July 2014

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Demonstration Class: The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook

Demonstration Class: The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook

Date and time:
07/02/2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Book Larder welcomes Rachel Saunders to their kitchen to discuss the basics of jam making, and introduce the concepts behind creating your own flavor combinations.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
 
1st Saturday Farm Breakfast

1st Saturday Farm Breakfast

Date and time:
07/05/2014 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Farm Kitchen
County: Kitsap

Enjoy a Farm Fresh Breakfast at the Farm Kitchenbetween 8AM and noon. Featured Breakfast for July is Huevos Rancheros, Roasted Potatoes, Bacon and Fruit for $10.25, Children $8.25 and a Selection of Sides from $3 - $5.  No Reservations Needed.  Pastries of the Day: Cinnamon Rolls, Peach Spice Coffee Cake, Hollis's 8-Grain Pullaparts.  See website for details.

Event Location

Farm Kitchen
24309 Port Gamble Road NE
Poulsbo, 98370 WA
 
Class: Make Your Own Cake and Pudding Mixes

Class: Make Your Own Cake and Pudding Mixes

Date and time:
07/05/2014 - 10:00am
Venue:
Fairview Acres Country Store
County: Pierce

Come to Fairview Acres for their class on making your own cake and pudding mixes.  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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Pig Slaughter with The Elliott Homestead

Pig Slaughter with The Elliott Homestead

Date and time:
07/07/2014 - 9:30am
Venue:
The Elliott Homestead
County: Chelan

This is a hands-on class imparting traditional slaughter, scalding, scraping and eviscerating methods.  See website for details.

Event Location

The Elliott Homestead Malaga, WA
 
Farms for Life Benefit

Farms for Life Benefit

Date and time:
07/08/2014 - 6:00pm
Venue:
Woodinville Lavender
County: King

Woodinville Lavender is excited to partner with local businesses for a farm dinner supporting Farms for Life.  Join them for a family style dinner in the lavender fields with produce fresh from the local farms.  See website for details and register here!

Event Location

Woodinville Lavender
14223 Woodinville Redmond Road NE
Woodinville, 98052 WA
 
Author Talk: Eat Seasonally, Cook Smart, and Love Your Vegetables

Author Talk: Eat Seasonally, Cook Smart, and Love Your Vegetables

Date and time:
07/08/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Book Larder welcomes Amy back to their kitchen, where she'll discuss her new book Fresh Pantry: Eat Seasonally, Cook Smart & Learn to Love Your Vegetables and answer all your vegetable questions.  You can pick up a signed copy of Fresh Pantry, available for sale that evening.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
 
Woodinville Lavender Festival

Woodinville Lavender Festival

Date and time:
07/11/2014 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Woodinville Lavender
County: King

Join Woodinville Lavender for their lavendar festival.  They will be offering many special events including, crafts, distilling, cooking, live music and more.  See website for details.

Event Location

Woodinville Lavender
14223 Woodinville Redmond Road NE
Redmond, 98052 WA
 
Woodinville Lavender Festival - Day 2

Woodinville Lavender Festival - Day 2

Date and time:
07/12/2014 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Woodinville Lavender
County: King

Join Woodinville Lavender for their lavendar festival.  They will be offering many special events including, crafts, distilling, cooking, live music and more.  See website for details.

Event Location

Woodinville Lavender
14223 Woodinville Redmond Road NE
Redmond, 98052 WA
 
Nisqually Delta Micro-local Dinner

Nisqually Delta Micro-local Dinner

Date and time:
07/12/2014 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Pigman’s Farm
County: Thurston

Join Slow Food Olympia for a micro-local dinner at Pigman’s farm in the Nisqually Valley.  See website for details.

Event Location

Pigman’s Farm
0633 Steilacoom Road SE
Olympia, 98513 WA
 
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Woodinville Lavender Festival - Day 3

Woodinville Lavender Festival - Day 3

Date and time:
07/13/2014 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Woodinville Lavender
County: King

Join Woodinville Lavender for their lavender festival.  They will be offering many special events including, crafts, distilling, cooking, live music and more.  See website for details.

Event Location

Woodinville Lavender
14223 Woodinville Redmond Road NE
Redmond, 98052 WA
 
Homemade Focaccia Barese Cooking Class

Homemade Focaccia Barese Cooking Class

Date and time:
07/13/2014 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Venue:
Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen
County: King

Learn how to prepare a traditional Italian focaccia barese with Michela Tartaglia. Learn to make the perfect dough using the right ingredients and dispel entrenched Italian food stereotypes. At the end of the cooking class, sit around the table and enjoy the dishes in the spectacular atmosphere of the Pike Place Market.  See website for details.

Event Location

Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen
1st Avenue and Pike Street
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
 
Farm to Table Dinner at the Olympia Farmers Market

Farm to Table Dinner at the Olympia Farmers Market

Date and time:
07/15/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Olympia Farmers Market
County: Thurston

Enjoy a delicious meal in the rustic, intimate setting of the Olympia Farmers Market.  See website for details and registration.

Event Location

Olympia Farmers Market
700 Capitol Way North
Olympia, 98501 WA
 
Chef Farm Tour: Whatcom Bounty

Chef Farm Tour: Whatcom Bounty

Date and time:
07/16/2014 - 7:45am to 12:30pm
Venue:
Sustainable Connections office
County: Whatcom

Calling all Chef's, Food Buyers, Artisans and more, anyone looking to purchase or learn more about local resources for the freshest ingredients possible!  Come for a weekday farm tour of 3 eclectic farms and 1 delicious winery here in Whatcom County.  See website for details. 

