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NW Fall/Winter Food Production - the Herbfarm

NW Fall/Winter Food Production - the Herbfarm

Date and time:
01/10/2015 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Venue:
The Herbfarm Farm
County: King

Interested in local food self-sufficiency, and thinking about how to grow in the "other nine months"?  The Other Nine Months monthly Roundtable/Think Tank is focused on exactly these topics. We'll be interacting about everything from hoop houses to aquaponics to vertical indoor farming. Come join us and bring your ideas, creativity, and experience! See website for details!

Event Location

The Herbfarm Farm
15410 NE 124th Street
Redmond, 98052 WA
 
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Core Home Cheesemaking Skills: Halloumi & Ricotta

Core Home Cheesemaking Skills: Halloumi & Ricotta

Date and time:
01/17/2015 - 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
 
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Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
01/19/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Chef Kyle Wisner will teach you to prepare a seasonally-inspired curry from scratch in this informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients, and answer any of your cooking and baking questions.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers Workshop

Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers Workshop

Date and time:
01/20/2015 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Venue:
WSU Mount Vernon
County: Skagit

This workshop provides a structure for determining how to operate a profitable, diversified vegetable farm. It hones in on the core issues of farm success: which crops to grow, when to plant them, and in what quantities.  See website for details.

Event Location

WSU Mount Vernon
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, 98273 WA
 
Cooking Class: Greens and Grains

Cooking Class: Greens and Grains

Date and time:
01/21/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Join chef Olaiya Land for a class that will help you deliciously put more greens and grains in your meals.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Movie Night: Growing Cities

Movie Night: Growing Cities

Date and time:
01/22/2015 - 6:00pm
Venue:
Central Co-op's Rochdale Room
County: King

Get inspired about urban agriculture and community-based food systems! Growing Cities is a new PBS documentary that showcases innovators and everyday people who are transforming their cities one vacant lot, rooftop farm, and backyard garden at a time. See website for details.

Event Location

Central Co-op's Rochdale Room
1900 E Madison Street
Seattle, 98122 WA
 
Volunteer: Native Plant Nursery - Garden of Goo

Volunteer: Native Plant Nursery - Garden of Goo

Date and time:
01/23/2015 - 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
 
Whole Hog Butchery and Curing Workshop

Whole Hog Butchery and Curing Workshop

Date and time:
01/24/2015 - 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
 
Intro to Permaculture

Intro to Permaculture

Date and time:
01/24/2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Good Shepherd Center, Room 107
County: King

Create a more holistic and sustainable garden by learning the basics of permaculture.  See website for details.

Event Location

Good Shepherd Center, Room 107
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
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Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
01/26/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Chef Kyle Wisner will teach you to prepare a seasonally-inspired curry from scratch in this informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients, and answer any of your cooking and baking questions.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Harnessing change: A Central Sound community forum

Harnessing change: A Central Sound community forum

Date and time:
01/26/2015 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Seattle Public Library
County: King

Forterra and Seattle CityClub invite you to a community gathering of deep thinking and big visioning to capture ideas for how we can collectively make our region more sustainable.  See website for details.

Event Location

Seattle Public Library
1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, 98104 WA
 
 
 
 
 
Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool

Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool

Date and time:
01/31/2015 - 7:30am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Stanwood High School
County: Snohomish

At the Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool, you can attend classes on a multitude of topics, network with other small farmers, enjoy a prime rib lunch and visit with local agricultural businesses offering you service.  See website for details.

Event Location

Stanwood High School
7400 272nd Street NW
Stanwood, 98292 WA
 
National Seed Swap Day 2015

National Seed Swap Day 2015

Date and time:
01/31/2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Phinney Neighborhood Center
County: King

Bring your seeds and your notebooks too, because we will be offering workshops on seed saving and cleaning, and will have a very special guest giving a talk!  See website for details.

Event Location

Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 WA