Food Calendar

What's happening when and where in the world of food.
Photo taken by Denzil Green
  • food day icon28 October -- Wild Foods Day
    This is a day on which all kinds of clever people can make their "stalking the wild asparagus" jokes. Some wild life parks who observe Wild Foods Day will observe it sometime around 28th October, either a bit before or after depending on when they can hit a Saturday or Sunday so that people can participate -- they aim for the last Saturday in October.
  • food day icon31 October -- Hallowe'en
    The 31st of October is the day when the veil between this world and other worlds is thought to be thin. Oblivious to this, children dress in costumes and go door to door for candy.
  • food day icon31 October -- Samhain
    Samhain celebrations start on the evening of the 31st of October. Samhain marks the end of the summer and is the last harvest celebration.
  • food day icon31 October -- St Thomas Bellacci
    Thomas Bellacci (1370 to 1447 AD) the patron saint of butchers, was a butcher's son. He was born in Florence, of parents who came from Castello di Linari in Val d'Elsa.
  • food day icon1 November -- All Saint's Day
    In Corsica, on All Saints Day, people place milk and chestnuts (of the châtaigne type) on window sills for the visiting dead to eat.
  • food day icon1 November -- Día de los Muertos Day 1
    This is All Saints Day in Mexico, the first of two days to honour the dead. This first day focusses on dead children and babies.