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Agricorp – Gardening Camp for ages 12-16

Agricorp – Gardening Camp for ages 12-16

Jul 29, 2013 @ 9:00 am - Aug 3, 2013 @ 3:00 pm

Agricorp is a weeklong summer program for youth to learn business planning skills through organic gardening. For the first five days, Agricorp members will work in the garden, and receive educational lessons, learning both how to grow veggies and various business skills that can be applied to any future endeavors. At the end of the week, the group harvests, creates a marketing and advertising plan, and gets the chance to sell with Wellspring at the Saturday, West Bend Farmers Market!

Over the course of the week, ...

Slow Food WiSE Board Meeting

Slow Food WiSE Board Meeting

Aug 1, 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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Agricorp – Gardening Camp for ages 12-16

Agricorp – Gardening Camp for ages 12-16

Jul 29, 2013 @ 9:00 am - Aug 3, 2013 @ 3:00 pm

Agricorp is a weeklong summer program for youth to learn business planning skills through organic gardening. For the first five days, Agricorp members will work in the garden, and receive educational lessons, learning both how to grow veggies and various business skills that can be applied to any future endeavors. At the end of the week, the group harvests, creates a marketing and advertising plan, and gets the chance to sell with Wellspring at the Saturday, West Bend Farmers Market!

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Seasonal Produce Cooking Class – Eggplant

Seasonal Produce Cooking Class – Eggplant

Aug 8, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn healthy recipes the utilize eggplant during peak season! Demos, tastings and tips. Wine served and recipes to take home. 
Cost: $25 till 8/6, $30 after. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring students based on veggies during their peak season! In each class, organic cooking coach KC Thorson leads demos and tastings, and provides healthy cooking tips. Wine pairings for each dish, and recipe handouts to take home. Highlighted seasonal produce for the ...

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Eat Local Resource Fair

Eat Local Resource Fair

Aug 17, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Navigating the Eat Local Network ————————–————– The Eat Local Resource Fair is an annual opportunity to celebrate local food. It offers tools, tips and ideas to take the Eat Local Challenge and to eat locally all year long

Free (donations welcome)

Pick up information, tips, ideas and tools to help you find and enjoy local foods all year long Buy food directly from local vendors Visit the new DIY Corner to learn more about food preservation, gardening and beekeeping. Lunch is available for purchaseWorkshops:

11:30 am — Food Advocacy & Policy 101 with ...

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#MKEfoodies Chill & Grill Picnic at Estabrook Beer Garden

#MKEfoodies Chill & Grill Picnic at Estabrook Beer Garden

Aug 18, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Fondy Farmers’ Market Feast

Fondy Farmers’ Market Feast

Aug 25, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Date and Time: Sunday, August 25, 2013 3:30 pm- twilight (Farm tours begin at 3:30 pm; dinner begins at 5:15 pm). Event takes place rain or shine.

Location: Fondy Farm, 821 County Highway P, Port Washington, WI 53004

Tickets:* $100 per person, advance purchase only.

In addition to an amazing meal, the Fondy Farm Feast includes tractor-led farm tours, conversations with chefs and farmers, and great local music by blues guitarists Matt Tyner and Rolf Wessel. Free parking on the farm. Dress is farm casual: jeans and boots ...

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Cocina de Leon – Coastal Mexican Cooking Class

Cocina de Leon – Coastal Mexican Cooking Class

Aug 29, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cocina De Leon Cooking Class with Chef Greg Leon Thursday, August 29th 6:30 to 8:30 pm Contact Linda at (414) 403-8650 to reserve your space.

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Gleaning at the Hunger Task Force Farm with Tikkun Ha-Ir

Gleaning at the Hunger Task Force Farm with Tikkun Ha-Ir

Aug 31, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm