Free Farm Tour
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Free Farm Tour

Learn more about the Farm, The Johnston Family Foundation for Urban Agriculture, and enjoy the gorgeous weather.

We meet at 10:00 am in front of the Farm Store that is located on the west side of the large Barnone building.

Kids WELCOME!

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Orchard Dinner
Apr
13
5:30 PM17:30

Orchard Dinner

We are bringing the community together for another amazing dinner under the stars with chef Holly Warner.

Holly Warner, Chef and fellow Agritopia Resident.  Holly comes to the East Valley from Dallas where she owned and ran a thriving prepared meal delivery service and a pop up dinner dining experience.  

She began her career as a private chef on a yacht in St Thomas, USVI.  She learned to source fresh, local ingredients and managed a 3ft by 3 ft kitchen that floated and overlooked the most stunning views.  She then completed an immersion cooking program in Tuscany, Italy to specialize in mediterranean cuisine.  She took those skills and began as an instructor at a recreational cooking program, Sur La Table before opening her own venue.

Since arriving in the East Valley she has started Taste of the Tope, and conducted cooking classes, catered private dinners and large group events.  She is excited to jump back in the pop up dining scene utilizing the finest local ingredients from places like The Farm at Agritopia as well as her own garden located in the community gardens of Agritopia.

Seats are going quickly. Get your tickets now!

Below is a sample menu of what you can expect. Please note that the dinner is being created with super fresh, organic, SEASONAL ingredients. This menu is subject to change based on what is available during that time.

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Your Photography Business: A Workshop for Family and Portrait Photographers
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Your Photography Business: A Workshop for Family and Portrait Photographers

Taught by Julie Griffin, of Julie Griffin Photography

DESCRIPTION:

Learn Julie's system for running a Family/Portrait Photography Business, dive into some business musts, gain the confidence to charge what you're worth, and build your portfolio with a family shootout at golden hour in the exclusive private Agritopia peach orchard (Julie's favorite location).  Ticket price includes; ten-hour business workshop with shootout in the orchard, an Annual Photography Permit for Agritopia Farm [$250 VALUE], dinner and snacks, one month email mentorship with Julie Griffin.  Attendees should be familiar with their camera prior to workshop day as this workshop will not teach camera basics.

Seating is limited.





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Arizona Food and Farm Forum
Apr
30
to May 1

Arizona Food and Farm Forum

The Arizona Food & Farm Forum is a 2-day conference for producers, food entrepreneurs, and local food advocates, programmed to change the way our desert state feeds itself. The event features networking sessions, nationally-acclaimed keynote speakers, instructional workshops, and the opportunity to grow your local food community.


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Get Down with Gluten: a conversation about the benefits of fermented bread
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

Get Down with Gluten: a conversation about the benefits of fermented bread

Jon Przybyl of Proof covering all you would like to know about gluten and fermented bread. He is the owner and baker of the amazing and absolutely delicious Proof bread.

Join us Final Assembly located inside the north end of the large Barnone AZ building.

Get Down with Gluten: a conversation about the benefits of fermented bread.

Let’s talk about grains. In today’s world of marketing, many of us have heard or read about gluten in negative context. Did you know that historically humans used to receive 80 percent of calories from grains? We grew up with grains at the base of our food pyramids and now we’re being told not to eat them. Why? We will discuss grain allergens, what happens during fermentation, compare various breads and talk about the differences in nutrition.

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Free Farm Tour
Feb
20
10:00 AM10:00

Free Farm Tour

Learn more about the Farm, The Johnston Family Foundation for Urban Agriculture, and find out all what we've got growing. 

Free Farm tours every 3rd Wednesday of the month, rain or shine. 

We meet at 10:00 am in front of the Farm Store that is located on the west side of the large Barnone building. 

Kids WELCOME!

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Citrus U-pick
Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Citrus U-pick

LAST DAY OF CITRUS U-PICK


$6/ 5lb bag

Head straight to the north entrance of the orchard to purchase you bag and begin picking. The orchard is just west of the Barnone AZ parking lot.

Enjoy delicious varieties like Navel Oranges, AZ Sweets, Mandarine Daisy, Oro Blanco, white grapefruit, ruby red grapefruit, Ponderosa Lemons, Lisbon Lemons and MORE!

