The Wedge's Organic Field School hosts fundraiser for young farmers

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The Organic Field School is the nonprofit arm of the Wedge Co-op's Gardens of Eagan

Last weekend, the Organic Field School hosted its annual fundraiser at Kitchen in the Market, at Midtown Global Market. The organization is the nonprofit arm of the Wedge Co-op's organic farming program Gardens of Eagan. The Organic Field School offers educational programs and assistance to farmers while promoting the benefits of sustainable and organic farming methods to the public.

The event gave the public face time with several of the Twin Cities' premier organic farmers, including the ladies of Bossy Acres, Humble Pie, Fazenda Boa Terra, and Loon Organics. The fundraiser also featured a wide variety of local food products, including food from Foxy Falafel, Chow Girls Catering, and Froz Bros craft ice cream. Craft beers courtesy of local brewer Tallgrass Brewing were available, as were Joia Soda and wines from Stark Wines.

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DIY: Chocolate--a class for serious addicts

Categories: Food University

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Serious chocoholics take note: Here's a great way to upgrade your addiction from a simple vice to a valuable skill.

In conjunction with the Minnesota History Center's big exhibit on chocolate (running through January), the center is joining with Gastro Non Grata and Fabulous Catering to present a special class on chocolate this Sunday, where students can learn several unique and creative ways to use the sweet, from molding to mole sauce.

Here are the details:

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