This Week’s Events: Canning, Farm Dinners, Hunt & Alpine, Bartender’s Brunch, Labor of Love

Tuesday — Kate McCarty will be teaching a canning workshop, and the Local Foods Networking Breakfast will take place at Local Sprouts.

Wednesday — Black Tie will be serving a Graze Farm dinner in New Gloucester, and the Monument Square Farmers Market are taking place.

Thursday — canning expert Marisa McClellan will give a demonstration of urban canning and preserving techniques.

Saturday — the Deering Oaks Farmers Market is taking place.

Sunday — Chefs Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley will be preparing an Outstanding in the Field dinner., and Gather will preparing a Frontier Family Farm Feast at Wolfe’s Neck Farm.

Hunt & Alpine 1st Anniversary — the Hunt & Alpine Club is throwing a party to celebrate their 1-year anniversary which will feature “special all-you-can-drink/eat menu, prohibition-era tunes by Club Hot du Monde and a few surprises”. The part is taking place September 5, 4-8pm. Tickets are $50 and are now on sale at Brown Paper Tickets.

Bartender’s Brunch — a collaboration by Coffee By Design, Maine Beer Company, Novare Res Bier Cafe, In’finiti, Maine Pie Line and Holy Donut. to celebrate Maine Beer Company’s 5th Anniversar. MBC will release 2014, a maple imperial stout with cold pressed Ethiopian coffee, at the brunch. September 7th, 1-3pm. Tickets are $25 and are now on sale at Brown Paper Tickets.

Labor of Love Tasting Dinner — A “culinary journey of nineteen different items, consisting of eight savory courses, eight savory snacks, and three small desserts. All will, of course, be crafted from 100% local ingredients, grown organically or sustainably foraged from the wild.” August 30th. Tickets are $90 per person and are now on sale at Brown Paper Tickets.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.