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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Canning 101: Pickles (Feb 1, 2015)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, GA)

Lisa Fulk of Sunshine Canning will lead Canning 101, a workshop that is a great starting point for beginners or refresher course for those with some experience. The focus of this workshop will be safety, equipment, and science as we discuss the boiling water bath technique. (...)

Sweetwater Farm Tour (Feb 8, 2015)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Join us from 1:00 -2:00 p.m. for an informative guided (and free) tour of Sweetwater Farm. This hour-long session will provide newcomers with valuable information about how our CSA operates and why everyone should consider the environmental impacts of their food choices. (...)

Benefits of Eating Local, Organic Vegetables (Feb 8, 2015)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Why does organic matter? What are the benefits of including more vegetables into your diet? During this informative workshop, these questions as well as the benefits of supporting your local farmer, and what that means to the community, environment, and individual will be examined. (...)

HONEY (Feb 18, 2015)
Simple Living Institute, Inc. (Orlando, FL)


Small Plot Intensive Gardening (Mar 8, 2015)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Gear up for the peak of the growing season here in Florida by learning how to increase the fertility of your soil from a lifelong gardener, and certified permaculture designer Jim Kovaleski.

Increase your success at gardening in small spaces as Jim shares with you his techniques that produced 4,700 lbs of squash from less than a quarter of bed space in Maine. (...)

Wild Edible and Medicinal Herb Walk (Mar 22, 2015)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Sunday, March 22, 1:00-3:00pm Join Bob Linde, clinical Herbalist, for a wild edible and medicinal herb walk around Sweetwater Farm. Learn what wild plants grow in our area and how you can use these plants as food and medicine. (...)