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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Open For the Season (Jun 7, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014)
Knox Farmers Market (Knox, IN)

Under new Management and Hours. Open for the Season on Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Come check us out.


2014 Opening Date (Jul 29, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014)
Donnie Appleseed Orchard (LaSalle, IL)

Our 2014 start up date looks like it will be July 29 at the LaSalle Farmers Market. As we all know Mother Nature has to cooperate, barring that we'll be ready to go. Check our website for other markets including our roadside stand as well. (...)


3rd Annual Livingston County Farm Crawl (Aug 23, 2014 - Aug 24, 2014)
Farmer in Odell (Odell, IL)

Hours: 10 am - 5 pm both days.

Spend a day, or the weekend, visiting five old-fashioned family farms that are fairly close in proximity. Youâ?™ll see a variety of animals, various demonstrations and have the opportunity to purchase an assortment of products. (...)


Livingston County Farm Crawl (Aug 23, 2014 - Aug 24, 2014)
Edens Harvest Farm (Blackstone, IL)

What's a farm crawl? It's a chance for you to spend a day in the country visiting 5 small family farms on a single day. 10AM-5PM each day. All of the farms are in close proximity. You'll be able to see a variety of animals, demonstrations and buy locally grown and made products directly from the farmers who grow and make them! The event is free but there is a $3 per person charge for the corn maze if you choose to participate. (...)


Livingston County Farm Crawl (Aug 23, 2014 - Aug 24, 2014)
Cherokee Winds (Blackstone, IL)

5 local Farms open our doors to the public to show how it's done. There will be demonstrations thru out the day. It's a great to to visit the country!


2014 Backyard Beekeeping Talk (Aug 23, 2014)
Madeline's Heavenly Harvest (St. Anne, IL)

2014 Beekeeping Introduction Tour Backyard Beekeeping for the gardener or small farmer

This brief introduction to beekeeping will go over what is involved for the backyard beekeeper to start up a few hives for their garden, small farm, or small orchard. (...)


Shades of Autumn Pumpkin Festival (Sep 6, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014)
Stade's Farm & Market (McHenry, IL)

WEEKENDS: September 6th through November 2nd: Shades of Autumn Fall Harvest/Pumpkin Festival

Shades of Autumn: Come experience our 25+ unique attractions, weekends at Stade's Farm & Market. (...)


Green Thumb Saturday (Sep 13, 2014)
Village of Homewood & University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Program (Homewood, IL)

Green Thumb Saturdays is a free, monthly presentation about various gardening topics, co-sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Program and The Village of Homewoodâ?™s Tree Committee. (...)