September Food Calendar for Hamilton

September 15, 2011 § 1 Comment

Amazing looking event tomorrow:

September 16
Sew Hungry: Food Truck Rally 2011
I hope you’re hungry tomorrow, Hamilton! Ottawa St is hosting the Sew Hungry: Food Truck Rally 2011, the first curbside food truck rally in Hamilton! Lined up between Barton and Roxborough, ten trucks will be offering elevated street food from 11am-2pm! You may recognize some local trucks which have been roaming the streets and attending events and festivals this summer, but some are travelling from out of the city.

Featuring Gorilla Cheese, The Cupcake Diner, Sweetness Bakery, Smoke’s Poutinerie, El Gastranamo Vegabundo, Caplansky’s Deli and Bonfire Catering, Waffle Wagon, Kool Jim’s Icecream Truck or Shriner’s Kettle Creek Popcorn.

Shuttle busses from McMaster, at the HSR bus stop by the Life Sciences building, buses will be leaving at 10:45am, 11:45am and 12:45pm. Buses will be stopping at City Hall at 11pm, 12pm and 1pm. A shuttle will be departing from Mohawk on the south side of Fennell Avenue, in front of the new H Wing at 10:45 am, 11:30 am, 12:15 pm and 1 pm
Date: Friday, September 16 at 11am
Location: Ottawa Street, between Barton and Roxborough

And more events happening in September! Get outside and eat good food 🙂

September 11 – October 17
Puddicombe Estate Farms and Winery Apple Festival
Take a ride on Ontario’s only wine train. We are 7th generation family owned farm. Pick your own fruit, general store, cafe, bakery, wine shop, hiking trails and children’s village. Yes starting this fall you can host a campfire party for your group. We will provide a firepit area, wood, washroom facilities, campers box with wieners, buns, condiments, marshmallows, skewers for cooking, drinks & napkins. Give us a call for details!
Date: Monday-Sundays, September 11-October 17, 9 AM – 5 PM
Location: 1468 #8 Highway, Winona, ON

September 17
Kids in the Kitchen: Lunch Time in India
Ever wondered what kids eat for lunch in India? Chef John Marques will show you how to make a simple lunch combo featuring kid-size servings of basmati rice and vegetable or fish curry. Join us every Saturday at 10am for Kids in the Kitchen. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required, but space is limited so arrive early.
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Ages: All Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: Free 

September 17
Market Fresh Cooking Demonstration: Festialia at the Market with guest Mark Farrugia, Executive Chef, La Piazza Allegra
Festitalia at the Market traditional Italian cuisine cooking demonstration with special guest Mark Farrugia, Executive Chef, La Piazza Allega. Join us every week as chefs, stall holders, dieticians, farmers and food experts turn market fresh ingredients, into quick, easy, nutritious and affordable recipes. All ages welcome. No registration is required, but space is limited so arrive early.
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Ages: All
Cost: Free 

September 17-September 27
Children’s Program: Cupcake Decorating for Kids
Celebrate Cupcake Diner’s Grand Opening with free cupcake decorating for kids while supplies last.
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011 to Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Ages: Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: Free

September 16-18
157th Binbrook Fall Fair
Farm Animals, Birds of Prey
Commercial Exhibits, Midway Rides
Live Entertainment for All Ages, Returning livestock feature this year
Gord Searle, an Alberta based Horse Clinician, will be at the Binbrook Fair.
Agricultural Education Program – some really cool programs for grade 2 & 3 classes
Date: Sept 16 5 pm – 11 pm, Sept 17 10 am – 11 pm and Sept 18 10 am – 6 pm
Cost: $7.00 per adult, Children (12 and under) free, Free parking on Fairgrounds

September 22-25
Ancaster Fair
Come visit the Ancaster Fair… games, midway rides, animals, contests and more.
Date:
Location: 630 Trinity Road, RR#1 Jerseyville
Cost: Adults $10, Kindergarten to Grade 8 $5,  Pre-school children free, Free parking on fairgrounds

