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August 2014

Riveredge Farm Dinner

Aug 16, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riveredge Farm,
4458 County Hwy Y Saukville, WI
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Community Cooks: Cooking Demonstration at South Shore Farmers’ Market in Bay View

Aug 16, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
South Shore Farmer's Market

Join us for a free cooking demonstration with chef, Greg Leon of Amalinda.

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UW Extension – Food Preservation Class

Aug 13, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UW Extension Office,
9501 W Watertown Plank Rd Wauwatosa, 53226
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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.pdf





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South Central Wisconsin Women in Sustainable Agriculture Farm & Food Tour Day

Aug 10, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Soil Sisters: South Central Wisconsin Women in Sustainable Agriculture Farm & Food Tour Day

Sunday. August 10; 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Celebrate local agriculture on August 10 by visiting small family farms led by Wisconsin women committed to a healthy, fresh future for our communities. From eggplants to emus, sheep to solar energy, bed & breakfasts to beef – these seven farms on the tour offer a unique diversity of farm experiences showcasing the summer’s bounty in one afternoon.

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Farm Fresh Atlas Annual Fundraiser

Aug 4, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Merenda,
125 E. National Ave. Milwaukee,
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A Small Plate (Tapas) Open House

​Join ​the Farm Fresh Atlas of Southeast Wisconsin for our Annual Fundraiser on September 16th from 4-9pm ​at La Merenda Restaurant!​

 Enjoy fabulous food from local farms as prepared by area chefs. 

​SE WI FFA produces & distributes 80,000 copies​ of FFA to 10 counties in SE WI- all with volunteers! Join in this great fundraiser to support those efforts and to keep our local food economy stong!

$65 per person
For more information or to make a reservation, visit:
www.farmfreshsewi.orgPeter Sandroni’s La Merenda Restaurant

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July 2014

Taste of Wellspring – Annual Farm to Table Fundraiser

Jul 27, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mequon Nature Preserve,
8200 W County Line Rd Mequon, WI 53097 United States
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At The Mequon Nature Preserve – 8200 W County Line Rd, Mequon, WI 53097

The Taste of Wellspring is Wellspring’s annual fundraiser held to generate support for the organization’s education classes and community outreach programs. For the event, chefs from the local, regional area get creative and serve up gourmet dishes featuring Wellspring’s produce, accompanied by local, sustainably sourced meats and dairy products. Live music and a silent auction are also part of the event to make for an evening full of local food and fun!

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Tasting Tour at Wellspring Organic Farm

Jul 23, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Tour participants learn about all the systems working together on an organic veggie farm while walking the fields and sampling veggies in season! Tasting tours are open to the public, please reserve your spot prior to tour date. Cost: $9/ adults, $6 for children 12 and under. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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Community Cooks — Outdoor Pizza Party, July 15, 2014

Jul 15, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Steve Shapson's House,
11611 North Grace Court Mequon, 53029 United States
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Join us Tuesday, July 15th at 5:30 pm SHARP for a wood fired outdoor pizza party at the home of Steve Shapson (AKA the Cheesemaker).

Learn pizza-making from the jack of all trades when it comes to home cooking! Steve will educate us on brick oven construction, pizza making from scratch, and dutch oven cooking in the outdoor oven.

$5 covers the costs of the beverages (cider and water), salad, and the basic pizza making supplies: dough, sauce, and cheese. Gluten-free crusts will also be available. Feel …

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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

Slow Meat Dinner at Hinterland, June 18th

Jun 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
222 East Erie Street Suite 100 Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Join us at Hinterland Gastropub to learn more about Slow Food’s Slow Meat Initiative, to learn about some of Wisconsin’s local sustainable meat farmers, and to enjoy some delicious creations!

Wednesday, June 18th at Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub.
Cocktails begin at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7:00pm.

The night’s menu will feature meat from local farms including:
Underground Meats
Golden Bear Farm
Pinn Oak Ridge Farms
Jeff-Leen Farm
and will include five courses with wine pairings.

During dinner, you will learn about each of the farmers, their sustainability efforts, and about the Slow Meat Initiative.

$75/person …

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