April 2014

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First Fri­day at the Farm

First Fri­day at the Farm

Date and time:
04/04/2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Greenbank Farm
County: Island

Greenbank Farm stays open late for this spe­cial event.  Meet the wine makers, shop their galleries and have a special dinner. See website for details.

Event Location

Greenbank Farm
765 Wonn Road
Greenbank, 98253 WA
 
Spring Wild Edibles - Day 1

Spring Wild Edibles - Day 1

Date and time:
04/05/2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Wilderness Awareness School
County: King

Join the Wilderness Awareness School for a class that will cover general knowledge of plant biology and understanding plant families, while building relationships with the vanguards of the growing season. During the class, they will harvest whatever they find but have a special emphasis on the “classics” of spring, including: Stinging Nettle, Dandelion, and Cattail.  See website for details.

Register Here!

Event Location

Wilderness Awareness School
26425 NE Allen Street
Duvall, 98019 WA
 
Canning Butter and Cheese Class

Canning Butter and Cheese Class

Date and time:
04/05/2014 - 10:00am
Venue:
Fairview Acres Country Store
County: Pierce

Come to Fairview Acres and learn how to can butter and cheese (Cream, Chedder, Mozerella).  You will have a great time, sample products and leave with new information on how to save money and time as well as great gift giving ideas! See website or call 253-884-3107 for details.

Event Location

Fairview Acres Country Store
14513 24th Street Kp South
Lakebay, 98349 WA
 
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Spring Wild Edibles - Day 2

Spring Wild Edibles - Day 2

Date and time:
04/06/2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Wilderness Awareness School
County: King

Join the Wilderness Awareness School for a class that will cover general knowledge of plant biology and understanding plant families, while building relationships with the vanguards of the growing season. During the class, they will harvest whatever they find but have a special emphasis on the “classics” of spring, including: Stinging Nettle, Dandelion, and Cattail.  See website for details.

Register Here!

Event Location

Wilderness Awareness School
26425 NE Allen Street
Duvall, 98019 WA
 
 
 
 
 
Pig Slaughter Class

Pig Slaughter Class

Date and time:
04/11/2014 - 9:30am
Venue:
TBA
County: Jefferson

Farmstead Meatsmith is a personal abattoir, butchery and charcuterie service for small farms and homesteads in the Puget Sound region.  They specialize in educating farmers in the preparation of their animals for full culinary use, from grass to butcher block to table. This is a hands-on class imparting traditional slaughter, scalding, scraping and eviscerating methods.  See website for details.

Event Location

Port Townsend, WA
 
Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

Date and time:
04/12/2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Greenbank Farm
County: Island

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to cultivate mushrooms using logs, stumps, and the moist shade of your wooded property. See website for details.

Event Location

Greenbank Farm
765 Wonn Road
Greenbank, 98253 WA
 
Pig Butchery Class

Pig Butchery Class

Date and time:
04/12/2014 - 9:30am
Venue:
TBA
County: Jefferson

Farmstead Meatsmith is a personal abattoir, butchery and charcuterie service for small farms and homesteads in the Puget Sound region.  They specialize in educating farmers in the preparation of their animals for full culinary use, from grass to butcher block to table.  This class will teach you to break down any four-legged livestock carcass and will cover whole muscle curing.  See website for details.

Event Location

Port Townsend, WA
 
Wilcox Farms Annual Easter Event!

Wilcox Farms Annual Easter Event!

Date and time:
04/12/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Wilcox Family Farms
County: Pierce

Bring your family to Wilcox Farms and enjoy farm tours, omelets, hay rides and an egg hunt. 

Event Location

Wilcox Family Farms
40400 Harts Lake Valley Road
Roy, 98580 WA
 
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Spring Tonics and Northwest Wild Medicines

Spring Tonics and Northwest Wild Medicines

Date and time:
04/19/2014 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
CedarRoot Folk School
County: Jefferson

Learn about the edible, medicinal and utilitarian uses of plants that grow wild in our bioregion. Participants will learn how to safely identify and ethically harvest wild plants and different medicine making techniques with some of the plants harvested.  See website for details.

Event Location

TBA Port Townsend, 98368 WA
 
Meat Canning Class

Meat Canning Class

Date and time:
04/19/2014 - 10:00am
Venue:
Fairview Acres Country Store
County: Pierce

Come to Fairview Acres and learn how to can meats (Chicken, Turkey, Beef).  You will have a great time, sample products and leave with new information on how to save money and time as well as great gift giving ideas! See website or call 253-884-3107 for details.

Event Location

Fairview Acres Country Store
14513 24th Street Kp South
Lakebay, 98349 WA
 
Cooking Class: Farm House Italian

Cooking Class: Farm House Italian

Date and time:
04/19/2014 - 3:00pm
Venue:
Cape E Farm & Vineyard
County: Pierce

Learn to make Fresh Mozzarella and delicious Focaccia from scratch.  See website for details.

Event Location

Cape E Farm & Vineyard
17215 7th Avenue Kp North
Lakebay, 98349 WA
 
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Sea Breeze Farm Feast: Easter Sunday

Sea Breeze Farm Feast: Easter Sunday

Date and time:
04/20/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue:
La Boucherie
County: King

Join Sea Breeze Farm for a unique farm dinner event. Milk the cows, taste the cheese, drink the wine, tour the "Cave" and farm, and feed the pigs followed by a 9 course meal paired with their farmstead wines.  See website for details.

Event Location

La Boucherie
17635 100th Avenue SW
Vashon, 98070 WA
 
 
 
Cooking Class: Spring Soups and Salads

Cooking Class: Spring Soups and Salads

Date and time:
04/23/2014 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Culinary Essentials
County: King

Join nutritionist Danielle Premo to learn two new soups and salads using spring produce.  Tastings will be paired with local hard ciders.  See website for details or e-mail Danielle at danielle@mirinette.com.

Event Location

Culinary Essentials
5320 Ballard Avenue NW
Seattle, 98107 WA
 
 
2014 Friends of the Fields Dinner and Auction

2014 Friends of the Fields Dinner and Auction

Date and time:
04/25/2014 - 5:30pm
Venue:
Novelty Hill/Januik Winery
County: King

Join Sno-Valley Tilth for dinner, wine, entertainment, and an auction to support sustainable, local food production in the Snoqualmie and Snohomish watersheds. See website for details.

Event Location

Novelty Hill/Januik Winery
14710 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Arcade Lights Artisan Food, Craft Beer & Wine Festival

Arcade Lights Artisan Food, Craft Beer & Wine Festival

Date and time:
04/25/2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue:
Pike Place Market North Arcade
County: King

Come to Pike Place Market's historic arcade to taste handcrafted savory and sweet bites, finely crafted beer, wine, and nonalcoholic drinks by more than 60 local artisan food and drink purveyors.  See website for details, and purchase tickets here!

Event Location

Pike Place Market North Arcade
1st Avenue and Pike Street
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Cooking Class: Spring Soups and Salads

Cooking Class: Spring Soups and Salads

Date and time:
04/26/2014 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Venue:
Culinary Essentials
County: King

Join nutritionist Danielle Premo to learn two new soups and salads using spring produce.  Tastings will be paired with local hard ciders.  See website for details or e-mail Danielle at danielle@mirinette.com.

Event Location

Culinary Essentials
5320 Ballard Avenue NW
Seattle, 98107 WA
 
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