Join Illinois Stewardship Alliance in recognizing the creative, innovative and pioneering local food activities in Illinois. Why “Golden Beet” you ask? Well, awards are usually shiny and used for recognizing exemplary achievements. We think the brilliant hue of golden beets with their unique standing in the world of edible plants represents the perfect symbol for honoring the innovators in Illinois. A symbol for relishing the activities in Illinois that are paving the way for
Fermentation Fun with Chef Greg Christian Thursday, October 15, 2015 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Small Axe Market Gardens 312 N. Bruns Lane $25/person (includes light meal, materials and two quarts of fermented vegetables to take home) Register here: http://fermentationfun.eventbrite.com Enter the world of fermentation and you will discover that many popular foods are a result of fermentation including beer, wine, yogurt, soy sauce, sourdough bread, vinegar, pickles and more. Fermentati
Kids in the Kitchen: A Family Cooking Class Tuesday, October 6, 2015 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Central Baptist Church 501 S. 4th St. $10/family Register here: http://kidsinthekitchen-springfield.eventbrite.com Do you have a junior chef on your hands? Or do you want your kids to eat more vegetables? Get your Kids in the Kitchen and start cooking. They'll build healthy eating habit and you'll all build memories. This class will be led by Chef Greg Christian of Beyond Green Partners, alo
Winter Vegetable Gardening Mondays, September 14-December 14, 2015 10:30am-12:00pm Lincoln Land Community College Community Garden behind Montgomery Hall Hosted by Lincoln Land Community College and genHkids Join us for a rare opportunity to learn about winter vegetable production from experienced genHkids farmer Andy Heck. Follow the planting and harvest through hands-on demonstration and exercises while learning everything you want to know about growing produce year-round.