Food Education

Food Education

Drop In: Healthy Halloween Snacks for Kids

Location

City Market, Downtown Store
82 So. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Join us for a fun morning of making healthy Halloween-themed snacks! We will make pretzel & cheese broomsticks, clementine “pumpkins”, and fruit monster faces. This is a drop-in event, so no need to sign up. We’ll also have coffee and music to enjoy.

The Art and Science of Kombucha

Location

City Market, Downtown Store
82 So. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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.

Cooking with Indian Spices

Location

Community Teaching Kitchen, South End Store
207 Flynn Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Together we will prepare an Indian rice pilaf, a nutritious lentil soup and a quick vegetable dish. Participants will learn that cooking with spices in Indian cuisine can be quite simple with delicious and healthy results.

A Filipino Feast

Location

Community Teaching Kitchen, South End Store
207 Flynn Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a Filipino feast! In this class we will learn how to make three traditional Filipino dishes. The first, Filipino Adobo is the “national dish” and is meat or vegetables marinated and braised in soy sauce, vinegar and peppercorns.

Taste of Eritrea

Location

Community Teaching Kitchen, South End Store
207 Flynn Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for an evening of Eritrean cooking! Together, we will be making three dishes popular in Eritrea and Ethiopia. Yemisir Wat is a dish made up of lentils cooked with onions, tomatoes, curry, ginger, and garlic.

Make Your Own Pasta with Chef Michael Clauss

Location

Community Teaching Kitchen, South End Store
207 Flynn Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join our very own Chef Michael Clauss for a lesson in making homemade pasta. In this class, we will learn the basics of making pasta dough. After we make the dough, we will learn how to roll out and form three traditional Italian pasta shapes, garganelli, orecchiette, and strozzapreti!

Fickle Pickling with Miss Weinerz

Location

Community Teaching Kitchen, South End Store
207 Flynn Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Come join Miss Weinerz to learn the basics of brines from salted lactos to vinegar boils. We’ll be pickling a variety of vegetables from local farms. Ren Weiner is the owner, baker and chef of Miss Weinerz. Ren is a food processor focused on ecological resiliency in the food system.

The Power of Prebiotics and Probiotics

Location

City Market, Downtown Store
82 So. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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?

Seed Saving for Kids

Location

Children's Discovery Area, South End Store
207 Flynn Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Join KidsGardening for a fun, engaging lesson on the how and why of seed saving. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn how to save seeds from tomatoes, peppers, and lettuce.

Mozzarella Making 101

Location

Bread and Butter Farm
200 Leduc Farm Road
05482 Shelburne, VT
United States
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This class has been sold out!

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