Mushroom Field Trip & Tasting
Aug
18
to Aug 19

Mushroom Field Trip & Tasting

Mushroom Field Trip
SAT, AUGUST 18th, 2018 | 9am-1pm

The Mushroom Identification Field Trip, coordinated in partnership with the Arizona Mushroom Society, Inc., offers a morning of learning, hiking, and mushroom discovery led by local experts.

Tickets are available through the AMS website: https://www.arizonamushroomsociety.org/event-2928828

The location of the field trip will be released directly to those who are signed up, via email, before the event.

$15 Arb Member | $20 General Public | $10 AMS Members

Mushroom Tasting - at The Arboretum at Flagstaff
SUN, AUGUST 19th | 2pm-6pm

The tasting, held outdoors in The Arboretum gardens, includes mushroom appetizers provided by Moonrise Standard, wine pairings, live music, an indoor lecture, cooking demonstrations, and additional learning opportunities. Join us for this unique and educational Flagstaff community event!

$45 General Public | $40 Arboretum Members

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Best Made Flagstaff
Sep
8
6:00 PM18:00

Best Made Flagstaff

Moonrise Standard is excited to announce their first Flagstaff collaboration with good friends and great farmers, Josh and Maddy Chance of Roots Micro Farm. They’ll be setting the table right down the center of the farm and serving a meal crafted entirely from small farms of northern Arizona - paired alongside locally crafted beer and wine. 

50% of the proceeds will go towards Flagstaff Foodlink - an organization building healthy food systems and supporting local farmers - those hard working sons-of-guns bringing the freshest garden market crops to the people and their soul-bellies.

Only 36 seats available.

Menu released one week prior to dinner.

Tickets are non-refundable, they are transferable.

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Tour de Coop
Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Tour de Coop

The Tour de Coop is a one-day, self-guided tour of four of Flagstaff's finest backyard chicken coops that showcases how to incorporate chickens into a backyard garden. Owners discuss the basics of raising chickens, chicken care, different breeds, and different coop designs.

Do you keep chickens and live in Sunnyside, Greenlaw, Swiss Manor, Shadow Mountain, or Grandview? We're looking for people who are willing to show off their home chicken coop as part of our annual Tour de Coop on Saturday, October 6! Email us at flagstafffoodlink@gmail.com.

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Advanced Mushroom Cultivation Workshop
Jun
27
1:00 PM13:00

Advanced Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

  • 4000 North Cummings Street Flagstaff, AZ, 86004 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

NOTE THE UPDATED DATE! Join the Arizona Mushroom Growers Association for their newest workshop! Substrates to Sales: Advanced Mushroom Cultivation builds upon their previous workshop and will help established growers optimize their production. Find more information at their website at http://www.azmushroomgrowers.org/.

Space is limited to thirty so register now! You can do so here:

bit.ly/2pqwrKz

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Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
Jun
2
to Jun 3

Flag Wool and Fiber Festival

Welcome! We'd love to have you join us for the
2018 Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
June 2-3, 9 am to 4 pm
at the Pioneer Museum on Fort Valley Rd

We offer FREE Family fun with something for everyone.

Alpacas, sheep and yak, oh my! Meet some of the fiber animals that Northern Arizona has to offer, shop from fabulous vendors from near and far, and learn about heritage crafts like blacksmithing and candle making.

Beer, wine and a delicious selection of food can all be enjoyed
while learning something new from our special guest speakers.

Want to learn even more? Take one of our curated workshops!

Interested in selling your wares? Click here!
Food vendors welcome to apply as well.

Want to join us and volunteer to help? Click here! We'd love to meet you.
All volunteers receive a free shirt and lunch the day they help out.

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The Arboretum's Spring Plant Sale
May
27
9:00 AM09:00

The Arboretum's Spring Plant Sale

Spring is here and we know you can't wait to get in your gardens! The first plant sale of the year includes hundreds of native plants (grown by us) for purchase, live music, food for sale, garden tours and the beautiful Flagstaff spring weather. ENTRY IS FREE TO ALL! Members preview 9am-11am | General public 11am-4pm.

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Foodlink Economic Development Committee
May
22
5:00 PM17:00

Foodlink Economic Development Committee

The Flagstaff Foodlink Economic Development Committee meets monthly to support Foodlink's efforts to grow the economic strength of our local food system through creating new connections between eaters, growers, and restauranteurs. Efforts include hosting Eat Local Tuesdays, sponsoring the Backyard Growers booth at the Flagstaff Community Market, and more. Interested in learning more about the Committee, email flagstafffoodlink@gmail.com. 

