Classes and events
Battle Ground Wine Loop: Noon to 5 p.m. March 19. Stop at Olequa Cellars, Heisen House Vineyards, and Rusty Grape wineries. Enter to win a $50 gift certificate for dinner at Bones Restaurant in Battle Ground. Tasting is free. * Map, addresses and information: 360-713-2359 or http://www.battlegroundwineloop.com.
Chuck’s Produce & Street Market: Free classes. Call for schedule. 13215 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Building B, Suite 2. * 360-597-2711 or http://chucksproduce.com.
Class Cooking & Catering: By Kim Mahan. * Register: 360-600-8006, http://www.class-cooking.com. n Soups, $60, 5 to 8 p.m. March 19. n Quick Indian Curries, $55, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8 or 12.
Clark College Cooking and Wine School: Open House and Green Resource Fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 19, free. Columbia Tech Center, Kitchen Classroom 153, 18700 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. * Register: 360-992-2939, http://www.clark.edu/mycce.
Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters: Free coffee tastings, 3 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. 703 Grand Blvd. * 360-553-7900, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Master Food Preserver Training: Information and orientation, 10 a.m. to noon April 20. Seven-week training 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 27 to June 8, Manor Evangelical Church, 17913 N.E. 72nd Ave., Battle Ground. Fee covers costs of materials. * http://clark.wsu.edu/family or WSU Extension office, 360-397-6060.
Open House and Green Resource Fair: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 19. Cooking demonstrations, local wineries, green community-based organizations, gardening tips, film screening. Clark College Columbia Tech Center, 18700 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd.
Vegetarian Cooking Adventures with Tofu: 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 16. David Gabbe, vegetarian author, demonstrates how to transform tofu into a mouth-watering diversity of dishes, $38 (class No. 81443), Vancouver-Clark Parks & Recreation, Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave. * Register, 360-487-7001 or http://www.cityofvancouver.us/parks-recreation.
WSU Extension food safety hot line: 360-397-6060, ext. 5366. Leave name, phone number and question. Master food preservers will return the call, usually within 24 hours.
Clark County wine
Bader Winery: Free tastings noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 711 Grand Blvd. * 360-750-1551, http://baderwinery.com.
Battle Ground Produce: Free tastings 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. 915 E. Main St., Battle Ground. * 360-687-1718.
Bethany Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; and by appointment. 4115 N.E. 259th St., Ridgefield. * 360-887-3525, http://bethanyvineyards.com.
Columbia-Willamette Enological Society: Wine education from noted speakers and regional wineries, with tastings to match, 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month. Red Cross Building, E.B. Hamilton Hall, 605 Barnes Road. * http://columbiawillamettewine.org.
Confluence Vineyards & Winery: Tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment. 19111 N.W. 67th Ave., Ridgefield. * 866-717-1304, http://confluencewinery.net.
East Fork Cellars Winery & Tasting Room: Tastings Tuesday through Sunday. 24415 N.E. 132nd Ave., Ridgefield. * 360-727-3055, http://eastforkcellars.com.
English Estate Winery: Free tastings noon to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; and by appointment. 17806 S.E. First St. * 360-772-5141, http://englishestatewinery.com.
Heisen House Vineyards: Free tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment. 28005 N.E. 172nd Ave., Battle Ground. * 360-713-2359, http://heisenhousevineyards.com.
Rusty Grape Vineyard: Free tastings noon Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. * 360-513-9338, http://rustygrape.com.
Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. * 360-887-2085, http://threebrotherswinery.com.
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