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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Farm To Fork Market at Normandy Farms Summer Hours (May 2, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014)
Valentine Hill Farm (Indianapolis, IN)

Come join us at the only chemical free producers market in Indiana for our summer hours! Watch our calendar for special summer events at market!

"Pumpkin Days on the Farm" Celebrating over 25 years! (Oct 4, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014)
Benton Family Farm (Walton, KY)

Head on out to our family working farm 5 generations now in Northern Ky. Just min over the river, min off I 75 at Richwood Exit #175. Hayrides to pumpkin patch, visits with all the barnyard animals, actual farm demo's on sheep shearing and cow milking. (...)

Alpaca 101: Fundamentals of Alpaca Husbandry (Oct 25, 2014)
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN)

A one-day workshop on the fundamentals of alpaca husbandry geared toward those who are considering owning alpacas or those very new in the business. Topics include: herd health issues, injections, feeds, barns and sheds, pasture care, toenails, developing goals, fiber, record keeping, nutrition and 90 minutes of hands-on work. (...)

Alpaca 102: Fundamentals of Alpaca Fiber Processing (Oct 26, 2014)
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN)

White Violet Farm Alpacas staff will share our experiences with all facets of alpaca fiber processing - from making breeding decisions to choosing a fiber mill or processing your own fleece. Students should expect lots of hands-on opportunities. (...)

Farm to Fork Work Party (Oct 26, 2014)
Boulder Belt Eco-Farm (Eaton, OH)

Join us for a fundraiser for MOON Co-op and Boulder Belt Eco-Farm. Come out for an afternoon on the farm, learning how a small sustainable farm works and lending a hand with simple chores such as building a compost pile or putting up a hoop house. (...)

Nuno Felted Scarves (Nov 1, 2014)
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN)

Learn this exciting form of felting that creates beautiful fabrics with lovely drape. Create scarves by felting alpaca and wool fibers onto a thin, gauze fabric backing. This is a great opportunity to create a gift for someone on your holiday shopping list! Cost: $100 (includes materials, use of equipment, meals and refreshments). (...)

Small Flock Chicken Care Workshop (Nov 8, 2014)
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN)

Chickens are a delightful animal to keep, whether on a farm, a small homestead or in your backyard. They are easy to care for and they provide breakfast! This class will cover the basics to help get anyone started in keeping a flock of 30 or fewer chickens. (...)

Farm Tour (Nov 8, 2014)
Pasture's Delights Dairy (Decatur, IN)

See the farm, meet the cows, sample the REAL (raw) MILK, and learn how to join the Pasture's Delights herdshare program. Sign up after the tour and go home with your first share of milk! Don't forget a cooler to take home any farm store purchases. (...)