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7 Warming Winter Food Events in Traverse City

Embrace the long Winter season with these local dinners, community events, and cooking classes in the Traverse City area! There’s plenty of opportunities for everyone to get out of the house on the frightful Winter days ahead.

Winter Warm Up
10-5pm, January 19, 2019

Warm up with a glass of wine while visiting your favorite winery on Old Mission Peninsula. Sip your way through the trail and enjoy local comfort foods along the way!

Big Little & Mawby Winery Dinner
6-9pm, January 22, 2019

Join Wren, Mawby Winery, and Big Little Winery for a five course dinner and wine pairing held at Wren’s new location in Suttons Bay!

Fulfillament Come Alive #13
6:30-9pm, January 31, 2019

Fulfillament is a quarterly storytelling event featuring 5 local community leaders. Among this month’s list are 2 influential women from Northern Michigan’s local food community: Courtney Lorenz of Cultured Ferments and Sue Kurta of Boss Mouse Cheese.

Cooking Basics #1: Fast, Feisty, and Fresh
7:30 – 8:30pm, February 7, 2019

Join Oryana Community Co-op for their first class of their Cooking Basics Series. This class will focus on fresh, healthful meals in 15 minutes and everyday eating. For a full list of the series visit the Oryana Facebook page.  

Soup and Bread Night at The Little Fleet
6-8pm, February 11, 2019

Every 2nd Monday of the month, local chefs serve up delicious soup and bread to benefit a different non-profit organization. February’s event will support the Watershed Center of Grand Traverse Bay. For a full schedule visit the Soup and Bread Night Facebook page.

Library Wine Dinner at Brengman Brothers Winery
6-10 pm, February 16, 2019

Join Chef Loghan Call for plant based, farm-to-table cuisine at Brengman Brothers. The best of area farms will be perfectly paired with red wines from Brengman Brothers library.

Taproot Cider Dinner Series
6pm-Late, February 20th, 2019

A series of 5 locally sourced dinners and cider pairings at Taproot Cider House. Each dinner will welcome a local cidery to pair with the local cuisine. February’s dinner will feature Left Foot Charley.Visit the Taproot Facebook page for a full list of dinners.

Bailey Samp is the Local Food Coordinator for NW MI and owns Lakeview Hill Farm with her partner John in Leelanau County. Contact her at bailey@localdifference.org for creative ideas to stay active and healthy this Winter season.

Find even more event information here.