2009 Events

at the Urban Ecology Center,
in Riverside Park-1500 E. Park Pl,
Milwaukee, WI 53211 - 414-964-8505


Here's a link to download & print a poster

Poster thumbnail

Navigating the Eat Local Network
The Eat Local Resource Fair is an annual opportunity to celebrate local food. It offers tools, tips and ideas to take the Eat Local Challenge and to eat locally all year long.

  • Pick up information, tips, ideas and tools to help you find and enjoy local foods all year long
  • Buy food directly from local vendors
    (to see list of who'll be there)
  • Participate in useful workshops
  • Lunch is available for purchase from local food trucks.
  • Workshops (for more details):

11:30am         
Food Advocacy & Policy 101-
Mary Ryan

12:15pm         
Getting Kids Excited About Eating Locally
Annie Wegner LeFort

1:00pm                       
Ark of Taste: How to save our local heritage foods -
Jennifer Casey of Slow Food WISE

  • Cooking Demo:

1:45pm                       
Eating Locally on a Budget with
Judy Mayer of Outpost Natural Foods

  • New this year: workshops will also be available to teach the basics of canning (at 11:45am), composting, and urban bee-keeping (at 2pm).