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Slow Food WiSE Board Meeting

Slow Food WiSE Board Meeting

May 2, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Board meetings are held monthly. If you would like to attend, please contact our current leader, Barb Heinen, at bheinen@slowfoodwise.org.

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African Flavors Cooking Class with Afro Fusion Cuisine.

African Flavors Cooking Class with Afro Fusion Cuisine.

May 4, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

May 4th, noon to 2 pm Food enthusiasts and home cooks alike will sample and learn to prepare traditional African dishes! Chef Yollande Deacon of Afro Fusion Cuisine, will feature organic, African spice blends and lead demos, tastings and tips.  Recipes available to take home. Menu:

- West African Peanut Stew (vegetarian) - Cameroonian Seasoned Rice (Vegetarian) - Afro Fusion Sweet Fried Plantain

Cost: $20 till 4/30, $25 after

For more information and to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (847) 946-5565

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Wellspring: Seasonal Produce Cooking Class – Asparagus

Wellspring: Seasonal Produce Cooking Class – Asparagus

May 9, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May 9th, 6 to 8pm Seasonal Produce Cooking Class – Featuring Asparagus

Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring students and based on veggies during their peak season here in Southeastern Wisconsin. Each month a different veggie is selected and featured from Wellspring’s garden. Organic cooking coach, KC Thorson, demonstrates four healthy recipes which students taste and receive recipes to try at home. Wine is provided to accompany the tastings.

The highlighted veggie for the month of May is asparagus.

Cost: $25 till 5/6 – $30 after

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Slow Social at Clock Shadow Creamery

Slow Social at Clock Shadow Creamery

May 9, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Click here to register, space is limited!

Join us for an exclusive after-hours slow social at Clock Shadow Creamery!

Learn about the history and operations of cheese making in the city through a tour and Q&A session from the Creamery staff. Sip on drinks, featuring beer from Milwaukee Brewing Co. while tasting samples of Clock Shadow Creamery’s fresh curds and quark, Martha’s Pimento Cheese, and appetizers provided by INdustri Cafe.

There will also be time to shop and socialize! All of the cheeses and products sold at Clock Shadow, including ...

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

Wellspring: Foraging for Wild Edibles Workshop

Wellspring: Foraging for Wild Edibles Workshop

May 11, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 11th, 2 to 6 pm Foraging for Wild Edibles Workshop Hunt, collect and enjoy late spring wild edibles! Participants can expect to learn about foraging safety and ethics, plant families, and the ‘patterns’ method of plant identification for unfamiliar plants in the field.

After the foray, enjoy appetizers featuring the types of plants found on the tour. Recipes to bring home. Open to beginning foragers as well as experienced foragers who may want to share what they know with the group.

Cost: $30 till 5/4, $35 after

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

Food Revolution Day!

Food Revolution Day!

May 17, 2013

Food Revolution Day on 17 May is a global day of action for people to make a stand for good food and essential cooking skills. It’s a chance for people to come together within their homes, schools, workplaces and communities to cook and share their kitchen skills, food knowledge and resources. Food Revolution Day aims to raise awareness about the importance of good food and better food education for everyone by focusing on three simple actions – cook it, share it, live it. The first ...

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

Wellspring: Container Gardening Workshop

Wellspring: Container Gardening Workshop

May 18, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

May 18th, 9 to 11 am Container Gardening Workshop

Who says you need a large yard to grow your own food! Container gardening can be a great way to make use of a small space or simply a decorative way to grow veggies and flowers. In this hands-on workshop, we will cover the principles for growing a successful container garden as well as creative container ideas. Participants should bring their own container or planter. Soil and seedlings will be provided as we work together to create a garden ...

Wellspring: Organic Seedling Sale and Free Gardening Workshops!

Wellspring: Organic Seedling Sale and Free Gardening Workshops!

May 18, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

May 18th, 10 am – 2 pm

Stop by Wellspring for the Annual Spring Gardening Prep Event. Organically grown seedlings will be available for purchase. Free organic gardening workshops open to the public and taking place throughout the day. Local and sustainable gardening supply vendors will be on site as well.

Organic Seedlings Available:

Tomatoes Herbs Kale Ground Cherries Lettuce Peppers And more

Free Organic Gardening Workshops:

It Starts in the Soil:  Growing organically for high quality, nutrient-dense vegetables. Composting 101: Learn composting basics to start your own composting system Transplanting: Proper care and techniques covered

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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VGI Blitz

VGI Blitz

May 11, 2013 - May 25, 2013

The 5th Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI needs your enthusiasm, your shovels, and your vision for a nutritious, sustainable food system. Victory Garden Initiative is working towards real change, one garden at a time. They are bringing together communities across Milwaukee to do something BIG…

They’ve set a goal of installing 500 gardens across Milwaukee this year! Check out how YOU can get involved on their website!

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Wellspring: Preschool and Parent Farm Day

Wellspring: Preschool and Parent Farm Day

May 29, 2013 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

May 29, 12:30 to 1:45 pm Preschoolers and Parents Farm Morning New Session Time!

Preschoolers and their caregivers plant seeds, play nature based games, enjoy a garden snack, meet the chickens all while learning where our food comes from!

Ages 2–5 welcome. Cost: $5 per child

For more information and to register, www.wellspriginc.org or (847) 946-5565

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