Bulk Food Fiesta * A Make-n-Take Gathering * for healthy meals at home later!

Join in the fun on the third Wednesday of each month! This month featuring heavenly beans and grains (really, you'll love our special tricks!) to freeze and take home for healthy meals later!

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Local Living Venture

Monthly Skill-Sharing, Bulk Food Fiesta & Make-n-Take Gatherings

For details on this month's event specifically, see the highlighted portion below.

What is it?
    All are welcome to join us at this monthly gathering - each month featuring some or all of the following:

  • Skill-sharing demo's and show-n-tell (bring your interesting project or hobby to share!)

  • Bulk food-making (alternating months) where we all cook up a beautiful mess of food and share in the bounty - and we all take some home to freeze and have healthy meals later!

  • Make-it-take it projects utilizing sustainably sourced items, etc.

  • Service projects (to benefit LLV events, organizing and/or others)

  • Many other activities (some of which perhaps you can suggest!)

Held every third Wednesday of the month starting at either 5 pm or 6:30, going until 8 or 9ish, or whenever we're done!
Alternating Canton/Potsdam venues.
FREE, but a small donation is appreciated to benefit LLV programs.
Some bulk cooking events will be on a shared cost basis though we will attempt to have the foodstuffs donated by friendly local farms, CSA's, individuals, and stores.

                       Learn "simple living" skills
                                              Share with others
                                                                   Have fun!

Call (315) 347.4223 or Email for details at LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com.
See you there!


Wednesday, March 16, 2016
5 until 8 pm

RSVP Appreciated, so we can plan our shopping that day!  Write LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com or call (315) 347-4223.
Please feel free to join us at any time, though bulk cooking participants will preferably be there at 5ish to help in the prep!

Helping Hands

5868 Route 56, Hannawa Falls, NY 13647
In the former church,  painted white, across from the little convenience store in the middle of town.  Look for our orange Local Living Workshop Site sign!

What's on the menu?
This will be a bit of a mini-workshop version of our popular How To Cook Beans and Grains events!
Learn how to prepare dry beans, especially if you think it's hard to do (it's not!), and how to present them to your family in a way that they honeslty wouldn't even mind eating them several days a week! We will share our secrets!
As a group endeavor, we will be preparing different varieties of grains and beans - the complete protein that can be prepared SO delicously, and can be served to your family for as little as 28 cents a serving! 
This event wil feature lots of different condiments to make it easy for every member of your household to enjoy a delicious meal.
Bring a container or three to take home the bounty of our shared efforts.

There is no cost for the food which has been generously donated by the Potsdam Food Co-op!  (though free-will donations are appreciated!)
Snacks are generously provided by Nature's Storehouse in Canton as well.

5:00  Bring your aprons and favorite knife! (if you can)  Serious food prep will commence with group participation.
6:30  A meal of delicious grains and beans will be shared.  Please bring your own place setting if possible to reduce dishwashing.
7:00  Pre-arranged skills-sharing sessions may be featured (contact us at LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com to join in!)
         Show-n-tell time available for those who bring something interesting to share.
         Divvying up of the food to take home.  Bring your containers or freezer bags! 
         Social hour! and clean up, of course.

PLEASE ALSO JOIN US for your monthly Homesteading Exchange & Potluck Gathering on the third Saturday of each month - details can be found HERE.

This Bulk Food Fiesta is sponsored by the generous donations of the following:

Bulk Food Fiestas are possible through the generous support of the Potsdam Food Co-op and Carriage House Bakery!
    Shop locally, all in one place!

Our monthly gatherings are sponsored in part by Natures Storehouse on Main Street in Canton, generously providing snacks and hospitality for your enjoyment!
    Natural Food and Supplements Since 1972!

Please patronize these wonderful folks who do so much for our community!

Thanks so much for your community spirit and connectedness!  We hope to see you there!
from the Local Living Venture team


The Local Living Venture coordinates near-weekly Resourceful Living Skills Workshops, community events and information exchanges - sharing traditional rural and simple living skills for a healthy and capable community.
We collaborate in presenting these life-long learning events with generous community members who have skills and knowledge to share.

   T h e   L o c a l   L i v i n g  V e n t u r e
Sharing Knowledge from the Past  ~  Building Skills for the Future

The Local Living Venture is coordinated entirely by volunteers.
With a small staff, and your support, we make big things happen!
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          315. 347. 4223    *     PO Box 736  Canton, NY 13617
A 501(c)(3) non-profit, made possible with support from North Country Savings Bank
Website made possible by the Northern New York Community Foundation


March 16th, 2016 5:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
42 Elm St.
On the wedge between Rt. 11 (Lawrence Ave.) and 11B (Elm St.)
Kitty corner from Village office complex, on the "interesting" intersection nearest the Potsdam
Potsdam, NY 13676
United States

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