Food Education

Food Education

The Power of Prebiotics and Probiotics

Location

City Market
82 S. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Probiotics, whether in the form of manufactured supplements or fermented foods, are increasingly recognized as beneficial additions to a balanced diet. What exactly are probiotics though, and how do they differ from prebiotics, which is another term we're starting to hear more regularly?

Storytime Saturday: Everybody Cooks Rice

Location

Phoenix Books
191 Banks St.
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Enjoy your Saturday morning with City Market and Phoenix Books, and join us for a reading of the children’s book Everybody Cooks Rice by Norah Dooley.

Tastes of Eritrea: Yebeg Tibs and Ingudai Tibs

Location

McClure Multigenerational Center
241 N Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for an evening of Eritrean cooking! Together, we will be making two dishes popular in Eritrea and Ethiopia. Yebeg Tibs is a marinated lamb dish with rosemary, garlic, onion, tomato, jalapeño and the East African spice berbere.

Old North End Farmers’ Market: Make Your Own Dried Apple Rings

Location

Dewey Park
Spring Street
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm

The Old North End Farmers’ Market runs outside from June through October and features seasonal meats, produce, and handmade crafts from local producers. Once a month, stop by our activity table for fun, hands-on activities for all ages. Our August activity is making dried apple rings!

Storytime Saturday: Very Berry Counting Book

Location

City Market
191 Banks St.
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Enjoy your Saturday morning with City Market and Phoenix Books, and join us for a reading of the children’s book Very Berry Counting Book by Jerry Pallotta.

Old North End Farmers’ Market: Make Your Own Salad on a Stick

Location

Dewey Park
Spring Street
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm

The Old North End Farmers’ Market runs outside from June through October and features seasonal meats, produce, and handmade crafts from local producers. Once a month, stop by our activity table for fun, hands-on activities for all ages. Our August activity is making salad on a stick!

Explore Vermont: A Baking Adventure at Brot Bakehouse

Location

Brot Bakery (formerly Bee Sting Bakery)
38 Meade Road
05401 Fairfax, VT
United States
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:30pm

Brotbakery was founded by Heike Meyer, bakeress and food lover. Growing up in bread-centered Germany, Heike developed a taste for good bread and pastries early on, strictly requesting only the heartiest whole grain breads for her Kindergarten lunch box and developing her first pastry recipe (an a

Storytime Saturday: Watermelon Seeds

Location

Phoenix Books
191 Banks St.
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Enjoy your Saturday morning with City Market and Phoenix Books, and join us for a reading of the children’s book Watermelon Seeds by Greg Pizzoli.

Old North End Farmers’ Market: Make Your Own Frozen Yogurt

Location

Dewey Park
Spring Street
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm

The Old North End Farmers’ Market runs outside from June through October and features seasonal meats, produce, and handmade crafts from local producers. Once a month, stop by our activity table for fun, hands-on activities for all ages. Our July activity is making frozen yogurt!

Meet the Bees!

Location

Green Mountain Bee Farm
19 Birch Road
05454 Fairfax, VT
United States
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Green Mountain Bee Farm is family-owned and operated by Michael and Nicole Willard in Fairfax, VT. Michael is a Certified Beekeeper and is currently serving as President of the Vermont Beekeeper’s Association. On this workshop, we will tour the apiary and learn from an observation hive.

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