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Basics of the Barrel: Rainwater Harvesting Workshop
May
22
5:00 PM17:00

Basics of the Barrel: Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

  • Coconino Cooperative Extension Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A rain barrel is a low-cost and simple way to begin harvesting rainwater and snowmelt.  Setting up your rain barrel correctly will allow you to have a functional method of collecting the water that falls freely from the sky.  This workshop will cover calculating rainwater volume, gutter and downspout installation, rain barrel retrofitting, and much more.  The City of Flagstaff Water Conservation Program will be on hand to deliver a limited number of free barrels to City of Flagstaff residents.   Workshop is free, but RSVP is required: 928-773-6102 or brianmoody@email.arizona.edu

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Foodlink Access Committee
May
22
3:00 PM15:00

Foodlink Access Committee

The Flagstaff Foodlink Access Committee meets monthly to support efforts to increase equitable access to locally-grown fruits and vegetables. The Committee is currently focused on increasing participation in Double Up Food Bucks. Interested in learning more about the Committee? Email flagstafffoodlink@gmail.com.  Drop-ins are welcome.

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Fruit Tree Workshop
May
16
5:30 PM17:30

Fruit Tree Workshop

Join us for a hands-on fruit tree demonstration project at the Bonito Street Community Garden on Wednesday, May 16th, from 5:30-6:30 pm. Learn about Flagstaff fruit trees with Hattie Braun of the University of AZ Coconino County Cooperative Extension and Bob Chambers with Terra BIRDS. This workshop will cover a general overview of high altitude orchards and basic principles of fruit tree care including site selection, soil health, pruning, and watering. We will also plant two apple trees grafted from local well established fruit wood into the Bonito Street garden orchard. This workshop is free. Please show up with closed toed shoes, gloves if you need them, and all your Flagstaff fruit questions.

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Arizona Native Plant Society Talk: Seed Collection and Processing
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

Arizona Native Plant Society Talk: Seed Collection and Processing

  • Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Growing plants from seed is possible if you know the right tricks. Horticulturalist and educator Jan Busco will teach us when and how to collect seeds and how to process them for successful germination. Jan has 20 years’ experience with Western native plants as an environmental horticulturist, consultant, and educator. She has worked as a horticulturalist at Grand Canyon National Park, was the lead horticulturalist at the Arboretum at Flagstaff, is the director of the SLUGG garden at NAU, and is currently a research botanist at the Museum of Northern Arizona. She is the author of three books, Native Plants for High Elevation Western Gardens, How to Get Started in Southwest Gardening, and How to Get Started in California Gardening.

Arizona Native Plant Society talks are free and open to the public.

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DIY Kombucha Workshop
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

DIY Kombucha Workshop

  • Willow Bend Environmental Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you tired of looking for affordable delicious kombucha at your local grocery store? You can learn how to make your own delicious kombucha at Willow Bend's May Adult Workshop! Ecologist Mike Dechter is back to teach you how to get your own kombucha brewing and you will get to take home your very own SCOBY! To register, visit http://willowbendcenter.org/adult-education/

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Potato Gardening Workshop
May
10
5:00 PM17:00

Potato Gardening Workshop

Potatoes hold enormous potential for feeding ourselves and our communities. These awesome Andeans grow well in challenging conditions like ours (with proper preparation and care). 

Join Terra BIRDS and Cooperative Extension staff for a fun and informative workshop. Every participant will leave with seed potatoes and the know-how to make them grow! Gardeners of all ages and abilities are welcome. 

Call 928-773-6102 for more info or email brianmoody@email.arizona.edu. $10 suggested donation for Terra BIRDS.

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Arizona Food and Farm Finance Forum
May
8
to May 9

Arizona Food and Farm Finance Forum

The AZ Food & Farm Forum is a 2-day conference for producers, food entrepreneurs, and local food advocates, programmed to change the way our desert state feeds itself. The event features networking sessions, nationally-acclaimed keynote speakers, instructional workshops, & the opportunity to grow your local food community.

A Foodlink board member will be attending. If you are interested in carpooling, email flagstafffoodlink@gmail.com. 

The Facebook event can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/199381310643332/

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Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Harvesting and Preservation
May
2
6:30 PM18:30

Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Harvesting and Preservation

Roots Micro Farm's beginning gardeners workshop series will be a great time for the new grower to learn simple, organic gardening techniques. There will be guest speakers, local farm visits, and educational materials that connect you to Flagstaff's growing community. 

Cost: $10 per class or $95 for all 11 courses

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: ROC Yoga Studio

Email rootoutdoorsco@gmail.com to reserve your spot in class. 

Schedule

  • Feb 21 - Introduction to Holistic Growing
  • Feb 28 - Gardening Techniques
  • March 7 - Tools and Useful Supplies
  • March 14 - Garden Soil
  • March 21 - Seed Starting
  • March 28 - Easy to Grow Vegetables
  • April 4 - Useful Herbs
  • April 11 - Pest Control
  • April 18 - Natural Fertilizers and Compost
  • April 25 - Sustainable Water Usage
  • May 2 - Harvesting and Preservation

 

 

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The Art of Science: Native Pollinators
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

The Art of Science: Native Pollinators

  • Willow Bend Environmental Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

NEW PROGRAM! Art and science workshop series at Willow Bend. 

