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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Internship Open House & Orientation (Aug 23, 2014)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Every season our farm offers farm internships to both formal students and those interested in expanding their own personal knowledge. Farm interns work with our farm crew to complete essential daily tasks such as seeding, planting, weeding, greenhouse maintenance, and harvesting. (...)


Volunteer Work Day (Aug 30, 2014)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Here at Sweetwater we take the summer to nourish the fields with cover crops, plan for the amazing season ahead, and work on projects. We invite those interested in volunteering to come to one of our summer volunteer work days to help us prepare for the season ahead. (...)


Open House & Farm Tour (Aug 30, 2014)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

We will be hosting an Open House and Farm Tour led by Sweetwater Founder, Rick Martinez. This tour and open house is great for anyone interested in gaining a broader perspective of what we do at the farm! Learn how the farm operates and how to get involved through our volunteer opportunities, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and membership, and education programs. (...)


Urban Agriculture: Food, Sustainability, and Tampa Bay (Sep 10, 2014)
Kaleisia Tea Lounge (Tampa, FL)

Join Rick Martinez, founder of Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, for a discussion on urban agriculture in Tampa Bay. Founded 21 years ago, Sweetwater is one of the pioneers in the urban agriculture movement. (...)


Biochar (Sep 17, 2014)
Simple Living Institute, Inc. (Orlando, FL)

Free, Open to the public, Organic Growers meets 3rd Wednesday each month. We have a raffle table and a tasting table. Joseph Grisham, local permaculturist, will explain biochar, how to make it and the benefits of gardening with it. (...)


Volunteer Work Day (Sep 20, 2014)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

Here at Sweetwater we take the summer to nourish the fields with cover crops, plan for the amazing season ahead, and work on projects. We invite those interested in volunteering to come to our final summer volunteer work day to help us prepare for the season ahead. (...)


Open House & Farm Tour (Sep 20, 2014)
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm (Tampa, FL)

We will be hosting an Open House and Farm Tour led by Sweetwater Founder, Rick Martinez. This tour and open house is great for anyone interested in gaining a broader perspective of what we do at the farm! Learn how the farm operates and how to get involved through our volunteer opportunities, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and membership, and education programs. (...)


Organic Gardening Q & A (Oct 15, 2014)
Simple Living Institute, Inc. (Orlando, FL)

Free, Open to the public, Organic Growers meets 3rd Wednesday each month. Tom Carey of Sundew Gardens Oviedo, along with other master gardeners will guide a Q & A session. Send your questions to info@simplelivinginstitute. (...)