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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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. (...)

Pic-Yer_Own Strawberries! (Apr 26, 2014)
Hilltop Farms (Willow Spring, NC)

Come pick fresh, certified organic strawberries straight out of the field! They are ready to eat with no pesticides, herbicides or fungicides ever sprayed on them. The season is open to the public every Saturday starting April 26th and will last as long as the strawberries do, usually into early June. (...)

2014 Piedmont Farm Tour (Apr 26, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014)
CFSA (Efland, NC)

We are excited to be a part of the Piedmont Farm Tour again and look forward to seeing many new as well as familiar faces! The farm will be open for touring Saturday April 26th and Sunday april 27th, from 2:00 to 6:00 each day. (...)

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. (...)