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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2014 Summer CSA (May 27, 2014 - Dec 2, 2014)
Route 1 Farms (Santa Cruz, CA)

Registration for our Summer CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) season is now open. The season is now through December 2 (price is automatically pro-rated for weeks left when you register) and include vegetables and fruit that span the late spring, summer and fall months. (...)


August Weekend Strawberry U-picks (Aug 9, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014)
High Ground Organics (Watsonville, CA)

Join us on August weekends to pick strawberries at our Redman House Farm!

Location: the Redman House Farmstand (just off Highway 1 at Riverside Dr. in Watsonville). Park at the Farmstand and check in with Farmstand Manager Mike Lozinski for instructions before entering the berry field. (...)


Summer Camp for Kids-Two Sessions (Aug 18, 2014 - Aug 22, 2014)
Camp Joy Garden (Boulder Creek, CA)

A Unique Program for School Age Children

This year Camp Joy Gardens will offer two summer camp sessions, bringing kids out into the garden and into the kitchen. In each session, campers will join our farmers and learn about growing food sustainably, nurturing our local ecosystems, taking care of our farm animals, and preserving the vegetable, fruit, and flower harvest. (...)


Squeeze Inn & Happy Cow Ice Cream (Aug 21, 2014)
Rio Linda Farmers' Market (Rio Linda, CA)

Regular Rio Linda Farmers' Market will have the famous Squeese Inn cheese burgers and Happy Cow Ice Cream. Last time they ran out of burgers so get there early next week and make sure you get one of these mouthwatering burgers. (...)


Fall Gardening Workshop: Transplanting and Direct Seeding for Fall and Winter Crops (Aug 23, 2014)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Plan your fall/winter garden and extend your gardening season! In this workshop, Orin Martin and Sky DeMuro of UCSC's Alan Chadwick Garden will teach participants about crops that grow well in fall and over the winter in the Monterey Bay region. (...)


HOW-Day: Kitchen Skills Workshops (Aug 24, 2014)
Love Apple Farms (Santa Cruz, CA)

Our annual HOW-Days are a series of short lectures and workshops, all on one day, where students receive an introduction to almost all of our class curriculum at Love Apple Farms and MORE. Classes, workshops and how-to seminars will be held in short-bursts - each 45 minutes long. (...)


Apprenticeship Orientation Tour of the UCSC Farm (Aug 28, 2014)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Orientation Tours are designed specifically for those interested in applying to the six-month Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture organic farming and gardening training program.

Read more about the Apprenticeship at: http://casfs. (...)


Cheese Making Class (Aug 30, 2014)
Camp Joy Garden (Boulder Creek, CA)

Have you ever wanted to unravel the mysteries of cheese making? Do thoughts of homemade chevre, feta or ricotta make your mouth water? If so, come and spend a morning at Camp Joy Gardens to learn how to make cheese from farm-fresh goatsâ?™ milk. (...)