Food Holidays

Food Calendar 2013 ~ Food Holidays

Who designates “national” food days?

“National” observances (months, weeks, days) in the USA are determined by three sources:

  1. Presidential proclamation…promoting national interests (Thanksgiving, National School Lunch Week)
  2. Industry/trade associations…promoting member products (National Sandwich Month, National Pie Day)
  3. Source unknown…sounds good, historically feasible, sells copy (National Sandwich Day)

Source: Food Timeline

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  1. National Doughnut Day is June 5, 2015.

  2. This calendar is amazing. I had no idea there are so many food holidays. Well happy National Daiquiri Day. I think I will go for strawberries!
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  3. I often search for food holiday calendars. Thanks for printing this.
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  4. I work at a food pantry and this website is terrific for the social media posts for our center. When we are in need of something there, I can use a food holiday for ideas on what is needed here at our pantry. Thank you so much!

  5. Thank you for sharing love this blog post

  6. Carole Dow says:

    I love to cook and your site provides inspiration. This is great! How about a Gluten-free Day, or did I miss it? Thank you for future fun. Carole

  7. Jeffrey Loucks says:

    I ran across your site while doing a search on what day today was. Each morning my wife and I spend an hour or two first thing in the morning relaxing and surfing the web looking up unusual pieces of trivia and/or news. I don’t remember the last time I actually bookmarked a site though because it was interesting. Thank you! You made our day! Sincerely, Jeff & Renee

  8. It sounds so interesting before this I have no idea about food holidays and I was surprised too. And I think it will help me a lot  because my kids hate vegetables and they avoiding the food which includes vegetable. If I am using this chart I hope my kids also support me. Thanks for sharing this valuable information with us.

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