Are your curious about Flagstaff’s native bee species? Do you want to learn how to build native bee habitat in your own backyard? Join entomologist Lindsie McCabe’s presentation on the fascinating world of pollinators and ways we can assist their survival. Then, mixed media artist Travis Lurato will show you how to construct your very own bee hotel! Limited Space Available, so sign up today!

Cost: $45/participant or $35/Willow Bend Members. Please contact Willow Bend about scholarships! 

Limited Space Available! Get more information/sign up today at http://willowbendcenter.org/art-workshops/

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Cold Hardy Veggies Garden Workshop
Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

Cold Hardy Veggies Garden Workshop

  • Coconino Cooperative Extension Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cold-hardy vegetables can survive light frosts and produce nutritious food in the springtime with proper preparation and care. This fun workshop at the Bus Stop Garden will provide an introduction to growing plants like kale, beets, and peas at home or in a community garden plot. 

This will be the kick-off event for the 2018 Seed to Table series. It will give you a chance to dig in the dirt and get your wiggles out after a long day at work or school. New for this year will be the opportunity to meet local farmers and sample their harvest.

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Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Sustainable Water Usage
Apr
25
6:30 PM18:30

Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Sustainable Water Usage

Roots Micro Farm's beginning gardeners workshop series will be a great time for the new grower to learn simple, organic gardening techniques. There will be guest speakers, local farm visits, and educational materials that connect you to Flagstaff's growing community. 

Cost: $10 per class or $95 for all 11 courses

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: ROC Yoga Studio

Email rootoutdoorsco@gmail.com to reserve your spot in class. 

Schedule

  • Feb 21 - Introduction to Holistic Growing
  • Feb 28 - Gardening Techniques
  • March 7 - Tools and Useful Supplies
  • March 14 - Garden Soil
  • March 21 - Seed Starting
  • March 28 - Easy to Grow Vegetables
  • April 4 - Useful Herbs
  • April 11 - Pest Control
  • April 18 - Natural Fertilizers and Compost
  • April 25 - Sustainable Water Usage
  • May 2 - Harvesting and Preservation

 

 

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Foodlink Resiliency Committee
Apr
25
5:30 PM17:30

Foodlink Resiliency Committee

The Flagstaff Foodlink Resiliency Committee meets monthly to support Foodlink's efforts to grow the resiliency of our local food system. The Committee creates resiliency by coordinating educational opportunities for community members to learn how to grow food responsibly in Flagstaff's challenging climate. Educational programs include the Flagstaff Community Seed Swap, Tour de Coop, Garden Ninja Tour, and an exploratory subcommittee to develop a community greenhouse. 

Questions about participating in this Committee? Email flagstafffoodlink@gmail.com. Drop-ins are welcome!

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Foodlink Economic Development Committee
Apr
25
5:00 PM17:00

Foodlink Economic Development Committee

The Flagstaff Foodlink Economic Development Committee meets monthly to support Foodlink's efforts to grow the economic strength of our local food system through creating new connections between eaters, growers, and restauranteurs. Efforts include hosting Eat Local Tuesdays, sponsoring the Backyard Growers booth at the Flagstaff Community Market, and more. Interested in learning more about the Committee, email flagstafffoodlink@gmail.com. 

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Foodlink Access Committee
Apr
25
2:30 PM14:30

Foodlink Access Committee

The Flagstaff Foodlink Access Committee meets monthly to support efforts to increase equitable access to locally-grown fruits and vegetables. The Committee is currently focused on increasing participation in Double Up Food Bucks. Interested in learning more about the Committee? Email flagstafffoodlink@gmail.com.  Drop-ins are welcome.

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Rainwater Harvesting Workshop at Earth Day
Apr
21
1:00 PM13:00

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop at Earth Day

Celebrate water conservation with the City of Flagstaff at Flagstaff Earth Day 2018!

Come check out the free, one hour Rainwater Harvesting Workshop. The first 10 people will get a free rain barrel, and the others can join the City's waiting list. City of Flagstaff Water Services staff will be on hand to teach you all about what it took to repurpose these barrels. They will also teach you about passive rainwater harvesting with natural features and native plants in your yard.

The workshop will take place on the east side of the park.

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Backyard Composting Workshop at Earth Day
Apr
21
12:00 PM12:00

Backyard Composting Workshop at Earth Day

Composting doesn’t have to be a stinky, slimy process. When done right, composting can be a fun and inoffensive way to divert food waste from the landfill and build healthy soil. At this free one hour workshop, Coconino County Cooperative Extension will provide you with the basic skills to compost in bins, piles, or with worms. 

