Calendar

Feb
21
Wed
Food Processing Expo
Feb 21 – Feb 22 all-day

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With more than 270 exhibitors and 2500 attendees, Food Processing Expo is the largest trade show in California devoted exclusively to food processing. The Expo brings the industry together by offering a trade show floor with exhibits featuring machinery, equipment, supplies, services and other vendors with innovative industry products. The Expo also features informative, topical educational sessions, dynamic speakers and networking events, offering something for everyone in the food processing industry. The Expo is produced by the California League of Food Producers (CLFP). Register here.

Feb
22
Thu
Apply to be a FoodCorps Service Member
Feb 22 all-day

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Do you want to serve your community by growing healthier kids, healthier schools, and a more just world? FoodCorps is looking for people like you for a paid, full-time year of service.

As a FoodCorps service member, you can help kids learn what healthy food is, fall in love with it, and eat it every day.

FoodCorps recruits talented leaders for a year of full time paid public service building healthy school food environments in limited-resource communities. For more information, click here.

15th Annual Ag Day
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Come and celebrate the 15th Annual ‘Ag Day’ at the Napa Valley Expo Fairgrounds.Recommended for 2nd – 3rd grade classes and free of charge (first-come first-served based on limited availability and possible because of our generous bus sponsors that cover the cost of transportation).

Each group will spend roughly 2 hours at the Fairgrounds, and based on transportation scheduling Farm Bureau will assign those time slots to maximize the availability of space for students!Highlights include a mobile dairy / milking demonstration, sheep sheering with High School FFA demonstrations, animal pens organized by our local FFA programs, horseshoeing (ferrier), beekeeping, and numerous other interactive farm-focused presentations!For more information, click here.

Sustainable Solano
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Sustainable Solano (previously Benicia Community Gardens) is dedicated to creating a sustainable, community-based food system through hands-on learning and collaboration while increasing access to regional food. For more information, click here.

Feb
23
Fri
Farmers’ Market at Long Meadow Ranch
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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One of the most important things that you can do to help our local food system is to shop at one of our wonderful farmers’ markets. Support our local farmers!

More info here

Feb
24
Sat
Farmers’ Market at Long Meadow Ranch
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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One of the most important things that you can do to help our local food system is to shop at one of our wonderful farmers’ markets. Support our local farmers!

More info here

Master Gardeners – Home Vineyard (Part 1)
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

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Location: Provided upon registration

Our UC Master Gardener Integrated Grape Team will explain what to do, what to look for and what to plan for in the vineyard between February and August. The morning session will be a classroom discussion of growth cycle, pruning and training, and basic cultural practices for growing table or wine grapes in the home garden. There may be an afternoon field trip to a local vineyard, weather permitting. Participants should be prepared for outdoor conditions, wear good walking shoes or boots, and bring lunch. There will be a 30 minute lunch break. Click here to learn more.

Feb
25
Sun
Farmers’ Market at Long Meadow Ranch
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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One of the most important things that you can do to help our local food system is to shop at one of our wonderful farmers’ markets. Support our local farmers!

More info here

Feb
27
Tue
Locals Night
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Meet old friends and new at this weekly gathering and enjoy a mid-week break from cooking at home! Many of our merchants have special items and offers on the menu. For more information on locals night and on the Oxbow Public Market, click here.

Mar
1
Thu
Apply to be a FoodCorps Service Member
Mar 1 all-day

Food corps logo, illustrated carrot

Do you want to serve your community by growing healthier kids, healthier schools, and a more just world? FoodCorps is looking for people like you for a paid, full-time year of service.

As a FoodCorps service member, you can help kids learn what healthy food is, fall in love with it, and eat it every day.

FoodCorps recruits talented leaders for a year of full time paid public service building healthy school food environments in limited-resource communities. For more information, click here.