Local Food Hub hosts many events throughout the year, ranging from farm to table dinners and concerts to grower-driven workshops. We also promote events hosted by our partners and friends. If you would like to add an event to our listing, please email Laura Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Food Hub Events
Cured: Central Virginia Bacon Festival
Saturday, May 30, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Charlottesville Downtown Mall
A selection of Charlottesville’s finest locally owned restaurants will each be on site offering 2-3 bacon-themed dishes. You’ll have the chance to sample dishes from a James Beard nominated chef, a dish from a Forbes Five Star resort or a dish from your favorite diner. Plus, Starr Hill will be offering a variety of their local brewed beers, and a variety of local cider will also be available. Restaurants include Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie, Ivy Provisions, Blue Moon Diner, Maya, Brookville, Citizen Burger Bar, The Ivy Inn, and more, plus local hog butcher, The Rock Barn. There will be live music by Buzzard Hollow Boys.
Following the tastings, patrons will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite restaurant. One ballot is included with GA tickets and additional are available for $1. Proceeds from voting ballots will benefit Local Food Hub. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit the website here.
Local Food Hub Workshops
We routinely host workshops that are open to the public. For a list of previous workshops, visit our Workshop page here.
Pest Management Field Day
Thursday, August 27
Bellair Farm, Charlottesville, VA
Details coming soon!
Increasing Farm Profits, with Ellen Polishuk, Potomac Vegetable Farms
Join Ellen Polishuk of Potomac Vegetable Farms to discuss ways to increase your farm profits. Ellen has over 20 years experience as an ecoganic vegetable grower, biological farm consultant and teacher. Additional details and location coming soon.
On-Farm Energy Solutions, Energy Audits, and USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
Details coming soon!
Local Food Hub at Conferences
We occasionally have the privilege speaking at conferences in Virginia and throughout the region and country. If you are interested in inviting us to your conference, please email us at email@example.com.
Local Food Hub Partner Events
2015 Bellair Farm Workshop Series
Local Food Hub’s partner producer, Bellair Farm, offers many fantastic workshops throughout the year on their beautiful farm in Charlottesville, VA. They bring in unique presenters and experts to share their knowledge on a wide range of topics, from cooking with seasonal foods to flower arranging and bee keeping. See their website here for a complete list.