Seven Food Things to Do in Columbus This Weekend

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by Allie Misch

We've scoured our events calendar to bring you a weekend full of local foods in Columbus. Share your weekend plans using the tag #livelocalcbus!

Saturday, November 15th

9:30am

GARDENING FOR CLEAN WATER WORKSHOP AT STRATFORD ECOLOGICAL CENTER

    This collaborative initiative will focus on the importance of residential rain gardens and barrels and will feature expert guest speakers, including Amy Dutt from Urban Wild, Ltd. and Sara Ernst of Central Ohio Rain Garden Initiatives, Jonathan Meier from Rain Brothers, and Michael Johnson from Scioto Gardens. Tour Stratford's Edible Rain Gardens and learn about how to build and integrate rain gardens, barrels, and appropriate plants into your landscape. Attendees will have a chance to win a free rain barrel, design and installation (time and labor), with discounts on plant materials from Scioto Gardens! Pre-registration is appreciated but you can also register at the door starting at 8am the day of the workshop. $5/person (Free for Delco customers). Call 740-363-2548 or emailinfo@stratfordecologicalcenter.org

    APPLE PIE BAKING AT STRATFORD ECOLOGICAL CENTER

      Learn techniques to make a great homemade apple pie, from crust to filling. Bring your own pie pan and a packed lunch to enjoy while the pies are baking.  $30/person/Adult/Limit 8 - Call 740-363-2548 or email info@stratfordecologicalcenter.org

      GRAND OPEN HOUSE AT BLYSTONE FARM BUTCHER SHOP

        Blystone Farm Butcher Shop is inviting guests to join them for their Grand Open House on Saturday 11/15/14 from 9:30am to 6pm. Samples will be offered, guests can sign up for free drawings, and the farm owners Joe & Jane will be on-site to welcome guests. For more information, please contact Joe Blystone at 614.833.1211 or visit the Blystone Farm Facebook page. Blystone Farm is a family-owned and operated business located at 8677 Oregon Road, Canal Winchester 43110. Their farm focuses on raising livestock naturally on their family land, and then using traditional methods to prepare high quality meat products. In addition to delicious fresh & smoked meats, Blystone Farm also features an on-site bakery at their storefront. Working with other local farms, Blystone Farm Butcher Shop is proud to stock a variety of products from around Ohio at their farm store.

        1:00pm

        FOODIE FINDS AT WHOLE FOODS MARKET DUBLIN

          Whole Foods Dublin invites you to get fancy schmancy and enjoy festive Foodie Finds throughout the store during this elegant twist on our usual weekend tasting. On the sampling menu, they will have several different varieties of caviar from Pacific Imports, sparkling wine paired with a sampling of freshly shucked oysters, Emi Roth‘s Tot de Moine Cheese and more. Come taste the best of everything before you plan your holiday menu!

          6:30pm

          EAT UP! COLUMBUS

            In the spirit of the underground supper clubs which debuted Freedom a la Cart to the Columbus dining scene, Eat Up! Columbus is a culinary adventure celebrating community, collaboration and cause cuisine. The evening’s dinner party mood will feature 7 tasting-courses showcasing the city’s “Young Gun” chefs, with each course thoughtfully paired by our sommelier. All proceeds benefit Freedom a la Cart and the fight against human trafficking in our community.

            WHEN: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
            WHERE: ST. CHARLES PREPARATORY SCHOOL
            COCKTAILS: 6:30 PM
            DINNER: 7:30PM
            TICKETS: $150/PERSON - SOLD OUT

            Sunday, November 16th

            1 pm
            MAKE-YOUR-OWN BITTERS CLASS

              Interactive class is hosted by Boline Apothecary, The Bitter Wife and Weiland’s Market. Registration is $35 and includes a pint of bitters to take home. 

              What: Digestive and Cocktail Bitters Class
              When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16
              Where: Weiland’s Market, 3600 Indianola Ave, Clintonville
              Pre-registration is required. Register online at bolineapothecary.com or in store.

              4 PM

              BLOCK PARTY WITH THE COMMISSARY

              The Commissary is celebrating it's opening and is inviting the community to join! 
              Block Party located at: 
              The Commissary 
              1400 Dublin Road 
              Columbus. Ohio 43215
              Sunday, November 16, 2014 from 4-8pm
              More details here. 

               

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