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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Leap Day Market (Feb 29, 2020)
Vine Street Market (O'Fallon, IL)

In honor of Leap Day we are hosting a Leap Day Market, February 29, 2020 from 10-2 at the O'Fallon Station. Come see some of your favorite regular season vendors and get your farmers market fix in the middle of the winter. (...)

Ground Up Flower Farming Workshop (Mar 7, 2020)
Bishop Hill Farm Flowers (Coppell, TX)

Learn straight from a successful flower farm and cut through all the information overload. This workshop will bring in all the necessary techniques for growing specialty cut flowers in North Texas (zone 8b). (...)

Farmers Market Opening Day 2020 (Mar 7, 2020)
Peachtree Road Farmers Market (Atlanta, GA)

Join us for Opening Day 2020! Enjoy fresh food from 50+ local vendors - veggies, eggs, cheese, milk, meat, bread, coffee, pasta, honey, jam, sweet treats! Live music and local artists. Featuring Atlanta chefs with demos of quick ways to prepare seasonal produce every week at 10 am. (...)

Terre Haute Indoor Farmer's Market (Mar 7, 2020)
Terre Haute Farmer's Market (Terre Haute, IN)

Come see us for grassfed beef and lamb, pastured pork and free-range chicken and eggs. There will be numerous vendors along with us inside at the Meadows Shopping Center in the atrium in front of Stein-Mart. (...)

Seed Starting (Mar 14, 2020)
Fox Run Environmental Education Center (Falmouth, KY)

LEARN THE BEST TRICKS FOR SEED STARTING! When to plant and best practices. See what we have already growing and have the chance to get a couple of seeds going yourself.

Ages 12+ only. $15 per person. (...)

Beekeeping Workshop (Central MO) (Mar 21, 2020)
Johnson County Beekeepers Association (Centerview, MO)

Johnson County Missouri Beekeeper's Association Beginning Beekeeping Workshop - Saturday, March 21, 2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm An all-day intensive for beginning, new, and seasoned beekeepers! The agenda will include: Bee Biology; Equipment; Acquiring Bees; Spring, Fall, and Winter Management; Bee Diseases and Pest Management; Educational Opportunities; Hive Location; Honey Plants; Extracting Honey; Beekeeping Etiquette; Questions and Answers; and a chance to win a Complete Colony of Honey Bees!

Presentations are also certified for the Great Plains Master Beekeeping Program Credits via the University of Nebraska. (...)

Celebrate Ostara the Spring Festival (Mar 22, 2020)
Fox Run Environmental Education Center (Falmouth, KY)

COME CELEBRATE OSTARA WITH US AND WELCOME SPRING. Family-friendly celebration to ring in the spring equinox. Participate in a Smudging Ceremony, Native American Stories, Planting Seeds, and have a visit from an animal ambassador friend!

We limit classes to fifteen individuals. (...)

Chick 101 Class (Mar 29, 2020)
Cartermere Farms (Celina, TX)

This class will give you the basic outline of what is needed to raise your own backyard chickens. We'll discuss the following topics:

What type of living structure (coop) is needed including nesting boxes, roosts, etc. (...)