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Preserving vegetables with live-cultures — this is Lacto-Fermentation, an ancient practice experiencing contemporary revival. In this hands-on workshop, we will learn about the science, method and magic of “wild fermentation”, and will transform local, seasonal vegetables into delicious treats. Participants will leave with some of our preparations to nurture at home. Samples, instructions and recipes will be provided. Please bring 2 pint canning jars so that you can take home some of our preparations.
Cost: $60 per person until 10/26, $65 after.
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Join Slow Food WiSE for an evening “stuffed” with knowledge and fun!
Scott Proell, owner of Haught Distributors in Menomonee Falls will be sharing his expertise as well his antique sausage grinding and stuffing tools. He’ll discuss the Wisconsin tradition of making brats, meat preservation, spices and more! Jen Ede, Slow Meat Coordinator for Slow Food WiSE, will discuss the Slow Meat Initiative. While our gracious host, Steve Shapson the Cheesemaker, will serve as the expert newbie, helping the group make both brats and Italian sausages.
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Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring students based on veggies during their peak season! In each class, a chef leads demos and tastings, and provides healthy cooking tips. Wine served to accompany each tasting and recipe handouts to take home. Assorted root vegetables will be the highlighted produce items for October! This category includes carrots, beets, parsnips, rutabaga, celeriac, and more!
Cost: $30 for those pre-registered the Monday before, $35 at the door (if openings)
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Immerse yourself in a weekend workshop all about food preservation! Lead by Master Preserver Christina Ward, students will go home with the knowledge to start or expand upon their own food processing for long term storage. In this hands on workshop, students will work together, learning and creating several types of preserved foods to take home.
The workshop participants can elect to take the whole weekend workshop or individual days. The schedule for each day is listed below.
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
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Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring and teaching students how to use various veggies during peak season! In each class, a chef demonstrates recipes using the featured produce of the month and provides healthy cooking tips. Attendees enjoy tastings of each dish, with an accompanying glass of wine, and receive recipe handouts to take home. Highlighted seasonal produce for September is Kale!
Cost: $30 till 9/8, $35 after. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.orgFind out more »
Learn about foraging safety, ethics, and plant families. Collect, harvest, and taste wild edibles currently in season. After the foray, enjoy appetizers featuring plants found on the tour. Bring home what you collect as well as recipes and guides for future foraging!
Cost: $35/ person, $40 after 9/3. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.orgFind out more »
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.Meet & buy food directly from local vendors i…ncluding Angelic Bakehouse, Becky’s Bissful Bakery, The Noisy Kettle, Really goods, Stone Creeek Coffee and Top Note Tonics. Get your canning supplies & equipment from Blifferts Hardware.
Participate in useful workshops:
• 12:00 pm: Eating Healthy and Local with Slow Food WISE
Learn how to go beyond produce as …
UW-Extension Family Living Educators from Milwaukee and Waukesha County are offering 2 classes on food preservation in August at the Milwaukee County UW-Extension office (and you can get here from there – but you might need some directions!). See the Milwaukee County website for information on the construction and routes to access their office (http://milwaukee.uwex.edu/ ).
View the flyer for more information: http://milwaukee.uwex.edu/files/2014/06/food-preservation-at-UWEX-2014.pdfFind out more »
Join us for a free cooking demonstration with chef, Greg Leon of Amalinda.Find out more »
At Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090
Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring and teaching students to use veggies during peak season! In each class, a chef leads demos and tastings, and provides healthy cooking tips. Wine served to accompany each tasting and recipe handouts to take home. Highlighted seasonal produce for August is tomatoes!
Cost: $30 till 8/11, $35 after. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.orgFind out more »