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CHOMP

CHOMP

Date and time:
09/12/2015 - 12:00pm to 09/13/2015 - 12:00pm
Venue:
Marymoor Park
County: King

Get ready to sink your teeth into CHOMP! -- King County’s first local food and sustainable living festival.Beginning with a ticketed farm-to-table dinner on Sept. 12 and followed by a full day of free programming on Sept. 13, CHOMP! will engage attendees with interactive programs and music.
Beginning with a ticketed farm-to-table dinner on Sept. 12 and followed by a full day of free programming on Sept. 13, CHOMP! will engage attendees with interactive programs and music.

Event Location

Redmond, WA
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Leavenworth Sustainable Living and Farming Tour

Leavenworth Sustainable Living and Farming Tour

Date and time:
09/12/2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Various Destinations in Leavenworth
County: Chelan

Whether you are just investigating what a simpler life might look like, or have a desire to learn more from those that are already doing it, you will want to attend the 2015 Sustainable Living and Farming Tour.

Event Location

Various Destinations in Leavenworth Leavenworth, WA
 
Pike Place Market Tour

Pike Place Market Tour

Date and time:
09/12/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Venue:
Pike Place Market
County: King

Friends of the Market will take you on well-worn paths through the Market’s main shopping areas and its back passageways as you learn about history, unique artwork, and the hidden features of this, the nation’s oldest continuously operating public market.  See website for details.

Event Location

Pike Place Market - Meet at Rachel the Pig
85 Pike Street
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Market to Table Culinary Tours with Chef Traci Post

Market to Table Culinary Tours with Chef Traci Post

Date and time:
09/12/2015 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Venue:
Atrium Kitchen
County: King

Join Chef Traci as she leads an intimate group through the world famous Pike Place Market procuring the finest seasonal ingredients for an interactive cooking demonstration.  See website for details.

Event Location

Atrium Kitchen
1433 First Avenue
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Chefs in Our Field

Chefs in Our Field

Date and time:
09/12/2015 - 4:00pm
Venue:
Newaukum Valley Farm
County: Lewis

During Chefs in Our Field farm to table dinners, guests will have the opportunity to meet local food producers and enjoy an educational farm walk around Newaukum Valley Farm, a certified organic vegetable farm. An intimate five-course meal prepared by renowned chefs will highlight the bounty of Washington State. Fellow producers and artisans will join the discussion at the table to explain how their product are grown and crafted. 

The season three featured chefs are Chef Nathan Crave, Chef Brian Walczyk and Chef Desmond Bonow, all head chefs of Tom Douglas Restaurants in Seattle. Also cooking are; Chef Mathew Woolen from Seattle's The Old Sage and Mackinaw's restaurant owner, Chef Laurel Khan of Chehalis. Farmers and Producers from Black Sheep Creamery, Domina Dairy, Jacob's Creamery, Whitewood Cider Company, 3 Magnets Brewing, Bateaux Cellars and Provisions Mushroom Farm will also be among those featured this season. 

Tickets for Chefs in Our Field start at $80 per person. 

Event Location

485 Spooner Rd.
Chehalis, 98532 WA
 
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CHOMP

CHOMP

Date and time:
09/12/2015 - 12:00pm to 09/13/2015 - 12:00pm
Venue:
Marymoor Park
County: King

Get ready to sink your teeth into CHOMP! -- King County’s first local food and sustainable living festival.Beginning with a ticketed farm-to-table dinner on Sept. 12 and followed by a full day of free programming on Sept. 13, CHOMP! will engage attendees with interactive programs and music.
Beginning with a ticketed farm-to-table dinner on Sept. 12 and followed by a full day of free programming on Sept. 13, CHOMP! will engage attendees with interactive programs and music.

Event Location

Redmond, WA
 
Accessing Land as Beginning Vegetable Farmers

Accessing Land as Beginning Vegetable Farmers

Date and time:
09/14/2015 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Quackenbush Farm
County: Clark

Hear from beginning vegetable farmers their journey to accessing land and developing outlest for  direct market sales.  See website for details.

Event Location

Quackenbush Farm
2112 NE 189th Street
Ridgefield, 98652 WA
 
September Potluck and Farm Tour SnoValley Tilth

September Potluck and Farm Tour SnoValley Tilth

Date and time:
09/14/2015 - 6:00pm
Venue:
Camp Korey Produce Farm
County: King

Join us for a tour of the beautiful food gardens at Camp Korey at historic Carnation Farm, where Rosy Smit grows plentiful vegetables to feed the campers living with serious medical conditions who visit the camp. The camp food system incorporates ways for the campers to help plant and harvest, and the farm has also recently addressed serious elk predation problems with new fencing. Follow the signs to the gardens on the north side of the road.

Event Location

28901 NE Carnation Farm Rd
Carnation, WA
 
 
Comprehensive Organic Gardener

Comprehensive Organic Gardener

Date and time:
09/16/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Good Shepherd Center
County: King

Ready to really dig into organic gardening? Learn everything you need to know to create a bountiful urban garden in Seattle Tilth’s most extensive organic vegetable gardening course!  See website for details.

