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. (...)


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. (...)


Summer Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop (Jul 26, 2014)
UCSC Farm & Garden Program (Santa Cruz, CA)

Summer pruning is one of the best ways to ensure the health and productivity of your fruit trees, and maintain their ideal size and shape. Learn summer pruning techniques from Matthew Sutton, founder and owner of Orchard Keepers, and Sky DeMuro of the Alan Chadwick Garden at this lecture and demonstration workshop. (...)


Farm Dinner-July 26th 2014 (Jul 26, 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. (...)


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. (...)