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AUGUST: Today in Food History

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AUGUST IS:

VARIABLE DATE EVENTS

DAYS

  • International Bacon Day (Aug 30, 2014 - Sat before Labor Day - can be in August or September)
  • International Beer Day (August 1, 2014 - 1st Fri)
  • International Can-It-Forward Day (Aug 16, 2014)
  • Mead Day (Aug 2, 2014) Mead, perhaps the oldest fermented beverage, is made by combining honey, water, and yeast, and is often referred to as honey wine (American Homebrewers Assn).
  • National Honey Bee Day (3rd Sat - August 16, 2014)
  • National Mustard Day & Festival (Aug 2, 2014 - 1st Sat)
  • Nut Monday (Aug 4, 2014 - 1st Monday)
  • World Kitchen Garden Day (Aug 24, 2014 -4th Sun)
  • Australia (NT): Picnic Day (Aug 4, 2014 - 1st Mon)
  • Australia: Cupcake Day for the RSPCA (Aug 18, 2014)
  • UK: National Hot Dog Day
  • Spain: 'La Tomatina' Tomato Fight  (Aug 27, 2014 - last Wed)  Bunol, Valencia, Spain. 30,000 people throw 240,000 pounds of tomatoes at each other
  • Sweden: Kräftskiva, Traditional Swedish Crayfish Parties
  • Sweden: Surströmingspremiären, Sour Herring Premiere (Aug 21, 2014 - 3rd Thursday) By ordinance, the year's supply of sour herring may begin to be sold.
  • More than 800 Food Festivals, including Apple, BBQ & Rib; Blueberry, Corn, Mint, Peach, Watermelon, Zucchini, Lobster, Oyster & Wine Festivals

WEEKS (with variable dates)

  • Air Conditioning Appreciation Week
  • National Farmers Market Week (Aug -3-9, 2014 1st full week in August)
  • World Water Week (Aug 31-Sept 5, 2014 - annual Aug or Sept) World Water Week is organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm, Sweden. It has been the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues since 1991.
     
  • OLD - National Apple Week (Since 1996, now National Apple Month in October)
     
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