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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


Carr Valley Cooking Classes

Carr Valley Cheese cooking classes are offered monthly and taught by renowned chefs and cooking instructors who produce a generous, multi-coursse tasting menu for you. Learn more.

Sauk City

Oct 02 - Oct 11

Fermentation Fest

10 days of tastings, demos, cooking classes, art events, brewing seminars, farm tours and more in beautiful Sauk County. View the full schedule of events at


Oct 10

Quivy’s Grove Beer Fest

46 breweries & 100 beers for sampling, food from an outdoor smoke roaster, music. 6261 Nesbitt Road, Noon-5pm. Learn more & purchase tickets.


Oct 10

Hip Hops

Taste Sauk County hops in local beers while brewers and growers share the story of this little vine that could. Tripp Heritage Museum. $10 (or $5 with Fermentation Fest passport). More info>>

Prairie du Sac

Oct 10

Viroqua Harvest Parade

Celebrate the harvest season at this community parade through downtown (2pm) with festivities to follow at Eckhardt Park.


Oct 17

Country Roads Brewery Bus Tour

Visit Wisconsin Brewing Co., New Glarus Brewing Co., and Grumpy Troll Brewpub on this fun bus tour departing from Vintage Brewing Co. in Madison. 10:45-4:00pm. More info & other tours>>


Oct 18

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.


Oct 19

Farm to Bar Happy Hour

Monthly happy hour benefiting FairShare CSA Coalition includes two special seasonal cocktails based on locally available produce.4-7pm at Gib's Bar.


Oct 22 - Oct 25

Kohler Food & Wine Experience

This interactive culinary event features celebrity chef Jacques Pepin, wine experts & epicureans from around the world. Culinary seminars, tastings & signature festivities. More info.


Oct 22 - Oct 25

Wisconsin Book Festival

Local & national authors & Pulitzer Prize winners join book lovers to discover new books, meet authors & have books signed. 60+ events planned. See the full festival lineup>>


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

Oct 25

Food Day Celebration

"Celebrating Food Through Our Senses" highlights the foods, cultures and stories within our community. Afternoon. Badger Rock Neighborhood Center.


Nov 06 - Nov 07

Women, Food & Ag. Network Conference

"Women Protecting Pollinators, Protecting Food" is the theme for this year's conference. An excellent experience for women farmers and food advocates. Learn more.

Davenport, Iowa

Nov 07

Madison Herb Society Herb Faire

Learn about the many uses for herbs, from cooking to medicine. Workshops, cooking demos & more. FREE. Olbrich Botanical Gardens. More info.


Nov 10

Badger Bioneers Conference

7th annual sustainability conference bringing together people from many areas of our community to share inspiration and tools for becoming more effective Sustainability Champions. More info>>


Nov 28

A Vintage Christmas

Experience old world charm as you taste Wollersheim wines paired with festive foods & find unique gifts while carolers set a holiday mood. Free. 10am-4pm. Learn more.

Prairie du Sac

Dec 02

Gladdening Herbs for Winter Blues

Learn what herb is considered the "gladdening herb" and other safe, effective herbal remedies for the winter blues. Olbrich Gardens. Register by Nov. 25. More info.


Dec 10

Terra Madre Day

An annual, worldwide celebration of local food arranged by Slow Food chapters. Through hundreds of unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots. 


Jan 16

Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest

The Alliant Energy Center will be overflowing with beer and cheese from 2:30-6:30pm. Gen. admission: $50. Premium tasting tix: $85.


Jun 04

Cows on the Concourse

Meet & greet dairy cows, baby calves - and their farmers! - at the Dane County Farmers' Market to kick off June Dairy Month. Free! More info.


Jun 18

Mad City Vegan Fest

Where curious omnivores to longtime vegans can enjoy delicious vegan samples & find information on protecting animals, the environment, and health. More info.


Sep 16 - Sep 18

Green County Cheese Days

One of the oldest & largest heritage fests in the US, honoring Swiss heritage, cheesemaking and dairying traditions of the area & more. Held bi-annually.