Learn to Cook and Preserve Food - Find classes at:

Braise Culinary School
Urban Ecology Center
Outpost Natural Foods
Milwaukee Localicious

Milwaukee Public Market

Classes are also available through local Recreation Departments and CSA farms.

Recommended Reading

  • Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100-Mile Diet. by Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon -
  • In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  • Omnivore‚Äôs Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  • Cooking by Michael Pollan
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter
    by Peter Singer & Jim Mason
  • Kitchen Literacy: How we lost knowledge of where
    food comes from and why we need to get it back

    by Ann Vileisis
  • Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket by Brian Halweil
  • Hungry for Change - a discussion course by the Northwest Earth Institute
  • Diet for a Hot Planet - Anna Lappe
  • Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in Americay by Wenonah Hauter
  • Behind The Kitchen Door by Saru Jayaraman

Recommended Films
King Corn
Mad City Chickens
Food Inc

Learn to Grow Food
Victory Garden Initiative
MUG (Milwaukee Urban Gardens)
UW Extension