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Ongoing

Willy St. Co-op Workshops

Willy St. Co-op has a plethora of classes on cooking and nutrition, plus free films, lectures and food demos. Check out their calendar for both East and West locations.

Madison & Middleton

Ongoing

Carr Valley Cooking Classes

Carr Valley Cheese cooking classes are offered monthly and taught by renowned chefs and cooking instructors. Learn more.

Sauk City

Mar 02 - May 25

Family Dinner Night

Slow Food UW collaborates with featured guests to host the $5 dinner that showcases different cuisines and the versatility of homegrown Wisconsin foods. Monday nights. Learn more.

Madison

Mar 10 - May 10

Art Exhibition

Three Wisconsin artists will present work highlighting the myriad interpretations of water’s movement, power and character.  James Watrous Gallery, Overture Center for the Arts. Free & open to the public.

Madison

Apr 09

Indoor Vegetable Gardening

Feel the thrill of harvesting veggies from your indoor garden in the middle of winter! Discuss techniques like hydroponics, lighting, nutrtiion. Olbrich Gardens. Learn more

Madison

Apr 10 - Apr 12

Aquaponics Workshops

3-day, intensive, hands-on aquaponics workshop by Growing Power, including system design, water chemistry, fish husbandry, and plant selection. Dates available in April, May and June. Learn more.

Milwaukee

Apr 12

CheeseTopia 2015

Bringing the best of Midwest artisan cheese to this fun open-marketplace atmosphere. Sample & purchase cheese from 40 vendors. Noon-4pm. Learn more.

Milwaukee

Apr 18

Madison Food Camp

A one day, DIY-food-focused day of learning and knowledge sharing about gardening, composting, pickling, chickens, bees, foraging, CSAs and more. 9am-5pm. Register at www.madisonfoodcamp.org. 

Madison

Apr 18

Madison Brewery Bike Tour

Take a 14 mile bike ride to Karben4, Next Door Brewing and One Barrel Brewing, plus Madison beer history stops along the way. Departs from Machinery Row Bicycles. 11:30am-4pm. Learn more.

Madison

Apr 18

Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship

Enter your grilled cheese masterpiece in the competition or just come and enjoy the sights and smells. Gen. Admission is Free; $20 VIP tickets. Learn more.

Dodgeville

Apr 20 - Apr 26

Canstruction Madison Competition

Local businesses will build imaginative structures out of canned goods and packaged food in West Towne Mall. All food is donated to the Middleton Outreach Ministry food pantry. Learn more

Madison

Apr 25

Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine and Cheese Fest

Over 200 quality brews, 45 types of wine from local and world-famous vintners, sample and purchase gourmet cheese and other good eats, live music. Learn more.

La Crosse

Apr 26

Spring’s Harvest: Chef Adam Siegel

In this Carr Valley Cheese Cooking Class, the chef creates generous, multi-course tastings from his/her menu. 2 glasses of wine + go home with the chef's recipes! See menu & register here

Sauk City

Apr 30 - May 01

Slow Money Wisconsin Showcase

A chance for entrepreneurs and investors to find meaningful ways to support an economically, socially and environmentally resilient food system for Wisconsin. Learn more.

Madison

May 01 - May 10

Madison Craft Beer Week

Madison’s annual celebration of brewing will feature tastings, special tappings, pairing dinners, and educational programs at over 100 different venues. Don’t miss it! Learn more.

Madison

May 02

Wild Food & Wild Medicine Workshop

Join an expert herbalist and wild forager for this day-long workshop learning about finding wild edibles & creating recipes and herbal remedies. Olbrich Gardens. Learn more. 

Madison

May 08 - May 09

Plant Sale with the Pros

Get expert advice from gardening professionals, bring a photo of a lackluster garden and get inspiration on the spot, and purchase great plants at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Learn more.

Madison

May 14

Southwestern Style Foods: Chef Aaron Morse

In this Carr Valley Cheese Cooking Class, the chef creates generous, multi-course tastings from his/her menu. 2 glasses of wine + go home with the chef's recipes! See menu & register here

Sauk City

May 16 - May 17

Muscoda Morel Mushroom Festival

Tons of activities and, of course, tons of mushrooms! Morel mushroom brats, fried mushrooms, mushroom contest & more. Learn more.