Event Location

Sustainable Connections office
1701 Ellis Street, suite 221
Bellingham, 98225 WA
 
Cooking Class: Knife Skills

Cooking Class: Knife Skills

Date and time:
07/16/2014 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

This hands-on class covers techniques used by chefs to safely and quickly mince, slice and dice vegetables.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Basics of Safe Canning

Basics of Safe Canning

Date and time:
07/16/2014 - 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: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Date and time:
07/17/2014 - 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
 
 
Class: Make Your Own Laundry Soap

Class: Make Your Own Laundry Soap

Date and time:
07/19/2014 - 10:00am
Venue:
Fairview Acres Country Store
County: Pierce

Come to Fairview Acres for their class on making your own laundry soap.  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
 
Biringer Farm Raspberry Fest

Biringer Farm Raspberry Fest

Date and time:
07/19/2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Venue:
Biringer Farm
County: Snohomish

Bring the whole family to Biringer Farm for Raspberry Fest.  Activities include a hoedown, trolley rides, food and fun.  See website for details.
 

Event Location

Biringer Farm
21412 59th Ave NE
Arlington, 98223 WA
 
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Biringer Farm Raspberry Fest

Biringer Farm Raspberry Fest

Date and time:
07/20/2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Venue:
Biringer Farm
County: Snohomish

Bring the whole family to Biringer Farm for Raspberry Fest.  Activities include a hoedown, trolley rides, food and fun.  See website for details.

Event Location

Biringer Farm
21412 59h Avenue NE
Arlington, 98223 WA
 
Whatcom Wine and Spirits Fest 2014

Whatcom Wine and Spirits Fest 2014

Date and time:
07/20/2014 - 1:00pm
Venue:
BelleWood Acres Artisan Distillery
County: Whatcom

This event, celebrating local wineries and distillers, will offer over 40 different local wine and spirit samples, live music and tasty local food, ...all with the backdrop of Mount Baker and apple orchards.  See website for details or buy tickets here!

Event Location

BelleWood Acres Artisan Distillery
6140 Guide Meridian
Bellingham, 98264 WA
 
Open House at Scatter Creek Farm

Open House at Scatter Creek Farm

Date and time:
07/20/2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Scatter Creek Farm and Conservancy
County: Thurston

oin the Board and staff of the Community Farm Land Trust for guided and self-guided farm tours, a petting zoo, and the opportunity to meet the farmers and 4H youth using Scatter Creek Farm. Bring your friends and family - all are welcome. See website for details.

Event Location

Scatter Creek Farm and Conservancy
8941 James Road
Rochester, 98579 WA
 
 
 
No Farms No Food® Speaker Series

No Farms No Food® Speaker Series

Date and time:
07/23/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Asgard Tavern
County: King

Join the American Farmland Trust for a short presentation featuring Lucy Norris of the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) followed by a question and answer period with plenty of time for casual conversation over fresh, local beer. Cash bar and free appetizers provided.  Contact Kate at kdelavan@farmland.org with questions or to RSVP.

Event Location

Asgard Tavern
1300 N Northlake Way
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Date and time:
07/24/2014 - 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
 
Cooking Class: Whole Grain Mornings

Cooking Class: Whole Grain Mornings

Date and time:
07/24/2014 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Book Larder welcomes local author Megan Gordon to their kitchen for one of her popular classes based on her book Whole Grain Mornings. Megan will demonstrate some of her favorite seasonal dishes, and you'll get to help, too.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
Bryant Blueberry Festival

Bryant Blueberry Festival

Date and time:
07/26/2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Venue:
Bryant Blueberry Farm & Nursery
County: Snohomish

Join Bryant Blueberry Farm at their annual blueberry festival.  There will be a barbeque and activities including pony rides, berry picking, wagon rides, face painting, and more.
 

Event Location

Bryant Blueberry Farm & Nursery
5628 Grandview Road
Arlington, 98223 WA
 
Geology on the Farm

Geology on the Farm

Date and time:
07/26/2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Venue:
Dropstone Farms
County: Pierce

Come to Dropstone Farms to walk the property with local geologist and science writer Annika Wallendahl and discuss how Mount Rainier’s eruptions shaped the Orting Valley and helped create the naturally fertile soils in this area.  After the tour, you’ll have a chance to speak with the farmers.  See website for details.

Event Location

Dropstone Farms
20315 Orville Road E
Orting, 98360 WA
 
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Foodportunity

Foodportunity

Date and time:
07/28/2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Tom Douglas’ Palace Ballroom
County: King

Come and mingle with everyone in the food community.  Foodportunity is open to food journalists, bloggers, public relations professionals, restaurateurs, farmers, companies and all food-passionate people.  See website for details and buy tickets here!

Event Location

Tom Douglas’ Palace Ballroom
2100 5th Avenue
Seattle, 98121 WA
 
Author Talk: Kimberley Hasselbrink - Vibrant Food

Author Talk: Kimberley Hasselbrink - Vibrant Food

Date and time:
07/29/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Book Larder welcomes Kimberley Hasselbrink to their kitchen, where she'll share a favorite recipe, and discuss and sign copies of her beautiful new book, Vibrant Food.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Jams, Jellies, & Spreads Class

Jams, Jellies, & Spreads Class

Date and time:
07/30/2014 - 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
 
Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Cooking Class: From Farmers to Families and Friends

Date and time:
07/31/2014 - 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