November 2014

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Beef Butchery Class

Beef Butchery Class

Date and time:
11/01/2014 - 9:30am
County: Clallam

Class encompasses the butchery of one side of beef.  Each day can be attended as either an observer or hands-on participant.  See website for details.

Event Location

Sequim, WA
 
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Author Talk with Mario Batali: America Farm to Table

Author Talk with Mario Batali: America Farm to Table

Date and time:
11/02/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue:
Town Hall Seattle
County: King

Book Larder and Town Hall Seattle are thrilled to welcome Seattle native and world-renowned chef Mario Batali back home to celebrate his latest book: America Farm to Table.  See website for details.

Event Location

Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
The Humble Feast: An affordable local foods buffet

The Humble Feast: An affordable local foods buffet

Date and time:
11/03/2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue:
Patty Pan's Neighborhood Kitchen
County: King

The Humble Feast is a dinner featuring local ingredients sourced primarily from area farmers.  Its also an idea, a practical attempt to answer the question: how can we eat well without busting our budgets? See website for details.

Event Location

Patty Pan's Neighborhood Kitchen
15550 27th Avenue NE
Shoreline, 98155 WA
 
Talking Mushrooms with Becky Selengut & Langdon Cook

Talking Mushrooms with Becky Selengut & Langdon Cook

Date and time:
11/03/2014 - 7:00pm
Venue:
Pike Place Market Elliott Bay Room
County: King

Join Slow Food Seattle and local authors and foragers Becky Selengut and Langdon Cook for a conversation on mushrooms: how they get from the forest to your kitchen and what to do once you have them there. See website for details.

Event Location

Pike Place Market Elliott Bay Room
85 Pike Street
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Author Presentation: Closing the Food Gap

Author Presentation: Closing the Food Gap

Date and time:
11/04/2014 - 11:00am
Venue:
Burlington Public Library
County: Skagit

Closing the Food Gap author Mark Winne will give a historical review of the book and a progress report on the issues of hunger and food insecurity.    

Event Location

Burlington Public Library
820 E Washington Avenue
Burlington, 98233 WA
 
Cooking Class: Holiday Sides

Cooking Class: Holiday Sides

Date and time:
11/05/2014 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Culinary Essentials
County: King

In this demonstration class, Chef Danielle Premo will whip up four hearty courses using seasonal veggies without gluten or dairy.  Email danielle@mirinette.com for reservations or information. 

Event Location

Culinary Essentials
5320 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA
 
 
 
Reise Farm Restoration Day

Reise Farm Restoration Day

Date and time:
11/08/2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Venue:
Reise Farm
County: Pierce

Join PCC Farmland trust as they continue restoration of Ball Creek on the Historic Reise Farm planting native species to enhance the habitat of the creek. This event is open to all ages. See website for details.

Event Location

Reise Farm
14308 Military Rd E
Puyallup, 98347 WA
 
Celebrating Apples-Hard Cider Making

Celebrating Apples-Hard Cider Making

Date and time:
11/08/2014 - 10:30am
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Learn to make Hard Cider with your pressed apples.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Date and time:
11/08/2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue:
Mountain Lodge Farm
County: Pierce

Come tour the barns and creamery, taste cheese and soak in the beautiful scenery at Mountain Lodge Farm.  See website for details.

Event Location

Mountain Lodge Farm Eatonville, WA
 
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Rachael Coyle: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Rachael Coyle: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
11/10/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Rachael Coyle of Coyle's Bakeshop will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch in an informal, 60-minute class. Rachael will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about seasonal ingredients, and answer cooking and baking questions.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Cooking Class: Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Cooking Class: Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Date and time:
11/11/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Local author/chef Kim O’Donnel, who’s been on an eat-less-meat journey since she moved to Seattle in 2008.  We’ll be cooking from her 2012 book, The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
Author Talk: Fresh & Fermented

Author Talk: Fresh & Fermented

Date and time:
11/13/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Firefly Kitchens founder Julie O'Brien will discuss easy, delicious and surprising ways to get more fermented foods into your life. See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
Bow Holiday Market

Bow Holiday Market

Date and time:
11/15/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Beau Lodge
County: Skagit

See website for details.

Event Location

Beau Lodge
17581 Wood Road
Bow, 98232 WA
 
Home Cheesemaking Skills: Feta & Ricotta

Home Cheesemaking Skills: Feta & Ricotta

Date and time:
11/15/2014 - 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. See website for details.

Event Location

Mountain Lodge Farm Eatonville, WA
 
Making Hard Cider Class

Making Hard Cider Class

Date and time:
11/15/2014 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Venue:
Cloud Mountain Farm Center
County: Whatcom

In this 2.5 hour workshop, we’ll demonstrate the basic procedures for fermenting fresh cider into hard cider. We’ll look at equipment needs, we’ll discuss apple varieties and blends, yeasts and sanitation. And yes, we will be tasting some hard cider, too.  See website for details.

Event Location

Cloud Mountain Farm Center
6906 Goodwin Road
Everson, 98247 WA
 
Cooking Class: Late Autumn Soups and Salads

Cooking Class: Late Autumn Soups and Salads

Date and time:
11/15/2014 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Venue:
Culinary Essentials
County: King

In this class Chef Danielle Premo will warm your belly with two seasonal soups and wow your palate with two hearty fall salads.  E-mail danielle@mirinette.com for reservations and information.

