Food and Farming 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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Girls Night Out: Flavors of Italy (Apr 18, 2014)
Downtown Market Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

Enjoy a night with the ladies. Cook together, eat together, and experience Italian "family style" culture.

Menu details to come!


Family: Watercolors (Apr 19, 2014)
Downtown Market Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

Join us in the greenhouse to make beautiful watercolor art with your loved ones!

Family classes include one adult and one child. Up to 1 additional child/adult may sign up for $10.


Teens: Herbs & Spices (Apr 22, 2014)
Downtown Market Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

Spice Merchants takes teens through the basic flavor profiles and creates easy recipes that are packed with spice. Teens: ages 12-15 *Please note: Parents must sign their child in and fill out a waiver prior to class. (...)


Mom & Me: Stories in the Greenhouse (Apr 22, 2014)
Downtown Market Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

Mom's with children 0-5, come spend an afternoon enjoying our greenhouse as our instructor takes us through the journey of "The Princess & the Pea" - explore the pea shoots making the book come alive before your child's eyes!

Pre-Registration is suggested. (...)


Girls Night Out: Small Bits, Big Flavor (Apr 25, 2014)
Downtown Market Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

Old World Olive Company hosts a fun evening out, creating small plates that are packed with flavors from their delicious and healthy olive oils and balsamic.

Menu details to come. This class includes a glass of wine. (...)


Family: Mystery Basket (Apr 26, 2014)
Downtown Market Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

Chef Terri Rees invites families to join her in the kitchen with a fun team building activity, creating recipes with hand selected items from the Market.


Kids & Teens: Stocks On! (Apr 29, 2014)
Downtown Market Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

Chef Becky will teach how to make homemade chicken and veggie stock! We will then use our stocks to make delicious springtime soups!


The Fundamentals of Food Preservation with the Canning Diva (Jun 17, 2014)
Nourishing Ways of West Michigan (Grand Rapids, MI)

Take the fear out of learning age-old skills for food preservation in this three-part demonstration. Diane Devereaux, the Canning Diva, will present to us canning basics, dehydration and dry storage techniques. (...)