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February 2016

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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Alice’s Garden Women’s Full Moon Ceremony and Campout

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - August 19 @ 10:00 am
Alice’s Garden,
2144 N 21st St
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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The Full Green Corn Moon will be honored as our August moon. Green Corn stands tall and straight, ripening in the hot sun. Green corn is fresh corn, commonly called corn on the cob. The stalks are pale green, fresh, and easily shaped into useful things. It is the first of the harvest. In a month, during the Harvest Moon, the corn is clothed in golden leaves, dry to the touch. But the August, Green Corn is Ripe. Sturdy. Juicy.…

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$100

Braise Farm Dinner

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pete’s Community Farm,
1828 W. Arrow St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Join us for our first urban farm dinner! When guests arrive they receive a small appetizer and cocktail to enjoy while strolling the grounds and talking with the farmers. All farm dinners are 4 courses with wine pairings. 

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$3

Groundwork: Salsa, Salsa Contest

August 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Danceworks,
1661 N Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Now that the tomato harvest has begun - let's enjoy the harvest! Join Groundwork Milwaukee for our first salsa contest - a potluck with a twist. At 5:30 you can take a free salsa dance class. Have you ever wanted to try salsa dancing? Well here's your chance! Whether this is your first time, you're a seasoned veteran, or just interested in watching, enjoying the music with some chips and fresh salsa - everyone is welcome! This new event is…

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Alice’s Garden Tea Party

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alice’s Garden,
2144 N 21st St
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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It is tea time in Alice's Garden! The Alice's Garden Herbal Apprentices invite you to join us for our first outdoor tea! We will feature teas made with herbs from the garden and offer tasty treats! Wear your favorite tea party hat and gloves (if you have some) and join us in the garden. We are asking for a $5 donation from adult women to help cover costs. Bring your girls under the age of 18 for free!

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Free

Victory Gardens Dessert Cooking Class

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Concordia Gardens,
220 E Concordia Ave
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Wrapping up our Healthy Cooking Class Series with a healthy and fresh dessert. What is a meal without a little sugar? These sweets will focus on alternatives to processed sugars such as agave nectar, honey, or brown rice syrup. Desserts will feature at least one ingredient from the garden and may be raw, cooked, or baked. Come out to the garden to satisfy that sweet tooth!   Come hungry (and bring a plate), because a cooking demonstration is included.

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