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. (...)

Free Guided Tour of the UCSC Farm (Aug 3, 2014 - Aug 9, 2014)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Enjoy a free guided tour of the 30-acre UCSC Farm at UC Santa Cruz. Learn about the Farm's history, farming and gardening practices, and research and education programs, while enjoying beautiful views of the Monterey Bay. (...)

Pickling & Canning Class (Aug 9, 2014)
Camp Joy Garden (Boulder Creek, CA)

Are you curious what to do with your summer harvest? Do you wander the farmers' markets and dream of putting up jars of homemade goodies for the winter months? Come and spend the morning in the Camp Joy Kitchen and explore the art of canning and preserving with us. (...)

Summer Farm Dinner @ Rancho del Oso (Aug 10, 2014)
Route 1 Farms (Santa Cruz, CA)

Please join us for a lovely afternoon and evening as we walk through Big Basin Redwoods State Park, hear tales of the history of Rancho del Oso and learn about the farming that is taking place there now. (...)

Farm Dinner-August 16th 2014 (Aug 16, 2014)
Camp Joy Garden (Boulder Creek, CA)

Come and enjoy the blessings of the garden and a relaxing evening with wonderful food and great company!! It will be hard to find a meal more seasonal and fresh than this as we feast right in the garden where the food grows. (...)

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. (...)

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. (...)

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. (...)