Slow Food Baton Rouge will hold a series of urban agriculture classes at the Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge.
The schedule includes Basic Organic Gardenging, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6; Gardening in Small Spaces, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 9; Citrus Tree Pruning, 10 a.m. to noon April 13; Beginner Backyard Chickens, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 20; Composting, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 23; and Fermentation, 10 a.m. April 27.
All classes are taught by local experts. There is a suggested $5 donation per class, except for the April 6 class, which will be $25. Register online.
Slow Food Baton Rouge will hold a series of urban agriculture workshops at the Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge. All of the workshops will begin at 9 a.m.
On Nov. 17, Chris Frink will discuss backyard chickens; Charles Johnson will talk about urban orchards on Dec. 1; edible lanscaping with Kyle Huffstickler will be on Dec. 8 and the final workshop on Dec. 15 will feature urban beekeeping with Jack Lithgoe.
All workshops are free and open to the public though a $5 donation is encouraged. Register here.
Slow Food Baton Rouge, the local chapter of Slow Food USA, seeks to facilitate greater understanding about the environmental, economic, nutritional, cultural, and social impacts of food choices, the local culinary arts and food traditions.
Cans of Blonde Ale are stacked for shipping at Tin Roof Brewing Co. on Aug. 1.
Yes, that hot. At 6 p.m.
<Insert hot Tin Roof joke here.>
Slow Food Baton Rouge got together Aug. 1 inside a broiling Tin Roof Brewing Co. (Seriously?! Can you imagine what it was like at 2 p.m.?)
Luckily, the brewery had plenty of cold drinks and slices of watermelon, appropriate since Tin Roof’s summer seasonal is a delectable Watermelon Wheat.
Rumors of Tin Roof’s second seasonal percolated during the event. Stay tuned …
Slow Foodies tour Tin Roof's brewery, led by marketing director John Peak. Note the names of the tanks behind him: Lake Ponchartrain and Lake Maurepas.
Slow Food Baton Rouge is holding the August social at Tin Roof Brewing Co., off Nicholson between LSU and downtown. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tours and samples are on tap (see what I did there?). The entire family is welcome.
Also, Whole Foods Market, 7529 Corporate Blvd., will donate 5% of their profits from Wednesday, Aug. 8, sales to Slow Food Baton Rouge.