Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The Rustic Kitchen

Janine MacLachlan is a self-described farm groupie. She teaches farmstand cooking classes at Pinecone Meadow Farm, her 1881 farmhouse in southwest Michigan’s orchard belt, and consults with companies to encourage home cooking.

Again in 2010, Janine will be helping us out in Organic Valley's, Kickapoo Kitchen Tent.

Stop by from 12:30pm – 3:00pm on Saturday, July 24th and learn some amazing new ideas for the classic grilled cheese and summer smoothies!

AND Her blog the Rustic Kitchen is also giving you an opportunity to win tickets!!!!

Monday, June 28, 2010

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Special Guest: Dr. Temple Grandin

The Way I See It:
A Personal Look at

Autism and Asperger's

Dr. Temple Grandin
Kickapoo Country Fair

Saturday, July 24th
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Q&A to follow
Milky Way Café

Dr. Temple Grandin gets down to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple will offer helpful do’s and don’ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her “insider” perspective and a great deal of research.

These are just some of the topics Temple will touch upon:
 How and Why People with Autism Think Differently
 Economical Early Intervention Programs that Work
 How Sensory Sensitivities Affect Learning
 Behaviors Caused by a Disability vs. Just Bad Behaviors.
 Teaching People with Autism to Live in an Unpredictable World
 Alternative Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine
 Employment Ideas for Adults with Autism.

"Temple is my hero. She has my vote for the person who has provided the greatest advance in our understanding of autism this century."
-Dr. Tony Attwood, world renowned expert on autism spectrum disorders, author of
The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Kickapoo Country Farmers' Market

The Kickapoo Country Farmers' Market
will make its debut at the 2010 Kickapoo Country Fair!

It will be hosted by our friends,
will be held in the middle of the action on
Saturday 7/24/10, from 10am - 2pm.

How often do you go to the farmers market and get overwhelmed with the idea of preparing a meal from all the different types of produce available? Attend this workshop and this will never happen to you again!
Farmers Market to Table
Organic Valley Kitchen Tent - Pantry Stage, 11:30am -1:00pm.
Chef Monique Jamet Hooker will take you to the farmers market and back to the kitchen to show ways to prepare wonderful meals from the bounty of the market. Come with an open mind and questions!