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SIP: Farm Fresh Mixology Classes, May-October 2013

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Back by popular demand, this “Farm to Bar Experience” pairs FairShare Farms with local mixologists to put a new twist on local eating. All classes are held at Death’s Door Spirits in Middleton. Classes are $20 each; proceeds benefit FairShare.

Eventbrite - S.I.P. ~ Seasonally Inspired Potations

Plough & Barrel Dinners, June-October 2013

ploughAnother returning hit! Back by popular demand, in partnership with our friends at The Coopers Tavern, this exquisite dinner series features FairShare Farms and local breweries (and new this year, our August dinner features Wollersheim Winery!) paired up for the meal of a lifetime. All proceeds benefit FairShare. Tickets are $50 each (includes tax, not gratuity), and seating is limited to a total of 80 diners. Dinners start at 6 p.m. Reservations and payment can be made in person at Coopers, 20 W. Mifflin St., or by calling (414)-333-4110, or by emailing Jennifer Trost at JTrost@foodfightinc.com.

Eat for Equity Dinner, Aug. 17, 2013

eatforequityNew this year! This on-farm feast at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 will bring folks out to Crossroads Community Farm in Cross Plains to share a meal and raise funds for our  Partner Shares Program, which helps low-income households afford CSA memberships.  This 4-course meal is cooked by Eat for Equity with many of the veggies donated by Crossroads (certified organic!).  It’s BYOB; the suggested donation is $25-$50 per person. Please RSVP by emailing the names and email addresses of all your attendees to eatforequitymadison@gmail.com. You pay when you arrive that night.  The farmers will be offering tours of their operation.

Sh*tty Barn CSA Party, Aug. 24, 2013

shitty barnThree Bands, fresh grilled pizza, Furthermore brews and a dilapidated barn in a semi-industrial park in Spring Green — all on Saturday, Aug. 24. What’s not to love?! MUSIC: Juniper Tar, Dead Pigeons, Peter Mulvey. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; music starts at 5:15 p.m. Tickets $15. Ian’s Pizza will be grilling. Yum!  Learn more at the Sh*tty Barn website. Buy your tickets, here.

 

Bike the Barns, Sept. 15, 2013

bikethebarns_logo_alltypeThis is a recreational bike ride through the picturesque Wisconsin countryside. Stop at up to four farms, enjoy delicious farm-fresh food, and learn about where your food comes from. We’ll have both a Rutabaga (~70 miles) and Radish route this year (~ 30 miles), and the ride starts and ends at beautiful Lake Leota Park in Evansville, about 22 miles south of Madison. The ride is Sunday, Sept. 15; registration is open now. Please visit our Bike the Barns webpage for details. The ride is capped at 550 riders and typically sells out by mid August, so please do not delay registering. We are biking for  FRESH FOOD FOR ALL!

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From Asparagus to Zucchini and Farm Fresh and Fast provide essential tools for all CSA members and vegetable lovers who want to make the most of local and seasonal produce.

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PARTNER SHARES:

This program, among other community programs, works to reduce the barriers of CSA membership in our community by providing cost-sharing opportunities.

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The Coalition and area Health Plan partners encourage healthier diets and a healthier Wisconsin through fresh, local produce on our tables.

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