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 email@example.com.
Local Food Hub Events
Whole Foods Market Charlottesville 5% Day
Wednesday, November 5, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
1797 Hydraulic Road
Local Food Hub is pleased to be partnering with Whole Foods Market Charlottesville during their 5% Day on Wednesday, November 5, to raise awareness and funds for Virginia Farm to School Week activities. Farm to School Week, November 10-14, a special opportunity to get local foods on the lunch tray and to connect students to food and farms. Local Food Hub will provide area schools with fresh, local products, such as grass-fed ground beef, squash, red and sweet potatoes, apples, apple cider, broccoli, and more, and conduct meet the farmer events, taste tests, and garden education activities.
To support these efforts, five-percent of all grocery sales made on November 5 at Whole Foods Market Charlottesville will be donated to Local Food Hub’s Farm to School Program. Local Food Hub staff will be in the store all day serving samples of food items that students will taste during Farm to School Week, sharing information about our organization and the services we provide, and spreading the word about the benefits of farm to school programs. Come grab lunch with us, pick up some items for dinner, or check off your weekly grocery list. We hope to see you there! For more information, contact Laura Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please Join us for a Celebration at the Local Food Hub Warehouse in Ivy, VA!
Thursday, November 20, 5:00 p.m., awards 5:30 p.m.
566 Dettor Road
Local Food Hub is pleased to announce that the 2014 Community Food Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 20, followed by a party to celebrate Local Food Hub’s fifth year. The Community Food Awards provide an opportunity to recognize farmers, businesses, and institutions for their commitment to local food, healthy communities, and Virginia agriculture. The ceremony will be followed by a bonfire and meal celebrating Local Food Hub’s five years of operation and the community that has supported it. This event is free and family-friendly. To RSVP, please click here. For questions or to RSVP by phone, please call 434-244-0625.
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.
Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training
November, date and location TBD
Hosted by Local Food Hub and Virginia Cooperative Extension. Details coming soon.
Local Food Hub Partner Events
None at this time.