Food & Drink published Dec. 22, 2022

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Willmar Community Center

WILLMAR — Advance registration is required for all the classes by calling 320-262-5288 .

Soup 2 Go: Jan. 12 and Jan. 26, 3:30 p.m., $30 for both classes, $20 for one class, advance registration required by Jan. 5. Join us in this assembly class to prepare fresh soups to take home and simply add water. Thursday, Jan. 12, will be Country Soup and Taco Soup; Thursday, Jan. 26, will be Chicken Tortilla Soup and Split Pea Soup.

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Milan Village Arts

MILAN — Milan Village Arts classes have been scheduled for the next year. To register or for more information, call 320-734-4807 or visit the website at or email: .

Dumplings: Feb. 28, 1 to 5 p.m., with instructor Hua Yang. For beginner and above; ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent. Making dumplings is a fun activity to do around the table with your friends and family. In this hands-on class you will learn the art of folding dumpling wrappers into traditional shapes. Class will prepare both a pork and a vegetarian filling and learn to steam and pan fry them, serving them with homemade traditional sauces. Bring a bread bowl and a dutch oven if you have one. An email will go out before class with more details. Tuition is $70, supplies included. Registration deadline is Jan. 28.


Becker Market

WILLMAR — Becker Market offers several ways to buy locally grown food. The store is part of Fabulous Finds, 414 Becker Ave. S.W., downtown Willmar, and is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. It participates with nine other markets through Renewing The Countryside to aggregate farmers market products. It also is part of the Real Food Hub that offers year-round weekly delivery of local produce via subscription at .

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Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
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