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Ann Wegner LeFort
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  • Milwaukee, WI
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The Spice Box: Pakistani Cooking with Huma Siddiqui at MKE Kitchen

March 25, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
Join Huma Siddiqui, President of White Jasmine, published author, cooking instructor, and host of “White Jasmine Everyday Cooking,” for a cooking demonstration (recipes prepared with her signature spice blends): Karahi Chicken, Cumin Rice, Tandoori Squash, and Raita.Included in the class price is Huma’s book Jasmine in Her Hair. White Jasmine’s whole spices and signature blends will also be available for purchase. $35See More
Feb 2
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Intro to Safe Food Preservation at Brew City Gardens

September 7, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
Just in time for the fall harvest learn how to safely put up all the fruits and vegetables you've grown this year.This class will explain the benefits and challenges of various food preservation techniques with an emphasis on hot-water-bath canning. There will be a discussion and demonstration of canning tomato products, jams/jellies, and pickles. See More
May 12, 2014
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Apr 23, 2014
Sarah Moore commented on Ann Wegner LeFort's event Making Alternative Flours
"I wish I could make this. i am going to be out of town now. I hope you offer this again."
Oct 23, 2011
Cory Delbovo commented on Ann Wegner LeFort's event Preserving Tomatoes (Food Preservation Series)
"What is the price of this class?"
Aug 24, 2011
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Jams and Jellies (Food Preservation Series) at Unitarian Universalist Church West

June 21, 2011 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Learn how to preserve the first fruit of the season to enjoy in the dark days of winter. This class will be a hands-on class where participants will experience canning berry fruits, such as strawberries, into jams and preserves. Included in the price of this hands-on class are all the canning materials, fruit and handouts with instructions, recipes and helpful tips.See More
May 25, 2011
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Preserving Wild Edibles at Urban Ecology Center

October 20, 2011 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
There are so many free foods out in the wild if one knows how to identify and harvest them.  Master Food Preserver Annie Wegner LeFort will discuss wild foraging, share recipes, and demonstrate preservation techniques for using these wild foods.  Depending on what’s in season by class time, we may experiment with anything from wild apples to staghorn sumac.  See More
May 21, 2011
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Mar 8, 2011
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Jul 3, 2010
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May 14, 2010
TM Admin left a comment for Ann Wegner LeFort
"Hi Annie, very cool to see you here! You bring such amazing skills to this movement. It's exciting to me to see (albeit from a distance) people like yourself getting involved. Hope all's going well with you and your family! -Nicole"
Apr 21, 2010
Ann Wegner LeFort commented on Sarah Moore's blog post plant Hazel nuts
"I would love to plant these. We were just out in Portland this winter where hazelnut groves are everywhere. Can you tell me big these get and could one grow them espalier style in a more compact space?"
Apr 18, 2010
Ann Wegner LeFort left a comment for Sarah Moore
"Hi Sarah: I'm a bit late in replying b/c your message got hung up in my spam folder. Yes, we've met. In fact (after you wrote this) we spoke at Third Thursday Theater last week. Great to meet you and I look forward to getting to know the…"
Apr 18, 2010
Sarah Moore left a comment for Ann Wegner LeFort
"Welcome to the TM site, have we already met in person? If not I hope to meet you soon, looks like ewe have a lot in common. also if you want a transition hand book I have them at cost."
Apr 14, 2010

Profile Information

Why are you interested in the Transition movement?
I am working on being an urban homesteader. I've dreamed of homesteading on a piece of land in the country, but I've realized that I love the city. I want to learn how to make this the most sustainable option.
How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
Not formally involved yet, other than partaking in a lot of the activities that many of the Transition members already do.
What skills, talents, and resources do you bring to the Transition movement?
I teach food preservation classes, am a culinary professional who loves cooking with local food, I've been growing food on a small city lot for a few seasons. I write, sew, knit, and enjoy all other types of crafts, especially those involving reused materials.
Which topics within Transition most interest you, and what are you most interested in getting out of your involvement in the Transition Movement?
Alternative energy options, backyard hens and beekeeping, converting a vehicle to biodiesel.
Organizations you belong to that might collaborate with Transition
Friends of Real Food, Community Pie, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
Your website
http://leforthomestead.blogspot.com

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At 9:27am on April 21, 2010, TM Admin said…
Hi Annie, very cool to see you here! You bring such amazing skills to this movement. It's exciting to me to see (albeit from a distance) people like yourself getting involved. Hope all's going well with you and your family! -Nicole
At 10:49am on April 14, 2010, Sarah Moore said…
Welcome to the TM site, have we already met in person? If not I hope to meet you soon, looks like ewe have a lot in common. also if you want a transition hand book I have them at cost.
At 4:59am on April 13, 2010, Dan Felix said…
Annie! Fancy meeting you here :) The next Transition Milwaukee 'Hub' Meeting is April 26, 2010 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Urban Ecology Center.

See ya,
Dan

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