Event Location

Culinary Essentials
5320 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA
 
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Author Talk: Blue Chair Cooks with Jam and Marmalade

Author Talk: Blue Chair Cooks with Jam and Marmalade

Date and time:
11/16/2014 - 11:00am
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Rachel Saunders returns to the Book Larder kitchen where she'll share a favorite recipe and answer all of your questions about cooking with and making jams and marmalades.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Kim O'Donnel: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Kim O'Donnel: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
11/17/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Kim O'Donnel will prepare lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kim will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about seasonal ingredients, and answer cooking and baking questions.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Cooking Class: Chicken Fundamentals

Cooking Class: Chicken Fundamentals

Date and time:
11/17/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

You'll not only learn the money saving technique of how to cut-up and bone a whole chicken but you'll also learn four cooking methods - roasting, braising, sautéing and grilling.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

Date and time:
11/18/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Join Northwest Farm Bill Action Group organizers to learn about the history of our food system, what policies impact our food choices and farm landscape, and how you can get involved to advocate for change. This interactive, multimedia workshop is sure to keep you engaged and may even turn you into a policy wonk!  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st St
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Don Stuart presents: ‘Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other’

Don Stuart presents: ‘Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other’

Date and time:
11/18/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue:
Town Hall Seattle
County: King

Farms of all sizes impact the environment. Disputes between farmers and environmentalists often harm both sides. Based on more than 20 years of experience, Don Stuart explains how the two sides can — and should — come to a mutual agreement.  See website for details.

Event Location

Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
 
Back to the Farm: the 11th annual Focus on Farming Conference
 
Author Talk: The 52 New Foods Challenge

Author Talk: The 52 New Foods Challenge

Date and time:
11/20/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Book Larder welcomes Jennifer Tyler Lee to their kitchen, where she'll share her fun, engaging approach to encouraging kids to expand their palates. See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
Annual Cheese Fest

Annual Cheese Fest

Date and time:
11/22/2014 - 7:30am to 8:00pm
Venue:
Everybody's Store
County: Skagit

Holiday Cheese Specialties for Tasting & Exhibition.  See website for details.

Event Location

Everybody's Store
5465 Potter Road (off Hwy 9)
Van Zandt, WA
 
Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry

Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry

Date and time:
11/22/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue:
Hotel Andra
County: King

Join book author and canning specialist Cathy Barrow of “Mrs Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry” as she takes us through all the necessary steps for canning and preserving.  See website for details.

Event Location

Hotel Andra
2000 4th Avenue
Seattle, 98121 WA
 
Cooking Class: Holiday Sides

Cooking Class: Holiday Sides

Date and time:
11/22/2014 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Venue:
Culinary Essentials
County: King

In this demonstration class, Chef Danielle Premo will whip up four hearty courses using seasonal veggies without gluten or dairy.  Emaildanielle@mirinette.com for reservations or information. 

Event Location

Culinary Essentials
5320 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA
 
Skagit Wine & Beer Festival

Skagit Wine & Beer Festival

Date and time:
11/22/2014 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Best Western Plus Skagit Valley Inn & Convention Center
County: Skagit

You will be delighted with wines & microbrews from regions throughout Washington, including local Skagit County wineries as well as gourmet appetizers, divine chocolate and delectable cheese sampling’s made right in Skagit County.  See website for details.

Event Location

Best Western Plus Skagit Valley Inn & Convention Center
2300 Market Street
Mount Vernon, 98273 WA
 
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Author Talk: Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry

Author Talk: Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry

Date and time:
11/23/2014 - 11:00am
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Cathy Barrow will visit the Book Larder kitchen, where she'll chat canning and preserving with local author, chef and avid canner Kim O'Donnel. See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Peak Season: Potatoes

Peak Season: Potatoes

Date and time:
11/24/2014 - 6:00pm
Venue:
Hotel Andra
County: King

The potato is America’s favorite vegetable. Chef Instructor Bridget Charters will show you how potatoes can be transformed into some of the most delicious dishes you have ever tasted! See website for details.

Event Location

Hotel Andra
2000 4th Avenue
Seattle, 98121 WA
 
Get Kids Cooking: Mac n’ Cheese

Get Kids Cooking: Mac n’ Cheese

Date and time:
11/25/2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Venue:
Hotel Andra
County: King

We’ve worked with a nutritionist to come up with these easy kid-friendly recipes that are fast and fun for parents and kids to cook together from scratch.  See website for details.

Event Location

Hotel Andra
2000 4th Avenue
Seattle, 98121 WA
 
Thanksgiving Harvest Market

Thanksgiving Harvest Market

Date and time:
11/25/2014 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Venue:
American Legion Hall
County: King

Carnation farmers market has gathered up their vendors to bring you a very special market.  You will find Thanksgiving ingredients, Winter storage information, Hostess gifts and holiday shopping.  The market will move indoors for this one day for warm and dry shopping.

Event Location

American Legion Hall
31951 E Bird Street
Carnation, 98014 WA
 
 
 
 
Magic in the Market

Magic in the Market

Date and time:
11/29/2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Pike Place Market
County: King

The Market’s annual tree lighting and holiday celebration - sample holiday treats, decorate cookies, take photos with Santa, listen to holiday music. Christmas trees, apple cider, and other holiday treats will be for sale along Pike Place.  At 5 pm, Santa will lead a countdown to the lighting of the 20-foot holiday tree and lights throughout the Market. See website for details.

Event Location

Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
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