Sunday, February 1, 2015

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Fresh and Fermented

Fresh and Fermented

Date and time:
02/04/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Hotel Andra
County: King

In addition to a smoothie and sauerkraut demo and a doctor chat, you’ll enjoy a light supper of substantial tastes of 5 healthful and delicious recipes made by the Hot Stove Society team from Julie O'Brien’s book, including a variety of beverages, and you’ll go home with a signed copy of the Fresh and Fermented cookbook.  See website for details.

Event Location

Hotel Andra
2000 4th Avenue
Seattle, 98121 WA
 
Cooking Class: Stocking Your Fridge

Cooking Class: Stocking Your Fridge

Date and time:
02/05/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Interested in DIY? Most of the condiments in your fridge can be made at home, and in this class our Culinary Director Kyle Wisner will show you how.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
21 Acres: Yes You Can!

21 Acres: Yes You Can!

Date and time:
02/06/2015 - 6:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Join the 21 Acres' kitchen team and a Registered Dietitian for a hands-on canning experience. On the menu for February is cranberry ketchup and apple chutney.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 Northeast 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Volunteer: Native Plant Nursery - Garden of Goo

Volunteer: Native Plant Nursery - Garden of Goo

Date and time:
02/07/2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Venue:
Wetland Plant Cooperative
County: King

Native plants grown from locally collected seed are the corner stone of conservation and ecological restoration. Learn about growing native plants for stream and wetland restoration projects while helping to perform critical nursery tasks. Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.  See website for details.

Event Location

Wetland Plant Cooperative
Longacres Drive SW
Renton, 98057 WA
 
Core Home Cheesemaking Skills: Heart-Shaped Feta

Core Home Cheesemaking Skills: Heart-Shaped Feta

Date and time:
02/07/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Mountain Lodge Farm
County: Pierce

Classes include all cheese making materials, a tour of Mountain Lodge Farm facilities, instruction booklet, and a light lunch. Classes are limited to 10 people per class, so don't wait to sign up!   See website for details.

Event Location

Mountain Lodge Farm Eatonville, WA
 
Whole Hog Butchery and Curing Workshop

Whole Hog Butchery and Curing Workshop

Date and time:
02/07/2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
County: Kitsap

Brandon Sheard of Farmstead Meatsmith will demonstrate the butchery of a small Heyday Farm pig, explaining each cut as well as cooking methods. Participants will then learn about less familiar cuts. Next, Brandon will demonstrate natural, nitrate-free curing methods.  See website for details.

Event Location

Farmhouse and Kitchen on Old Mill Road
4370 Old Mill Road NE
Bainbridge Island, 98110 WA
 
21 Acres: Back to Basics-Soup and Stock

21 Acres: Back to Basics-Soup and Stock

Date and time:
02/07/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

This month, Back to Basics - Soup and Stock, features 21 Acres' own Sue Skaggs, soup maker extraordinaire, as she discusses how to make your own stocks and broths at home, and how to turn them into delicious seasonal soups.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 Northeast 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
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Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
02/09/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

This week's class focuses on How to Roast.  The menu includes: Cabbage, cilantro, and lime slaw; Spiced & Rubbed Pork Loin with Roasted Parsnips.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Keynote Address with Seth Holmes: Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies - Migrant Farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest

Keynote Address with Seth Holmes: Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies - Migrant Farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest

Date and time:
02/09/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
University of Washington - Kane Hall Room 130
County: King

Join us for this free keynote address ("Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies - Migrant Farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest") by medical anthropologist and physician Seth Holmes.  See website for details.

Event Location

University of Washington - Kane Hall Room 130 Seattle, WA
 
Grape Pruning and Vineyard Management – Hands-On Workshop!

Grape Pruning and Vineyard Management – Hands-On Workshop!

Date and time:
02/10/2015 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Bainbridge Vineyards and Perennial Vintners
County: Kitsap

Come learn about grape pruning and vineyard management from experienced viticulturalists and winemakers Betsey Wittick (Bainbridge Island Vineyards) and Mike Lempriere (Perennial Vintners). See website for details.

Event Location

Bainbridge Vineyards and Perennial Vintners
8840 Northeast Lovgreen Road
Bainbridge Island, 98110 WA
 
Cooking Class: Vegetarian Dinner Menu

Cooking Class: Vegetarian Dinner Menu

Date and time:
02/10/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

The menu includes: Raw Vegetable Salad with Pomegranate & Walnut Dressing, Garlic & Bread Soup, Roasted Carrots & Parsnips with Harissa, Garlic, Cilantro and Lime Yogurt, and Bay Leaf Ice Cream with Spiced Pistachios.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Cooking Class: Cultured Foods

Cooking Class: Cultured Foods

Date and time:
02/11/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Come learn about fermentation and using live cultures. The menu includes:  Roasted Potatoes & Greens with Creme Fraiche & Chives, Roasted Leg of Lamb with Yogurt Borani, Creme Fraiche Ice Cream.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
The Cow with Ear Tag #1389: Species, Place and Power in U.S. Animal Agriculture

The Cow with Ear Tag #1389: Species, Place and Power in U.S. Animal Agriculture

Date and time:
02/13/2015 - 7:00pm
Venue:
Henry Art Gallery Auditorium - University of Washington
County: King

From the farm to the auction yard, this talk will trace the ways in which cows used for dairy are intimately embedded in global structures of political economy and power. See website for details.