***No commercial or professional photography sessions are allowed in the orchard. We only allow these sessions with a special Orchard Permit available on designated days. Please follow our social media to keep up to date on these.

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Citrus U-pick
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Citrus U-pick

We still have lots of citrus!

Lots of different varieties!

$6/ 5lb bag

Head straight to the north entrance of the orchard to purchase you bag and begin picking. The orchard is just west of the Barnone AZ parking lot.

Enjoy delicious varieties like Navel Oranges, AZ Sweets, Mandarine Daisy, Oro Blanco, white grapefruit, ruby red grapefruit, Ponderosa Lemons, Lisbon Lemons and MORE!


***No commercial or professional photography sessions are allowed in the orchard. We only allow these sessions with a special Orchard Permit available on designated days. Please follow our social media to keep up to date on these.

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Free Talk - Nuances of Gardening in the Desert
Jan
23
6:00 PM18:00

Free Talk - Nuances of Gardening in the Desert

Join us, and Dr. Chris Martin in Final Assembly (located inside of the large Barnone building on the north end across from The Uprooted Kitchen) for a free talk about all those subtle challenges about gardening in the desert.

Dr. Chris Martin is a Professor of Sustainable Horticulture at Arizona State University. Dr. Martin conducts research and teaches courses in sustainable horticulture.  Dr. Martin has joint appointments in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts and the School of Sustainability. The main focus of Dr. Martin's research interests are investigations into the effects of desert climate on plant growth and performance and ecosystem services. Dr. Martin has authored numerous science articles and is a co-principle investigator for several projects funded by the National Science Foundation.

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First Winter Spring CSA Pick-Up
Jan
16
5:00 PM17:00

First Winter Spring CSA Pick-Up

Start your 2019 with a weekly pick up of fresh, certified organic produce. Joining a CSA is a great way to branch out and get more vegetables in your diet.

CSA stands for community stands for community supported agriculture. When you purchase a CSA membership, you are not only enjoying a weekly share of the freshest fruits and vegetables, you are getting involved in a community that values urban agriculture and being closely connected to where their food comes from.

Two convenient pick-up times - Wednesday during our Farmers Market from 5-8pm and Saturdays at our Farm Store from 9-1.

Spring/Summer 12 Week Half CSA Share
from 120.00
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Citrus U-pick
Dec
26
12:00 PM12:00

Citrus U-pick

It's citrus season here in the valley! 
Come and pick your own citrus. Lots of different varieties!

$6/ 5lb bag
 
Purchase the bags at the north entrance of the orchard.

Enjoy delicious varieties like Navel Oranges, AZ Sweets, Mandarine Daisy, Pummelo, Oro Blanco, Ponderosa Lemons, Lisbon Lemons and MORE!


***No commercial or professional photography sessions are allowed in the orchard. We only allow these sessions with a special Orchard Permit available on designated days. Please follow our social media to keep up to date on these.

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Citrus U-pick
Dec
24
10:00 AM10:00

Citrus U-pick

It's citrus season here in the valley! 
Come and pick your own citrus. Lots of different varieties!

$6/ 5lb bag

Purchase the bags at the north entrance of the orchard.

Enjoy delicious varieties like Navel Oranges, AZ Sweets, Mandarine Daisy, Pummelo, Oro Blanco, Ponderosa Lemons, Lisbon Lemons and MORE!


***No commercial or professional photography sessions are allowed in the orchard. We only allow these sessions with a special Orchard Permit available on designated days. Please follow our social media to keep up to date on these.

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Citrus U-pick
Dec
23
10:00 AM10:00

Citrus U-pick

It's citrus season here in the valley! 
Come and pick your own citrus. Lots of different varieties!

$6/ 5lb bag

Purchase the bags at the north entrance of the orchard.

Enjoy delicious varieties like Navel Oranges, AZ Sweets, Mandarine Daisy, Pummelo, Oro Blanco, Ponderosa Lemons, Lisbon Lemons and MORE!


***No commercial or professional photography sessions are allowed in the orchard. We only allow these sessions with a special Orchard Permit available on designated days. Please follow our social media to keep up to date on these.

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Citrus U-Pick
Dec
22
10:00 AM10:00

Citrus U-Pick

It's citrus season here in the valley! 
Come and pick your own citrus. Lots of different varieties!

$6/ 5lb bag

Purchase the bags at the north entrance of the orchard.

