Growing Season Workshops!
Three Sisters in the Kitchen: A traditional Maya cooking class.
Join members of the UBC Farm Maya in Exile Garden for an interactive traditional cooking workshop on August 13th, 2011 from 2pm-4pm. Learn some of the medicinal and culinary uses of various herbs and vegetables grown in their garden. In this workshop, participants will have a chance to make three dishes using amaranth (bledo), yerba mora and squash blossoms. Try your hand at making fresh tortillas, and enjoy the garden-fresh dishes you prepare! If time permits, participants will have a chance to visit the Maya Garden at the UBC Farm. For more information and to register click here!
Date: Saturday August 13th, 2pm-4pm
Cost: $30 (+ $1.74 registration fee)
Food Preservation by Fermentation!
This popular class is an introduction to the world of fermented vegetables.
Fermenting foods is an ancient method of preserving the harvest. Rich in probiotics and enzymes for improving digestion, these raw foods are re-gaining their popularity. Reclaim this skill and learn how to make sauerkraut, kimchi and brined pickles at home. We will be making: Cucumber pickles featuring UBC Farm’s own pickling cucs! A batch of sauerkraut for you to take home and start fermenting right away. A demonstration of making kimchi is included. And of course a pickle tasting platter! For more information and to register click here!
Date: Wednesday August 17th, 6pm-9pm
Cost: $50 (+ 2.24 registration fee)
For more information check out the registration links above.