Event Location

Good Shepherd Center, Room 107
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Cooking and Preserving Tomatoes

Cooking and Preserving Tomatoes

Date and time:
09/17/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
County: Kitsap

Learn the art and joy of preserving and cooking with fresh Tomatoes! Participants will learn how to prepare four different recipes (Tomato Jam, Pomodoro, Panzanella Bread Salad and Tomato Cake).  See website for details.

Event Location

Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
4370 Old Mill Road NE
Bainbirdge Island, 98110 WA
 
Basic Canning 101

Basic Canning 101

Date and time:
09/17/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
Good Shepherd Center
County: King

Preserve the bounty of the harvest by canning your own food!  See website for details.

Event Location

Good Shepherd Center, Room 140
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Harvest/Fall Vineyard Management

Harvest/Fall Vineyard Management

Date and time:
09/18/2015 - 10:00am
County: Skagit

Learn how to determine proper harvest timing, taking brix measurements, soiltesting, variety selection, along with next year’s list of chores. Bring hand pruners,gloves, and a brown bag lunch. Dress for the weather.

Instructor Gary Moulton started in 1980 with the Fruit Horticulture department atthe WSU Research Station in Mt. Vernon. In 1991, he took over management,direction, and leadership of the program. When the Western Washington tree fruitprogram was eliminated due to budget cuts, Gary continued his work as a privateconsultant and workshop speaker. He holds a Master’s degree from WSU in PlantPathology specializing in fruit diseases, and a Bachelor’s degree in Pomology/FruitScience from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo. He has authored several WSU Extensionpublications, taught several workshops at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture,and been a guest expert on “Gardening with Ed Hume.”

Event Location

Allen Fire Station
9061 Avon Allen Rd
Bow, 98232 WA
 
Heyday Farm Guided Tasting and Farm Tour

Heyday Farm Guided Tasting and Farm Tour

Date and time:
09/18/2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
County: Kitsap

Taste cheeses and other farm products, tour the grounds and learn about Heyday Farm in this guided tour.  See website for details.

Event Location

Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
4370 Old Mill Road NE
Bainbirdge Island, 98110 WA
 
Heyday Farm Breakfast and Tour

Heyday Farm Breakfast and Tour

Date and time:
09/19/2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Venue:
Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
County: Kitsap

Come to the farm for a hearty fall breakfast featuring sweet breads, eggs and farm sausage. You will also have the option for guided farm tour. See website for details.

Event Location

Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
4370 Old Mill Road NE
Bainbirdge Island, 98110 WA
 
Raise City Goats

Raise City Goats

Date and time:
09/19/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Private Residence - Madrona
County: King

This class will introduce you to the basics of keeping mini-goats, including city regulations, miniature breeds, yard and shelter requirements, feeding, breeding, milking and keeping your herd healthy.  See website for details.

Event Location

Private Residence - Madrona Seattle, 98122 WA
 
Backyard Beekeeping 101

Backyard Beekeeping 101

Date and time:
09/19/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Good Shepherd Center
County: King

Have you been thinking about raising bees in your backyard? Raise your own bees to pollinate your garden and produce delicious honey.  See website for details.

Event Location

Good Shepherd Center, Room 107
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
All About Chickens

All About Chickens

Date and time:
09/19/2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Good Shepherd Center
County: King

Interested in tending a flock of your own? Imagine fresh eggs daily from your own backyard, a coop enlivening your landscape and chickens providing endless entertainment.  See website for details.

Event Location

Good Shepherd Center, Room 107
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
2015 SnoValley Tilth Farm Faire and Pig Roast

2015 SnoValley Tilth Farm Faire and Pig Roast

Date and time:
09/19/2015 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Venue:
Jubilee Farm
County: King

With fantastic local food, games and activities for kids and families, a bar with local beer and wine, and live music…this is the not-to-be-missed late summer event of the year. See website for details.

Event Location

Jubilee Farm
229 W Snoqualmie River Road NE
Carnation, 98014 WA
 
Farm Faire and Pig Roast SnoValley Tilth Farm

Farm Faire and Pig Roast SnoValley Tilth Farm

Date and time:
09/19/2015 - 3:00pm
County: King

 

Announcing our annual celebration of local farms, the 2015 SnoValley Tilth Farm Faire and Pig Roast on September 19, 3-7pm! The beautiful Jubilee Farm in Carnation will again be our hosts. More details to come as the season progresses, but put it on your calendar!

With fantastic local food, games and activities for kids and families, a bar with local beer and wine, and live music…this is the not-to-be-missed harvest celebration of the year

Event Location

See website for more details
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Leavenworth Sustainable Living and Farming Tour day 2

Leavenworth Sustainable Living and Farming Tour day 2

Date and time:
09/13/2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Various Destinations in Leavenworth
County: Chelan

Whether you are just investigating what a simpler life might look like, or have a desire to learn more from those that are already doing it, you will want to attend the 2015 Sustainable Living and Farming Tour.

