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August 2014
$42.00

The Art of Science of Preserving: Pickled Cucumbers

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Milwaukee Public Market,
400 North Water Street,, milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Cucumbers make the quintessential pickle. While they are in season, learn to transform those crunchy little gherkins into great tasting, CRUNCHY, sweet bread & butters or old-fashioned sour dills using fermentation and vinegar infusions. Students will learn how to safely can their pickles with easy to understand instructions that they can apply 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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Riveredge Farm Dinner

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riveredge Farm,
4458 County Hwy Y, Saukville, WI
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http://riveredgenaturecenter.org/portfolio-item/riveredge-farm-dinner/

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Community Cooks: Cooking Demonstration at South Shore Farmers’ Market in Bay View

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
South Shore Farmer’s Market

Join us for a free cooking demonstration with chef, Greg Leon of Amalinda.

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$30

Seasonal Produce Cooking – Tomatoes – with Chef Greg Leon of Amilinda

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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At Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring and teaching students to use veggies during 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 August is tomatoes!

Cost: $30 till 8/11, $35 after. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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$10

UW Extension – Food Preservation Class

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UW Extension Office,
9501 W Watertown Plank Rd, Wauwatosa, 53226
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UW-Extension Family Living Educators from Milwaukee and Waukesha County are offering 2 classes on food preservation in August at the Milwaukee County UW-Extension office (and you can get here from there – but you might need some directions!). See the Milwaukee County website for information on the construction and routes to access their office (http://milwaukee.uwex.edu/ ).

 

View the flyer for more information: http://milwaukee.uwex.edu/files/2014/06/food-preservation-at-UWEX-2014.pdf

 

 

 

 

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South Central Wisconsin Women in Sustainable Agriculture Farm & Food Tour Day

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Soil Sisters: South Central Wisconsin Women in Sustainable Agriculture Farm & Food Tour Day

Sunday. August 10; 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

www.soilsisterswi.org

Celebrate local agriculture on August 10 by visiting small family farms led by Wisconsin women committed to a healthy, fresh future for our communities. From eggplants to emus, sheep to solar energy, bed & breakfasts to beef – these seven farms on the tour offer a unique diversity of farm experiences showcasing the summer’s bounty in one afternoon.

Soil Sisters highlights a cross-section of women farmers …

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$30

Seasonal Produce Cooking Class – Brunch! with Chef Greg Leon of Amilinda

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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At Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

 Learn how to incorporate fresh, seasonal produce into everyone’s favorite meal – BRUCH! Chef Greg Leon will lead demos, tastings and give cooking tips. Recipes to take home!

Cost: $30 till 8/5, $35 after. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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$50

Organic Baby Food Making Class With Master Preserver Christina Ward

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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At Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm – 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Many baby foods can be overly processed and contain synthetic ingredients. Join Master Preserver, Christina Ward, in this hands-on class to learn how easy it can be to make your own baby food with fresh, organic produce! Preparation, storage and recipes tips will be covered. Students will work together to make their own baby food to bring home. All supplies will be provided.

Cost: $50 until 8/4, $55 after. All supplies provided. …

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$65

Farm Fresh Atlas Annual Fundraiser

August 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Merenda,
125 E. National Ave., Milwaukee,
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REAL FARMS…REAL FOOD… REAL FUN!

A Small Plate (Tapas) Open House

​Join ​the Farm Fresh Atlas of Southeast Wisconsin for our Annual Fundraiser on September 16th from 4-9pm ​at La Merenda Restaurant!​

 Enjoy fabulous food from local farms as prepared by area chefs. 

​SE WI FFA produces & distributes 80,000 copies​ of FFA to 10 counties in SE WI- all with volunteers! Join in this great fundraiser to support those efforts and to keep our local food economy stong!

$65 per person
For more information or to make a reservation, visit:
www.farmfreshsewi.orgPeter Sandroni’s La Merenda Restaurant

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July 2014
$75

Taste of Wellspring – Annual Farm to Table Fundraiser

July 27 @ 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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