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February 23, 2012 05:00 AM ET | Rosie Saferstein | Permanent Link

The New Jersey Farm to School Network is hosting a winter conference, It Takes A Village: Collaborations in Good Food and School Gardens, sponsored by the AtlantiCare Foundation. The event will explore collaborations in southern New Jersey among higher education, not-for-profit organizations, K–12 schools, and community organizers who are bringing good food and nutrition education solutions to the region. For more information, log on to www.njfarmtoschool.org/register-today.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, AND SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25
The New Jersey Farm to School Network is hosting a winter conference, It Takes A Village: Collaborations in Good Food and School Gardens, sponsored by the AtlantiCare Foundation. The event will explore collaborations in southern New Jersey among higher education, not-for-profit organizations, K–12 schools, and community organizers who are bringing good food and nutrition education solutions to the region. For more information, log on to www.njfarmtoschool.org/register-today.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25
A wine tasting with light appetizers will be held at the Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Dr, Millburn, to benefit the theater. 6:30 to 9:30 PM; $75. For tickets, e-mail lschaedel@papermill.org or call 973-315-1663.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Steakhouse 85, 85 Church Street, New Brunswick, in partnership with Rutgers Athletics, will host a three-course dinner to benefit the Eric LeGrand Believe Fund; $100. For more information and reservations, call 732-247-8585.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27
The eighth annual Taste of the World, hosted by the West Orange Rotary, will be held at Mayfair Farms, Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange. 6 to 9 PM; $45 in advance, $55 at the door. For tickets, e-mailinfo@westorangerotary.org or call 973-768-0773.

A Taste of Morristown, sponsored by Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, will be held at the Hanover Marriott, 1401 Rt 10 E, Whippany, to benefit the Morristown Rotary Club’s local and international service projects. 6 to 9 PM; $60. For tickets, call 973-631–7985.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Learn how to make tapas, almond soup, paella Valencia, and flan at An Evening in Spain cooking class at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. 6 to 9 PM; $65. To register, call 609-343-4829 or visit www.atlantic.edu/conted.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29
A chocolate dinner with chocolates from around the world for each course, along with paired wine and beer selections, will be held at the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern, 1 E Franklin Tpk, Ho-Ho-Kus. 7 PM; $79. Reservations: 201-445-4155.

MONDAY, MARCH 5
Salt Studio, 109 Rt 206, Byram, presents Tour de Espana: An Evening of Innovative Creations with Chef George Mandakas, a molecular gastronomist at Innova Cuisine, Lafayette (973-600-7579), which specializes in molecular gastronomy and mixology techniques. Chef Mandakas will be serving eight courses that will incorporate new and innovative techniques with traditional Spanish cuisine. 6:45 PM; $75 including tax and gratuity. For tickets, log on to www.saltgastropub.com/studio/events.html or call 973-347-7258.