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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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. (...)


Making and Using Compost in the Home Garden and Orchard (Jul 12, 2014)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Compost can do wonders in the garden, from improving soil fertility and structure to conserving the water you apply. Join Orin Martin and Sky DeMuro of the Alan Chadwick Garden to learn how to make and use compost to enhance the health and productivity of your garden and landscape. (...)


Cheese Making Class (Jul 12, 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. (...)


Homestead Options Workshops (HOW) (Jul 13, 2014)
Love Apple Farms (Santa Cruz, CA)

Choose up to 7 workshops to attend throughout the day. Over 20 classes offered each day. Garden Skills Day features Beekeeping to Vegetable Growing, Fruit Trees to Micro Greens, and so much more. Tickets $89 for the day. (...)


Summer Camp for Kids-Two Sessions (Jul 14, 2014 - Jul 18, 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. (...)


Selecting, Growing, and Arranging Cut Flowers (Jul 19, 2014)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Join experienced flower growers and bouquet makers Sky DeMuro and Molly Dillingham of the Alan Chadwick Garden to learn how to select, raise and arrange cut flowers from your garden to create beautiful bouquets. (...)


Workshop: Propagating Perennials (Jul 20, 2014)
Love Apple Farms (Santa Cruz, CA)

Do you want to add more shrubs and flowers to your landscape without breaking the bank? Propagating your own perennials is a fun hobby that will reward you with a beautiful ornamental garden for years to come, and at a fraction of the cost! Once you have the skills, it is easy to do, and less time-consuming than annual gardens. (...)


Opening Day July 22, 2014 (Jul 22, 2014)
Hicksville Acres (Loomis, CA)

Grand Opening Day for Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Vacaville.