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July 2014
$30

Seasonal Produce Cooking – Culinary Herbs with Chef Karen Gill

Jul 10, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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At Wellspring – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

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 are available to take home. Highlighted seasonal produce for July is Culinary Herbs! Cost: $30 till 7/7, $35 after. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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June 2014
$70

Home Cheese Making Basics Workshop

Jun 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Saturday, June 28th – 10 am to 3:30 pm, Home Cheese Making Basics

At Wellspring – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Learn the art of cheese making in this hands on class. Sample and learn to create several styles of cheese that can be cultivated at home including cultured butter, feta cheese, mozzarella, kefir and others. Participants will be able to build on this introduction to create many varieties of cheese at home. Cost: $70 until 6/25, $80 after – includes lunch, cheese samples and …

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$35

Food Preservation and Canning Workshop

Jun 21, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Saturday, June 21th – 9am to 12 pm, Food Preservation & Canning Workshop – Strawberries

At Wellspring – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Learn food preservation techniques such as canning, freezing, and dehydrating in this hands on class. Bring home a jar of canned garden goodies – Think strawberry rhubarb jam! $35 until 6/18, $40 after (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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Beyond the Basics Cheese Making: Gouda and Cheddar

Jun 14, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Saturday, June 14th – 10 am to 3:30 pm, Beyond the Basics Cheese Making: Gouda and Cheddar

At Wellspring – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Join cheese maker Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs as we focus on two styles of cheese that you can easily make at home. Participants will be guided through the process of making each cheese, with a focus on details. From curd to press, you will be inspired to go home and try these yourself. Making a “home” cheese cave will …

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$30

Seasonal Produce Cooking Class – Asparagus – Chef Greg Leon

Jun 12, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Thursday, June 12th – 6 to 8 pm Seasonal Produce Cooking – Asparagus – Chef Greg Leon

Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring attendees 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. Highlighted seasonal produce for the June class is asparagus! Cost: $30 till 6/9, $35 after.  – $160 for the entire 6 class series

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$12

Wellspring Permaculture Tour

Jun 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Saturday, June 7th – 10 am to Noon – Wellspring Permaculture Tour

At Wellspring – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Join Wellspring’s permaculturist, Adrian Lee, for a two-hour tour of our grounds to view how we have integrated renewable technologies and regenerative agricultural systems to live more holistically. From the simple, to the complex, we will walk and discuss sustainable practices that can easily be integrated into your life. Whether you live on 120 acres or in the inner city, there is always something more …

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May 2014
$6

Preschoolers and Parents Farm Day

May 28, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Get your hands dirty and learn where our food comes from! Preschoolers will meet the chickens, try new veggies and participate in garden based games, songs and activities! 
Cost: $6 per child. www.wellspringinc.org www.wellspringinc.org or (847) 946-5565

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Free

Garden Prep Event – Organic Seedling Sale and Free Gardening Workshops

May 17, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Event: Stop by Wellspring for the annual Spring Gardening Prep Event. Organically grown seedlings will be available for purchase. Free gardening workshops open to the public and taking place throughout the day. Local and sustainable gardening supply vendors will be on site as well, including Purple Cow Organics Compost and Potting Soil.

Organic Seedlings Available:

Tomatoes
Herbs
Kale
Ground Cherries
Eggplant
Tomatillos
Broccoli
Peppers
And more

Free Organic Gardening Workshops:

It Starts in the Soil:  Growing organically for high quality, nutrient-dense vegetables.
Composting: Learn composting basics to start your own composting system
Food Forests 101: Learn to …

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$45

Foraged Food Fun at the Braise Supper Club

May 13, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Braise Restaurant,
1101 S. 2nd St. Milwaukee, WI 53204
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Join Slow Food Wisconsin Southeast for a night featuring items foraged in Wisconsin. The Braise team will be showcasing the foraged items in a 3-course meal.

Slow Food Wisconsin Southeast is a non-profit volunteer run organization that is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the amazing bounty of local, seasonal and delicious foods and food traditions our area has to offer. Their goal is to help our community work towards ensuring Good, Clean, Fair Food for all.

These family-style dinners will be held monthly at Braise on Tuesday nights, open …

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$60

Introduction to Herbalism

May 10, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Join Herbalist Linda Conroy for this fun and informative afternoon. Herbs are the most commonly used remedies around the world. By understanding a few concepts, you can address common issues with basic home remedies. During this workshop participants will be introduced to the foundations of herbal medicine as well as common plants that grow in this region. The last part of this class will be spent preparing an herbal extract (tincture) as well as infused oil, which participants will take home. A handout will be …

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