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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


Cooking Fresh Pastas & Sauces

Students will make colorful pasta, gnocchi, egg pasta and various sauces to go with the pastas. Feb 19 & 26. Village Center. Call 608-850-5992 for more info & to register. 


Feb 23 - Feb 25

MOSES Organic Farming Conference

The MOSES Conference has grown to become the country’s foremost educational and networking event for the organic community. Learn more & register here.

La Crosse

Mar 04

Chef in the Classroom Benefit Breakfast

Today's Dane Co. Farmers Market benefit breakfast will support REAP's Chef in the Classroom program. Madison Senior Center, 8:30am. 


Mar 05

Kids Can Cook: Indian Food

In this class participants will learn and make a 3-course Indian meal complete with dessert. All materials and handouts provided. Village Center. More info>>


Mar 18

Good Food Fest & Marketplace

Shop for local foods in the marketplace, workshops, kids' corner and scavenger hunt, farm tours, & more. Saturday is FREE with registration! UIC Forum


Mar 21

Food + Farms Film Festival

Screen a series of beautiful & powerful short films focused on sustainable agriculture, food access & veteran farmers, followed by short TED-style talks. High Noon Saloon. More info & tickets


Mar 29

Knife Skills Workshop

Techniques include deboning a chicken; dicing various fruits & vegetables; pasting garlic; knife selection, sharpening, and care. UW Union South. More info>>


Apr 06

Soil Sisters: How Women Transform our Food System

Celebrate the historic roots and inspiring stories of women farmers with Lisa Kivirist, author of "Soil Sisters: A Toolkit for Women Farmers." 6:00pm Middleton Library. More info>>


Apr 18

Lunch for Libraries

Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Russo will join us for an afternoon of literary delights and lunchtime delicacies. Benefits the WI Book Fest & Madison Public Library system. 11:30am, Overture Center. More info & tickets>>


Jun 03 - Jun 04

Burgers & Brew

Dane County's most popular chefs pair up with WI brewers and farmers to serve up this 2-day benefit for REAP’s Buy Fresh Buy Local program. Capital Brewery Bier Garten. Learn more.


Jun 09 - Jun 11

Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference

For women interested in herbal learning, natural health, and nourishing food. Workshops, nature walks & featured speakers including author Jessica Prentice. More info>>


Sep 17

Bike the Barns

Ride to local farms around Madison with artisan food prepared by local chefs. Proceeds benefit FairShare CSA Coalition’s Partner Shares program. Learn more & register here

Dane County

Oct 06 - Oct 08

Mycelium Mysteries: A Women’s Mushroom Retreat

Beginner to advanced workshops on wild mushroom skills, fungal ecology, fungi and human health, and ethnomycology. More info>>


Oct 18

Farm to School Night Out

Dine-in or carry-out at Madison restaurants all day & 10% of proceeds will benefit the REAP MMSD Farm to School program! See online for list of participating restaurants.

Dane County

Oct 21

Pie Palooza

A delicious Sunday brunch of sweet or savory pies baked by area chefs using local products. Includes farm-fresh salad and beverages. More info and tickets.


Nov 12

REAP Food Group Harvest Gala

REAP's Harvest Gala benefit dinner is an elegant five-course meal highlighting local ingredients, prepared tableside by your table's chef. The Madison Club. Learn more & get tickets>>