Event Location

Various Destinations in Leavenworth Leavenworth, WA
 
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Basics of Safe Canning

Basics of Safe Canning

Date and time:
09/23/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
WSU Snohomish County Extension's Evergreen Room
County: Snohomish

Learn the basics of food safety and canning skills, including bacteria and food spoilage, canning equipment, and canning high/low acid foods. Demonstration of the process. See website for details.

Event Location

WSU Snohomish County Extension's Evergreen Room
600 128th Street SE
Everett, 98208 WA
 
Cooking Class: Pickles

Cooking Class: Pickles

Date and time:
09/24/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
County: Kitsap

Learn the art and joy of making pickles both canned and refrigerator style with whatever seasonal bounty is at hand.  See website for details.

Event Location

Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
4370 Old Mill Road NE
Bainbirdge Island, 98110 WA
 
Make Homemade Pickles

Make Homemade Pickles

Date and time:
09/24/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
Good Shepherd Center
County: King

Preserve the harvest and add excitement to your table with homemade pickles!  See website for details.

Event Location

Good Shepherd Center, Room 140
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Pacific Women's Herbal Conference

Pacific Women's Herbal Conference

Date and time:
09/25/2015 - 12:00pm to 09/28/2015 - 12:00pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join us for a gathering of women in the Cascadia foothills, swimming in a warm lake, under a full moon lunar eclipse, fire circles, delicious local food...If that is not enough, we'll throw in experiential workshops, a talent show, massage, reiki, herbal medicine making, practical skill building, herb walks and so much more.  See website for details. 

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
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Fall Harvest Celebration

Fall Harvest Celebration

Date and time:
09/25/2015 - 11:00am to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Visit 21 Acres the last weekend in September!  In conjunction with the Sammamish Valley Fall Harvest Celebration, 21 Acres has activities planned on Friday & Saturday.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Pike Place Market Tour

Pike Place Market Tour

Date and time:
09/26/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Venue:
Pike Place Market
County: King

Friends of the Market will take you on well-worn paths through the Market’s main shopping areas and its back passageways as you learn about history, unique artwork, and the hidden features of this, the nation’s oldest continuously operating public market.  See website for details.

Event Location

Pike Place Market - Meet at Rachel the Pig
85 Pike Street
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Nora Farm Dinner

Nora Farm Dinner

Date and time:
09/26/2015 - 5:30pm
Venue:
Nora Farms
County: Snohomish

This will be an Italian Family Style dinner and 90% of the ingredients used will be sourced within 30 miles. This particular meal will focus around pork, as we will have butchered a pig from the farm the week before. If you are in interested in attending the dinner, send your request and or questions to norafarms@hotmail.com. Space is limited.
 

Event Location

Nora Farms
7527 Lowell Snohomish River Road
Snohomish, 98291 WA
 
Celebrate Skagit Harvest 17th Annual Dinner & Auction
 
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Pacific Women's Herbal Conference

Pacific Women's Herbal Conference

Date and time:
09/25/2015 - 12:00pm to 09/28/2015 - 12:00pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join us for a gathering of women in the Cascadia foothills, swimming in a warm lake, under a full moon lunar eclipse, fire circles, delicious local food...If that is not enough, we'll throw in experiential workshops, a talent show, massage, reiki, herbal medicine making, practical skill building, herb walks and so much more.  See website for details. 

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
 
Canning Jams, Jellies, and Spreads

Canning Jams, Jellies, and Spreads

Date and time:
09/30/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
WSU Snohomish County Extension's Evergreen Room
County: Snohomish

Learn to put 'summer in a jar' with fresh fruit. Demonstration and hands-on.  See website for details.

Event Location

WSU Snohomish County Extension's Evergreen Room
600 128th Street SE
Everett, 98208 WA
 
 
 
 
"Eat Seattle" Cooking Class and Market Tour

"Eat Seattle" Cooking Class and Market Tour

Date and time:
09/27/2015 - 2:30pm to 6:00pm
Venue:
Atrium Kitchen
County: King

Tour the famous Pike Place Market where the chef will explain the local and seasonal produce as he/she selects the ingredients. The chef then instructs the preparation of the menu.  See website for details.

Event Location

Atrium Kitchen
1433 First Avenue
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Organic Apple Orchard and Cidery: Two Businesses in One

Organic Apple Orchard and Cidery: Two Businesses in One

Date and time:
09/28/2015 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Sinclair Orchards and Ciderhouse
County: Okanogan

Join us in the Methow Valley to learn about certified organic production of fresh apples for market as well as the creation of farm crafted, organic hard cider.  See website for details.

Event Location

Sinclair Orchards and Ciderhouse
414 Twisp-Carlton Road
Carlton, 98814 WA