September 2014

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Farm to Table Dinner at the Olympia Farmers Market

Farm to Table Dinner at the Olympia Farmers Market

Date and time:
09/02/2014 - 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
 
21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 2

21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 2

Date and time:
09/03/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Discuss the difference between sustainable and conventional farming. Also learn how far most of our food has to travel and the impact that has on taste, nutrition, and the environment. Then back to the kitchen for a seasonal soup.  See website for details

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Washington Cider Week Begins

Washington Cider Week Begins

Date and time:
09/04/2014 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Various Venues in Washington State

Over 100 separate activities and special menu items are planned throughout Washington state.  See website for details.

Event Location

Various Venues in Washington State WA
 
Northwest Cider Summit

Northwest Cider Summit

Date and time:
09/05/2014 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
South Lake Union Discovery Center
County: King

This event features 100+ elegantly crafted ciders from producers in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, California, Michigan, New Hampshire, England, France, Spain and others.  See website for details.

Event Location

South Lake Union Discovery Center
101 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, 98109 WA
 
21 Acres: Yes, You Can!

21 Acres: Yes, You Can!

Date and time:
09/05/2014 - 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
 
Author Talk: Apples of Uncommon Character

Author Talk: Apples of Uncommon Character

Date and time:
09/05/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Town Hall Seattle
County: King

There are thousands of apple varieties in North America, but only a few are offered in grocery stores. Join author Rowan Jacobsen as he discusses his new book Apples of Uncommon Character.  See website for details.

Event Location

Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Harvest Fair 2014

Harvest Fair 2014

Date and time:
09/06/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Meridian Park
County: King

Celebrate harvest season at Seattle Tilth's annual urban farm festival!  Participate in this fun, lively hands-on community festival with workshops, cooking demonstrations and fun activities for all ages.  See website for details. 

Event Location

Meridian Park, behind the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Northwest Cider Summit - day 2

Northwest Cider Summit - day 2

Date and time:
09/06/2014 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue:
South Lake Union Discovery Center
County: King

This event features 100+ elegantly crafted ciders from producers in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, California, Michigan, New Hampshire, England, France, Spain and others.  See website for details.

Event Location

South Lake Union Discovery Center
101 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, 98109 WA
 
How to Make Good Food for Growing Kids

How to Make Good Food for Growing Kids

Date and time:
09/06/2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Join 21 Acres on the first Saturday of every month and learn how to prepare your own local, seasonal baby food. See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
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21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 3

21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 3

Date and time:
09/10/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

As fall creeps up, head to the market to learn about canning and preserving with our chefs. After a quick tutorial head back to the kitchen for a hands on canning experience with seasonal produce.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
21 Acres: My Local Pantry

21 Acres: My Local Pantry

Date and time:
09/11/2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

From hummus to salad dressing and everything in between, our kitchen team and Registered Dietitian will teach you how to pack your pantry with foods that you can make yourself, easily and cheaply, using local ingredients.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
 
Garden Treasures Pozole & Corn Roast Festival

Garden Treasures Pozole & Corn Roast Festival

Date and time:
09/13/2014 - 11:30am to 3:00pm
Venue:
Garden Treasures Nursery & Organic Farm
County: Snohomish

Experience the rich flavors of fall at Garden Treasures Nursury & Organic Farm. Sample homemade jams, salsas, and pozole. Stroll through the greenhouses and gather the last tastes of summer - fresh basil, heirloom tomatoes, hot peppers and cucumbers!  See website for details.

Event Location

Garden Treasures Nursery & Organic Farm
3328 State Route 530
Arlington, 98223 WA
 
Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Date and time:
09/13/2014 - 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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West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering

Date and time:
09/18/2014 - 4:00pm to 9:15pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join permaculture's finest women at Camp Hamilton near Monroe/Duvall for a long weekend together sharing skills, ideas and collaborating! See website for details.

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
Classic Composting Strategies For Fall: Kitchen Compost Troubleshooting

Classic Composting Strategies For Fall: Kitchen Compost Troubleshooting

Date and time:
09/18/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Fall presents many opportunities for kitchen food waste and yard waste composting. 21 Acres is pleased to offer a free class on compost troubleshooting for new and experienced composters.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 2

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 2

Date and time:
09/19/2014 - 7:00am to 7:30pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join permaculture's finest women at Camp Hamilton near Monroe/Duvall for a long weekend together sharing skills, ideas and collaborating! See website for details.