Event Location

Henry Art Gallery Auditorium - University of Washington
4100 15th Avenue Northeast
Seattle, 98105 WA
 
State Of Cider 2015 & Beyond

State Of Cider 2015 & Beyond

Date and time:
02/14/2015 - 8:30am to 3:15pm
Venue:
Everett C.C. Jackson Center-Wilderness Auditorium
County: Snohomish

Join the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) at this one-day seminar to better understand the cider and perry industry as it exists today, and what actions should be taken to ensure a thriving industry for the future. See website for details.

Event Location

Everett C.C. Jackson Center-Wilderness Auditorium (Room 101)
2000 Tower Street
Everett, 98201 WA
 
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Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
02/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

The menu includes: Kale Caesar salad; Artichoke & Potato Soup with Anchovy Butter.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Cheese Making Short Course

Cheese Making Short Course

Date and time:
02/17/2015 - 8:00am to 02/19/2015 - 5:00pm
Venue:
WSU Mount Vernon
County: Skagit

This 3-day offering is intended for the beginning cheesemaker who is serious about pursuing Cheesemaking as a business activity at the farmstead or artisan level. Avid hobbyist & enthusiasts welcome too!  See website for details.

Event Location

WSU Mount Vernon
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, 98273 WA
 
Grafting Vegetables Hands-On Workshop

Grafting Vegetables Hands-On Workshop

Date and time:
02/20/2015 - 9:00am
Venue:
Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center
County: Skagit

Participants will use common rootstocks for each crop and will graft 6 plants of each crop which they can take home to heal.  See website for details.

Event Location

Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, 98273 WA
 
Volunteer: Native Plant Nursery - Garden of Goo

Volunteer: Native Plant Nursery - Garden of Goo

Date and time:
02/20/2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Venue:
Wetland Plant Cooperative
County: King

Native plants grown from locally collected seed are the corner stone of conservation and ecological restoration. Learn about growing native plants for stream and wetland restoration projects while helping to perform critical nursery tasks. Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.  See website for details.

Event Location

Wetland Plant Cooperative
Longacres Drive SW
Renton, 98057 WA
 
Cooking Class: Whole Fish Cooking

Cooking Class: Whole Fish Cooking

Date and time:
02/20/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Fish is one of the defining foods of the Pacific Northwest, and many of us want to up our fish-cooking game.  In this hands-on class, our Culinary Director wll teach you to break down a whole fish and prepare it in several different ways. See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Restoration at Reise Farm

Restoration at Reise Farm

Date and time:
02/21/2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Venue:
Reise Farm
County: Pierce

Please join us on February 21st as we continue our restoration of Ball Creek on the Historic Reise Farm by laying down mulch to protect the native species planted earlier this year from fast-growing summer weeds and clearing invasive Blackberry from the riparian area to prepare it for planting in March. See website for details.

Event Location

Reise Farm
14308 Military Road E
Puyallup, 98347 WA
 
21 Acres: Eating for Wellness-Digestive Herbs

21 Acres: Eating for Wellness-Digestive Herbs

Date and time:
02/21/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:15pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

This month, Eating for Wellness-Digestive Herbs, features Jeff Thomas, ND, as he discusses herbs and their role in digestive health.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 Northeast 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Seattle Magazine's POP! Bubbles & Seafood

Seattle Magazine's POP! Bubbles & Seafood

Date and time:
02/21/2015 - 6:00pm
Venue:
Seattle Center
County: King

The event will feature the Pacific Northwest's bounty of seafood from salmon and clams to oysters and shrimp from Seattle's best restaurants. See website for details.

Event Location

Seattle Center
300 Mercer Street
Seattle, 98109 WA
 
 
 
 
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The Seattle Wine and Food Experience

The Seattle Wine and Food Experience

Date and time:
02/22/2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
County: King

The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is the premier showcase for wine and food in the Northwest.  See website for details.

Event Location

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, 98109 WA
 
Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
02/23/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

This week menu features: Treviso & herbs with citrus vinaigrette, Braised Pork Shoulder with Roasted Kale & Yogurt, Spice Cake with Whipped Cream. See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Cooking Class: Serious Salads

Cooking Class: Serious Salads

Date and time:
02/24/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Work with different lettuces and ingredients, discuss dressings, and share some thoughts on compostion and presentation as well.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
What's all the BUZZ about?

What's all the BUZZ about?

Date and time:
02/24/2015 - 7:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Discover the wonders of the mason bee and get a sneak peek at a Washington State University PhD project on how pollinators affect western Washington agriculture.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 Northeast 171st Street
Seattle, 98072 WA
 
 
Peak of the Season: Garlic

Peak of the Season: Garlic

Date and time:
02/26/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Hotel Andra
County: King

In this class, which is both demo and hands-on, Hot Stove Instructor Bridget Charters will open your eyes and taste buds to the range of deliciousness possible when cooking with the humble allium bulb, garlic.  See website for details.

Event Location

Hotel Andra
2000 4th Avenue
Seattle, 98121 WA
 
 
FARM TOUR: Seattle Police’s Mounted Patrol Unit

FARM TOUR: Seattle Police’s Mounted Patrol Unit

Date and time:
02/28/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Westcrest Park
County: King

Find out how the Seattle Police works to achieve environmentally sensitive solutions for managing manure, controlling mud in their large outdoor paddocks, providing habitat for wildlife and how they live in harmony with their urban neighbors. See website for details.

Event Location

Westcrest Park
9000 8th Avenue SW
Seattle, 98106 WA