Upcoming Classes & Events

Thursday, July 31
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Intervale Center

Head down to the Intervale Center every Thursday in July and August for Summervale: a celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! You’ll find amazing local food vendors, live music, tastings by Slow Food Vermont, kids activities, and more! Each week, City Market will be there with fun hands-on activities for all ages. This week: learn all about where grains like wheat and oats come from, then grind them up into flour! Each participant will take home a jar of pancake mix to use at home.

New for Kids: Join the City Market Kids Club! Stop by our activity booth to pick-up a Summervale Explorer Card, then get it punched each week when do our fun hands-on activity. Get your card punched at 5 out of 9 Summervales and you’ll be entered in our Grand Prize Drawing: a $100 Shopping Spree for you and your family at City Market accompanied by our Food Education Coordinator! More details.

Summervale
Monday, August 4
4:00pm to 8:00pm
City Market

Have you ever been interested in using herbal medicine to improve your health? Join Betzy Bancroft RH (AHG), Larken Bunce MS, and Guido Masé RH (AHG) and students from the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism in a free, personalized session focused on your individual constitution and any health conditions you may be experiencing. An incredible opportunity to explore the art of herbal healing with experienced practitioners! All sessions last about two hours and are completely confidential. By appointment. Please sign up by contacting Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism at info@vtherbcenter.org.

Herbal Clinic
Thursday, August 7
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Intervale Center

Head down to the Intervale Center every Thursday in July and August for Summervale: a celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! You’ll find amazing local food vendors, live music, tastings by Slow Food Vermont, kids activities, and more! Each week, City Market will be there with fun hands-on activities for all ages. This week: pound some cabbage, add a little salt, and voila! Homemade sauerkraut!

New for Kids: Join the City Market Kids Club! Stop by our activity booth to pick-up a Summervale Explorer Card, then get it punched each week when do our fun hands-on activity. Get your card punched at 5 out of 9 Summervales and you’ll be entered in our Grand Prize Drawing: a $100 Shopping Spree for you and your family at City Market accompanied by our Food Education Coordinator! More details.

Summervale
Sunday, August 10
11:30am to 1:30pm
McClure Multi-Generational Center

Join us for a Spanish-language cooking class, with instruction entirely in Spanish! We’ll make homemade tamales, a traditional corn-based dough that is filled with meat, beans, or sweet flavors and then wrapped and steamed. Our instructor, Josefa, is from Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico on the border with Guatemala. She lives in Vermont with her two young sons and her husband, who works on a dairy farm. This class is made possible through a project called Huertas, a community-based food access project that facilitates the planting of kitchen gardens on rural dairy farms with Latino/migrant farm workers and their families. This class will be taught entirely in Spanish and is facilitated by Jessie Mazar, program coordinator for Huertas.

Food Education
Monday, August 11
4:00pm to 8:00pm
City Market

Have you ever been interested in using herbal medicine to improve your health? Join Betzy Bancroft RH (AHG), Larken Bunce MS, and Guido Masé RH (AHG) and students from the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism in a free, personalized session focused on your individual constitution and any health conditions you may be experiencing. An incredible opportunity to explore the art of herbal healing with experienced practitioners! All sessions last about two hours and are completely confidential. By appointment. Please sign up by contacting Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism at info@vtherbcenter.org.

Herbal Clinic
Monday, August 11
6:00pm to 7:30pm
McClure Multi-Generational Center

Summer in Vermont can't be beat, and with all the incredible vegetables our farmers grow here, it's easy to find something delicious to eat. You can never get enough of the classics, and to that end we've got a few different inspired vegetarian recipes to share: Corn on the cob, rolled in a fresh mint feta-butter. Zucchini fritters: grated zucchini, fresh dill, green onions in a light batter of buttermilk, eggs and flour, served crisp with whipped feta dip. And a refreshing cold watermelon gazpacho with tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, ginger, lime and cilantro. Celebrate summer's best with Jessica Bongard of Sweet Lime Cooking Studio.

Food Education
Tuesday, August 12
6:00pm to 7:00pm
City Market

Learn how to shop for fresh, long-lasting, and nutritious foods in Produce and Bulk. With this interactive and hands-on tour, we’ll explore the Produce and Bulk departments, learning a simple method for finding the best value on fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans by paying attention to the price per pound. You’ll learn tips for selecting and storing these foods at home to get the longest use out of them, develop a better understanding of Co-op sales, and get inspiring recipes to start cooking quick and affordable meals at home. No matter what kind of diet you follow, these pennywise tools help you stock your kitchen with variety of healthy, local, and even organic foods.

Food Education
Thursday, August 14
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Intervale Center

Head down to the Intervale Center every Thursday in July and August for Summervale: a celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! You’ll find amazing local food vendors, live music, tastings by Slow Food Vermont, kids activities, and more! Each week, City Market will be there with fun hands-on activities for all ages. This week: learn how to make your own homemade corn tortillas.

