January

Winter Abundance Workshop- Seed & Scion Exchange
Grafting and seed-saving classes at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds in   Boonville. Last weekend in January or first weekend in February. Sponsored by Mendocino Permaculture and Anderson Valley Foodshed. For more info  895-3897  or 462-7843

Mendocino Crab and Wine Days
County-wide crab and wine tasting events at the end of January/early February. For more info. Call (866)466-3636 or go to go www.visitmendocino.com

April

Noyo Food Forest Earth Day Celebration
Local food, live music, informational books, children’s activities, and workshops at The Learning Garden, Fort Bragg High School.
For more info 964-0218 or 964-9232.
noyofoodforest.org

Caspar Community Center
Ongoing monthly breakfast every 4th Sunday. Yearly plant swap at the April breakfast. 15051 Caspar Road, Caspar. For more info go to:
www.casparcommons.org or call 964-4997

AV Goat Festival
2016 will be the second annual Goat Fest sponsored by the Anderson Valley Foodshed. This year it will be Saturday April 23rd at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville. All things goat related are celebrated with a “dress your goat up” and Birria cook off. An added bonus is the Anderson Valley Wildflower Show happening simultaneously on site.
for more information 895-2949.

May

A.V. High School Ag. Dept. Plant Sale
Vegetable and herb starts for the summer garden, held on the 2nd Saturday in May. 18200 Mt. View road, Boonville.
For more info 895-2314.

Mendocino Community College Ag. Dept Plant Sales
Plant sales, spring and fall vegetable start and some perennials on the 1st Friday and Saturday in May and October, for more info. 468-3148
Mendocino College Ag Dept. on Facebook

Mendocino Farmers Market Seed Exchange
2nd Friday in may and 2nd Friday in October. For more info 937-3632

June

Biodynamic Association of Northern California Gatherings
Last weekend in June at Mendocino Organics Farm in Redwood Valley, for more info 485-1960. Last weekend of September at Live Power Community Farm in Covelo. For more info 983-8196. 2nd weekend of January at Frey Vineyards in Redwood Valley. For more info 485-8551.
Biodynamic Association of Northern California

July

Mendocino Herb Fair
Town of Mendocino, end of July. for more info 490-2977

Not-So-Simple Living Fair
A weekend of hands-on workshops and demonstrations celebrating rural living and homesteading skills last weekend in July at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville. This year July 29-31, 2016.
notsosimple.info

World’s Largest Salmon BBQ
Noyo Harbor, Fort Bragg, 4th of July weekend. Benefits the Salmon Restoration Association. for more info 962-0548 or visit:
www.salmonrestoration.com

August

Redwood Empire Fair
Ukiah, 2nd week in August. For more info 462-3884 or visit:
www.redwoodempirefair.com

Round Valley Blackberry Festival
3rd weekend in August in Covelo.
www.roundvallyblackberryfestival.com

Pure Mendocino
County-wide celebration of local organic food and wine on the last weekend in August, including dinner, tastings, and farm tours. Benefits the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County. This year it will be August 27, 2016. For more info visit:
puremendocino.org

Harborfest
Point Arena Harbor and Seafood Festival, Labor Day Weekend.
For more info:Harbor Festival on Facebook

September

California Wool and Fiber Festival
Held inside the Mendocino County Fair the 3rd weekend in September.
fiberfestival.com

Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show
Apple tasting, agricultural show and competitions at the Mendocino County fairgrounds in Boonville the 3rd weekend in September. Deadline for entries is in early August. For more info call 895-3011
mendocountyfair.com

October

Abalone Festival
Caspar Community Center. For more info 937-4700.
mendoparks.org

C’mon Home to Eat
Eat Local campaign for the month of October. This campaign was started in 2006 by the Anderson Valley Foodshed. for more info:
avfoodshed.com

Round Valley Harvest Festival
Held annually at Live Power Community Farm. for more info 983-8196.

November

Chestnut Gathering
Zeni Ranch on Fishrock Road,  usually first weekend in November. Sponsored by Mendocino Permaculture. For more info call 895-2309 or 895-3897.

Wine and Mushroom Festival
Workshops, dinners, mushroom walks and forays. November-January. For more info (866)466-3636 or mendocino.com