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 …
Glorioso’s Italian Market is offering its tried and true Pasta 101 class. They added a bit of a variation ~ vegetarian pasta! This class will include modifications such as egg-free noodles made from scratch and traditional non-meat sauce combos from Italy and Sicily. $35 per participant includes a $10 voucher to use in store on a purchase of $25 or more on the day of the event.Find out more »
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.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 »
Join friends of real food for a tasty potluck dinner at 6pm followed by a program and discussion.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 »
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 »
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.
Register on-line at the Milwaukee Public Market or call …Find out more »
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 »
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.
Register here.Find out more »