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CONSULT: Individual Nutrition Consultations

Tuesday, November 3rd 11:15am to 3:45pm

Location: Willy East CommunityRoom
Fee: $35 for Owners; $70 for non-owners

An individual nutrition consultation is your opportunity to learn how the correct food choices for your body can enhance your well-being. A one-on-one session with Katy Wallace of Human Nature, LLC includes a consultation regarding your health goals and lifestyle and food choice suggestions geared toward addressing health goals and developing sustainable change.

Appointments are confirmed upon payment. Payment is due at the time of scheduling, otherwise the appointment will be released to other interested parties. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven (7) or more days prior.

To register for the next available opening, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (link sends e-mail) or call 608-301-9961. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven or more days prior.

DIY: Kitchen Knife Skills

Tuesday, November 3rd 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Instructor: Max Wilke
Fee: $20 for owners; $30 for non-owners

Join Max Wilke as he covers kitchen knife essentials, from styles of knives, what to look for when buying a knife, what each knife is for, and how to sharpen and maintain a knife. Max will also guide participants through hands-on knife skills, including all the major cuts, slices, and dices, as well as how to deal with particularly tricky fruits and vegetables!

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

CHIP: CHIP Chat: Trading away the Farm? A Farmer's Perspective on International Trade

Thursday, November 5th 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Instructor: Darin Von Ruden,President, Wisconsin Farmers Union
Fee: Free; registration is required

Whether you’re buying fresh local produce or imported Costa Rican coffee, international trade deals have a big impact on the items you find in your grocery cart. How do trade deals and the World Trade Organization affect food and farm prices? What can you do to stand up for truth in food labeling and environmental and labor standards even as these are challenged by a "race to the bottom" approach to international trade?

Join us for an informative presentation by Darin Von Ruden, organic dairy farmer and president of Wisconsin Farmers Union. Darin will be just off the heels of a trip to Washington, D.C., on a mission to discuss trade and other issues with our Wisconsin Congressional representatives. Get the inside scoop on where our representatives stand, and what we all should know about the global food trade.

Please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

Book Signing: Meet the Author of Cranberries Revealed

Thursday, November 12th 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Led by: Wayne Martin with Special Guest Brian Ruesch
Fee: Free; feel free to drop in!

Cranberries Revealed
From the Marsh to the Table

Meet author Wayne Martin as he discusses Cranberries Revealed, his recently published coffee table book about cranberries. Accompany him on a visual journey into the world of cranberries as Cranberries Revealed celebrates a riot of ruby red colors that make this fruit such an appealing subject. The three-part book beguiles readers with dramatic close-up and abstract views of cranberries. It intrigues with sweeping aerial panoramas, immerses viewers in the marshlands of Central Wisconsin and tempts the taste buds with award-winning recipes.

Treat your eyes and palate to a feast of cranberries that will leave you hungry for more. Cranberries Revealed is a must read source for all things cranberry!

Purchase a book and have it signed by the author!

KIDS: Kids in the Kitchen: Marvelous Mexican

Friday, November 13th 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Instructor: Lily Kilfoy
Fee: $10 for kids of Owners; $20 for non-owners

Join instructor Lily Kilfoy in this hands on cooking class for kids ages 5-8Kids will prepare delicious fillings and create their own baked vegetarian quesadillas. Recipes will also include a scrumptious salsa.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

CONSULT: Individual Nutrition Consultations

Friday, December 4th 11:15am to 3:45pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Fee: $35 for Owners; $70 for non-owners

An individual nutrition consultation is your opportunity to learn how the correct food choices for your body can enhance your well-being. A one-on-one session with Katy Wallace of Human Nature, LLC includes a consultation regarding your health goals and lifestyle and food choice suggestions geared toward addressing health goals and developing sustainable change.

Appointments are confirmed upon payment. Payment is due at the time of scheduling, otherwise the appointment will be released to other interested parties. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven (7) or more days prior.

To register for the next available opening, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (link sends e-mail) or call 608-301-9961. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven or more days prior.

LECTURE: Eat Your Salt

Tuesday, December 8th 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Instructor: Katy Wallace
Fee: Free; registration is required

Natural salt, like sea salt, provides many health benefits. Some people need to limit table salt per their doctor's orders, but many others will derive impressive results from including a natural salt in their daily routine. We'll discuss the details of salt's benefits for energy, reproduction, stress-relief, digestion, and thicker hair.

Please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

COOK: Rendering Lard & Bone Broth

Thursday, December 10th 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Instructor: Max Wilke
Fee: $20 for Owners; $30 for non-owners

Rendering lard made simple! Join Max Wilke to learn what and where to get your own pork fat, what types of fat to use, what to use lard for (hint, pie crusts), and how to get those delicious cracklings! We'll also make a simple bone broth, which makes an exceptionally healthy, and tasty, wintertime food!

