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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Animal Day for Families: Mother's Day Edition (May 7, 2016)
Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL)

Bring your kids to our organic farm for a day of hands-on experiences with the animals. Milk the goats, feed the horses, and gather eggs from the chickens. See how you can produce soil from kitchen scraps with worm boxes. (...)

Building Raised Garden Beds (May 7, 2016)
NuGenesis Farm (Oconomowoc, WI)

From esthetics and accessibility to improved soil structure and health, there are many reasons to garden in raised beds. This class will cover raised garden benefits and extensive design options for every space, craftsmanship level and budget. (...)

Busy Bee Country Store & Market Season Opening (May 7, 2016)
Meuer Farm, LLC (Chilton, WI)

The Busy Bee Country Store & Market opens for the 2016 season on May7th. See new foods, meats and other food products available here. Food samples and specials!! Look for a store coupon on our web site. (...)

Home-milked Ice Cream (May 8, 2016)
Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL)

Can you guess which ingredients in ice cream come from the farm? Together, we'll milk the goats, visit the beehive, and look for fruit around our organic farm. Then, we'll make up a batch of home-grown, homemade ice cream. (...)

Grow Your Own Smoothie (May 12, 2016)
NuGenesis Farm (Oconomowoc, WI)

Join the NuGenesis staff to learn how to grow and make your own delicious and healthy smoothies at home! We will begin by exploring growing techniques for fruits and veggies that can be raised in southeastern Wisconsin and harvested for yummy smoothies. (...)

Cheesemaking (May 14, 2016)
Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL)

This hands-on workshop in our farm setting will introduce the process of cheese making from start to finish. You'll get real experience milking the goats as well as making ricotta, mozzarella and more. (...)

Eat Your Weeds! An Introduction to Wild Edibles (May 14, 2016)
Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL)

Learn how to identify wild edible plants at this hands-on workshop for the future forager. We'll cover some basic botany, then explore the woods looking for wild foods. We'll return to the kitchen to sample different recipes for your wild treasures. (...)

Seedlings Sale and Open-House (May 14, 2016)
NuGenesis Farm (Oconomowoc, WI)

Tour the NuGenesis Teaching Gardens and purchase plants for your home garden! We will be selling a variety of organically-raised veggie and herb seedlings to plant in your personal or community garden this spring. (...)