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July 2014
$75

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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$9

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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$5.00

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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$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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Slow Meat Dinner at Hinterland, June 18th

Jun 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hinterland,
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.

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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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Free

Dr. Bronner Birthday Party – Free to the Public

Jun 8, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Sunday, June 8th – 2 to 6 pm Dr. Bronner Birthday Party – Free to the Public

Free food, music, games and fun for the public! Bring your bathing suits as the event will feature a soap–foam blaster, showering willing partygoers with Bronner’ famous organic and fair-trade soap. www.wellspringinc.org or (847) 946-5565

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