Join herbalist Linda Conroy for this fun, hands-on class! Make approximately 10 herbal items to give this holiday season! Gifts made include lip balm, felted soap, herbal condiments, herbal salts, lotion bar, dream pillow, herbal tea blend, herbal massage oil and much more! Learn about herb varieties while crafting too. All supplies provided; decorative packaging provided as well.
Cost: $65 until 12/1, $75 after. That is less than $7 per gift! For more information and to register www.wellspringinc.org, or (847) 946–5565Find out more »
Terra Madre Day is a worldwide celebration held every year on December 10 to reconnect communities with local food.
Organized by Slow Food since 2009, each year over 1000 unique events show the diversity of our food cultures.
Slow Food WiSE Volunteer Social
Save the date for Tuesday, January 14th from 5:30-6:30 pm. We will be hosting a volunteer social! Come find out about how you can get involved with Slow Food this year. Location TBA, more details will follow in a separate email!Find out more »
Register now for the 8th annual Wisconsin Local Food Summit being held January 31st and February 1st at MATC in Downtown Milwaukee. For more information and to register visit their website.Find out more »
8th Annual Restaurants Under Glass!
On January 31st, Milwaukee’s top restaurants offer samples of their menus for an elegant evening with amazing food tastings.
Advance purchase will be available approximately one month prior to event. Admission: $30 per person, includes unlimited tastings. Make sure to stop by our booth at this event as well! Follow the event on Facebook.
At Wellspring – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090
Join Steve Wallace, founder of Milwaukee’s own Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company, and Chef Karen Gill for an evening of tasting and learning about sustainable chocolate! Learn about how cocoa is grown and of Omanhene’s partnership with farmers in Ghana, while Chef Gill leads cooking demos and tastings of an all chocolate menu. Wine will be served with tastings. Students will go home with recipes for the evening’s dishes and knowledge of the world of chocolate.
Cost: $30 …Find out more »
YOU ARE INVITED! Come celebrate with the neighborhood orchard recipients of the 2014 Fruity Nutty 5 Contest. Join us for fun with delicious local food, libations, dancing and more, including a silent and live auction to fund the planting of the awarded orchards. Come to raise a toast and an urban orchard!
Our 4th annual celebration starts at 6:30 p.m. with complimentary cocktail hour. At 7:00, enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, followed by a presentation of the Fruity Nutty 5 winners, then live swing music, dancing and …Find out more »
School Garden and Garden Based Education Training
At Wellspring Education Center – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090
In this free this workshop, participants will discuss why youth gardening and garden-based education is important and will learn strategies to plan, design, and implement child-centered youth gardens for school, early childhood, and after-school sites. Participants will also review garden-based curriculum and share ideas for incorporating such lessons into the classroom. Open to educators and interested community members! Continuing Education Units available for early childhood educators.
To register – …Find out more »
12th Annual Local Farmer Open House
Saturday March 8th, 11 am – 3 pm at the Urban Ecology Center in Riverside Park.
Free Know your farmer. Know your food. Meet and support your local farmers. Connect to get farm-fresh produce & more. Whether you are just learning about Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs) or have been a member for years, this is a great once-a-year opportunity to talk with local farmers, learn about their growing practices and share options, and choose which farm is best for you and …Find out more »