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October 2014
$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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$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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$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)

For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or …

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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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$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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Food Day – Disco Soup

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Troop Cafe,
3430 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, 53208
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$60

Fermentation: Making Sauerkraut, Pickles and Beyond

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Preserving vegetables with live-cultures — this is Lacto-Fermentation, an ancient practice experiencing contemporary revival. In this hands-on workshop, we will learn about the science, method and magic of “wild fermentation”, and will transform local, seasonal vegetables into delicious treats. Participants will leave with some of our preparations to nurture at home. Samples, instructions and recipes will be provided. Please bring 2 pint canning jars so that you can take home some of our preparations.

Cost: $60 per person until 10/26, $65 after.

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November 2014
$42.00

The Art and Science of Preserving: Pickling the Fall Harvest

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Milwaukee Public Market,
400 North Water Street,, milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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The late fall harvest make for wonderful crunchy pickles. Join Master Gardener, Master Food Preserver, and Registered Dietitian, Lisa Kingery, and learn to pickle them quick or ferment them slow. We’ll explore pickle recipes from around the globe—from German Sauerkraut to Spicy Italian Giardinera. Students will learn safe canning practices that are easy to understand and 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 …

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