September 21
The Ontario Table at the Ancaster Farmers’ Market
Lynn Ogryzlo’s newest book, The Ontario Table, is a farm resource, culinary travel guide and a beautiful cookbook complete with Ontario wine pairings. But it goes further as Ogryzlo has also used the book as an opportunity to issue ‘The Ontario Table $10 Challenge” arguing that if every household spent $10 on local food each week, it would add up to a 2.4 billion dollar annual influx into our provincial economy. Lynn will be at the Ancaster Market to sign her book, her book will be available for sale as well.
Date: Wednesday September 21st, 3-5 pm
Location: Ancaster Farmers’ Market* – 272 Wilson St East (St John Anglican Church) 

September 24
Kids in the Kitchen: Mmm Mmm Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Home made Mac ‘n’ Cheese with secret ingredients your kids will love with Chef Marg Ann (vegetarian friendly). Join us every Saturday at 10am for Kids in the Kitchen. No registration is required, but space is limited so arrive early.
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Ages: All Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: Free

September 24
Market Fresh Cooking Demonstration: Fresh Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Forget the simulated cheese powder and learn to make Fresh Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Chef Marg Ann. Join us every week as chefs, stall holders, dieticians, farmers and food experts turn market fresh ingredients, into quick, easy, nutritious and affordable recipes. All ages welcome. No registration is required, but space is limited so arrive early.
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Ages: All
Cost: Free

September 24
Market Talk & Tour: Preserving the Harvest
Take a guided tour around the market and learn how to choose fresh ingredients for making fabulous fall jams, jellies, pickles, relishes, and chutneys with Master Food Preserver Betsy Aziz. This program is free and space is limited so please register in advance at 905-546-2424 x4366 or sapphire.singh@hamilton.ca. This is a Life Long Learning Week event – http://www.aeba.on.ca
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Ages: 18 years and older.
Cost: Free Pre-registration required.

September 24
Apple Festival at Battlefield House Museum & Park
Join us for fall-time harvest fun in Battlefield Park. Pancake breakfast, games, pumpkin decorating, demonstrations, entertainment, tours of the Museum and Monument, apple goodies, and don’t forget to enter the Battlefield Bake-Off.
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.

September 27
Public Meeting – Why Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) is Bad Deal for Canadians.
Maude Barlow, National Chairperson for Council of Canadians will be outlining this deal, that so far, has been held behind closed doors. Barlow will speak on how this agreement will affect “buy local” policies, encourage the privatization of our water and more.
Date: Tuesday September 27th at 7pm
Location: Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summer’s Lane, Albion Lane

Sept 27 – Oct 25
Cooking Class: Beginner Teen Chefs Cooking Class
This 5-week beginner course, designed for teens, will discuss food costs, nutrition, food trends, baking and cooking techniques, food paring and meal planning. Teens will gain experience with kitchen tools and appliances while preparing and taste testing a variety of dishes using market fresh food. At the end of the five week course, teens will receive a certificate and create their own cooking zine. The Teen Chef Cooking Classes are taught by Jennifer Haartman who is a culinary school graduate with 15 years experience in the food industry and who has spent the last four summers at Circle Square Ranch as the Food Service Manager preparing hundreds of meals a day with her mostly teenage staff. Register in advance at 905-546-2424 x4366 or email sapphire.singh@hamilton.ca
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 to Tuesday, October 25, 2011 (Every Tuesday 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Ages: 16 to 18 years.
Cost: $75.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Registration is limited, so please book early.

Sept 29 – Oct. 27
Cooking Class: Beginner Teen Chefs Cooking Class
This 5-week beginner course, designed for teens, will discuss food costs, nutrition, food trends, baking and cooking techniques, food paring and meal planning. Teens will gain experience with kitchen tools and appliances while preparing and taste testing a variety of dishes using market fresh food. At the end of the five week course, teens will receive a certificate and create their own cooking zine. The Teen Chef Cooking Classes are taught by Jennifer Haartman who is a culinary school graduate with 15 years experience in the food industry and who has spent the last four summers at Circle Square Ranch as the Food Service Manager preparing hundreds of meals a day with her mostly teenage staff. Register in advance at 905-546-2424 x4366 or email sapphire.singh@hamilton.ca
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011 to Thursday, October 27, 2011 (Every Thursday) 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Ages: 13 to 15 years.
Cost: $75.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Registration is limited, so please book early.

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