Tag Archives: AgriMissouri

Visit a Missouri Farm

Many of Missouri’s farms are now inviting the public out to learn how their food is grown and visit a working farm. This is called agritourism. And it is a great opportunity to learn more about Missouri agriculture while also … Continue reading

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Missouri Organics

Organic certification is a way to open up new opportunities for Missouri’s farmers and food processors. For transitional farmers, moving to more organic forms of production is one way to add value to Missouri grown and made products while providing stewardship of our … Continue reading

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Ethnic Food Class

June 3 – July 26, 2013 This 8-week course is designed to provide students with an understanding of various factors that impact safety of ethnic and imported foods; knowledge of popular ethnic food and ingredients, and unfamiliar ethnic food  handling, … Continue reading

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Taste of Maplewood

May 18, 2013. Visit the street festival and all the restaurants have to offer on Sutton Blvd., between Manchester and Flora Ave. from noon to 9 p.m. in Maplewood.

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Chocolate: Food of the Gods – Culinary Class

May 20, 2013 Join Brian Pelletier, owner and chief chocolatier of Kakao Choclate, for this hands-on culinary experience with chocolate from 6:30 to 9 p.m.. The cost is $60 per person. To register, call (314) 862-2665.

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Schlafly Pork Shop

May 25, 2013 More than 50 local residents will set up for a one-day downtown yard sale complete with Schlafly beer, live music and a pig roast. For more information or to be a vendor, visit: www.schlafly.com/porkshop  

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Missouri Botanical Garden – “Best of Missouri Market”

Oct. 4 – 6, 2013 The “Best of Missouri Market,” a Missouri Botanical Garden Signature Event, showcases more than 120 Missouri food producers and crafters. The event begins Friday, Oct.4, with “First Look Friday” from 6 to 9 p.m. Garden members … Continue reading

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Missouri Life Festival

May 4, 2013 Join the celebration of Missouri food and wine at Missouri Life Festival. This special event will be held in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo. For more information and ticket prices, visit: http://www.missourilife.com/events/missouri-life-festival-2013/  

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Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Oct. 1 – 3, 2013 “Enjoy the Show” with state tourism leaders at the Ramada Oasis Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield, Mo. For registration and additional information: http://www.visitmo.com/conference  

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S.L.O.B.S. BBQ Tour Kick-off

May 27, 2013 Join the St. Louis Occasional BBQ Society in kicking off the barbecue season at the Iron Barley Restaurant, in the Carondelet Neighborhood. For more information: http://www.slobsbbq.com/  

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St. Louis Bluesweek Bunge BBQ Battle Royale

May 24 – 26, 2013 Celebrate the history of blues on Memorial Day weekend in St. Louis. For more information: http://www.bluesweek.com/  

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World Series of Barbecue

Oct. 3 – 5, 2013 Barbecue will reign supreme in Kansas City as the American Royal celebrates its 26th Annual Barbecue Contest. Click here for more information: http://www.americanroyal.com/events.aspx?s=h&sf=all&view=GalleryView&c=15  

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2013 Missouri State Fair

Aug. 8 – 18, 2013 Join us in Sedalia for the 2013 Missouri State Fair.  The annual event is themed “Chicks Dig It!” and includes agricultural exhibits, free entertainment and other outstanding opportunities for family fun. Visit the Fair online … Continue reading

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2013 Missouri Grocers Association Annual Convention and Merchandising Show

August 15 – 18, 2013 Missouri grocers will convene at the Hilton of Branson and Convention Center for their annual convention, generating conversations about farming and food. Click here for more information and online registration: http://www.missourigrocers.com/page.php?id=6  

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Plastic Pot Recycling

We all can help reduce the amount of horticultural waste in landfills by recycling plastic garden pots, polystyrene cell packs and trays at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis and other locations throughtout the city and county.  This program collected … Continue reading

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Trends in the Gluten-Free Market

If you are a producer who retails gluten-free products, you might be interested in this report from Gourmet Retailer Magazine detailing trends in the industry. http://www.gourmetretailer.com/images/pdf/GF.pdf

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A Chef’s Thanksgiving

St. Louis food personalities will lead this class on Thanksgiving recipes. Home Wine Kitchen chef Cassy Vires will teach you Thanksgiving tricks, Feast Magazine publisher Cat Neville will demonstrate her pumpkin-custard pie and STLwinegirl Angela Ortmann will lead the group … Continue reading

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Schnucks Cooking Class

Join FEAST and Schnucks Cooks Cooking School for fabulous recipes, just in time for the holidays. You’ll learn learn to how to cook steak to perfection in cast-iron, different ways to prepare and serve polenta, how to make a pâte à … Continue reading

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CommonGround Women in Agriculture Conference

Enjoy a full day of fun for $15 at the Women in Agriculture Conference – Pioneer Women: Planting Roots. Growing Families. Motivational speakers Susie Oberdahlhoff and Carolyn Miller will be featured during this day-long event. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, workshop sessions … Continue reading

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Grand Tasting

The Grand Tasting is a night Columbia’s wine lovers look forward to all year long. This year’s Grand Tasting showcases more than 400 wines. Your $50 ticket comes in the form of a passport. Make your way to the booths … Continue reading

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Plants and People: China (Interactive Exhibit)

Visitors of all ages are invited to explore the wonders of China, a country rich in natural landscapes, habitats and plant species diversity at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Enjoy interactive displays, images, artifacts, costumes, puppets, games, puzzles and books as … Continue reading

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Lantern Festival 2012

The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis will host an international exhibition of larger-than-life, lighted works of art from China in 2012. “Lantern Festial: Art by Day, Magic by Night” will attract visitors from throughout the country to experience one … Continue reading

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Area-wide Sustainable Backyard Tour

