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October 2014
$6

Preschoolers and Parents Farm Day

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Ages 2 to 5 welcome. Preschoolers will meet the Wellspring chickens, try new veggies, dig for worms, sing songs and participate in garden-based games and activities, all while learning about where our food comes from!

Cost: $6 per child

For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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Free, Farm Festival – Agri-CULTURE Fest

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Wellspring’s annual Free Farm Festival, Agri-CULTURE Fest – is a celebration of the culture in agriculture and all things local, organic and sustainable! 
Enjoy: 
Live music 
Local food and craft vendors 
Food options including local, organic, gluten-free, vegetarian… you name it! 
Hayrides 
Pumpkin Painting and Activities for kids 
“Farmer Olympics” for all ages 
Free educational workshops including a wild edibles walk, backyard bee keeping basics, cooking demonstrations, and more! For more info: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

 

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$30

Seasonal Produce Cooking Class featuring Root Veggies – with Chef Greg Leon of Amilinda 


October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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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 to take home. Assorted root vegetables will be the highlighted produce items for October! This category includes carrots, beets, parsnips, rutabaga, celeriac, and more!

Cost: $30 for those pre-registered the Monday before, $35 at the door (if openings)

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$42.00

The Art and Science of Preserving: Sauces & Jams for Apple & Pears

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Milwaukee Public Market,
400 North Water Street,, milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Crisp fall air means harvest-time for crisp, juicy apples and pears. Learn to make and can 100% natural caramelized applesauce and spiced pear jams. Homemade canned fruits make beautiful holiday gifts. In this hands-on class, students will learn safe canning practices that are easy to understand and apply again at home. Participants will leave the lesson with a jar or 2 of their own canned creations along with tip sheets, recipes and resources for preserving food at home.

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$10.00

“Slow Food Story” at the MKE Film Festival, Wed. October 1, 4:30pm at Downer Theater

October 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:20 pm
Downer Theater,
2589 Downer Avenue, Milwaukee, Wi, WI United States
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Join Slow Food and our community partners, Fondy Food Center and Outpost Natural Foods Co-op, for a showing of the “Slow Food Story” on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 4:30pm at the Downer Theater.

Here is more information about the movie:

Slow Food Story

(Italy, Ireland / 2013 / Director: Stefano Sardo) Slow Food Story Trailer
Born of humble beginnings nearly 30 years ago in response to McDonald’s making its way to Rome, activist Carlo Petrini’s Slow Food Movement has since created a worldwide food revolution—local chapters spread over …

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September 2014
$10.00

“Slow Food Story” at MKE Film Festival, Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 7pm Times Cinema

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Times Cinema,
5906 W. Vliet St, Milwaukee, Wi, WI United States
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Join Slow Food and our community partners, Fondy Food Center and Outpost Natural Foods Co-op, for a showing of the “Slow Food Story” on Tuesday, September 30th at 7pm at the Times Cinema.

Here is more information about the movie:

Slow Food Story

(Italy, Ireland / 2013 / Director: Stefano Sardo)

Born of humble beginnings nearly 30 years ago in response to McDonald’s making its way to Rome, activist Carlo Petrini’s Slow Food Movement has since created a worldwide food revolution—local chapters spread over 150 countries with the goal …

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$10.00

“Slow Food Story” at MKE Film Festival and Slow Social, Sat. Sept. 27, 2014

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Oriental Theater,
2230 North Farwell Avenue, Milwaukee,
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Join Slow Food and our community partners, Fondy Food Center and Outpost Natural Foods Co-op, for a showing of the “Slow Food Story”  on Saturday, September 27th at 4pm at the Oriental Theater.  Join us after the movie for a Slow Social at The Hotel Foster, 2028 East North Avenue.

Here is more information about the movie:

Slow Food Story

(Italy, Ireland / 2013 / Director: Stefano Sardo) Slow Food Story Trailer
Born of humble beginnings nearly 30 years ago in response to McDonald’s making its way to Rome, activist …

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$9

Tasting Tour of Wellspring Organic Farm

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Tour participants will learn about all the systems and processes that work together on a diversified, organic veggie farm while walking the fields and, of course, sampling veggies in peak season! Tasting tours are open to the public, please reserve your spot prior to tour date. As seen on Real Milwaukee!

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

Slow Food Community Cooks: “Herbal Drinks”

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Body & Soul Healing Arts Center,
3617 N. 48th St, Milwaukee,
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Learn about using herbs in cocktails and other drinks. Venice will teach us how herbs can add depth to a variety of drinks. You will have the opportunity to make your own drinks. Please bring two pint size jars with lids so you can take home a sample of your creations. All drinks will be non-alcoholic. You may add “a little something” when you get home!

Register here.

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$90

Food Preservation Weekend!

September 20 @ 10:00 am - September 21 @ 4:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Immerse yourself in a weekend workshop all about food preservation! Lead by Master Preserver Christina Ward, students will go home with the knowledge to start or expand upon their own food processing for long term storage. In this hands on workshop, students will work together, learning and creating several types of preserved foods to take home.

The workshop participants can elect to take the whole weekend workshop or individual days. The schedule for each day is listed below.

Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm

Canning 101: Learn …

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