2014)
King Farmers' Market (King, NC)