September 2014

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Farm to Table Dinner at the Olympia Farmers Market

Farm to Table Dinner at the Olympia Farmers Market

Date and time:
09/02/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Olympia Farmers Market
County: Thurston

Enjoy a delicious meal in the rustic, intimate setting of the Olympia Farmers Market.  See website for details and registration.

Event Location

Olympia Farmers Market
700 Capitol Way North
Olympia, 98501 WA
 
21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 2

21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 2

Date and time:
09/03/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Discuss the difference between sustainable and conventional farming. Also learn how far most of our food has to travel and the impact that has on taste, nutrition, and the environment. Then back to the kitchen for a seasonal soup.  See website for details

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Washington Cider Week Begins

Washington Cider Week Begins

Date and time:
09/04/2014 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Various Venues in Washington State

Over 100 separate activities and special menu items are planned throughout Washington state.  See website for details.

Event Location

Various Venues in Washington State WA
 
Northwest Cider Summit

Northwest Cider Summit

Date and time:
09/05/2014 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
South Lake Union Discovery Center
County: King

This event features 100+ elegantly crafted ciders from producers in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, California, Michigan, New Hampshire, England, France, Spain and others.  See website for details.

Event Location

South Lake Union Discovery Center
101 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, 98109 WA
 
21 Acres: Yes, You Can!

21 Acres: Yes, You Can!

Date and time:
09/05/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Extend summer throughout the year by learning how to can and preserve your farm fresh produce.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Author Talk: Apples of Uncommon Character

Author Talk: Apples of Uncommon Character

Date and time:
09/05/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Town Hall Seattle
County: King

There are thousands of apple varieties in North America, but only a few are offered in grocery stores. Join author Rowan Jacobsen as he discusses his new book Apples of Uncommon Character.  See website for details.

Event Location

Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
Harvest Fair 2014

Harvest Fair 2014

Date and time:
09/06/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Meridian Park
County: King

Celebrate harvest season at Seattle Tilth's annual urban farm festival!  Participate in this fun, lively hands-on community festival with workshops, cooking demonstrations and fun activities for all ages.  See website for details. 

Event Location

Meridian Park, behind the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Northwest Cider Summit - day 2

Northwest Cider Summit - day 2

Date and time:
09/06/2014 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue:
South Lake Union Discovery Center
County: King

This event features 100+ elegantly crafted ciders from producers in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, California, Michigan, New Hampshire, England, France, Spain and others.  See website for details.

Event Location

South Lake Union Discovery Center
101 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, 98109 WA
 
How to Make Good Food for Growing Kids

How to Make Good Food for Growing Kids

Date and time:
09/06/2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Join 21 Acres on the first Saturday of every month and learn how to prepare your own local, seasonal baby food. See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
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Bow-Edison Food Trail Trek

Bow-Edison Food Trail Trek

Date and time:
09/07/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Bow-Edison Farms & Businesses
County: Skagit

 Go on an ingredients food hunt through Bow for a recipe of your choice, and an elaborate, all local Pop Up Dinner! See website for details.

Event Location

Bow-Edison Farms & Businesses Bow, WA
 
Lunch Break Cooking Class

Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
09/08/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Flummoxed by frying? Perplexed by Poaching? Eggs can be both easy and intimidating. Join Chef Erin as she cooks from Andrea Slonecker's, "Eggs on Top."  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:
09/09/2014 - 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: Pick and Prepare Class 3

21 Acres: Pick and Prepare Class 3

Date and time:
09/10/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

As fall creeps up, head to the market to learn about canning and preserving with our chefs. After a quick tutorial head back to the kitchen for a hands on canning experience with seasonal produce.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Author Talk: ‘Shroom: Mind-bendingly Good Recipes for Cultivated & Wild Mushrooms
 
No Farms No Food Speaker Series

No Farms No Food Speaker Series

Date and time:
09/10/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Asgard Tavern
County: King

This month's talk features Tim Crosby of Slow Money Northwest. Tim will talk about investing in the new food and farm economy and how you can get involved.  See website for details.

Event Location

Asgard Tavern
1300 N Northlake Way
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Author Talk: National Geographic Kids’ Cookbook

Author Talk: National Geographic Kids’ Cookbook

Date and time:
09/11/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Bring the kids as author Barton Seaver takes over the Book Larder kitchen to share a favorite recipe, discuss getting kids involved in cooking, and answer your questions.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
21 Acres: My Local Pantry

21 Acres: My Local Pantry

Date and time:
09/11/2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

From hummus to salad dressing and everything in between, our kitchen team and Registered Dietitian will teach you how to pack your pantry with foods that you can make yourself, easily and cheaply, using local ingredients.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Sustainable Food Systems: What is happening in Washington?