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

KIDS: Kids in the Kitchen: Delicious Delights

Friday, December 11th 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Instructor: Lily Kilfoy
Fee: $10 for kids of Owners; $20 for non-owners

Join instructor Lily Kilfoy in this hands-on cooking class for kids ages 9-12. Participants will create their own delicious treats. Recipes will include a variety of delightfully healthy ingredients including fruits, vegetables, seeds, and grains.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

Willy West Classes

DIY: Tea with Maleah: Creative Cheese Pairings-CANCELED

Sunday, November 1st 2:00pm to 3:30pm

CANCELED

Location: Willy West Community Room
Instructor: Maleah Moskoff
Fee: $15 for owners; $25 for non-owners

An uncommon pair is gaining momentum in the foodie world. The best tea and cheese pairings not only enhance both the tea and the cheese, but also bring out a new, third flavor that wasn’t present before. Tea and cheese work together similar to wine and cheese pairings. Much like wine, a tea's flavor profile is affected by the climate, soil, and water of the region it's grown in.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

CHIP: CHIP Chat: Digital Privacy and Social Media - Know Your Rights Online

Monday, November 2nd 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Instructor: Emilio De Torre, ACLU
Fee: Free; registration is required

We’ll explore terms, current trends and your rights regarding social media use/abuse, potential threats and best practices. What does this mean? How to keep safe from stalkers, bullies, spyware and weirdos on popular websites, games and apps like Facebook, Instagram, Kik, Oovoo, Snapchat, Clash of Clans, Minecraft and more.

Please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

LECTURE: Eat Your Salt

Monday, November 9th 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Instructor: Katy Wallace
Fee: Free; registration is required

Natural salt, like sea salt, provides many health benefits. Some people need to limit table salt per their doctor's orders, but many others will derive impressive results from including a natural salt in their daily routine. We'll discuss the details of salt's benefits for energy, reproduction, stress-relief, digestion, and thicker hair.

Please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

Book Signing: Meet the Author of Cranberries Revealed

Friday, November 13th 11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Willy West Demo Station
Led by: Wayne Martin
Fee: Free; feel free to drop in!

Cranberries Revealed
From the Marsh to the Table

Meet author Wayne Martin as he discusses Cranberries Revealed, his recently published coffee table book about cranberries. Accompany him on a visual journey into the world of cranberries as Cranberries Revealed celebrates a riot of ruby red colors that make this fruit such an appealing subject. The three-part book beguiles readers with dramatic close-up and abstract views of cranberries. It intrigues with sweeping aerial panoramas, immerses viewers in the marshlands of Central Wisconsin and tempts the taste buds with award-winning recipes.

Treat your eyes and palate to a feast of cranberries that will leave you hungry for more. Cranberries Revealed is a must read source for all things cranberry!

Purchase a book and have it signed by the author!

CONSULT: Individual Nutrition Consultations

Wednesday, November 18th 11:30am to 2:45pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Fee: $35 for Owners; $70 for non-owners

An individual nutrition consultation is your opportunity to learn how the correct food choices for your body can enhance your well-being. A one-on-one session with Katy Wallace of Human Nature, LLC includes a consultation regarding your health goals and lifestyle and food choice suggestions geared toward addressing health goals and developing sustainable change.

Appointments are confirmed upon payment. Payment is due at the time of scheduling, otherwise the appointment will be released to other interested parties. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven (7) or more days prior.

To register for the next available opening, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (link sends e-mail) or call 608-301-9961. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven or more days prior.

KIDS: Kids in the Kitchen: Traditional Tacos

Friday, November 20th 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Instructor: Lily Kilfoy
Fee: $10 for kids of Owners; $20 for non-owners

Join instructor Lily Kilfoy in this hands-on cooking class for kids ages 9-12. Kids in this class will make homemade corn tortillas using an authentic Mexican press. Participants will also prepare a variety of yummy fillings to create their own traditional tacos.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

KIDS: Kids in the Kitchen: Tasty Treats

Friday, December 4th 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Instructor: Lily Kilfoy
Fee: $10 for kids of Owners; $20 for non-owners

Join instructor Lily Kilfoy in this hands-on cooking class for kids ages 5-8. Participants will create their own tasty holiday treats. Recipes will include a variety of delicious healthy ingredients such as dried fruits, veggies, seeds, and grains.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

COOK: Holiday En-croute

Thursday, December 10th 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Instructor: Paul Tseng
Fee: $20 for Owners; $30 for non-owners

Imagine your holiday dinner table with a golden brown puffy pastry crust filled with brie, salmon, or beef. Join Chef Paul to learn how to make puff pastry dough from scratch. The salmon en-croute will be shown and sampled.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

WELLNESS: Individual Nutrition Consultations

Tuesday, December 15th 11:30am to 2:45pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Fee: $35 for Owners; $70 for non-owners

An individual nutrition consultation is your opportunity to learn how the correct food choices for your body can enhance your well-being. A one-on-one session with Katy Wallace of Human Nature, LLC includes a consultation regarding your health goals and lifestyle and food choice suggestions geared toward addressing health goals and developing sustainable change.

Appointments are confirmed upon payment. Payment is due at the time of scheduling, otherwise the appointment will be released to other interested parties. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven (7) or more days prior.

To register for the next available opening, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (link sends e-mail) or call 608-301-9961. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven or more days prior.

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