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. (...)


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. (...)


Workshop: Sausage Making (Aug 30, 2014)
Love Apple Farms (Santa Cruz, CA)

Students will learn how to select meat, vegetables, herbs and spices to create their wares. Then they will all be grinding, mixing, stuffing, tying off, and packing sausages to take home.

You will learn two essential sausage recipes: Sweet Italian Sausage and Beer Infused Pork Sausage. (...)


A Taste of the Latin American Agroecological Revolution (Sep 2, 2014)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

The Latin American Scientific Society of Agroecology (SOCLA) in collaboration with the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) announces a public event to interact with leading agroecologists from Brasil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. (...)