6-Class Series at Concordia Gardens (July 11 - August 31)
Class 1: Salad with a homemade dressing Monday, july 11 5:15 - 6:45 pm You've grown some great, healthy food in your garden, but how are you going to start using it? Learn how to make a delicious salad with a homemade dressing as well as new culinary techniques. Come out ot the garden to learn how to harvest and utilize your vegetables.
Instructor: Chef Kevin Brown, Lake Hill House
Class 2: appetizers Date: Wednesday, july 20 12:00 - 1:30 PM
After learning to make a great salad, our cooking series continues with exploring fresh ingredients to prepare a complimentary appetizer(s). Appetizers are a staple to a great meal! Head over to the garden to learn to make 1-2 appetizers using primarily fresh ingredients that you could easily serve before any meal.
Instructor: Chef Christopher Stoye
Class 3: Side dishes Saturday, july 30 12:00 - 2:00 pmSalads and appetizers may be the start of a great meal, but no meal is complete without a complimentary side dish. Side dishes add nutritional value, texture, and taste to each main dish. You will learn how to prepare 1-2 side dishes using primarily fresh ingredients that will complete any main course.
Instructor: Polly Muradas of Two Girls and a Farm
Class 4: Entree #1 (lunch in the garden) Wednesday, August 3 12:00 - 2:00 pmThe perfect break from work! Our healthy cooking class series continues with the primary component to any meal: the entree. Find out what to do with all that food you grow that helps your culinary and gardening skills go above and beyond. Learn how to make a delicious entree as well as new and exciting culinary techniques.
Instructor: Chef Cole Ersel of Wolf Peach
Class 5: Entree #2 (Zucchini noodles with mushroom marinara & raw "alfredo" sauce) wednesday, august 17 5:15 - 6:45 pm
Previous classes have developed skills in salads, appetizers, and side dishes. All of these components help to develop a fantastic meal but you can't forget about the main component, the entree! This entree will be a raw vegetarian dish to fully utilize ingredients that can be grown and harvested at home. Come out to Concordia Gardens to learn about harvesting and developing a healthy meal with the ingredients you have been growing at home.
Instructor: Chef Karen Gill of Down to Earth Chef