WILLMAR — Are you looking for new recipes or a great way to meet other foodies? Join the Cookbook Club at the Willmar Public Library. It will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, upstairs at the library. Everyone should bring a dish to share based on the theme and a copy of the recipe. September’s theme is apples. Free, no registration required, new members always welcome.
Willmar Community Education
Advance registration is required for all the classes, register online at www.cewillmarmn.com or in person at Jefferson Learning Center.
Cookie Art: Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to noon, Willmar Senior High School; $20, instructor Stacy Holwerda. Learn techniques to create your own edible cookie art. Bring a flat container, preferably 6 by 9 inches or larger, to take six cookies home. September theme is fall, registration deadline two weeks before class. Additional classes will be held in October (Halloween), November (Thanksgiving) and December (Holidays).
Farm Girl Fresh Cooking Class: Nov. 4, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Willmar Senior High School, registration deadline Oct. 25, $43, instructors Colleen Anderson and Joyce Kaping. Class will discuss how to grow healthy plants using the best growing practices and preserving methods, including the process of freezing, canning and dehydrating. The class includes hands-on participation preparing a tasty recipe.
Let’s Make Lefse: Nov. 21, 6 to 8 p.m., Willmar Middle School, $25, instructor Samantha Johnson. Hands-on class will walk participants through the entire process from scratch: the preparation, rolling and grilling of lefse, and of course, sampling.
Willmar Farmers Market
WILLMAR — The farmers market opens at 6:30 a.m. every Saturday in the YMCA parking lot on Lakeland Avenue Southeast in Willmar .
New London Farmers Market
NEW LONDON — The farmers market is from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday at Holm Park on the northwest corner of the Mill Pond in New London.
Saturday Farmers Market
WILLMAR — The farmers market is from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday in the Kandi Mall east side parking lot in Willmar.
Midweek Farmers Market
WILLMAR — The farmers market is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Wednesday in the Kandi Mall east side parking lot in Willmar. High-quality produce available that is grown within 100 miles of Willmar.