Events

Rain Barrel Installation @ Sweetwater Cafe

March 3 > 09:00 am

Sweetwater Organic Community Farm won a mini-grant from the Tampa Bay Estuary Program for 2024 to pay for materials to install a rain catchment system for the Sweetwater Café. This demonstration project will help Tampa Bay by preventing polluted stormwater … Continue reading

Live Music with Noan Partly

March 3 > 12:00 pm

noon – 2pm Americana artist Noan Partly has delighted audiences with her upbeat presence and exquisite vocals. She was born and raised in Oklahoma. Her musical performances deliver dexterous finger style instrumentation coupled with a lucid resonant vocal style percolated … Continue reading

Permaculture & Money: Cultivating True Wealth and Financial Resilience

March 3 > 01:00 pm

It’s so easy for permaculturalists to presume that abundance lies dormant in our landscapes waiting to be activated by installing swales, water catchment, and plant guilds. But why is it that when it comes to permaculture and money the default … Continue reading

Worm Composting: Food Waste to Organic Fertilizer with Albert Risemberg

March 10 > 01:00 pm

Ever wanted a better and faster way to compost and create incredible organic fertilizer for your garden? Why not raise your own worms to break down your vegetable and fruit waste for you? This unique kind of livestock thrives on … Continue reading

Artisan Pizza Making: From Dough through Oven With Greg Seymour

March 16 > 10:00 am

Back by popular demand! In this expanded class, Greg Seymour, of Pizzeria Gregario will teach you the secrets to making the best pizza the way it used to be made and still is…back in Italy. When you’ve had the kind … Continue reading

Container and Small Space Gardening with Elise Pickett

March 24 > 01:00 pm

In this container and small space garden workshop we will be covering various topics around growing food with limited space available. We will emphasize using moveable containers (great for renters) to grow more than you might think possible, discuss container … Continue reading

Live Music with Deb Ruby

March 31 > 12:00 pm

noon-2 pm To call Deb Ruby a singer/songwriter is barely scratching the surface. She’s an enchantress, a poet, a worldly-wise wanderer and minstrel extraordinaire. Her latest release, ‘Summer Stardust”, soars beyond melancholy to a place where transformative power enlightens the … Continue reading

Fiery Fermenting – Making Homemade Hot Sauce w/ Sarah Arrazola

March 31 > 01:00 pm

Join Sarah Arrazola of St. Pete Ferments to learn the basics of fermenting your own hot sauce at home. Sarah will walk you through each step to create your own fiery ferment, food safety for home fermentation, and methods to … Continue reading

Moringa For People, Pets and Plants

April 7 > 01:00 pm

Kendrick will share with us the ultimate guide to growing and using this complete protein plant as we learn more about the superpowers of this superfood for personal consumption, the additional benefits for pets & farm animals + how best … Continue reading

How to Make Plant-Based / Dairy-Free Milks

April 14 > 01:00 pm

Learn how to make your own plant-based milks! In this class, participants will sample between 5 and 7 plant-based milks made from nuts, fruit and whole grains. This class will be a 1.5 hour tasting and demonstration followed by a … Continue reading

30th Annual Pesto Festo Celebration

April 20 > 05:00 pm

Sweetwater Organic Community Farm is celebrating a wonderful harvest with our 30th Annual PestoFesto Fundraising Party. About this event Sweetwater Organic Community Farm is celebrating a wonderful harvest with our 30th Annual PestoFesto Fundraising Party.  The PestoFesto is full of … Continue reading

Live Music with Pamela Jo Hatley and Unpainted Souls

April 21 > 12:00 pm

noon – 1pm Pamela Jo Hatley Pamela Jo  is a genuine country girl from Alabama who learned to sing in the church choir. She was born and raised on a farm in the foothills of the Appalachians. She sings and … Continue reading

Canning 101: Preserve your Harvest

April 28 > 01:00 pm

In this class, you’ll learn how to preserve shelf stable food for home use. This class will cover a considerable amount of material related to all forms of canning, or home food preservation. We will discuss everything from the use … Continue reading

Sit’n’Stitch at Sweetwater Cafe and Farmer’s Market

November 5 > 10:15 am–May 5 > 12:15 pm

Welcome everyone! Feel free to join us for whatever you like! Cochet at the Cafe – 10:15 to 12:15 Farmer’s Market – 12:30 to 1:30 Free farm tour – 1:30-2 Lets wander over to the farmers market to check for … Continue reading

Free First Sunday Farm Tour

November 5 > 01:00 pm–May 7 > 02:00 pm

We love our farmers! Join us for an informative (and free) tour of Sweetwater Farm. This walking tour will include information on what’s in season, how our small scale farm operates, and organic agriculture. Please bring something to drink and … Continue reading