Muscoda

May 17

Family Food Fest

REAP Food Group brings the community together to celebrate the best in delicious, nutritious food for children and families. All-ages food, fun, games, contests & more. Free. Lincoln Elementary. Learn more.

Madison

May 21

You be the (Cheese) Judge

American Cheese Society Judge Patty Peterson will teach the basics of judging cheese and then let YOU be the judge with a blind tasting, official score sheets, and lots of fun. $22 includes glass of wine, beer or beverage. Learn more.

Oregon

May 24 - May 25

Great Wine & Chocolate Trail

$15 ticket admits you to Spurgeon Vineyards & Winery (Highland), Bauer-Kearns Winery (Platteville), Sinnipee Valley Vineyard & Winery (Kieler) and Whispering Winds Winery (Fennimore). Learn more.

Various Locations

May 30

Burgers & Brew

Dane County's most popular chefs pair up with Wisconsin brewers and farmers to serve up this fun benefit for REAP’s Buy Fresh Buy Local program. Capital Brewery Bier Garten. Learn more.

Madison

Jun 01 - Jun 30

June Dairy Days

All across the state, counties will celebrate Wisconsin’s dairy heritage with Dairy Days events including farm breakfasts, carnivals, tractor pulls, great food and more. Visit dairydaysofsummer.com to find out what’s happening near you. 

Statewide

Jun 06

Best of Brunch: Chef Scott Anderson

In this Carr Valley Cheese Cooking Class, the chef creates generous, multi-course tastings from his/her menu. 2 glasses of wine + go home with the chef's recipes! See menu & register here

Sauk City

Jun 13

Beer, Bacon & Cheese

Not much explanation needed here: beer, bacon and cheese will abound (along with some polka for good measure) in downtown New Glarus. Learn more.

New Glarus

Jun 16

American Sheep’s Milk Cheeses

Nutty, rich and rare, sheep’s milk cheeses date back thousands of years. Taste four sheep’s milk cheeses and learn what makes this category extra special. Learn more.

Oregon

Jun 20

Summer Sides: Chef Andrew Ruiz

In this Carr Valley Cheese Cooking Class, the chef creates generous, multi-course tastings from his/her menu. 2 glasses of wine + go home with the chef's recipes! See menu & register here

Sauk City

Jun 21

Taste of Wisconsin

Craft beer and cheese tasting event featuring only products made in Wisconsin. Ticket includes souvenir tasting glass, unlimited sampling of over 100 beers and 60 cheeses, plus entertainment. Learn more.

Beaver Dam

Jun 27 - Jun 28

Heidi Festival/Taste of New Glarus

A weekend filled with great food, entertainment, music, and fun for the whole family. Downtown streets will be lined with food stands and colorful sidewalk displays. Learn more.

New Glarus

Jun 28

Bike the Barns Driftless

Bike through the hills of southwestern Wisconsin, visiting CSA farms and enjoying delicious food prepared by local restaurants along the way. Learn more.

SW Wisconsin

Jul 13

A Cocktail Party with Chef Jay Shindler

In this Carr Valley Cheese Cooking Class, the chef creates generous, multi-course tastings from his/her menu. 2 glasses of wine + go home with the chef's recipes! See menu & register here

Jul 19

Lunch Revolution with Chef Gale Gand

In this Carr Valley Cheese Cooking Class, the chef creates generous, multi-course tastings from his/her menu. 2 glasses of wine + go home with the chef's recipes! See menu & register here

Sauk City

Jul 31 - Aug 02

Soil Sisters

With farm-to-table feasts, day-long Tour of Farms and experiential workshops like milking goats or canning salsa, it's a celebration of family farms and rural life, led by women. www.soilsisterswi.org

Monroe & Brodhead

Oct 24

Global Tapas: Chef Jacqueline Singleton

In this Carr Valley Cheese Cooking Class, the chef creates generous, multi-course tastings from his/her menu. 2 glasses of wine + go home with the chef's recipes! See menu & register here

Sauk City