Local Food Events Calendar

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Making Maple Syrup (Mar 8, 2015)
Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL)

Learn how to make your own maple syrup at this new workshop. From the history and how-to of tree tapping, to filtering and finishing your final sweet product, we'll cover everything you need to start sugaring! We'll discuss the basics of identifying the different trees you can tap and take a short winter hike to see if the sap is running. (...)


Winter Farmers Market - Oak Park (Mar 8, 2015)
Winter Farmers Markets ~ Chicago Area (Oak Park , IL)

Come to St. Giles Parish in Oak Park as Faith in Place begins its last month of Winter Farmers Markets for the season. That means spring is almost here! Here's a chance to enjoy fresh produce and other local foods and goods and meet the vendors who make it all possible. (...)


Cheese Making with Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs (Mar 8, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

Learn the art of cheese making in this hands-on class. Sample and learn to create several styles of cheese that can be made at home including cultured butter, farmers cheese, mozzarella, kefir and yogurt. (...)


Soups, Stews, and Stocks (Mar 12, 2015)
NuGenesis Farm (Oconomowoc, WI)

At the Petite Chef - 119 N. Main St. Dousman WI 53118 Warm up with nourishing soups, stews and stocks! Learn to prepare fresh takes on classics, as well as new, flavorful recipes, all featuring seasonal, healthy ingredients. (...)


Activate Your Food This Spring- Micro Greens with PortFish LTD (Mar 12, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

Join Wellspring for another 2nd Thursday evening of cooking. This class partners with PortFish of Port Washington to learn about micro greens. Taste as we cook- sampling fresh micro greens grown sustainably with PortFish Perch. (...)


Count Your Chickens (Mar 14, 2015)
Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL)

Curious about starting a small flock of chickens? In this workshop, we'll address all you need to know before you get your birds: feeding, health, breeds, coops, protection from predators, year-round care, eggs, raising chicks and more. (...)


Fruit Tree Grafting Class with John Holzwart of Moonwise Herbs (Mar 15, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

Join John Holzwart ('Little John') for a comprehensive presentation explaining several approaches to grafting, followed by a demonstration and hands-on learning. Participants graft and take home two semi-dwarf fruit trees of your choice (apple, pear or plum). (...)


*FREE EVENT* Scion Exchange with John Holzwart of Moonwise Herbs (Mar 15, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

Attention all fruit tree grafters and growers! Here is your chance to exchange plant material. Join us for a fun time trading fruit tree cuttings. Newbies and seasoned grafters will mingle and swap scionwood of various fruit trees. (...)