New for Kids: Join the City Market Kids Club! Stop by our activity booth to pick-up a Summervale Explorer Card, then get it punched each week when do our fun hands-on activity. Get your card punched at 5 out of 9 Summervales and you’ll be entered in our Grand Prize Drawing: a $100 Shopping Spree for you and your family at City Market accompanied by our Food Education Coordinator! More details.

Summervale
Friday, August 15
5:30pm to 7:00pm
City Market

Start making kombucha at home! Kombucha is a fermentation of sweetened tea. In this class we’ll learn how to make it and also discuss why fermented foods are so beneficial. Participants will take home a “scoby” (a starter culture) to get started. This class will be led by Suzanna Bliss, clinical herbalist, nutritionist, and founder of Rooted Wisdom in Middlesex.

Herbal Education
Sunday, August 17
2:00pm to 4:10pm
McClure Multi-Generational Center

Instructor Robin Berger’s addiction to canning began more than a decade ago with this recipe, and years later, it’s still a family favorite. The spread is perfect on toast or in a French crepe, but is also equally happy paired with Vermont goat cheese or roasted root vegetables. Robin is an award-winning canner who will teach us the in’s and out’s of canning as we make this delicious, seasonal tomato recipe. Everyone will take home a 4 ounce jar.

Preserving the Harvest
Monday, August 18
4:00pm to 8:00pm
City Market

Have you ever been interested in using herbal medicine to improve your health? Join Betzy Bancroft RH (AHG), Larken Bunce MS, and Guido Masé RH (AHG) and students from the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism in a free, personalized session focused on your individual constitution and any health conditions you may be experiencing. An incredible opportunity to explore the art of herbal healing with experienced practitioners! All sessions last about two hours and are completely confidential. By appointment. Please sign up by contacting Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism at info@vtherbcenter.org.

Herbal Clinic
Wednesday, August 20
5:30pm to 6:30pm
City Market

Infused oils may be used alone as a topical treatments, included in body care recipes, or even enjoyed in culinary recipes. Join City Market’s Herbal Education Coordinator, Cristi Nunziata, in learning simple techniques for making infused oils. We will use locally grown calendula flowers to make calendula infused oil. We will use a second technique to create lavender infused oil. Next month, calendula oil will be used to make a salve and lotion and the lavender oil will be made into massage oil.

Herbal Education
Thursday, August 21
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Intervale Center

Head down to the Intervale Center every Thursday in July and August for Summervale: a celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! You’ll find amazing local food vendors, live music, tastings by Slow Food Vermont, kids activities, and more! Each week, City Market will be there with fun hands-on activities for all ages. This week: make dried apple rings for a healthy, easy snack.

New for Kids: Join the City Market Kids Club! Stop by our activity booth to pick-up a Summervale Explorer Card, then get it punched each week when do our fun hands-on activity. Get your card punched at 5 out of 9 Summervales and you’ll be entered in our Grand Prize Drawing: a $100 Shopping Spree for you and your family at City Market accompanied by our Food Education Coordinator! More details.

Summervale
Sunday, August 24
11:30am to 1:30pm
McClure Multi-Generational Center

Cuban picadillo is home-cooked comfort food with a little extra pizzazz, thanks to the sweet and piquant flavor combinations of ground beef simmered with tomatoes, raisins, and olives. This is the kind of easy weeknight meal that both kids and adults love. Coconut flan is a rich, custard-like dessert with a hint of cinnamon and lemon rind. A first-generation Cuban American who now lives in Vermont, Ammy Martinez loves to share recipes from her cultural and culinary heritage. This class will be taught in English, but Spanish-speakers are welcome!

Food Education
Monday, August 25
5:00pm to 6:00pm
ECHO Lake Aquarium (by bike path)

Join Herbalist Guido Masé for an herb walk at Waterfront Park and learn to identify common medicinal plants. Bring a camera, paper and a pen to take notes if you’d like. We will meet at the beginning of the bike path across from ECHO Lake Aquarium. Guido Masé RH(AHG) is a clinical herbalist and "wild medicine" educator. He is a co-founder and director of the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism where he helps folks discover and use the plants that might be missing from their lives.

Herbal Education
Thursday, August 28
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Intervale Center

Head down to the Intervale Center every Thursday in July and August for Summervale: a celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! You’ll find amazing local food vendors, live music, tastings by Slow Food Vermont, kids activities, and more! Each week, City Market will be there with fun hands-on activities for all ages. This week: we'll blend up local herbs with our blender bike to create a delicious pesto.

New for Kids: Join the City Market Kids Club! Stop by our activity booth to pick-up a Summervale Explorer Card, then get it punched each week when do our fun hands-on activity. Get your card punched at 5 out of 9 Summervales and you’ll be entered in our Grand Prize Drawing: a $100 Shopping Spree for you and your family at City Market accompanied by our Food Education Coordinator! More details.

Summervale
Sunday, October 5
9:00am to 12:00pm
Burlington's Intervale

The Sustainability Academy and City Market are partnering up to present the 3rd Annual Harvest Fun Run/Walk for Sustainability. We'll have a Kids' 1K and a 5K.

Pumpkin prizes for all registered kids! Some scholarships available for SA families.

Pre-registration Deadline: Monday, September 29

Register online

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