Sustainable Food Systems: What is happening in Washington?

Date and time:
09/12/2014 - 7:00pm
Venue:
Wenatchee River Institute's The Barn Learning Center
County: Chelan

Join Ellen Gray, Executive Director of the Washington Sustainable Food & Farming Network, to learn about statewide efforts to build  a more sustainable food system. See website for details.

Event Location

Wenatchee River Institute's The Barn Learning Center
347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA
 
Sustainable Living and Farming Tour

Sustainable Living and Farming Tour

Date and time:
09/13/2014 - 9:15am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Various homes and businesses in Leavenworth
County: Chelan

The Sustainable Living and Farming Tour is an opportunity to learn from those who are living and/or farming sustainably in Leavenworth, WA!  It is a self-guided tour of homes and businesses that are embracing sustainability.  See website for details.

Event Location

Various homes and businesses in Leavenworth Leavenworth, WA
 
Whatcom County Farm Tour

Whatcom County Farm Tour

Date and time:
09/13/2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Whatcom County Farms
County: Whatcom

Head out with family and friends for a chance to see, taste and explore Whatcom County’s diverse family-owned farms, on this free, self-guided tour.  See website for details.

Event Location

Whatcom County Farms Whatcom County , WA
 
Garden Treasures Pozole & Corn Roast Festival

Garden Treasures Pozole & Corn Roast Festival

Date and time:
09/13/2014 - 11:30am to 3:00pm
Venue:
Garden Treasures Nursery & Organic Farm
County: Snohomish

Experience the rich flavors of fall at Garden Treasures Nursury & Organic Farm. Sample homemade jams, salsas, and pozole. Stroll through the greenhouses and gather the last tastes of summer - fresh basil, heirloom tomatoes, hot peppers and cucumbers!  See website for details.

Event Location

Garden Treasures Nursery & Organic Farm
3328 State Route 530
Arlington, 98223 WA
 
Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Open House at Mountain Lodge Farm

Date and time:
09/13/2014 - 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
see directions: http://mountainlodgefarm.com/directions/
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Spring Rain Farm Tour

Spring Rain Farm Tour

Date and time:
09/14/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
SpringRain Farm & Orchard
County: Jefferson

Join us for an hour or the entire day!  We will have live bluegrass music, free tours, jam tasting, food from our wood-fired oven, activities for children, information about salmon conservation and much more!  See website for details.

Event Location

SpringRain Farm & Orchard
187 Covington Drive
Chimacum, 98325 WA
 
Lunch Break Cooking Class

Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
09/15/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

French cuisine, like American cuisine, is every changing and influenced by seasonality, immigrants and trends. Join Chef Erin as she explores the "French" cuisine of ex-Pat American food writer, David Lebovitz in "My Paris Kitchen."  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Ruth DeFries: Humanity’s Sustainable Future

Ruth DeFries: Humanity’s Sustainable Future

Date and time:
09/15/2014 - 7:00pm
Venue:
Town Hall Seattle
County: King

MacArthur fellow Ruth DeFries’ latest work focuses on the technological, food-related advancements that have enabled our species to flourish. She’ll discuss how today’s unsustainable diets and unequal access to new technologies are putting a pause on progress. See website for details.

Event Location

Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, 98101 WA
 
 
 
West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering

Date and time:
09/18/2014 - 4:00pm to 9:15pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join permaculture's finest women at Camp Hamilton near Monroe/Duvall for a long weekend together sharing skills, ideas and collaborating! See website for details.

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
Easy Fermenting: Why, How and Where to Begin

Easy Fermenting: Why, How and Where to Begin

Date and time:
09/18/2014 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Lake City Library
County: King

Fermented foods are pungent, probiotic powerhouses, and are quick and easy to prepare. A Seattle Tilth-certified instructor, Ellie Cohan will demonstrate how immensely fun, satisfying and safe it is to create fermented veggies in your own kitchen.  See website for details.

Event Location

Lake City Library
12501 28th Avenue NE
Seattle, 98125 WA
 
Eat Local Dinner Theatre

Eat Local Dinner Theatre

Date and time:
09/18/2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Downtown Community Food Co-op
County: Whatcom

Clay Mazing and his Bee Bones Band is teaming up with the Bellingham Circus Community for a special Eat Local Dinner Theater variety show.  See website for details.

Event Location

Downtown Community Food Co-op
1220 N Forest Street
Bellingham, 98225 WA
 
Classic Composting Strategies For Fall: Kitchen Compost Troubleshooting

Classic Composting Strategies For Fall: Kitchen Compost Troubleshooting

Date and time:
09/18/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Fall presents many opportunities for kitchen food waste and yard waste composting. 21 Acres is pleased to offer a free class on compost troubleshooting for new and experienced composters.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
Sustainable Revolution with Author Juliana Birnbaum

Sustainable Revolution with Author Juliana Birnbaum

Date and time:
09/18/2014 - 7:00pm
Venue:
Village Books
County: Whatcom

Join Juliana Birnbaum to discuss her book, Sustainable [R]evolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms and Communities Worldwide.  See website for details.

