Local Food Events Calendar

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Home Kitchen Cheese Making (Jan 31, 2015)
Firesign Family Farm (Whitmore Lake, MI)

Spend a day exploring the ancient magic of turning fresh milk into cheese in a relaxed "you can do this at home" setting with common kitchen implements. Hands on participation is the theme with explanations of the procedures and how they can be varied to create differing end results. (...)


WE CAN! Water Bath Jams and Jellies (Feb 3, 2015)
Glass Rooster Cannery (Sunbury, OH)

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Ta Da! Pasta and Bread (Feb 5, 2015)
Glass Rooster Cannery (Sunbury, OH)

Take the mystery out of homemade bread and pasta! Join us for an evening of making and dining on fresh bread, homemade pasta and two creative sauces from scratch. Let's top it off with a light but succulent dessert. (...)


Homestead Finance and Business Management Class (Feb 7, 2015)
Firesign Family Farm (Whitmore Lake, MI)

Enjoy exploring the concepts of basic accounting and finance practices as they apply to planning and implementing your homestead goals. This class will give you a starting background whether your goal is to realize substantial income from farm endeavors or merely justify keeping a few hens as a hobby. (...)


MEAD - FERMENTED BEVERAGE (Feb 8, 2015)
The 577 Foundation (Perrysburg, OH)

Come learn from award winning brewer, Justen Pelton how to make mead, one of the oldest beverages of all time. Information will be on ingredient selection, processing, yeast, nutrient feeding & equipment needed. (...)


Homemade Mixes: Spices and Herbs (Feb 10, 2015)
Glass Rooster Cannery (Sunbury, OH)

Fresh taco seasoning, chili starter, meat and vegetable rubs! Sweet spices to make desserts a cinch, and dinner fun, fast and gourmet. First, we will taste appetizers made with our herb and spice options while learning about combinations. (...)


YOUR FAMILY GARDEN: 2nd-7th grades w/adult (Feb 15, 2015)
The 577 Foundation (Perrysburg, OH)

Old McDonald had a farm, but where are the vegetables? Parents partner up with your child/children for this fun class & share the knowledge & materials to start a vegetable plot of your own at home! Patrice Powers-Barker & Lee Richter from OSU Extension will be teaching this class. (...)


We Can! Pressure Canning 101 (Feb 17, 2015)
Glass Rooster Cannery (Sunbury, OH)

Does it really matter whether I water bath or pressure can those vegetables or meats? Will the pressure cooker blow up in my kitchen?? How do I know it is safe to eat what I make? This class is for cooks who want to overcome fear of the "bomb" in the kitchen. (...)