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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Scott's Maze Adventures (Oct 4, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014)
Long & Scott Farms (Mt. Dora, FL)

Corn Maze, Tree Maze, Super Slide, Zip Line for Kids, Jumping Pillow, Playground, covered picnic areas, other mazes. Open to General Public Saturday 10:00 to 5:00, Sundays 1:00 to 5:00. $9 for kids and $11 for Adults. (...)

Pumpkin Patch Open all Month (Oct 5, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014)
Hydro Harvest Farms (Ruskin, FL)

We have the largest Pumpkin Patch in the County. Lots of pumpkins, all kinds, all shapes, all sizes. Neat displays and more. Open everyday, it's free, great time to get that nice picture.

The Art of Companion Planting (Nov 2, 2014)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

The art of growing vegetables, herbs and flowers together in communities which enhance the growth of each is the basis of companion planting. Learn which plants help their neighbors grow better, invite pollinators, deter harmful garden pests and enhance flavors and nutrition in their companions. (...)

Harvest Festival (Nov 8, 2014)
Lake Wales Downtown Farmer's Market (Lake Wales, FL)

A down home celebration featuring unique vendors, a pie eating contest, pumpkin painting for the kids and lots more!

Sweetwater Farm Tour (Nov 9, 2014)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Join our Education Program Director, Chris Hawthorne for an informative (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. (...)

Food Talk: Vegetable Storage and Preparation (Nov 9, 2014)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Are your veggies going bad before you get a chance to eat them? Wondering what to do with all that Kale you just purchased? Well, join us at the farm to learn about food prep and storage, planing meals with those veggies, and to share recipes. (...)

Wild Edible Weed Walk (Nov 9, 2014)
Barefoot Creek/Scotty's Produce (Lakeland, FL)

Wild, Edible Weed Walk here on Sunday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $10 donation or gift or work exchange is much appreciated if you can. You will be astounded to know how much great tasting, nutrient-dense food is already growing all around you! Learn at least 20 or more, basic wild edibles that you could do better than survive on--how about thrive on! :-)

See, smell, taste & touch this free food all around us. (...)

SLOW MONEY 2014 (Nov 10, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014)
http://slowmoney.org/ (Louisville, KY)

Slow Money, a nonprofit that catalyzes the flow of capital to small and local food enterprises, hosts its 2014 gathering in Louisville, KY, November 10-12.

This is an opportunity to contribute to a vital public conversation about how we can all work together to bring money back down to earth and support the new generation of small food entrepreneurs. (...)