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Local Harvest Celebration

Join us for QCFH / BFBL Quad Cities
LOCAL HARVEST CELEBRATION

When: Thursday, October 9, 2014, 5:30-8 PM
Where: Food Hub Local Market Store, 421 W. River Dr., Davenport, Iowa

An annual celebration of the local harvest featuring local food from Buy Fresh Buy Local Quad Cities members

  • Seasonal tastings featuring our local farmers and producers
  • Cash bar from Front Street Brewery
  • Live music
  • Silent auction

$15 in advance / $20 at the door

Get your tickets here


or at the Food Hub Local Market Store

The Food Hub works to support healthy lifestyles by promoting local food production, connecting producers and consumers, and cultivating education and training programs. Projects include the local market store, veggie mobile, education series, a kitchen incubator, and virtual farmers’ market.
The Quad Cities Food Hub is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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Canning Series II

CANNING SERIES – SESSION II

Register below for any of the classes…
Canning Series  – Session II
Tuesday night’s the new party night! 

Join us on Tuesday evenings (6-9 PM)  – September 30th through October 28th for Session II and a five week series of community canning parties at QCFH! We’ll provide everything you need, including party coordinators to assist those who have never canned before.

  • September 30th : Tomato Canning Party II
  • October 7th: Beet Pickles
  • October 14th: Potato Party
  • October 21st: Preserving Squash and Pumpkin
  • October 28th: Harvest Feast
    A pot-luck style dinner featuring potato and squash soups, with zucchini bread for desert. (Prerequisite: must attend at least one canning party during the season.) There is no cost for the Harvest Feast – just bring yourself and if you’d like, a dish to share.

Stay tuned to QCFH’s website and Facebook page for updates on party nights and times.

Guest limit of nine so register early to ensure a spot!
Register for canning parties here:


Canning Classes




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and United States Department of Agriculture

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TOMATO CANNING PARTY II

SAVE THE DATE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
IT’S A TOMATO CANNING PARTY!

Tuesday, September 30th, 6-9PM

green tomato relishIf you missed the first tomato canning party you’ll be excited because we’re throwing one more before the end of the season! This class will be dependent on availability of ripe tomatoes but don’t worry we have a Plan B… WHAT TO DO WITH GREEN TOMATOES!

QCFH will provide everything you need, including party coordinators to assist those who have never canned before. Due to our 6PM start, please feel free to bring along your dinner or a snack.
•COST: $15.00
•GUEST LIMIT: 9

*Class minimum:4
STAY TUNED FOR REGISTRATION DETAILS

Next up: Tuesday, October 7th, Beet Pickles
Thursday, October 9th: A harvest open house featuring 2014 Buy Fresh Buy Local Quad Cities Members

SCENE LogoGarden Series and related workshops made possible, in part, by a grant to EICCD from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Print

New_RDA_Logo (2)QCFH Shared Use Kitchen,
made possible by grants from
the Riverboat Development Authority
and United States Department of Agriculture

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OCTOBER 7th: Let’s Get Pickled!

TUESDAY, October 7th: Beet Pickles
6:00-9:00 PM

Tuesday night’s the new party night!

beet picklesJoin us on Tuesday evenings (6-9 PM)  – September 30th through October 28th for Session II and a five week series of community canning parties at QCFH! We’ll provide everything you need, including party coordinators to assist those who have never canned before.

Stay tuned to QCFH’s website and Facebook page for updates on party nights and times.

Guest limit of nine so register early to ensure a spot!
Due to our 6PM start, please feel free to bring along your dinner or a snack.
•COST: $15.00
•GUEST LIMIT: 9

*Class minimum:4
STAY TUNED FOR REGISTRATION DETAILS

Next up: Potato Party – October 14th

SCENE LogoGarden Series and related workshops
made possible, in part, by a grant to EICCD
from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Print

New_RDA_Logo (2)QCFH Shared Use Kitchen,
made possible by grants from
the Riverboat Development Authority
and United States Department of Agriculture

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SEPTEMBER 25TH: APPLE SAUCING PARTY

IT’S A SAUCING PARTY!
Thursday, September 25th, 6-9PM

New to the Garden Series – Thursday night’s a party night! 

Join us on Thursday evenings August 21st – September 25th for a six week series of community canning parties at QCFH!
We may not stop at six - the harvests have been bountiful and now’s the time to preserve for winter! Stay tuned to QCFH’s website and Facebook page for updates on party nights and times.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH
APPLE SAUCE 6-9PM

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QCFH will provide everything you need, including party coordinators to assist those who have never canned before.

 

Due to our 6PM start, please feel free to bring along your dinner or stop by Fresh Deli for carryout.

SCENE LogoThis program made possible, in part,
by a grant to EICCD from the
U.S. Institute of
Museum and Library Services

Print

New_RDA_Logo (2)QCFH Shared Use Kitchen,
made possible by grants from
the Riverboat Development Authority
and United States Department of Agriculture