August 2014

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Art in the Garden

Art in the Garden

Date and time:
08/02/2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Matson Family Farm Gardens (Country Garden Bouquets)
County: King

A perennial favorite, showcasing local Artists in a beautiful, vibrant Country Garden.  Unique gift items and cards, Garden Art, Metal Work, Fine Art, Jewelry, Textile Art, Woodwork, and so much more!   Rain or Shine.  FREE ADMISSION!  See website for details.

Event Location

Country Garden Bouquets
46620 228th Avenue SE
Enumclaw, 98022 WA
 
Class: Special Homemade Gifts

Class: Special Homemade Gifts

Date and time:
08/02/2014 - 10:00am
Venue:
Fairview Acres Country Store
County: Pierce

Come to Fairview Acres for their class on homemade gifts.  You will have a great time 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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Art in the Garden - day 2

Art in the Garden - day 2

Date and time:
08/03/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Matson Family Farm Gardens (Country Garden Bouquets)
County: King

A perennial favorite, showcasing local Artists in a beautiful, vibrant Country Garden.  Unique gift items and cards, Garden Art, Metal Work, Fine Art, Jewelry, Textile Art, Woodwork, and so much more!   Rain or Shine.  FREE ADMISSION!  See website for details.

Event Location

Country Garden Bouquets
46620 228th Avenue SE
Enumclaw, 98022 WA
 
Author Talk: Eggs on Top

Author Talk: Eggs on Top

Date and time:
08/03/2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Author Andrea Slonecker returns to the Book Larder kitchen to celebrate her new book, "Eggs On Top."  Join her for conversation, a seasonal dish, and pick up a signed copy of her book.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
 
 
Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Date and time:
08/07/2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Venue:
Atrium Kitchen at Pike Place Market
County: King

The ABC's of Farm to Table cooking - Affordable Basic Cooking for Delicious Easy Food.  Classes will begin on the hour, last for 45 minutes and include time for questions. See website for details.

Event Location

Atrium Kitchen at Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
 
Summer Cider Day 2014

Summer Cider Day 2014

Date and time:
08/09/2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Northwest Maritime Center
County: Jefferson

Discover the delicious diversity of Pacific Northwest craft hard ciders at the Northwest Cider Association's second annual Summer Cider Day.  See website for details.

Event Location

Northwest Maritime Center
431 Water Street
Port Townsend, 98368 WA
 
Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Date and time:
08/09/2014 - 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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Capitol Land Trust's 14th Annual Summer Gala

Capitol Land Trust's 14th Annual Summer Gala

Date and time:
08/09/2014 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Helsing Junction Farm
County: Thurston

Hosted by Helsing Junction Farm, the summer gala features a keynote speaker, feast, benefit auction, live music, farm fresh produce, and fresh beer and Washington wines.  See website for details.

Event Location

Helsing Junction Farm
12013 Independence Road SW
Rochester, 98579 WA
 
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Demonstration Class: Mastering Fermentation

Demonstration Class: Mastering Fermentation

Date and time:
08/11/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Book Larder welcomes food writer and cooking instructor Mary Karlin to their kitchen.  She'll discuss making pickles, and she'll demonstrate (and you'll get to try): Sprouted Grain Burger, Ginger Bug, Ginger Slaw.  And of course, Mary will sign copies of Mastering Fermentation, available for sale that evening.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
Tomatoes, Salsa, & Relish Class

Tomatoes, Salsa, & Relish Class

Date and time:
08/13/2014 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
WSU Snohomish County Extension's Evergreen Room
County: Snohomish

Learn the proper way to preserve tomatoes and tomato products. Demonstration and hands-on.  See website for details.

Event Location

WSU Snohomish County Extension's Evergreen Room
600 128th Street SE
Everett, 98208 WA
 
Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Date and time:
08/14/2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Venue:
Atrium Kitchen at Pike Place Market
County: King

The ABC's of Farm to Table cooking - Affordable Basic Cooking for Delicious Easy Food.  Classes will begin on the hour, last for 45 minutes and include time for questions. See website for details.

Event Location

Atrium Kitchen at Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Amy Pennington reads from 'Fresh Pantry: Eat Seasonally'

Amy Pennington reads from 'Fresh Pantry: Eat Seasonally'

Date and time:
08/14/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Venue:
Lake City Branch of Seattle Public Libraries
County: King

Come meet local author, cook and urban farmer, Amy Pennington as she discusses her new book and shares the bounty of tomatoes fresh from the farmers market with cooking demonstrations.  See website for details.

