Edible Events: Spring 2018

By | February 14, 2018
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Wasted Movie Screening and panel discussion - March 13th in Louisville.

February 24th, Saturday, 10:30–11:30am

Growing & Savoring Microgreens

Wilson Nurseries , 3690 East-West Connector, Frankfort

Learn to grow 10 types of tasty sprouts for salads, sandwiches and smoothies. $15 fee covers instruction, tasting and starter seeds. WilsonNurseriesKy.com


February 26, Monday, 6–9pm

Slow Food Bluegrass Soup Swap and Bread Making Class

Wiltshire Production Kitchen , 1001 Logan St., Louisville

Bring your favorite soup to share and a container to take home soup from others. Wiltshire Pantry will lead an artisan bread making demonstration in their new baking kitchen. SlowFoodBluegrass.org, WiltshirePantry.com


February 28–March 3, Wednesday–Saturday

Bourbon Classic

Kentucky Center for the Arts , 501 W. Main St., Louisville

The sixth annual Bourbon Classic explores the “best of the best” in the authentic world of bourbon, from the craftsmanship of distilling to the pure enjoyment of the spirit in its many forms, featuring local chefs and distilleries. For tickets and schedule: 502-574- 9942; BourbonClassic.com


March 2–3, Friday– Saturday, noon–6pm

Organic Association of Kentucky Conference

Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington

This year’s theme is “Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Reshaping Kentucky with Organics.” Keynote speaker is Liz Carlisle. This annual conference is a great opportunity to network with fellow farmers, resource partners and exhibitors who can help you reach your goals for 2018 and beyond. OAK-KY.org

March 6, Tuesday, 6–8pm

JOFEE Restaurant Night with the Green Heart Project

Beechmont Community Center, 205 W. Wellington Ave., Louisville

Enjoy food from Vietnam Kitchen while learning about The Green Heart Project, a five-year research project about nature’s impact on health. Sponsored by Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental Education (JOFEE). JewishLouisville.org/ event/jofee-restaurant-night-green-heart-project/


March 13, Tuesday, 6pm

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

Gravely Brewing Company, 514 Baxter Ave., Louisville

Anthony Bourdain tackles the subject of food waste in America. A screening of the movie, appetizers by local chefs and Q&A afterward with Chef Bruce Ucan and other local chefs. Sponsored by Louisville Farm to Table and Slow Food Bluegrass. $5 suggested donation. Contact: shannon. louisvillefarmtotable@gmail.com, 314-791-4432. WastedFilm.com

March 14, Wednesday, 6:30–9:30pm

A Drink for You: Charity Social Mixer

Mint on Mellwood, 1631 Mellwood Ave., Louisville

A grassroots movement created by the S.V. Foundation (Sober Voyager) to create a safer, more inclusive drinking culture in our community. Evening includes mocktails, cocktails and coffee paired with dishes from local chefs, live music and a Mockoff Mocktail Competition with Mayor Greg Fischer and other celebrities. Proceeds benefit recovery efforts for The Morton Center and The Healing Place. Sponsored by Mint Julep Tours, Kentucky Distillers’ Association and Brown-Forman Corporation with support from RE’AL Mixers, Bourbon Barrel Foods and Heine Brothers’ Coffee. Tickets are $65 and fully tax deductible. Purchase at TheMocktailProject.com.


March 17, Saturday

Local Feed Kegs & Eggs

Slainte Public House, 320 E. Main St., Georgetown

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a “full Irish” breakfast with bagpipes and Guinness representative. Seating available at 9, 10 and 11 am. Reservation required. Dinner also served, no reservations required. Tickets $30. Purchase at Slainte Public House, or email slaintepublichouse@yahoo.com


March 17, Saturday, 10am–6pm

March 18, Sunday, 12-5pm

Stella di Luce Art Show

Huber’s Orchard & Winery Plantation Hall, 19816 Huber Rd., Starlight, IN

Over 35 local artists at this indoor show with live music and samples of Huber’s Stella di Luce wine. HuberWinery.com

April 14, Saturday, 6–8pm

Taste of West Louisville

California Community Center , 1600 W. St. Catherine St., Louisville

Tastings available from local food and beverage companies. Proceeds are awarded as scholarships to high school seniors in Louisville. Tickets: $15 until March 5, then $20. UpLiftLouisville.org/ taste-of-west-louisville


April 21, Saturday, 6–9:30pm

Bourbon & Browns

Liberty Hall , 202 Wilkinson St., Frankfort

Kick off Derby season with master distillers and bourbon-infused food. Proceeds benefit the Liberty Hall Historic Site. LibertyHall.org/ buy-bourbon-browns-tickets


April 28, Saturday, 11am–4pm

A Taste of Danville and Bourbon Release

Wilderness Trail Distillery , 4095 Lebanon Rd., Danville

The first release of Single Barrel, Bottled in Bond, Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey will be released during A Taste of Danville, a showcase of local food, drink and music. WildernessTrailKy.com


April 29, Sunday, 11am–3pm

GARDENAGANZA Plant Sale and Fundraiser

Louisville Nature Center , 3745 Illinois Ave., Louisville

The Jefferson County Master Gardener Association and the Nature Center sell native plants, herbs, annuals, tomatoes, peppers, perennials and shrubs. Door prizes, raffles, food trucks, live music, art vendors, and rain barrels. Rain or shine. No pets. For questions: Marsha Flores, 502.387.8391.

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