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September 2014
$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!

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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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Cowspiracy Showing

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marcus South Shore Cinema,
7261 S 13th St, Oak Creek, 53154
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Movie presentation of Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. As eye-opening as Blackfish and as inspiring as An Inconvenient Truth, this shocking yet humorous documentary reveals the absolutely devastating environmental impact large-scale factory farming has on our planet. Q&A to follow

More info here: http://www.tugg.com/events/10795

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$5.00

Slow Food Community Cooks: “Herbs in the Medicine Cabinet”

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Body & Soul Healing Arts Center,
3617 N. 48th St, Milwaukee,
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Learn about the healing properties of herbs! Venice will teach us how to make herbal healing remedies using herbs and a few items you already have at home. Please bring two pint size jars with lids. You will be able to take some samples you make home with you.

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No Herbs Left Behind Sept. 15th

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park,
1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee, WI
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In this demonstration you will learn ways to get more out of your herb garden, farmer’s market or CSA box.  We will discuss using them fresh as well as drying, freezing and preserving them in oils or pestos.

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$42.00

The Art and Science of Preserving: Tomatoes & Salsa

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Milwaukee Public Market,
400 North Water Street,, milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Nothing compares to the flavor of a homegrown tomato picked at the peak of season. Learn to capture that homegrown flavor in a jar. Students will make crushed tomatoes and zesty salsa learning safe canning practices that are easy to understand and apply again at home. This is a hands-on class. 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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Local Food Biking Adventure Sept. 14th noon to 4pm

September 14 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park,
1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee, WI
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Conclude the 2014 “Eat Local Challenge” by exploring MIlwaukee’s local food scene by bike.  Along the route we will visit:  an urban farm, a food justice organization, a farmer’s market and a restaurant dedicated to keeping it local.  Bike and helmets provided or bring your own.

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$30

Seasonal Produce Cooking Class featuring Kale – with Chef Karen Gill

September 11 @ 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 and teaching students how to use various veggies during peak season! In each class, a chef demonstrates recipes using the featured produce of the month and provides healthy cooking tips. Attendees enjoy tastings of each dish, with an accompanying glass of wine, and receive recipe handouts to take home. Highlighted seasonal produce for September is Kale!

Cost: $30 till 9/8, $35 after. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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