News from KIPP
Kipp is excited to announce our first bake of the year this Saturday May 27. We are a volunteer run organization and would love a few hours of your help this Weekend in the morning. No experience necessary just a firm commitment FOCACCIA !! Come and learn how it’s done led by Chef Mike Brennan
KIPPelora is now in its fifth summer of community bakes wow!! We are formally inviting you to join KIPP this Saturday July 23rd at 8am for a primer on how to make sourdough baguettes! (RUNS UNTIL ABOUT 11AM)
$9 per person. REGISTER HERE
During this workshop you will learn how to bake in the oven, make sourdough, roll, proof and tell if your bread is actually baked!!
You can take home a baguette you had a hand in making!
Mike Brennan of the Elora Bread Trade Company (EBTC)
will be leading this workshop.
FUN FACT: Some of you may know Sonia and Calantha of EBTC and they actually MET at a KIPP Baguette shaping workshop many years ago when KIPP was young. WE wonder what will happen if you join our workshop? It could change the journey of your life, for the better, you just NEVER know! They have been huge volunteers for KIPP over the years, and we are so grateful!!
Baguettes will be $5 to purchase beyond yours that is included in your event price… all monies collected by KIPP go back into KIPP to keep it alive, safe and awesome.
Please bring a beverage or a snack if you need one to keep moving in the morning —
Everyone is welcome and plan on getting zizzled up because its for training purposes and getting to know yet another awesome facet of your community, and meeting some new people too!
This is a great opportunity to reach out to that someone you have been meaning to and say ‘hey lets go make bread’ ! Grama’s, Grampa’s, your neighbor or a friend you have been trying to meet up with. Or just come and meet new people!!
Ticket sales end Friday at 4pm as we need to do a lot of prep!!
Can I just come down and watch?
This workshop is to learn to use make bread and bake. For a small workshop fee of $9, you can watch.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Children need to be at least 8 years old, and keen to be there with an adult over the age of 16. If you are over the age of 13 and like to learn about baking, please join us! One adult for every child please :D
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is ample parking on the east side of the park. Handicapp accessible.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes you may transfer your ticket to someone else for this evening event only. There are no refunds but we will transfer your ticket to the next sesion if we have to cancel due to weather etc.
SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY AUGUST 6TH FOR DATE NIGHT WITH NICK GUSH AND PAM DAVIES AND FRIENDS. PIZZA + MUSIC OH MY!
WOOD OVEN PIZZA MAKING WORKSHOP AND FIRESTARTING THIS FRIDAY AT 6:30PM
During this workshop you will learn how to make a fire in the oven, all the particulars of how to successfully run the oven and finally cap off the evening with learning to bake your own pizza! We will provide the training, dough, and sauce and you bring your favourite toppings for the potluck! Last year some of our participants grilled veggies that were amazing! Feel free to um, bring what you can to share! Its a great way to meet new people.
ALSO BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR. We have picnic tables but, well, they are picnic tables, not exactly the most comfy of seating available.
Buy tickets here: $8 ea. all in. Cut off is 1pm Friday so we know how much dough to make ahead of time. Through word of mouth we already have 10 people coming! Bring your neighbour, your mom or a hot date! Everyone welcome. Children need to be over 16 without a parent as they will be baking their own pizza in our oven. If online purchases aren’t your thing, email us to sort.
THEN 12 HOURS LATER—
June 4th: We are going to make Fougasse which is a fancy focaccia! Holy mommas its going to be delicious!! Master Baker Mike Brennan will be on site, with our volunteers designing this mouthwatering delight! Please come down to see what its about and get some for lunch or dinner. YUMMO! Curious and want to come out? Just… come on out! We are dying to meet you!
June 18th: Cultural Food Day -We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting Syrian Refugee Rasheed and his family who will be baking Fataya’s and Tabouli. It’ll be a take out lunch for $10. Proceeds to Rasheeds Family! They are very excited to be able to meet and bake for you! We will have approximately 50-75 portions. It is Ramadan for them, so they will be fasting during this time, but we have sorted out work arounds to make this day happen! A lot of effort is being put into this so we would love your support!