Event Location

Lake City Branch of Seattle Public Libraries
12501 28th Avenue NE
Seattle, 98125 WA
 
Friends of the Farms Farm to Table Dinner

Friends of the Farms Farm to Table Dinner

Date and time:
08/14/2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Bainbridge Island Town Square
County: Kitsap

Friends of the Farms works to preserve and enhance local farming.  This farm to table dinner will benefit Friends of the Farms and include food from over 10 local restaurants, bakeries and wineries, live music, and a beer/wine garden.  See website for details and tickets.

Event Location

Town Square
280 Madison Avenue North
Bainbridge Island, 98110 WA
 
 
Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course

Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course

Date and time:
08/16/2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Wilderness Awareness School
County: King

Wild native plants are all around us – even in dense urban areas. In the Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course you will learn plant identification and how to safely gather plants for food and medicinal uses.  See website for details. 

Event Location

Wilderness Awareness School Duvall, WA
 
All In for Farms Volunteer Event

All In for Farms Volunteer Event

Date and time:
08/16/2014 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Venue:
Various Farms in Western Washington

Join PCC Farmland Trust and musician Jack Johnson's charity, All at Once, for region-wide volunteer restoration and improvement projects on conserved farms.   See website for details.

Event Location

Various Farms in Western Washington Orting, Puyallup, Carnation, Sequim, WA
 
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Skipley Farm Blueberry Fest

Skipley Farm Blueberry Fest

Date and time:
08/17/2014 - 2:00pm
Venue:
Skipley Farm
County: Snohomish

Celebrate the blueberry 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
 
 
15th Annual Taste of the Market at Olympia Farmers Market

15th Annual Taste of the Market at Olympia Farmers Market

Date and time:
08/19/2014 - 5:30pm
Venue:
Olympia Farmers Market
County: Thurston

Enjoy a smorgasbord of the finest cuisine of dozens of local restaurants, bakeries,  wineries, breweries, & coffee roasters; relax to live music, win prizes and visit with friends.  See website for details.

Event Location

Olympia Farmers Market
700 Capitol Way North
Olympia, 98501 WA
 
 
 
 
Nelson Ranch Open House

Nelson Ranch Open House

Date and time:
08/23/2014 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Venue:
Nelson Ranch
County: Thurston

Bring your friends, family, and neighbors to experience the farm.  Includes farm tours, horse drawn hayrides and a heritage display.  10:30-11:00 Butter Making Lesson.  11:00-12:00 Wine Tasting.  Wine provided by Stottle Winery.  For more information, contact jill@nelsonranch.com.

Event Location

Nelson Ranch
3624 Waldrick Road SE
Olympia, 98501 WA
 
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Tacoma Food Co-Op Anniversary

Tacoma Food Co-Op Anniversary

Date and time:
08/24/2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Tacoma Food Co-op
County: Pierce

Come to the Tacoma Food Co-op on 6th Ave and celebrate our 3rd anniversary with local farmers and suppliers. Lot's of healthy natural & organic food and drink samples. Everyone welcome!

Event Location

Tacoma Food Co-op
3002 6th Avenue
Tacoma, 98406 WA
 
 
21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

Date and time:
08/26/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Seasonal plant and flower arranging: Create visual joy from materials outside your door.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Pick and Prepare- A Local Farm-to-Table Adventure

Pick and Prepare- A Local Farm-to-Table Adventure

Date and time:
08/27/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
County: King

Learn the what and why of farm-to-table as you explore our organic farm, pick your own produce, and bring it back to our commercial kitchen to make delicious creations under the guidance of our cooks.  See website for details.

Event Location

13701 NE 171st St
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 1

21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 1

Date and time:
08/27/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Learn about sustainable and traditional farming techniques and how the 21 Acres farm practices sustainability. Then join our chefs to make a roasted summer salad.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Pickling & Fermenting Class

Pickling & Fermenting Class

Date and time:
08/27/2014 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
WSU Snohomish County Extension's Evergreen Room
County: Snohomish

Learn how to make crisp, tasty pickles along with the art of fermentation. Demonstration and hands-on.  See website for details.

Event Location

WSU Snohomish County Extension's Evergreen Room
600 128th Street SE
Everett, 98208 WA
 
Kitchen Composting 101

Kitchen Composting 101

Date and time:
08/27/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

This class explores the benefits of composting at home, the basics of how it works, what makes “good” compost, and different approaches that can be adapted depending on the specific situation.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
 
 
 
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