Enjoy delicious varieties like Navel Oranges, AZ Sweets, Mandarine Daisy, Pummelo, Oro Blanco, Ponderosa Lemons, Lisbon Lemons and MORE!


***No commercial or professional photography sessions are allowed in the orchard. We only allow these sessions with a special Orchard Permit available on designated days. Please follow our social media to keep up to date on these.

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Citrus U-pick
Dec
21
10:00 AM10:00

Citrus U-pick

It's citrus season here in the valley! 
Come and pick your own citrus. Lots of different varieties!

$6/ 5lb bag

Purchase the bags at the north entrance of the orchard.


Enjoy delicious varieties like Navel Oranges, AZ Sweets, Mandarine Daisy, Pummelo, Oro Blanco, Ponderosa Lemons, Lisbon Lemons and MORE!

***No commercial or professional photography sessions are allowed in the orchard. We only allow these sessions with a special Orchard Permit available on designated days. Please follow our social media to keep up to date on these.

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Free Farm Tour
Dec
19
10:00 AM10:00

Free Farm Tour

Learn more about the Farm, The Johnston Family Foundation for Urban Agriculture, and find out all what we've got growing. 

Free Farm tours every 3rd Wednesday of the month, rain or shine. 

We meet at 10:00 am in front of the Farm Store that is located on the west side of the large Barnone building. 

Kids WELCOME!

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Market at Barnone
Dec
14
5:00 PM17:00

Market at Barnone

Fellow Arizona makers will join gather together in the Barnone parking lot for all your local holiday shopping.

Local, hand made, with delicious food and drinks!
60+ local vendors all together in the Barnone parking lot.
Entrance is free.


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Famers Market
Dec
5
5:00 PM17:00

Famers Market

Wednesday Night Famers Market is every Wednesday from 5:00 - 8:00pm.

Freshly harvested, certified organic goods as well as some of your favorite local vendors.

Enjoy a great evening around Barnone with dinner and drinks.

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Farmers Market
Nov
21
5:00 PM17:00

Farmers Market

Wednesday evening Farmers Market at The Farm at Agritopia.

Grab your goods to make your Thanksgiving feast, local, fresh and AMAZING!

Lots of seasonal certified organic produce, local vendors and good food and drinks at Barnone.

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Free Farm Tour
Nov
21
10:00 AM10:00

Free Farm Tour

Learn more about the Farm, The Johnston Family Foundation for Urban Agriculture, and enjoy the gorgeous weather. 

Free Farm tours every 3rd Wednesday of the month, rain or shine. 

We meet at 10:00 am in front of the Farm Store that is located on the west side of the large Barnone building. 

Kids WELCOME!

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Pop-up with M+A Naturals
Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

Pop-up with M+A Naturals

M+A naturals is popping up in the Farm Store Saturday November 3rd from 9am-2pm.

They will bring more of their amazing hand made products, perfect for those holiday gifts, hostess gift, or a treat for yourself.

Come and say hello to the locals making your favorite products.

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Free Class with Greg Peterson
Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Free Class with Greg Peterson

Come find out how NOT to kill your fruit trees with Greg Peterson of Urban Farm U.

Join Farmer Greg as he shares these tips about successfully growing fruit trees in your yard. It REALLY is quite simple. You will learn:

  • One way to succeed is to figure out how NOT to fail. There are three common ways that trees fail to thrive and we will break them down for you.

  • See examples of why common manners of planting trees in the desert are working against success, and learn the methods that will save you from heartache, extra work and wasting money.

  • Observing the space and climate of the trees and evaluating how to help your fruit trees thrive.

The class will be held in Final Assembly inside of the Barnone building. Seating is limited. Arrive early.

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Free Class with Greg Peterson
Oct
3
6:30 PM18:30

Free Class with Greg Peterson

We're so excited to have Greg Peterson back to the Farm. 

If you've ever wanted to grow a fruit tree, this will be the class you want to attend. 

You will learn:

* The single biggest thing that you need to know when growing fruit trees in the desert

* Why nurseries of all kinds sell you fruit trees that will never make fruit

* Different layout options so you can have more of the trees you want

* How to spread out your fruit tree harvest over months rather than weeks

* A watering technique that virtually guarantees success

Class will be at Final Assembly inside of the Barnone building. Seating is limited so arrive on time to find a seat.

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