Genuine Faux Farm

 

 

 


2014 CALENDAR of EVENTS


 

Please note: all dates are subject to rescheduling due to weather or other unforeseen events.

If you see ** by an event, that means we'd like you to tell us that you are coming if you plan to. This helps us to plan for a successful event.

(R) - Presentation or event involving Rob only

January

  • 2 -- Local Foods Fair Planning Meeting (R)
  • 7 -- Labor 4 Learning PFI Meeting (R)
  • 9 -- NIFFP Meeting (R)
  • 13 -- Egg deliveries Waverly and Cedar Falls
  • 21 -- Egg deliveries
  • 23 -- Exchange Club of Waverly presentation (R)
  • 24/25 -- Practical Farmers of Iowa Conference
  • 27 -- Egg deliveries
  • 29 -- Wartburg Biology class presentations (R)

February

March

  • 3 -- Egg deliveries
  • 5 -- interview at KWWL (noon) for Local Foods Fair (R)
  • 10 -- Egg deliveries
  • 15 -- Cedar Valley Local Foods Fair at Grout Museum (10-3)
  • 17 -- (green?) Egg deliveries
  • 24 -- Egg deliveries
  • 24 -- Presentation at UNI class 2-5pm (R)

April

High Tunnel Build Month

  • 1 -- Egg deliveries
  • 5 -- Iowa Organics Board Meeting
  • 8 -- Egg deliveries
  • 10 -- FMNP Training
  • 11 -- GoF CE Gathering in Grinnell
  • 14 -- Hen chicks arrive at the farm
  • 14 -- Iowa Organics Board Meeting
  • 15 -- Egg deliveries
  • 15 -- St Paul's Senior Lunch presentation (R) 11:30-noon
  • 17 -- Presentation at UNI class 10am-noon (R)
  • 22 -- Spring CSA???
  • 22 -- Egg deliveries
  • 22-30 -- High Tunnel Build (anticipated)????
  • 24 -- Broiler chicks arrive from Hoover Hatchery
  • 25 -- Broiler chicks arrive from J&H Hatchery
  • 26 -- Health Fair at W - Wartburg College 8:30-11:30
  • 26 -- UNI class at farm

May

Starter Plant Sales Month

  • 3 -- Waverly Farmers' Market (First Saturday market of season) 8:30-11:30 am
  • 3 -- Spring CSA
  • 3 -- Egg deliveries
  • 4 -- Move 'em or Lose 'em, Perennial Dig at GFF **
  • 10 -- Waverly Farmers' Market (plants available)
  • 10 -- Spring CSA
  • 10 -- Egg deliveries
  • 11 -- GoF at Grinnell Heritage Farm
  • 15 -- State Dream Big Grow Here grant competition in Iowa City
  • 16 -- Cedar Falls GFF Plant Sale at Hansen's Outlet
  • 17 -- Waverly Farmer's Market (plants available)
  • 17 -- Spring CSA
  • 17 -- Egg deliveries
  • 17 -- Tripoli GFF Plant Sale
  • 18 -- Tour Group?
  • 23 -- Cedar Falls GFF Plant Sale at Hansen's Outlet
  • 24 -- Waverly Farmers' Market (plants available)
  • 24 -- Spring CSA (last one)
  • 24 -- Egg deliveries
  • 31 -- Waverly Farmers' Market (plants available)
  • 31 -- Iris Fest/Meet Your Farmers Festival at GFF **

June

GFF Food Bank Month

(every hour of volunteer labor will result in $10 donated to the foodbank by GFF)

  • From this point through October - egg deliveries will occur on CSA distribution days.
  • 3 -- Waverly CSA #1 (at Waverly Farmers Market)
  • 3 -- Waverly Farmers' Market (first Tuesday market)
  • 4 -- Tripoli CSA #1 (as arranged)
  • 5 -- Cedar Falls CSA #1 (at Hansen's Outlet)
  • 7 -- Waverly Farmers' Market (last week with plants)
  • 9 -- Turkey chicks arrive at the farm
  • 10 -- Waverly CSA
  • 11 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 12 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 14 -- Tom Sawyer Volunteer Day **
  • 15 -- GoF at Genuine Faux Farm
  • 17 -- Waverly CSA
  • 18 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 19 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 24 -- Waverly CSA
  • 25 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 26/27 -- Broiler chicks (batch #2) arrive at farm
  • 26 -- Cedar Falls CSA

July

  • 1 -- Waverly CSA
  • 2 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 3 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 8 -- Wavelry CSA
  • 9 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 10 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 13/14 -- Process first batch broiler chickens
  • 15 -- Waverly CSA
  • 16 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 17 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 22 -- Waverly CSA
  • 23 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 24 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 26 -- Granary Facelift Tom Sawyer Day **
  • 29 -- Waverly CSA
  • 30 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 31 -- Cedar Falls CSA

August

Granary Mural Facelift and Mural Painting

  • 3 -- GoF at Blue Gate Farm
  • 5 -- Waverly CSA
  • 6 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 7 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 9 -- Granary Facelift Tom Sawyer Day Mural Painting **
  • 12 -- Waverly CSA
  • 13 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 14 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 16 -- Waverly Farmers' Market (8:30-11:30)
  • 19 -- Waverly CSA
  • 20 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 21 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 23 -- Waverly Farmers Market
  • 26 -- Waverly CSA
  • 27 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 28 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 30 -- Waverly Farmers Market
  • 30 -- GFF Summer Festival and Heirloom Tomato Tasting **

September

  • Remember your CSA as your schedules change in the Fall. If there are problems, tell us so we can adjust!
  • 2 -- Waverly CSA
  • 3 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 4 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 6 -- Waverly Farmers' Market - Heirloom Tomato Tasting
  • 9 -- Waverly CSA
  • 10 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 11 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 13 -- Waverly Farmers' Market
  • 14/15 -- Process broiler chicken batch #2
  • 14 -- GoF at Scattergood
  • 16 -- Waverly CSA
  • 17 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 18 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 19/20 -- Don't Sing for Your Supper, Dig for Your Dinner **
  • 20 -- Waverly Farmers' Market ?
  • 23 -- Waverly CSA
  • 24 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 25 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 27 -- GF7 Festival at the farm (tentative date) **
  • 28/29 -- Process ducks
  • 30 -- Waverly CSA

October

  • 1 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 2 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 7 -- Waverly CSA
  • 8 -- Tripoli CSA
  • 9 -- Cedar Falls CSA
  • 14 -- FINAL regular season Waverly CSA
  • 15 -- FINAL regular season Tripoli CSA
  • 16 -- FINAL regular season Cedar Falls CSA
  • Until mid December, egg deliveries coincide with Fall CSA
  • 21 -- Fall Extended Season CSA #1
  • 22/23 -- Process Turkeys
  • 23 -- The Great Turkey Pickup of 2014
  • 28 -- Fall Extended Season CSA #2

November

Giving Thanks for Ten Years of GFF

  • 4 -- Fall Extended Season CSA #3
  • 7 -- GFF Ten Year Celebration Dinner (tentative date) **
  • 11 -- Fall Extended Season CSA #4
  • 17 -- Fall Extended Season CSA #5
  • 25 -- Fall Extended Season CSA #6

December

  • 2 -- Fall Extended Season CSA #7
  • 9 -- Final Fall Extended Season CSA
  • 15 -- Egg delivery and extra produce sales
  • 22 -- Egg delivery and extra produce sales

 

updated 3/27/14

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