Friday, Sept. 10

Friday, Sept. 10

Brian's Green Thumb Farm tour — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 327 E. Gregory Road, Central Point. Taste 12 varieties of tomatoes and other seasonal, organic vegetables, as well as locally made, flavored sugars, salts, seasoning rubs and more; free. Taste Shibui — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Ashland; free. Hillcrest Growers Market — 3 to 7 p.m., RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Applegate River Wine Fest — 5 to 8 p.m., Cantrall-Buckley Park, Hamilton Road, Applegate. Annual fundraiser and silent auction with wine tasting, appetizers and live music benefit Applegate and Williams elementary schools; cost is $25; register at www.gacdc.org.

Saturday, Sept. 11

Talent Harvest Festival — 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., downtown Talent. Vendors, artists, music, food, run/walk and many children's activities for Talent's centennial year; free admission. Eagle Point Saturday market — 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., between the Butte Creek Mill and Eagle Point Museum on Royal Avenue. Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market — 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Lithia Way and First Street, Ashland. Saturday Medford market — 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., McAndrews Road, between Poplar Drive and Biddle Road, Medford. Grants Pass Growers Market — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of F and Fourth streets, Grants Pass. "Preserve the Local Bounty!" — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Seven Oaks Farm, 5504 Rogue Valley Highway, Central Point. Demonstration with Oregon State University master food preservers; free. Eat Local Festival — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ashland Food Co-op, 237 N. First St., Ashland; sign up for the Eat Local Challenge; free admission and live music; food available for purchase. Taste sparkling pear wine — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford; wine tasting with Hillcrest Orchard pears; free. Taste Shibui — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Ashland; free. Brian's Green Thumb lunch — noon, Brian's Green Thumb Farm, 327 E. Gregory Road, Central Point, catered by First Street Cafe; cost is $12, reservations only; call 541-879-1188 or e-mail briansgreenthumbfarm@charter.net. Also Sept. 18. Taste oil-free dressings — 2 to 4 p.m., Rising Sun Farms, 5126 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix; free. Farm to Fork dinner — 5 to 8:30 p.m., Blackberry Lane Farm, 2926 Lower River Road, Grants Pass. Tour the farm and enjoy a gourmet dinner prepared from the farm's products; cost is $60, reservations only; see www.farmtoforkevents.com.

Sunday, Sept. 12

Rogue River Sunday market — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 110 Pine St., in the Umpqua Bank parking lot. Rogue Flavor farm tour — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Swallow Springs, Bradford Family and Pholia farms, Evans Valley. Tour farms, meet chickens and goats, learn Evans Valley history and enjoy lunch with optional tasting of Trium wine; cost is $20, which includes lunch, $10 for children; call 541-488-7272 for reservations.

Sunday, Sept. 12 (cont.)

Taste sparkling pear wine — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford; wine tasting with Hillcrest Orchard pears; free. Brian's Green Thumb Farm tour — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 327 E. Gregory Road, Central Point. Taste 12 varieties of tomatoes and other seasonal, organic vegetables, as well as locally made, flavored sugars, salts, seasoning rubs and more; free.

Monday, Sept. 13

"Reduce Inflammation With Local Food" — 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m., The Right Plan, 706 Cardley Ave., Medford. Open-house and discussion with tastings of Runnymede Farm, Rogue Creamery and Rising Sun Farms products; free.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Grants Pass Growers Market — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Riverside Park, Grants Pass. Talent evening market — 5 to 8 p.m., 110 Main St., Talent (between City Hall and the library). Blondies' Bistro benefit for THRIVE — 5 to 8 p.m., Blondies' Bistro, 226 S.W. G St., Grants Pass. Specials made with local products available for purchase with 10 percent of proceeds benefitting THRIVE. Community food forum — 7 p.m., Ashland Food Co-op Community Classroom, 300 Pioneer St., Ashland. Discussion about wheat production in the Rogue Valley; free.