Edible Events and Cooking Classes

December 05, 2016
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foggy sunset over farmland and rolled hay

FROM FARM TO FRAME

Juried photo exhibition celebrating farming and food in Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie, Kalkaska, Antrim, Otsego, Charlevoix, Emmet and Cheboygan counties.
Through November 30, Aerie Restaurant,
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
CrookedTree.org

THE GREAT MACARONI & CHEESE BAKE-OFF

Local restaurants partner with wineries to create a perfect macaroni & cheese and wine pairing; advance tickets recommended.
November 26, 10 AM–5 PM, Old Mission
Peninsula wineries
WineriesOfOldMission.com

FARMLAND 5K

European-style cross-country race on a farmland course, with costume prizes, postrace party and more. Benefit event.
December 3, Lew Rasho Farm, Traverse City
XCChallengeTCRuns.com

WINTER WARMUP

Wineries and restaurants of Old Mission Peninsula team up for special food and drink all day.
January 14, 10 AM–5 PM, Old Mission
Peninsula wineries
231-223-9303 • WineriesOfOldMission.com

DOWNTOWN CHILI COOK-OFF

This annual event brings together area restaurants and their creative chili recipes for a spicy showdown.
January 14, 11 AM–3 PM, Park Place
Dome
231-922-2050 • DowntownTC.com

NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN ORCHARD AND VINEYARD SHOW

Trade show and workshops for fruit growers–cherries, apples and wine grapes.
January 17–18, Grand Traverse Resort,
Acme
231-946-1510 • MSUE.anr.msu.edu/events/

FARM SCHOOL

Workshop intensives for all-day learning in three tracks: Season Extension, Grazing and Fruit Production; pre-conference to the Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference.
January 27, 9 AM–5 PM, Grand Traverse
Resort, Traverse City
231-622-5252 • SmallFarmConference.com

NORTHERN MICHIGAN SMALL FARM CONFERENCE

Annual conference, trade show, workshops with farm, homestead and youth tracks. Keynote speaker is Bill Palladino of Taste the Local Difference. Certified Local Food Event.
January 28, 9 AM–5 PM
Grand Traverse Resort, Acme
231-622-5252 • SmallFarmConference.com

Dawn by Kirk Ciaglaski; 2016 Farm to Frame Second Place Award

FESTIVAL OF FOODS

Cooking demos and food samplings with presentations by area chefs, NMC culinary instructors and specialty food businesses; select four workshops from 16 choices.
February 4, 10 AM–3 PM, Hagerty Conference
Center, Traverse City
231-995-1700
NMC.edu/festival-of-foods

WOMEN'S WINTER TOUR

Enjoy snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snow biking on this uncommon adventure. Afterwards celebrate with local foods, wine and chocolate; register early, volunteer.
February 5, Timber Ridge RV Park
231-342-7779 • WomensWinterTour.com

TASTE THE PASSION

Annual Leelanau Wine Trail event celebrating wine, chocolate and love; reservations recommended.
February 11–12, Leelanau Peninsula wineries
LPWines.com

WINTER MICROBREW AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Celebrating craft brew and great music.
February 11, 4–10 PM, Traverse City
MicrobrewAndMusic.com

ROMANCING THE RIESLING

Celebration of the Riesling varietal, showcasing some of the best Rieslings that Northern Michigan has to offer.
February 18, 10 AM–5 PM, Old Mission
Peninsula wineries
231-223-7355 • WineriesOfOldMission.com

Winter Cooking Classes

Early registration is recommended. See websites for schedule details.

CHATEAU CHANTAL

Hands-on cooking classes in a wide variety of cuisines. During class, enjoy the foods you prepare paired with estate wines.
Saturdays 12:30–4:30 PM, January–April
Chateau Chantal, Old Mission Peninsula
$95, register at ChateauChantal.com

THE COOKS' HOUSE

Monthly special topics through the winter, farmers' market classes in season on Saturday mornings, private classes for small groups.
CooksHouseTC.com

FUSTINI'S OILS AND VINEGARS

Fustini's school of cooking teaches basic to advanced cooking skills with a focus on oils and vinegars. Many different styles and lengths of class are available.
$10–$59, registration required.
Traverse City and Petoskey stores
Fustinis.com

NMC EXTENDED EDUCATION CULINARY CLASSES

A wide variety of classes for home cooks looking to sharpen their skills. Taught by local chefs and food aficionados in a state-of-the-art classroom kitchen, classes feature culinary tips and recipes.
Weekday evenings and some Saturdays, through May 20
Oleson Center, NMC Main Campus, Traverse
City
$69 for most classes, register at NMC.edu/resources/extended-education
231-995-1700

ORYANA NATURAL FOODS MARKET

Oryana cooking classes offer instruction and expertise from local chefs and culinary instructors. Topics include Tuscan, Japanese and Indian cuisine, fermentation and more.
Weekday evenings, 6–8:30 PM
Grace Episcopal Church, 341 Washington
St., Traverse City
$30–$35, register early at the store or by phone, 231-947-0191
Oryana.coop/cooking-classes

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