July 9th: Pizza Night with Elora Acoustic Cafe
August 6th: DATE NIGHT.
And just to re-iterate, we call it Date Night because well, its fun to say BUT that also translates to ‘bring your mom, your dad, your bestie’— everyone over the age of 18 is welcome. And we have NICK GUSH and Pam Davies plus their entourage booked for the evening!! yay!
These are the highlights.
See our Bake Schedule for more
Join us this Saturday, August 8TH at 6:30 PM for our 4th annual
Date Night at KIPP in Elora.
The music for the evening will be provided by Callisto!!
Woodoven Pizza + Music =$15 pp
which includes gourmet toppings!
If you have special dietary issues and prefer your own pizza crust, we’d be happy to cook it up for you.
Remember to bring your own chairs -blankets- insect -repellent
The weather is slated for perfection.
No pre sold tickets this year so just come!!
ps: Pizza can be ordered starting around 6:30pm Music begins around 7:30. We are trying to get you all mostly fed before the music begins so you can just chill and get into your evening.
For music only a minimum $5 donation.
As always, KIPP is interested in meeting you… we are an awesome group of community minded people and a volunteer run organization.
To join us, email@example.com
Ages 18+ Thank you. xo
Saturday August 8th: Date Night! Please note that there was confusion about which night…ITS SATURDAY FOR DATENIGHT!
We nailed down the fabulous local band Callisto Trio for Datenight!! Here is a link to their wonderful, relaxing music!!
And just to re-iterate, we call it Date Night because well, its fun to say
But that also translates to ‘bring your mom, your dad, your bestie’
— everyone over the age of 18 is welcome.
We will connect early next week with more ticket and event information!! $15 pp. Pizza will start at 6:30, music approximately 7:30. We would like to have most of you fed by the time the music begins so you don’t miss a tune!
Saturday August 1st
Seating limited to 40 people – $50 pp
Call for tickets 519-341-5147- or FB link to purchase online.
See the fabulous menu below!
Don’t be disappointed- reserve your tickets if you wish to attend this popular event!! Please forward this to your community members :)
Join KIPPelora this Saturday July 25th
from 9-noon for a celebration bake of YOU.
Yes!! please bring down your favorite or new recipe to try in the KIPPoven.
We will have it set for around 400 degrees.
Come visit us, learn about what we do!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
August 1st Food Day Canada: Chris Jess and Slow Food International present a special 4 course meal for dinner. This is a ticketed event next weekend! Wait until you see the smorgasbord Chris has planned! See the menu below.
Here is the Facebook link for this event
August 8th: Date Night! (our most popular event of the year)
AND we are looking for a soft spoken singer/s to lead us! please email with suggestions. We are competing (well actually there is no competition-we lost ) with the Highland Games are on that weekend and have scooped up lots of local talent. We hope they have a successful weekend.
And if crowds aren’t your thing, well you can come visit us. We always go overboard for toppings on our pizzas for this night. Expect lots of variety.
We will be in touch closer to.
And just to re-iterate, we call it Date Night because well, its fun to say
But that also translates to ‘bring your mom, your dad, your bestie’— everyone over the age of 18 is welcome.
Saturday August 1 2015
Bissel Park, Elora
Wood-Fired, Oven Baked, Foccacia
Red Fife Wheat
Field Greens – Heart Nuts – Mouton Rouge
Zocalo Organic Farm – Jewels Under the kilt – Best Boa
Corn – Bean – Squash – Zocalo Organic Farm
Slow Char-Roast Tamworth Pork
Blue Haven Farm
Peaches – Champagne Sabayon
SAVE THE DATE!
SAT. JULY 4th 7PM
ACOUSTIC CAFE & KIPP PRESENT…
THE LUCAS ROGERSON BAND
With Centre Wellington’s own Nick Gush & Steve Royall
$5 pp cover or $10 per family
FRESH KIPP OVEN PIZZA
$10 ea Veg or Meat options
Profits go to the operating costs of the oven