October 2014

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Author Talk: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

Author Talk: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

Date and time:
10/01/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Local author and creater of Orangette, Molly Wizenberg, will lead the conversation with author Renee Erickson about her new cookbook.  Bites from Renee's book will be available for you to try.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
21 Acres: Yes, You Can!

21 Acres: Yes, You Can!

Date and time:
10/03/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Extend summer throughout the year by learning how to can and preserve your farm fresh produce.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
San Juan Vineyards Harvest Festival

San Juan Vineyards Harvest Festival

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 9:00am
Venue:
San Juan Vineyards
County: San Juan

San Juan Vineyards will celebrate its Annual Harvest Festival with picking starting at 9:00 a.m. Stop by, pick, enjoy the day in the vineyard, then later we'll have a BBQ for the volunteer pickers, wine and door prizes.  See website for details.

Event Location

San Juan Vineyards
3136 Roche Harbor Road
Friday Harbor, 98250 WA
 
Hometown Harvest

Hometown Harvest

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Matson Family Farm Gardens (Country Garden Bouquets)
County: King

Come to Country Garden Bouquets in Enumclaw for your pumpkins, gourds, squash, etc.  Many activities for everyone. All proceeds go to the local Food Bank.

Event Location

Matson Family Farm Gardens (Country Garden Bouquets)
46620 228th Avenue SE
Enumclaw, 98022 WA
 
Lopez Island Three Farms Tour

Lopez Island Three Farms Tour

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Venue:
Midnight’s Farm
County: San Juan

The Lopez Island Three Farms Tour:  Bread, Cheese, Soil Fertility and Farm History visits Midnight’s Farm, Cousins Farm, and Sunnyfield Farm  You can bike between farms (about 3-5 miles between each farm), and maps will be provided.  See website for details.

Event Location

Midnight’s Farm
3042 Center Road
Lopez Island, 98261 WA
 
Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms

Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Family Farms throughout the Skagit Valley
County: Skagit

Participating farms offer fun-filled festival activities including exhibits, farm tours, harvest markets, demonstrations, kids activities, corn and hay mazes, pumpkin patches, shopping, and more.  See website for details.        

Event Location

Family Farms throughout the Skagit Valley WA
 
Farm Day Potluck and Barndance

Farm Day Potluck and Barndance

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Nash's Organic Produce
County: Clallam

Visit Nash's Organic Produce on farm day.  $10 per carload for several area farms. See website for details.

Event Location

Nash's Organic Produce
4681 Sequim-Dungeness Way
Sequim, 98382 WA
 
Edible Perennials Class 1

Edible Perennials Class 1

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
County: King

This class will illustrate which perennials are edible and how to grow them.  See website for details.

Event Location

Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 WA
 
Mother Nature's Organics Fall Farm Festival

Mother Nature's Organics Fall Farm Festival

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Mother Nature's Organics
County: Snohomish

Mother Nature's Organics Fall Farm Festival is a chance to see where they grow the food for their farm boxes.  There will be face painting, scarecrow building, tot sized pumpkin picking, crafts, produce & snacks available.  See website for details.

Event Location

Mother Nature's Organics
930 Sunnyside Boulevard North
Lake Stevens, 98258 WA
 
Harvest Happy Hour

Harvest Happy Hour

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue:
Doe Bay Resort
County: San Juan

Participants will go on a garden tasting tour and will help harvest unique ingredients for a cooking demonstration of seasonal appetizers. Enjoy a garden-inspired cocktail in the afternoon sun.  Please call 360-376- 2291 to register.

Event Location

Doe Bay Resort
107 Doe Bay Road
Olga, WA
 
Heritage Harvest Feast - Orcas Island

Heritage Harvest Feast - Orcas Island

Date and time:
10/04/2014 - 5:30pm
Venue:
Red Rabbit Farm
County: San Juan

The feast will feature menu items that reflect the islands heritage harvest. In the tradition of Christina's farm to table dinners, guests will be seated family style at one long table located in the farm barn. See website for details.

Event Location

Red Rabbit Farm
253 Emily's Orchard Lane
Eastsound, 98245 WA
 
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Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms - day 2

Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms - day 2

Date and time:
10/05/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Family Farms throughout the Skagit Valley
County: Skagit

Participating farms offer fun-filled festival activities including exhibits, farm tours, harvest markets, demonstrations, kids activities, corn and hay mazes, pumpkin patches, shopping, and more.  See website for details.

