Mindful Food Writing Workshop
Kristine Hansen, a nationally published food writer, and chef Ann Wegner-LeFort, who teaches cooking and food preservation through her website, MindfulPalateMke.com, are teaming up to present a workshop, A Day of Mindful Food Writing, on penning stories about food with a mindful bent, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 14, at Wellspring educational center and organic farm.
The day includes a vegetarian lunch made from scratch by Wegner-LeFort; a foraging excursion on the farm; a guided meditation about food; a list of markets that buy written content about food; and take-home recipes.
Participants will learn how to write about food for today’s markets, and will practice folding in sensory experiences through writing prompts and tastings. “Many people have a kernel of an idea about what they want to write about food, whether it’s a cookbook, blog or series of articles, but not knowing how to get started can be a huge stumbling block,” says Hansen, coauthor of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Coffee & Tea and a successful freelance food, wine and travel writer since 1999.
Location: 4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend. Registration is $90 through April 15, or $100 after. For more information or to register, call 262-675-6755 or visit WellspringInc.org/crafts.
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