This workshop is part of Flagstaff Earth Day 2018 and will be held on the east side of the park! To see the full schedule of events, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/161335117847814/.

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Mushroom Gardening Workshop at Earth Day
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Mushroom Gardening Workshop at Earth Day

This free one hour workshop will feature methods of growing edible mushrooms in your own home or backyard. Come explore mushroom cultivation, mushroom anatomy, and mushroom-centric crafts while learning about The Arboretum's new Mushroom Garden.

This workshop is part of Flagstaff Earth Day 2018 and will be held on the east side of the park! To view the full schedule of events, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/161335117847814/

The Mushroom Gardening workshop will be followed by:
12 pm - Free Backyard Composting Workshop
1 pm - Earth Day Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

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Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Natural Fertilizers and Compost
Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Natural Fertilizers and Compost

Roots Micro Farm's beginning gardeners workshop series will be a great time for the new grower to learn simple, organic gardening techniques. There will be guest speakers, local farm visits, and educational materials that connect you to Flagstaff's growing community. 

Cost: $10 per class or $95 for all 11 courses

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: ROC Yoga Studio

Email rootoutdoorsco@gmail.com to reserve your spot in class. 

Schedule

  • Feb 21 - Introduction to Holistic Growing
  • Feb 28 - Gardening Techniques
  • March 7 - Tools and Useful Supplies
  • March 14 - Garden Soil
  • March 21 - Seed Starting
  • March 28 - Easy to Grow Vegetables
  • April 4 - Useful Herbs
  • April 11 - Pest Control
  • April 18 - Natural Fertilizers and Compost
  • April 25 - Sustainable Water Usage
  • May 2 - Harvesting and Preservation

 

 

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Adult Workshop: Food Fermentation for Health and Flavor
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Adult Workshop: Food Fermentation for Health and Flavor

  • Willow Bend Environmental Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ecologist Mike Dechter is here to cover the basics of fermentation in a fun and tasty workshop! Come learn the benefits of eating fermented food, taste delicious samples, and learn how to make your own honey, veggie brine, sauerkraut, and Tepache ferments!

$25/participant or $20 for Willow Bend members. Limited space! Sign-up in advance to secure your spot. http://willowbendcenter.org/adult-education/

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Seed School in a Day
Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Seed School in a Day

Seed School in a Day focuses on seed saving basics with large doses of inspiration and examples of community seed initiatives that are changing the shape of our local food systems. Participants will gain a comprehensive overview of seed knowledge covering the history, science, business, and craft of seeds. This class will include a brief overview of the “fresh flour movement” and its importance in recreating bioregional grain chains as the basis of healthy local cuisines. A delicious, healthy organic lunch will be served.

$60 for general public | $50 for RMSA Supporting Members
Visit RockyMountainSeeds.org to register and learn more about becoming an RMSA Supporting Member.

Presented by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff Foodlink, Grow Flagstaff Seed Library, Northern Arizona University, and RMSA

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Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Pest Control
Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Pest Control

Roots Micro Farm's beginning gardeners workshop series will be a great time for the new grower to learn simple, organic gardening techniques. There will be guest speakers, local farm visits, and educational materials that connect you to Flagstaff's growing community. 

Cost: $10 per class or $95 for all 11 courses

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: ROC Yoga Studio

Email rootoutdoorsco@gmail.com to reserve your spot in class. 

Schedule

  • Feb 21 - Introduction to Holistic Growing
  • Feb 28 - Gardening Techniques
  • March 7 - Tools and Useful Supplies
  • March 14 - Garden Soil
  • March 21 - Seed Starting
  • March 28 - Easy to Grow Vegetables
  • April 4 - Useful Herbs
  • April 11 - Pest Control
  • April 18 - Natural Fertilizers and Compost
  • April 25 - Sustainable Water Usage
  • May 2 - Harvesting and Preservation

 

 

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Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Useful Herbs
Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Beginning Gardeners Workshop - Useful Herbs

Roots Micro Farm's beginning gardeners workshop series will be a great time for the new grower to learn simple, organic gardening techniques. There will be guest speakers, local farm visits, and educational materials that connect you to Flagstaff's growing community. 

Cost: $10 per class or $95 for all 11 courses

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: ROC Yoga Studio

Email rootoutdoorsco@gmail.com to reserve your spot in class. 

Schedule

  • Feb 21 - Introduction to Holistic Growing
  • Feb 28 - Gardening Techniques
  • March 7 - Tools and Useful Supplies
  • March 14 - Garden Soil
  • March 21 - Seed Starting
  • March 28 - Easy to Grow Vegetables
  • April 4 - Useful Herbs
  • April 11 - Pest Control
  • April 18 - Natural Fertilizers and Compost
  • April 25 - Sustainable Water Usage
  • May 2 - Harvesting and Preservation

 

 

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