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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SIP for Scholars (Feb 28, 2020)
Vineyard Team (Paso Robles, CA)

A benefit for the Vineyard Team Educational Scholarship Fund. Enjoy a walk around tasting with light appetizers from the award-winning Niner restaurant. $30/person

A community funded scholarship for high-school and college students whose parents work in our members' vineyards and wineries. (...)


Digging Deep Into Local Agriculture (Mar 3, 2020)
Slow Food Santa Cruz (Boulder Creek, CA)

Digging Deep into Local Agriculture Santa Cruz County Deputy Ag. Commissioner, David Sanford, presents the Crop Report.

Join us on Tuesday, March 3rd from 6:30 - 8:30pm at the Food Lounge for a deep-dig into the annual crop report, which is a snapshot of the agricultural industry in Santa Cruz County. (...)


Spring Farm to Table Benefit Dinner (Mar 8, 2020)
Noyo Food Forest (Fort Bragg, CA)

Join us in support of garden education and celebrate the coming of spring at our benefit dinner Sunday, March 8, 5-7pm. Savor our gourmet Moroccan inspired, locally sourced menu, prepared by a team of volunteer chefs led by Marty Johnson. (...)


Introduction to Honeybees and Beekeeping (Mar 29, 2020)
Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (Santa Cruz, CA)

Whether you are interested in learning sustainable backyard beekeeping practices or just want a better understanding of how these delicate, intricate creatures benefit us and our planet, you will leave this class a-buzz with new energy!

This course will cover hive structure and colony dynamics and will delve into basic honeybee biology. (...)


Inland Empire Fiber Shed Fiber Festival (Apr 4, 2020)
Inland Empire Fiber Shed (Redlands, CA)

Local fiber producers and fiber artists with fleeces, yarn, roving, fiber fashion, used equipment, and more. Join us at the Grove Farmer's Market for fabulous local fiber festival and help support your local farmers and fiber artists. (...)


Growing Medicinal Herbs in the Home Garden (Apr 7, 2020)
Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (Santa Cruz, CA)

Learn how to get started growing medicinal herbs in the home garden at the Alan Chadwick Garden at UC Santa Cruz on Saturday, March 7 from 9:30am to 11:30am. Workshop instructor Cameron Salomon will cover the basics of starting, growing, harvesting, and using medicinal herbs that thrive in our coastal climate. (...)


14th Annual Earth Day Festival (Apr 25, 2020)
Noyo Food Forest (Fort Bragg, CA)

The 14th annual Earth Day Festival at Noyo Food Forest is coming April 25, 2020. The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action and we want to bring all together to call for climate action now. Noyo Food Forest’s Earth Day Festival is considered one of the top family events on the Mendocino Coast, with dozens of organizations providing educational activities, experts teaching workshops, gardeners sharing bounty and local live entertainment and food, all devoted to working toward a thriving environment. (...)


Herb Hanging Basket Class (Apr 29, 2020)
Spyglass Gardens llc (Meridian, ID)

Sign up for our Herb Hanging Basket Class! We will have loads of herbs, benificial flowers, mini cucumber & patio tomato plants for you to select for your Hanging Garden. Each basket may contain up to 7 plants (your choice) . (...)