Local Food Events Calendar

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Make Raw Meals and Treats! with Down to Earth Chef Karen Gill (Apr 9, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

Join personal chef Karen Gill for making raw meals and desserts. Learn and taste as Karen leads you through energy saving and health improving raw recipes in this class. $35 before 4/2 $40 after. To register please visit www. (...)

Spring Garden Planning with Mary Ann Ihm of Wellspring (Apr 11, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

It all starts with a dream - and a plan too! Join gardening planning expert Mary Ann Ihm for an afternoon of planning your dream garden. Learn how to lay out your garden space to get the highest yield, from different varieties to spacing all year long. (...)

Vermiculture (worm composting) with Nick DeMarsh - Urban Farmer/Youth Educ (Apr 11, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

Participants will learn how to use a unique and effective two-stage method for worm composting, focusing on the best practices to ensure healthy growth of worms, how to harvest worm castings and how to use the castings as fertilizer. (...)

Intro to Fruit Tree Grafting (Apr 11, 2015)
NuGenesis Farm (Oconomowoc, WI)

Join Permaculturist Adrian Lee for a comprehensive presentation explaining several approaches to grafting fruit trees, followed by a demonstration and hands-on learning. Participants will receive an info packet and grafting guide to take home. (...)

Synergistic Food Pairings (Apr 16, 2015)
NuGenesis Farm (Oconomowoc, WI)

Synergy: "The interaction of elements that, when combined, produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements." In the world of food, there are many famous flavor synergies - Peanut butter and chocolate. (...)

Mushroom Propagation with local permaculturist Adrian Lee (Apr 25, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

Learn two different ways to propagate your own mushrooms. Join permaculturalist Adrian Lee for this informative and hands-on work shop. Topics include; mushroom identification, mushrooms' ecological role, mushrooms in the garden and colonization of material. (...)

"Grow Your Own Salad" Gardening Class (Apr 25, 2015)
NuGenesis Farm (Oconomowoc, WI)

Join the NuGenesis staff to learn to grow your own delicious and healthy salads at home! We will explore different garden greens including salad mixes, lettuce, mustards and spinach varieties, as well as planting techniques and patterns for a continuous harvest of greens. (...)

Natural Herbal Soap Making with Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs (Apr 26, 2015)
Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm (West Bend, WI)

Join Herbalist Linda Conroy for this fun afternoon of soap making. We will start out learning the basics and then dive into a hands-on experience, making soap that you will take home. Participants will go home with soap made in class, along with instructions and recipes for making soap at home. (...)