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Farms

Get Your Hands Dirty Farm Adventure & Cheese-Making Class - Edgartown, MA

May 30, 2015 - May 30, 2015 The Farm Institute, 14 Aero Avenue Edgartown, MA
This one-day farming experience begins at The Farm Institute in Katama, in the kitchen with cheese maker Jacqueline Foster. Foster will describe the history of cheese making and guests wil make ricotta and mozzarella. After a fresh lunch, guests will sample six cheeses and discuss the styles and flavors of New American Farmstead varieties. By the end of the day, you will have the knowledge to make your own cheese at home. Email: eat@ffsmv.com
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Admission: $175
Telephone: 917-841-0656

Food, Wine, Beer

Wellfleet Restaurant Week 2015 - Wellfleet, MA

May 27, 2015 - Jun 2, 2015 Participating restaurants Wellfleet, MA
Enjoy discounts at restaurants in this beautiful Cape Cod town at the start of the summer.
Time: Mealtimes

Nantucket Spring Restaurant Week 2015 - Nantucket, MA

Jun 1, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015 Nantucket, MA
Many Nantucket restaurants offer discounts and specials. See event website for list of participating restaurants.
Time: mealtimes

Crush Wine Festival - Florence, MA

Jun 14, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015 Look Park 300 North Main Street Florence, MA
Sample the finest locally made wines & artisanal food from across Massachusetts. Crush Wine Festivals feature two ticketed tasting sessions. The festivals offer music, food sampling, a wine lovers photo booth and ask-the-expert opportunities as well as craft and farmers market vendors. Ask about VIP tickets! For guests age 21 years of age and older. Email: MAFWGA@gmail.com
Time: Session I: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Session II: 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Telephone: 508-454-5631

Martha's Vineyard Restaurant Week - Edgartown, Menemsha, Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs, MA

Jun 21, 2015 - Jun 25, 2015 Towns of Martha's Vineyard Edgartown, Menemsha, Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs, MA
Enjoy discounts at many Martha’s Vineyard restaurants. See website for participating restaurants
Time: mealtimes

Solstice Dinner at Fruitlands - Harvard, MA

Jun 28, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015 Fruitlands, 102 Prospect Hill Road Harvard, MA
Fruitlands will say adieu to its centennial year and celebrate the beginning of its 101st. The evening will begin with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres under the tent and tours of the museum buildings. Next, wander down the hill for outdoor dinner under a summer sky, along with wine and live music. After dinner it is back to the tent for champagne and dessert. Tickets are non-refundable.
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Admission: $150/person

Masonry Oven-to-Table Dinner - Cohasset, MA

Jul 11, 2015 - Jul 11, 2015 Holly Hill Farm, 236 Jerusalem Road Cohasset, MA
Join local food historian and author Paula Marcoux for an evening of fun, food and conversation. Always entertaining and educational, Paula will prepare dinner in a wood-fired masonry oven.
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Telephone: 781-383-6565

Tastings

Uncorked Wine Tasting at Franklin Park Zoo - Boston, MA

May 30, 2015 - May 30, 2015 Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road Boston, MA
Wine samples will be available from Barefoot Wine and Bubbly, Twelfth Night by Vela Wines, The Naked Grape and more. Additionally, guests will also enjoy samples by Artisan Beverage Cooperative, Cabot Creamery, Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, Stephi’s in Southie, Taza Chocolate, Zesty Cookie Company, Samuel Adams and Steel and Rye.
Throughout the evening guests may stroll among the animals in the zoo’s Tropical Forest Pavilion and visit the gorillas, hippos, lemurs, a giant anteater and many other fascinating species. Proceeds from Uncorked will support the operation and growth of Franklin Park Zoo. This event is for guests age 21 and older.
Time: 5-7:30 p.m.
Admission: $45
Telephone: 617-541-5466

Massachusetts Food Truck Festival - Northampton, MA

Jun 6, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015 Three County Fairgrounds, 41 Fair Street Northampton, MA
Come enjoy food from dozens of the best trucks from around New England. Top bands will be playing all weekend. Free face painting, kids area and entertainment for all your little ones. Shop for crafts, baked goods, artwork, retails items. A beer and wine tent will be available.
Time: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Admission: Adults over 17, $5; young under age 17, free admission

Cape Cod Chowder Festival 2015 - Hyannis, MA

Jun 28, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015 Cape Cod Melody Tent, 21 West Main Street Hyannis, MA
Slurp samples of chowder from area restaurants all competing for the coveted “WCOD Chowder Bowl.” Savor the Cape Cod chowder and enjoy music from local bands.
Time: Noon-3 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $14 in advance and $20 at the door; children under 10, $5; children 2 years and younger, free
Telephone: 508-775-5630

Workshops & Classes

Cheesemaking 101 - Edgartown, MA

May 30, 2015 - May 30, 2015 The FARM Institute, 14 Aero Avenue Edgartown, MA
Adventure Includes immersive farm tour, hands on cheese making class, edible design, breakfast and lunch. The adventure begins by meeting the working farm at The FARM Institute. The Grey Barn’s head cheese maker Jacqueline Foster, will teach the history of cheese and how to make fresh ricotta and mozzarella. The day will culminate with an alfresco lunch on the farm and a tour of six New American cheeses, discussing the styles and flavors of Farmstead varieties.
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Admission: $175

Wild Edibles & Spring Greens Exploration - Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury, MA

Jun 13, 2015 - Jun 13, 2015 Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, 100 Felix Neck Drive, Oak Bluffs, and Cathy Walther’s Kitchen, West Tisbury Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury, MA
At Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Suzan Bellcampi will provide an introduction to wild foods and the skills to identify wild edibles. Next, Cathy Walthers will teach how to use locally grown spring foods, foraged greens, and other goodies. The day will culminate over a shared table to feast on the local bounty.
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Admission: $250

Sea and Soil Farms Exploration - Edgartown, MA

Jun 24, 2015 - Jun 24, 2015 Morning Glory Farm, 120 Meshacket Road Edgartown, MA
Morning Glory Farm owners Jim and Simon Athearn will give an intimate tour of their farm,m then head chef Robert Lionette will work with students to create the farmstand’s signature dishes for our lunch feast. After lunch the group will visit Nic Turner of Honeysuckle Oyster Farm to learn about the shellfish and fish native to the Island and to shuck and sample oysters
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Admission: $250