Event Location

Family Farms throughout the Skagit Valley WA
 
Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Date and time:
10/05/2014 - 10:00am
Venue:
Scholz Farm and Garden
County: Pierce

The Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off is a family friendly competition to see who brings the biggest pumpkin to Scholz Farm. Join them for this years festivities! See website for details.

Event Location

Scholz Farm and Garden
14310 128th Street East
Puyallup, 98374 WA
 
Orcas Island Farm Tour

Orcas Island Farm Tour

Date and time:
10/05/2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
County: San Juan

Explore working farms on Orcas Island!  Here’s your chance to visit some of the island’s very best farms, including Black Dog Farm, Maple Rock Farm, Coffelt Farm and West Beach Farm.  See website for details.

Event Location

Orcas Island, WA
 
Jones Family Farm Community Pig Roast

Jones Family Farm Community Pig Roast

Date and time:
10/05/2014 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Sweetwater Shellfish Farm
County: San Juan

Join us for a community pig roast and potluck at Jones Family Farms, featuring pork that is pasture-raised on this Lopez Island farm.  See website for details.

Event Location

Sweetwater Shellfish Farm
203 Shoreland Drive
Lopez Island, 98261 WA
 
WAYFC's 5th Annual Young Farmers Mixer

WAYFC's 5th Annual Young Farmers Mixer

Date and time:
10/05/2014 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue:
Independence Valley Community Hall
County: Thurston

Cider pressing, potluck, spit roasting by Hogstone/Farmrun, craft beer, live music & dancing; Farm tours earlier in the day; Camping available at nearby Second Spring Farm.  Contact info@washingtonyoungfarmers.org for more information.

Event Location

Independence Valley Community Hall
148 Nelson Road
Rochester, 98579 WA
 
Author Dinner: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

Author Dinner: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

Date and time:
10/06/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Delancey
County: King

Chef Renee Erickson joins her friends at Delancey to celebrate the release of her first cookbook, A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus. The menu will include several of Renee’s favorite dishes that you’ll enjoy over music from the Djangomatics.  See website for details.

Event Location

Delancey
1415 NW 70th Street
Seattle, 98117 WA
 
 
Author Lunch: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

Author Lunch: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

Date and time:
10/08/2014 - 11:30pm
Venue:
The London Plane
County: King

Join us at Little London Plane as we celebrate the release of Renee’s highly anticipated first cookbook, A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus.  You’ll enjoy a seasonal 3-course lunch with wine prepared by Chef Emily Crawford Dann.  See website for details.

Event Location

The London Plane
300 Occidental Avenue S
Seattle, 98104 WA
 
 
 
Cider Fest 2014

Cider Fest 2014

Date and time:
10/11/2014 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
Venue:
Orondo Cider Works
County: Douglas

Join Orondo Cider Works for a family friendly harvest celebration to include: Food/BBQ, live music, hard cider tasting, bouncy house, orchard tours, hay pyramid, and more!  See website for details.

Event Location

Orondo Cider Works
1 Edgewater Drive
Orondo, 98843 WA
 
Edible Perennials Class 2

Edible Perennials Class 2

Date and time:
10/11/2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

This class will demonstrate how to cook edible perennials in featured recipes.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Home Cheesemaking Skills: Tomme & Ricotta

Home Cheesemaking Skills: Tomme & Ricotta

Date and time:
10/11/2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Mountain Lodge Farm
County: Pierce

We will make the cheese, tour the farm, nosh on cheese and accoutrements, and send you home with your homemade cheese and materials. See website for details.

Event Location

Mountain Lodge Farm Eatonville, WA
 
Farm Tour and Distillation Demo

Farm Tour and Distillation Demo

Date and time:
10/11/2014 - 2:00pm
Venue:
Pelindaba Lavender Farm
County: San Juan

Join Pelindaba Lavender Farm for a guided tour from field to product. The tour will cover cultivation, harvesting, essential oil distillation and the many uses of lavender.  See website for details.

