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"Stirring the Pot' chef demonstrations, food sampling series begins Sunday
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MONROE - Celebrate local food with the first of a three-part series of free local food events at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Monroe United Methodist Church. Thanks to grants from the Wisconsin Humanities Council and UW Extension, Catholic Charities and Green County UW Extension will be leading Stirring the Pot, an engaging and fun forum for area residents to gather and learn more about local food to create a healthy families and communities.Heavy appetizers, which are created with local foods by local chefs, will be provided.The second "Stirring the Pot" picnic will take place Sunday, Aug. 22, at St. Francis Assisi Catholic Church, Belleville, and the final takes place Sunday, Oct. 17, at Congregational United Church of Christ, Brodhead. To help encourage discussion, national humanities expert Dr. Vincent Kavaloski will be on hand to share his perspectives on living well.