Event Location

Village Books
1200 11th Street
Bellingham, 98225 WA
 
West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 2

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 2

Date and time:
09/19/2014 - 7:00am to 7:30pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join permaculture's finest women at Camp Hamilton near Monroe/Duvall for a long weekend together sharing skills, ideas and collaborating! See website for details.

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 3

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 3

Date and time:
09/20/2014 - 7:00am to 7:15pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join permaculture's finest women at Camp Hamilton near Monroe/Duvall for a long weekend together sharing skills, ideas and collaborating! See website for details.

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
2014 Whidbey Island Farm Tour

2014 Whidbey Island Farm Tour

Date and time:
09/20/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Various Farms on Whidbey Island
County: Island

Explore working farms, purchase locally-grown produce, visit the farm animals, and soak up the rural character of our island home.  See website for details.

Event Location

Various Farms on Whidbey Island WA
 
Home Cheesemaking Skills: Halloumi & Ricotta

Home Cheesemaking Skills: Halloumi & Ricotta

Date and time:
09/20/2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Mountain Lodge Farm
County: Pierce

We will make the cheese, tour the farm, nosh on cheese and accoutrements, and send you home with your homemade cheese and materials. See website for details.

Event Location

Mountain Lodge Farm Eatonville, 98328 WA
 
Farms Forever 2014

Farms Forever 2014

Date and time:
09/20/2014 - 4:30pm
Venue:
Expo Center at Thurston County Fairgrounds
County: Thurston

Join the South of the Sound Community Farmland Trust for a dinner and silent auction to benefit preserving working, affordable farmland.  See website for details.

Event Location

Expo Center at Thurston County Fairgrounds
3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Lacey, 98503 WA
 
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West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 4

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering - day 4

Date and time:
09/21/2014 - 7:00am to 2:30pm
Venue:
Camp Hamilton
County: Snohomish

Join permaculture's finest women at Camp Hamilton near Monroe/Duvall for a long weekend together sharing skills, ideas and collaborating! See website for details.

Event Location

Camp Hamilton
25405 Lake Fontal Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
2014 Whidbey Island Farm Tour - day 2

2014 Whidbey Island Farm Tour - day 2

Date and time:
09/21/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue:
Various Farms on Whidbey Island
County: Island

Explore working farms, purchase locally-grown produce, visit the farm animals, and soak up the rural character of our island home.  See website for details.

Event Location

Various Farms on Whidbey Island WA
 
Lunch Break Cooking Class

Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
09/22/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Chef Rachael Coyle will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class covering cooking fundamentals, new and seasonal ingredients, and any of your cooking and baking questions.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
21 Acres: Cultivating Cooks 101

21 Acres: Cultivating Cooks 101

Date and time:
09/23/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Learn the basics of cooking seasonally in five, two-hour classes teaching hands-on kitchen and cooking skills. This series is just for teens, ages 12 to 19.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

21 Acres: Tuesdays at 21

Date and time:
09/23/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Puget Sound Food Hub: Entrepreneurial connections in the local food world.  See website for details.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Seattle, 98072 WA
 
Stinkin' Cheese Dinner

Stinkin' Cheese Dinner

Date and time:
09/23/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Trattoria Cuoco
County: King

Tom Douglas Restaurants' Trattoria Cuoco will host a Washington cheesemakers dinner. The dinner includes grilled cheesy bites and three family style courses, all expertly prepared with locally produced cheeses and paired with wines.  See website for details.

Event Location

Trattoria Cuoco
310 Terry Avenue North
Seattle, 98109 WA
 
Author Talk: Yummy Supper

Author Talk: Yummy Supper

Date and time:
09/24/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Author Erin Scott will demonstrate one of her favorite recipes and sign copies of Yummy Supper, available for purchase that evening.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
Incognito Dinner Series: Eat Local

Incognito Dinner Series: Eat Local

Date and time:
09/25/2014 - 6:00pm
Venue:
Ciao Thyme
County: Whatcom

this month’s menu will feature the best of Whatcom County! Start with sparkling wine and snacks and amusing treats that will set the tone for the evening’s menu, featuring a minimum of 6 courses served convivially in our beautiful dining room.  See website for details.

