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September 2015

Intro to Veggie Fermentation

Sep 26, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NuGenesis Farm,
N68 W33208 County Road K
Oconomowoc, 53066 United States
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Preserving vegetables with live-cultures, or lacto-fermentation, is an ancient practice experiencing contemporary revival. Led by Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs, this hands-on workshop will teach participants about the science, method and magic of “wild fermentation.” We will transform local, seasonal vegetables into delicious and nourishing treats to take home. Samples, instruction and recipes will be provided as well. $45 recommended donation.

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October 2015

“Eating with the Seasons” Cooking Class– Carrots, Winter Squash and Thyme

Oct 8, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NuGenesis Farm,
N68 W33208 County Road K
Oconomowoc, 53066 United States
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At NuGenesis, we offer an “Eating with the Seasons” series of cooking classes, to teach people how to select, cook and enjoy the flavors of produce in peak season! In each monthly class, three different veggies or herbs are selected based what is being harvested from gardens and offered in farmers markets or CSA boxes that month. Through cooking demonstrations and a walk in the NuGenesis gardens, our registered dietitians teach attendees a variety of ways to prepare each veggie,…

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Can You Eat Your Way Clear of Disease?

Oct 22, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NuGenesis Farm,
N68 W33208 County Road K
Oconomowoc, 53066 United States
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The most current research supports the benefits of specific foods in preventing disease and supporting recovery from chronic illness. Learn easy ways to eat with the intention to prevent, heal, and/or stay strong during the treatment of a chronic disease. The second half of the class will be focused on cooking demonstrations led by Registered Dietitian Betty Holloway, exploring the health benefits of specific foods and how to incorporate them into your diet. Enjoy a fresh, seasonal meal during class…

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Indoor (Winter)/Composting Methods Workshop

Oct 24, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
NuGenesis Farm,
N68 W33208 County Road K
Oconomowoc, 53066 United States
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The food scraps continue to be produced, but where do you go with them during our Wisconsin winters? Join Master Gardener/Master Composter Connie Holzmiller as she shares ideas on ways to continue compost production while the snow flies. The Japanese method of fermenting ALL food scraps with Bokashi composting and the use of indoor composting worms will be the focus of the workshop. Optional will be the purchase of composting worms and assistance in starting your indoor bin *This class…

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February 2016
$5

Community Cooks, Kimchi Workshop with Saehee Chang

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Body & Soul Healing Arts Center,
3617 N. 48th St
Milwaukee,
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Discover how to prepare Korea's famous pickled dish, Kimchi. Join local Home Cook and Korean Culture Consultant, Saehee Chang, to understand the unique history and tradition of Kimchipreparation and make a basic Napa Cabbage Kimchi. This class will also explore the healthy benefits of Kimchi, ranging from probiotics and other nutritional properties. The best part about this class is that each participant will receive a small sample of homemade Kimchi to take home and enjoy! Please bring a small 12-16…

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Veggie Garden Planning 101

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
NuGenesis Farm,
N68 W33208 County Road K
Oconomowoc, 53066 United States
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Learn how to plan a vegetable garden to provide you with healthy, fresh produce all season long. We'll explore many factors that go into a productive garden including garden location, soil health, veggie variety, how much to plant, when to plant and much, much more. This is a great class for beginning vegetable gardeners and a refresher for veterans alike. Extensive handouts will be provided. $15 recommended class fee.

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March 2016
$35

Slow Soup, A Slow Food Fundraiser

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anodyne Coffee Roastery,
224 W. Bruce Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
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Join us on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 from 6 pm to 9 pm for Slow Soup, a Slow Food WiSE Fundraiser!  Plan to sample soups from over 12 different local restaurants, hear from a few of our community's great Food Leaders and learn more about the current Slow Food Programs.  With the money we raise at this event, we are able to make a difference in our local community. Our mission is to: Connect people with good, clean and fair…

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Seed Starting

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
NuGenesis Farm,
N68 W33208 County Road K
Oconomowoc, 53066 United States
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Starting you own veggie and flower transplants not only saves money but also opens up a world of new varieties to choose from – and you don’t need a greenhouse to do it! Learn planning and planting techniques for starting seeds at home including; when to start seeds and how to create a seeding calendar; planting and germination tips; caring for young seedlings indoors, hardening-off techniques and more. Extensive handouts will be provided. $15 recommended class fee.

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Attracting Beneficial Pollinators

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
NuGenesis Farm,
N68 W33208 County Road K
Oconomowoc, 53066 United States
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Animal and insect pollinators are needed for the reproduction of approximately 90% of flowering plants and one third of food crops. Learn about beneficial pollinators and techniques for attracting them to your garden through garden design and plant selection.  Extensive handouts will be provided. $15 recommended class fee.

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August 2016
Free

Victory Gardens Vegetarian Entree Class

August 17 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Concordia Gardens,
220 E Concordia Ave
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This event is free and open to the public!   Previous classes have developed skills in salads, appetizers, and side dishes. All of these components help to develop a fantastic meal but you can't forget about the main component, the entree!   This entree will ideally be a vegetarian option to fully utilize ingredients that can be grown and harvested at home. Come out to Concordia Gardens to learn about harvesting and developing a healthy meal with the ingredients you…

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