Event Location

Pelindaba Lavender Farm
45 Hawthorne Lane
Friday Harbor, 98250 WA
 
Friday Harbor Fall Farm Parade & Harvest Chili Cook-off

Friday Harbor Fall Farm Parade & Harvest Chili Cook-off

Date and time:
10/11/2014 - 2:30pm
County: San Juan

The parade begins travels down Argyle Avenue and Spring Street before heading to the Brickworks market.  Enjoy music and sample the best of the island’s favorite chili recipes in the annual Chili Cook-off.  See website for details.

Event Location

Friday Harbor, WA
 
Red Rabbit Farm-to-Table Cooking Class & Dinner

Red Rabbit Farm-to-Table Cooking Class & Dinner

Date and time:
10/11/2014 - 6:00pm
Venue:
Red Rabbit Farm
County: San Juan

Join Chef Christina Orchid at the farmers market where she’ll choose produce for dinner. Then, watch as she demonstrates easy techniques to transform those products into a full dinner.  You’ll dine in the Red Rabbit Farmhouse.  See website for details.

Event Location

Red Rabbit Farm
253 Emilys Orchard Lane
Eastsound, 98245 WA
 
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Cider Fest 2014 - day 2

Cider Fest 2014 - day 2

Date and time:
10/12/2014 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
Venue:
Orondo Cider Works
County: Douglas

Join Orondo Cider Works for a family friendly harvest celebration to include: Food/BBQ, live music, hard cider tasting, bouncy house, orchard tours, hay pyramid, and more!  See website for details.

Event Location

Orondo Cider Works
1 Edgewater Drive
Orondo, WA
 
 
Mark Bittman: Cooking Quickly in a Fast-Paced World

Mark Bittman: Cooking Quickly in a Fast-Paced World

Date and time:
10/14/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue:
Town Hall Seattle
County: King

Though awareness of the relationship between home-cooked food and healthier lifestyles is increasing, so is the pace of our lives.  Veteran food writer Mark Bittman will share insight into his book, and outline the most importantand time-saving steps to take in the kitchen.  See website for details.

Event Location

Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Community Harvest Potluck

Community Harvest Potluck

Date and time:
10/15/2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Greenbank Farm
County: Island

Join Greenbank Farm for a community potluck and learn more about the farm and upcoming projects.  See website for details.

Event Location

Greenbank Farm
765 Wonn Road
Greenbank, 98253 WA
 
 
 
Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Date and time:
10/18/2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue:
Mountain Lodge Farm
County: Pierce

Come tour the barns and creamery, taste cheese and soak in the beautiful scenery at Mountain Lodge Farm.  See website for details.

Event Location

Mountain Lodge Farm
see directions: http://mountainlodgefarm.com/directions/
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Seattle Tilth's Gala Auction 2014

Seattle Tilth's Gala Auction 2014

Date and time:
10/18/2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park
County: King

Join Seattle Tilth for their Gala Auction! The auction is a fun and exciting event that benefits Seattle Tilth programs building healthy communities, healthy food and a healthy environment.  See website for details.

Event Location

Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, 98115 WA
 
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Skipley Farm Apple Fest

Skipley Farm Apple Fest

Date and time:
10/19/2014 - 2:00pm
Venue:
Skipley Farm
County: Snohomish

Celebrate the apple crop with Skipley Farm.  There will be music and farm activities.  See website for details.

Event Location

Skipley Farm
7228 Skipley Road
Snohomish, 98290 WA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bite of San Juan Islands

Bite of San Juan Islands

Date and time:
10/26/2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Brickworks
County: San Juan

Taste the bounty of the islands!  This gathering will showcase the amazing quality of farmers, food producers and chefs we have in the San Juan Islands.  See website for details.

Event Location

Brickworks
150 Nichols Street
Friday Harbor, 98250 WA
 
 
U-Pick Turkey Harvest

U-Pick Turkey Harvest

Date and time:
10/28/2014 - 9:30am
County: King

At your pace, you will walk through humane slaughter, scalding, de-feathering and offal/giblet harvest.  The goal is to send you home with your wrapped turkey and with the knowledge to do it on your own next year.  See website for details.

Event Location

Vashon Island, WA
 
21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

Date and time:
10/28/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Planning your organic sustainable holiday meals: Local really means local.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
 
 
Beef Butchery Class

Beef Butchery Class

Date and time:
10/31/2014 - 9:30am
County: Clallam

Class encompasses the butchery of one side of beef.  Each day can be attended as either an observer or hands-on participant.  See website for details.

Event Location

Sequim, WA