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 3

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 3

Date and time:
09/20/2014 - 7:00am to 7:15pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join permaculture's finest women at Camp Hamilton near Monroe/Duvall for a long weekend together sharing skills, ideas and collaborating! See website for details.

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
2014 Whidbey Island Farm Tour

2014 Whidbey Island Farm Tour

Date and time:
09/20/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Various Farms on Whidbey Island
County: Island

Explore working farms, purchase locally-grown produce, visit the farm animals, and soak up the rural character of our island home.  See website for details.

Event Location

Various Farms on Whidbey Island WA
 
Farms Forever 2014

Farms Forever 2014

Date and time:
09/20/2014 - 4:30pm
Venue:
Expo Center at Thurston County Fairgrounds
County: Thurston

Join the South of the Sound Community Farmland Trust for a dinner and silent auction to benefit preserving working, affordable farmland.  See website for details.

Event Location

Expo Center at Thurston County Fairgrounds
3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Lacey, 98503 WA
 
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West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 4

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 4

Date and time:
09/21/2014 - 7:00am to 2:30pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join permaculture's finest women at Camp Hamilton near Monroe/Duvall for a long weekend together sharing skills, ideas and collaborating! See website for details.

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
2014 Whidbey Island Farm Tour - day 2

2014 Whidbey Island Farm Tour - day 2

Date and time:
09/21/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Various Farms on Whidbey Island
County: Island

Explore working farms, purchase locally-grown produce, visit the farm animals, and soak up the rural character of our island home.  See website for details.

Event Location

Various Farms on Whidbey Island WA
 
 
21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

Date and time:
09/23/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Puget Sound Food Hub: Entrepreneurial connections in the local food world.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Seattle, 98072 WA
 
21 Acres: Cultivating Cooks 101

21 Acres: Cultivating Cooks 101

Date and time:
09/23/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Learn the basics of cooking seasonally in five, two-hour classes teaching hands-on kitchen and cooking skills. This series is just for teens, ages 12 to 19.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
 
 
 
Pig Slaughter Class

Pig Slaughter Class

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 9:30am
County: King

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

Event Location

Vashon Island, WA
 
CIDER SWIG - the Greater Peninsula Cider Festival

CIDER SWIG - the Greater Peninsula Cider Festival

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Sehmel Homestead Park
County: Pierce

The CIDER SWIG will host over two dozen cider varieties by regional cideries and food pairings by area restaurants & food trucks.  There will be live music and demonstrations.  See website for details.

Event Location

Sehmel Homestead Park
10123 78th Avenue NW
Gig Harbor, 98332 WA
 
National Alpaca Farm Days

National Alpaca Farm Days

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
ShaDo Alpacas
County: Snohomish

Visit ShaDo Alpacas for a fun opportunity to come meet alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals, the luxury fiber they produce, and why the alpaca business is perfect for environmentally conscious individuals! There will be farm tours, educational demonstrations, children’s activities and more, all FREE! Our farm store will be open.  See website for details.

Event Location

ShaDo Alpacas
21125 Rimrock Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
Fresh Thinking: More Food with Less Water

Fresh Thinking: More Food with Less Water

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Save the date for this community wide event held in conjunction with Sammamish Valley Fall Harvest Celebration. Demos, hands-on activities, film screenings, building tours and more. Stay tuned! For more info contact deb@21acres.org.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
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Harvest HoeDown at Oxbow Farms

Harvest HoeDown at Oxbow Farms

Date and time:
09/28/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Venue:
Oxbow Farm
County: King

An all ages event with hay rides, a pumpkin patch, demonstrations, and all sorts of games and activities. See website for details.

Event Location

Oxbow Farm
10819 Carnation-Duvall Road NE
Carnation, 98014 WA
 
National Alpaca Farm Days - day 2

National Alpaca Farm Days - day 2

Date and time:
09/28/2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
ShaDo Alpacas
County: Snohomish

Visit ShaDo Alpacas for a fun opportunity to come meet alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals, the luxury fiber they produce, and why the alpaca business is perfect for environmentally conscious individuals! There will be farm tours, educational demonstrations, children’s activities and more, all FREE! Our farm store will be open.  See website for details.

Event Location

ShaDo Alpacas
21125 Rimrock Road
Monroe, 98272 WA