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.orgFind out more »
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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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
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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/10795Find out more »
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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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.Find out more »
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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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.Find out more »
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.orgFind out more »
In the first of a series of three classes, learn about using herbs in your kitchen! Venice will teach us how to make the most of herbs in cooking and making household cleaning products. Please bring two pint size jars with lids. You will be able to take samples home with you.
You can also register for all three classes here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=licqt8bab&oeidk=a07e9puxxlmd3428c51Find out more »