Four Seasons Market, 7043 W. 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge, will offer a variety of workshops and events in the coming weeks.
Learn about the future of farming in the “Meet Your Farmer” panel, potluck and community conversation on Saturday, April 21, from noon to 2 p.m. A panel of Colorado farmers, both rural and urban, will share why they farm, about their farms, their land stewardship, their production techniques, the challenges they face as farmers, and innovations and changes on their farms. Bring a dish to share for the potluck, and stay for conversation with the farmers over dessert.
Panelists include Wheat Ridge’s Sarah Tamura, Ikigai Farm LLC; Jonathan Rodrigues, UPDIG Farm + Pop.up Grocer, Denver; Margaret Barkey, Colorado Wise Acres Farm, Ft. Lupton; Jeni Nagle, Ela Family Farms, Hotchkiss; Roberto Meza, Emerald Gardens, Broomfield; Leda Viart, Harvest Acres Farm, Bennett; and Roy Pfalzgraff, Pfz Farms, Haxtun.
The following Saturday, April 28, is Kids Activity Day, featuring a 10 a.m. reading of “The Hungry Honeybee” by author Jessica Goldstrom of The Bees Waggle (free, but RSVP on Eventbrite) and a 11:30 a.m. Microgreens workshop for kids with Emerald Gardens ($12 per child/teenager plus $2.72 Eventbrite fee, limited to 20). Parents/guardians should plan to be in the market while their children are attending activities.
On Sunday, April 29, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., create an organic body scrub while sipping complimentary wine or beer in “Make Your Own Organic Body Scrub.” Seats are limited, tickets $30; register on Eventbrite or stop by Four Seasons Market.
The Spring Bee and Honey Festival will take place Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, May 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Spring Bee and Honey Festival at Four Seasons Celebrate bees, beekeeping, pollinators of all kinds and – of course – honey. Learn about beekeeping, setting up hives, and how to help pollinators thrive.
For more information, visit www.fourseasonsfam.com or call 720-560-6648.