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August 2014
$9

Tasting Tour at Wellspring Organic Farm

Aug 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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

Tour participants learn about all the systems working together on an organic veggie farm while walking the fields and sampling veggies in season!

Tasting tours are open to the public, please reserve your spot prior to tour date. 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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$42.00

The Art of Science of Preserving: Pickled Cucumbers

Aug 21, 2014 @ 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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$5

Family Farm Day at Wellspring Organic Farm

Aug 23, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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

Bring the whole family out to experience a morning on an organic farm! Tours, hands-on activities, garden based games, veggie tastings and more! $5 per family member. Ages 3 and under are free. Please preregister as this program does sell out. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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$125.00

2014 Fondy Farm Feast

Aug 23, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fondy Farm,
821 County Highway P Port Washington, 53004 United States
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Please join us to celebrate food and community at the 2014 Fondy Farm Feast.

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$35

UW Extension – Food Preservation Class – Canning Salsa

Aug 27, 2014 @ 1:45 pm - 7:45 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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September 2014

Eat Local Resource Fair – Slow Food Presentation at 12 pm!

Sep 6, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
UEC - Riverside Park,
1500 E. Park Place Milwaukee, 53211
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The Eat Local Resource Fair is an annual opportunity to celebrate local food. It offers tools, tips and ideas to take the Eat Local Challenge and to eat locally all year long.Meet & buy food directly from local vendors i…ncluding Angelic Bakehouse, Becky’s Bissful Bakery, The Noisy Kettle, Really goods, Stone Creeek Coffee and Top Note Tonics. Get your canning supplies & equipment from Blifferts Hardware.

Participate in useful workshops:
• 12:00 pm: Eating Healthy and Local with Slow Food WISE
Learn how to go beyond produce as …

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$35

Foraging for Wild Edibles Workshop

Sep 6, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wellspring Education Center,
4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090 United States
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Learn about foraging safety, ethics, and plant families. Collect, harvest, and taste wild edibles currently in season. After the foray, enjoy appetizers featuring plants found on the tour. Bring home what you collect as well as recipes and guides for future foraging!

Cost: $35/ person, $40 after 9/3. For more info and to register: (847) 946-5565 or www.wellspringinc.org

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$5.00

Slow Food Community Cooks: “Herbs in the Kitchen”

Sep 10, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Body & Soul Healing Arts Center,
3617 N. 48th St Milwaukee,
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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.

Register here.

 

You can also register for all three classes here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=licqt8bab&oeidk=a07e9puxxlmd3428c51

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$30

Seasonal Produce Cooking Class featuring Kale – with Chef Karen Gill

Sep 11, 2014 @ 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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$42.00

The Art and Science of Preserving: Tomatoes & Salsa

Sep 14, 2014 @ 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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