Learn what you need to know to implement food production in your yard and garden, from vegetables and fruit trees to bees and chickens. See firsthand how homeowners in St. Louis City and County are transforming their yards from energy … Continue reading

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Baker Creek Spring Planting Festival

Celebrate spring with 140 vendors, 70 old time musicians and over 40 craftsmen. Browse through thousands of varieties of plants and learn how to grow them with our acclaimed guest speakers. Enjoy a sense of community with fascinating seed collectors, … Continue reading

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Field Day at Lincoln University’s Carver Farm

Come join in the fun of learning how things are done on a farm and where some of our everyday products come from. For all first through fourth graders from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will then be … Continue reading

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Master Gardeners’ Plant Sale

Event features 40+ varieties of tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables, along with annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, shrubs and trees. Master Gardeners are availalbe for selection and planting advice. Contact Julie Long at 573.295.6263 or at jlong@ktis.net

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Farm to Table Night

Enjoy a cooking demonstration and hors d’oeuvres prepared with farm fresh ingredients by Mike Odette, head chef at Sycamore. Tallulah’s will be onhand to showcase their Top Ten Kitchen Essentials for every home cook. Space is limited. Tickets $20/person and … Continue reading

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The Art of Asian Cuisine with Jina Yoo

All foods demonstrated will be available for tasting and thee will also be a sake tasting. Delicious! Space is limited. Tickets: $40/person and registration ends May 15, 2012.

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Chocolate Unwrapped with Patric Chocolate

Participate in a demonstration from chocolate maker Alan McClure. Chocolate will be fore sale and Kaldi’s will be providing coffee. Space is limited. Tickets $15/person and registration ends May 10, 2012.

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Battle of the Bakers

Sample confectionery creations from Missouri bakeries, then vote to help your favorite bakery take home the prize! Registration ends May 19, 2012. Tickets: $10/Adults, $6/Child

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High Tunnel Open House

This seminar begins with presentations and then moves outside to the high tunnel. A tour of other tunnels located between Mountain Grove and Cabool is also included. Seminar runs from 1 to 4 p.m. Contact: Pam Mayer, Evans Library at … Continue reading

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Wholesale Success Workshop for Fruit and Vegetable Growers

The workshop will feature a presentation on “Wholesale Success: a Farmer’s Guide to Selling, Post Harvest Handling and Packing Produce.” Participating producers will receive a free copy of the Wholesale Success Manual (a $50 value). Developed by FamilyFarmed.org, this 256 … Continue reading

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Spring Wine Premier

Mountain Grove Cellars presents the 2011 Vintage wines. Come as you are and be the first to taste and purchase the new Missouri wines. Featuring Vineyard Photography by Joyce McMurtrey. Time: 3 to 7 p.m.

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Edible Landscape Gardening

Susanne Howard, horticulturalist with the Missouri State University School of Agriculture, will present information and conduct a tour of the Horticulture Demonstration Garden. The first 36 people to register will receive a plant. $5/person

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Grand Opening of Hermann Mill

The grand opening of the recently renovated Hermann Mill will be held in conjunction with the annual Hermann Antique Show. Featured exhibit: “Make Do or Do Without” – The art and Craft of Old Flour sacks used as Aprons, Quilts, … Continue reading

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Mushroom Festival

A festival about mushrooms. Loads of fresh mushrooms for sale; more than 130 food and craft booths; a carnival parde; motorcycle show; antique tractors; live Christian music; tractor pull; talent contest; 5K run and more.

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Western Bluegrass Festival

More than 20 groups performing traditional bluegrass, rockabilly, uptempo bluegrass and folk music. Food and gift vendors.

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Farmers Market of the Ozarks Vendor Meeting

Farmers Market of the Ozarks will hold its first vendor meeting that will be open to all of the region’s farmers and artisans.  At the meeting vendors can expect plans and designs of the pavilion, marketing initiatives, Specialty Crop Block … Continue reading

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Missouri Farmers Market Association Annual Meeting

Check out the Missouri Farmers Market Association link below to learn more about their upcoming Annual Meeting. Hope to see you there! http://missourimarkets.wordpress.com/

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“Toast” A Celebration of Local Food and Wine

Have a glass of wine while you sample and shop the wares of ten different AgriMissouri members, 6-9 p.m., at Cooper’s Oak Winery in Boonville. Live music. No cover charge.

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Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park

Every year during the holidays, thousands of visitors make the drive to Tilles Park in St. Louis County to enjoy a Winter Wonderland. The park is filled with more than a million twinkling lights and various holiday scenes throughout the … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls Wreath Exhibit

Local floral designers show off their best work at the annual holiday wreath exhibit at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Wreaths are on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. You may also have the chance to win one of … Continue reading

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Old North Holiday Market

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Way of Salvation Driving Lights Tour

Self-guided tour through the CMC Complex Thursdays through Sundays, through the month of December Info: 417-358-7787

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Ozark Mountain Christmas

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2012 Western Farm Show

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Missouri Pork Classic Golf Tournament

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27th Annual Midwest Grape and Wine Conference

For more information email rbenz@vwm-online.com

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Missouri Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference

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Missouri Pork Expo

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Missouri Nut Growers Association Annual Nut Evaluation and Business Meeting

For more information go to www.missourinutgrowers.org

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Missouri Dairy Forum

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Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture

Visit www.mda.mo.gov to register for the 2012 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture.

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Missouri Cattlemen’s Association Annual Meeting and Trade Show

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Christmas in the Ozarks

Rosewood Farms and Country Gifts will begin their annual “Christmas in the Ozarks” celebration with special buys on holiday decor, textiles, rugs, ornaments, wreaths, bulk spices, kitchenware, vintage reproductions and much, much more. And don’t forget their irresistible Grandpa Joe’s Chocolate.

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