Classes and events
Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25, hosted by the Food System Council for growers, producers, buyers and anyone interested in finding local products. Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way. $10 includes lunch. Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/195914.
Chuck’s Produce & Street Market: Call or check website for schedule of free classes. 13215 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Building B, Suite 2. 360-597-2711 or http://chucksproduce.com/events.html.
Clark County Skills Center: “Celebrating the Northwest’s Bounty” five-course dinner, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, at the Skills Center Restaurant, 12200 N.E. 28th St., Vancouver. Benefits Management and Culinary Arts program. $25 ($12.50 tax deductible). Reservations required: 360-604-1054.
Clark College Cooking and Wine School: 18700 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Room 153. Register: 360-992-2939 or http://www.clark.edu/mycce.
• 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26, World Wide Cabernet, $55;
• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29, Delectable Soups, $75.
Class Cooking & Catering by Kim Mahan: Register: 360-600-8006 or http://www.class-cooking.com.
• Holiday Dinner Party: $55, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 and 16; $65, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12.
Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters: 3 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Free coffee tasting. 703 Grand Blvd. 360-553-7900 or email@example.com.
Urban Abundance Fall Seasonal Feast: 6 p.m. Oct. 28. Farm-to-table multicourse meal from local sources. Mill Creek Pub, 1710 S.W. Ninth Ave., Suite 101, Battle Ground. Tickets: 360-771-1296 or http://www.myurbanabundance.org.
Taste of Thanksgiving Fundraiser: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Sample traditional Thanksgiving favorites. Jazz trio Boy & Bean perform from 5 to 7 p.m. $10 adults, $5 kids 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit Share. Whole Foods Market, 815 S.E. 150th Ave. 360-253-4082, ext. 308.
WSU Extension food safety hotline: 360-397-6060, ext. 5366, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Leave name, 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 or 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 or http://bethanyvineyards.com.
Columbia-Willamette Enological Society: Noted speakers and regional wineries, 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 or http://confluencewinery.net.
East Fork Cellars Winery & Tasting Room: Tastings Tuesdays through Sundays. 24415 N.E. 132nd Ave., Ridgefield. 360-727-3055 or http://eastforkcellars.com.
English Estate Winery: Tastings noon to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sundays; and 4:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays. 17806 S.E. First St. * 360-772-5141 or http://englishestatewinery.com.
Gougér Cellars Winery: Tastings 2 to 8 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 1812 Washington St. 360-909-4707 or http://www.gcwinery.com.
Heisen House Vineyards: Tastings noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 28005 N.E. 172nd Ave., Battle Ground. 360-713-2359 or http://heisenhousevineyards.com.
Rusty Grape Vineyard: $5 tastings Wednesdays through Sundays. Hours vary; fee waived with purchase. 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. 360-513-9338 or http://rustygrape.com.
Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. 360-887-2085 or http://threebrotherswinery.com.
Pacific Northwest Best Fish Co.: Wine tastings on Fridays. 24415 N.E. 10th Ave., Ridgefield. 360-887-4268 or http://www.pacificnwbest.com.
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