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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Winter Farmers Market - Oak Park (Mar 28, 2015)
Winter Farmers Markets ~ Chicago Area (Oak Park , IL)

Enjoy the spring day by coming to Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church in Oak Park for Faith in Place's last Winter Farmers Market of the season. Among the goods which may be available from local farmers and vendors are vegetables, salsa, soup, yogurt, pesto, meat, pastries, honey, cheese, bread, tea, yarn, specialty foods, and natural health and beauty products. (...)


3rd Annual Farmer Talent Show (Mar 28, 2015)
Band of Farmers: The Chicagoland CSA Coalition (Chicago, IL)

Join Band of Farmers at the 3rd Annual Talent Show--the event that started it all! We define "talent" broadly, from performance art to poetry to music, and of course the farmers' fashion show!

Admission is $15--but only $5 with a stub from the previous week's Good Food Fest. (...)


Spring Farmers' Market (Mar 29, 2015)
Mary Alice Masonick (Elgin, IL)

All are welcome to a Spring Farmers' Market! This indoor event features sustainably produced foods and handmade artisan products, including fresh greens, root vegetables, Alaskan salmon, pastured meats (beef, pork, sheep, chicken), mushrooms, salsas, granola, vegan entrees, honey, beeswax, whole grain baked goods, infused oils and vinegars, French pastries, Jersey cheese, artisan tea blends, handcrafted soaps, candles, gourd art, natural skin care, nature photo cards, to-go bags for leftovers, jewelry, Fair Trade organic coffees, teas, chocolates, and more!

Sales are usually by cash or check, but some vendors accept credit cards. (...)


Final Indoor Market & Fruit Tree Pre-Order (Apr 11, 2015)
61st Street Farmers Market (Chicago, IL)

We will be placing pre-orders for fruit trees and shrubs that can grow in Chicago (all are payable with LINK/SNAP benefits). Pick up for the trees is May 16th, just in time to plant outside. We will provide a demonstration for how to plant the trees as well. (...)


Portage Park Winter Market (Apr 19, 2015)
Portage Park Winter Market (Chicago, IL)

Visit an indoor market with a variety of specialty food items and gourmet products. We have River Valley Ranch, Patz Maple Syrup & Honey, Vegetarian Foods by Eating Well, Several gourmet baked items from various local bakers, as well as a vegetarian/gluten free baker, pastas, meats (on various days) ready to eat tamales, fresh coffee and more. (...)


Andersonville Winter Farmers Market (Apr 19, 2015)
Andersonville Winter Market (Chicago, IL)

Come to the last Andersonville Winter farmers market-locally grown/made items include cheese, organic eggs, free range chicken, pork, beef, and bison, mushrooms, salsa, sweet and savory baked goods, ready to eat empanadas, and delicious confections. (...)


2015 Old Loon Farm CSA Spring Salad Bowl season kickoff (Apr 26, 2015)
Old Loon Farm (Columbia City, IN)

The 2015 Season begins this week. Additional season start dates throughout the summer until the end of October.


Cook Books (May 2, 2015)
Steuben County Farmers' Market (Angola, IN)

Steuben County Farmers' Market & Carnegie Library together has compiled a Cookbook packed full of recipes, history of past markets, library and Angola. Available for sale at the market.