What’s Fresh Blog

What’s Fresh Blog2017-03-22T09:13:23-07:00

Pie Contest

Do you ever read pie books before bed, then wake up during the night to jot down recipe ideas you were dreaming about? Then this contest might be calling your name! It’s time to roll up your sleeves, roll out the dough and bring your best pie to the Thursday Marin Farmers Market. Join us at AIM’s first annual Pie Baking Contest, October 31st, 2019. Bring your homemade pie to [...]

Halloween Festivities

Join us at Thursday Marin Market for a costume contest, homemade pie contest, and pumpkin decorating on Halloween! PIE CONTEST DETAILS: Do you ever read pie books before bed, then wake up during the night to jot down recipe ideas you were dreaming about? Then this contest might be calling your name! It’s time to roll up your sleeves, roll out the dough and bring your best pie to the [...]

Free Pumpkin Decorating

10/26 9am-1pm @ Grand Lake Farmers Market 10/27 9am-1pm @ Clement St. Farmers Market 10/31 9am-1pm @ Thursday Marin Farmers Market FREE event for all put on by AIM! Come decorate your pumpkin with fruits and veggies next to the market information booth, 9-1p while supplies last.

Join our Farmers Markets Today!

Apply today! Join our Farmers Markets. We currently have availability at all AIM's 8 certified Farmers Markets, including our new San Rafael Seasonal Summer Market. Hurry, space is limited! Follow this link for the application and more information: https://agriculturalinstitute.org/join-our-markets/

Food, Farms, and Art

Local nonprofit Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM) in partnership with Marin Cultural Services, will host an exclusive Opening Night Reception for Food, Farms & Art, AIM’s 2nd annual art show and sale. During this special evening you’ll be able to meet the artists, enjoy live music, taste local farmstead cheese and Bay Area artisan wine and beer. You’ll be the first to see work by local artists who are passionate [...]

End of Season Dance Party

On our last night of the season, AIM will host Arthur Murray San Rafael Dance Studio for a group dance lesson on the Plaza at 6pm followed by a dance party with special guest and Zydeco musician Andre Thierry! Help us celebrate the end of summer! Free, family and kid-friendly, open to all. Stay and enjoy the last night of the farmers market and fill your tote with local, seasonal [...]

Harvest Talk: Back to School Ag Education (Marin)

Join us for our next Harvest Talk at the Marin Sunday Market to celebrate Back to School month! We’ll have an exciting lineup of speakers working in youth agricultural education, California school meals programs, and local farming. Leave with a deeper understanding of the importance of serving healthy, local school meals. Discover ways your children can participate in learning opportunities on the farm, in the cafeteria, and in the classroom. [...]

Rollin’ Root Adds a New Stop

Starting on August 26, we will be launching our third day of Rollin’ Root operations, serving communities in West Marin! Working together, we can promote community food security for older adults while increasing the purchase of California-grown produce through the Rollin’ Root. We look forward to rollin’ for many years to come!

Latinx Cultural Night

Come celebrate the rich Latinx community and culture in San Rafael, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month! AIM, in partnership with the City of San Rafael, Canal Alliance, Bank of Marin, Viva el Cine Program and the MVFF42, will host a night of music, dance performances, food, community resources, and kids coloring zone at the farmers market! Special musical guest is Martin Franco, Mambo Soul music, and the Ballet Folklorico [...]

Harvest Talk: Back to School Ag Education (Grand Lake)

Join us for our next Harvest Talk at the Grand Lake Farmers Market to celebrate Back to School month! We’ll have an exciting lineup of speakers working in youth agricultural education, California school meals programs, and local farming. Leave with a deeper understanding of the importance of serving healthy, local school meals. Discover ways your children can participate in learning opportunities on the farm, in the cafeteria, and in the [...]

Futurewell Summit

Futurewell Is An Environmental Health Meets Wellness Summit Futurewell is a summit designed to address the synergy between human and planetary health. They will offer a full day of learning and self-care opportunities centered around regenerative practices.  Their globally recognized speakers and panel discussions will offer a diverse perspective on solutions for a vital future. Come learn, move, nourish, participate, connect, and collaborate to become part of the solutions for [...]

National Farmers Market Week

Marin County declares August 4 – 10, 2019 as National Farmers Market week. In honor of National Farmers Market Week, AIM, the Marin Food Policy Council, and MALT sponsored a proclamation with the Marin County Board of Supervisors on Aug. 6 to draw attention to the importance of Farmers Markets and Marin County Agriculture. View the Marin County Proclamation