Event Location

Ciao Thyme
207 Unity Street
Bellingham, 98225 WA
 
Author Talk: Fermented Vegetables

Author Talk: Fermented Vegetables

Date and time:
09/25/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Kirsten and Christopher Shockey got their start in fermenting foods with their farmstand food company, where they created over forty varieties of cultured vegetables and krauts. Join them at Book Larder where they'll answer your questions and sign copies of their brand new book.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA
 
 
Pig Slaughter Class

Pig Slaughter Class

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 9:30am
County: King

This is a hands-on class imparting traditional slaughter, scalding, scraping and eviscerating methods.  See website for details.

Event Location

Vashon Island, WA
 
CIDER SWIG - the Greater Peninsula Cider Festival

CIDER SWIG - the Greater Peninsula Cider Festival

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Sehmel Homestead Park
County: Pierce

The CIDER SWIG will host over two dozen cider varieties by regional cideries and food pairings by area restaurants & food trucks.  There will be live music and demonstrations.  See website for details.

Event Location

Sehmel Homestead Park
10123 78th Avenue NW
Gig Harbor, 98332 WA
 
National Alpaca Farm Days

National Alpaca Farm Days

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
ShaDo Alpacas
County: Snohomish

Visit ShaDo Alpacas for a fun opportunity to come meet alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals, the luxury fiber they produce, and why the alpaca business is perfect for environmentally conscious individuals! There will be farm tours, educational demonstrations, children’s activities and more, all FREE! Our farm store will be open.  See website for details.

Event Location

ShaDo Alpacas
21125 Rimrock Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
Fresh Thinking: More Food with Less Water

Fresh Thinking: More Food with Less Water

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue:
21 Acres
County: King

Save the date for this community wide event held in conjunction with Sammamish Valley Fall Harvest Celebration. Demos, hands-on activities, film screenings, building tours and more. Stay tuned! For more info contact deb@21acres.org.

Event Location

21 Acres
13701 NE 171st Street
Woodinville, 98072 WA
 
2014 Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival

2014 Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
Seattle Design Center
County: King

Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival is a celebration of the vibrant artisanal cheese industry in Washington State. The Festival will feature a wide variety of delectable artisan cheeses along with other locally made food and beverages to pair with.  See website for details.

Event Location

Seattle Design Center
5701 6th Avenue S
Seattle, 98108 WA
 
Cheese Seminar: Celebrating Washington Cheese

Cheese Seminar: Celebrating Washington Cheese

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Venue:
Seattle Design Center
County: King

A comprehensive tasting presented by Sheri LaVigne from The Calf & Kid will explore a selection of cheeses made in the region, and learn about the people, animals, and environment that make for the bounty of dairy products.  See website for details.

Event Location

Seattle Design Center
5701 6th Avenue S
Seattle, 98108 WA
 
Co-op Farm Fund Hootenanny

Co-op Farm Fund Hootenanny

Date and time:
09/27/2014 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Venue:
Firehouse Performing Arts Center
County: Whatcom

Celebrate Eat Local Month and support local farms! Event features local food, local musicians, square dance, and raffle!  See website for details.

Event Location

Firehouse Performing Arts Center
1314 Harris Avenue
Bellingham, 98225 WA
 
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Harvest HoeDown at Oxbow Farms

Harvest HoeDown at Oxbow Farms

Date and time:
09/28/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Venue:
Oxbow Farm
County: King

An all ages event with hay rides, a pumpkin patch, demonstrations, and all sorts of games and activities. See website for details.

Event Location

Oxbow Farm
10819 Carnation-Duvall Road NE
Carnation, 98014 WA
 
The Sustainable Ballard Festival

The Sustainable Ballard Festival

Date and time:
09/28/2014 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
Venue:
Ballard Commons Park
County: King

Come sample Ballard craft brews and delicious bites, win prizes, catch live music on the solar-powered main stage, watch cooking demonstrations, test ride a cargo bike, make your own green cleaning product, and meet farm animals!  See website for details.

Event Location

Ballard Commons Park
5501 22nd Avenue NW
Seattle, 98107 WA
 
National Alpaca Farm Days - day 2

National Alpaca Farm Days - day 2

Date and time:
09/28/2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue:
ShaDo Alpacas
County: Snohomish

Visit ShaDo Alpacas for a fun opportunity to come meet alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals, the luxury fiber they produce, and why the alpaca business is perfect for environmentally conscious individuals! There will be farm tours, educational demonstrations, children’s activities and more, all FREE! Our farm store will be open.  See website for details.

Event Location

ShaDo Alpacas
21125 Rimrock Road
Monroe, 98272 WA
 
Lunch Break Cooking Class

Lunch Break Cooking Class

Date and time:
09/29/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue:
Book Larder
County: King

Chef/author Kim O'Donnel will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients, and most importantly, she’ll be on hand to answer any of your cooking and baking questions.  See website for details.

Event Location

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, 98103 WA