Cuisine for Life Workshop September 22

Georgia and Helga with their information display at our Open House, showing health-giving sprouts that you can grow year round.

Learn how to harvest fresh greens all year long, enhance your diet & preserve the harvest goodness for your winter crock-pot!

Join Georgia Barnwell & Helga Gruner at The Blockhouse School on

Saturday, September 22, 2012,

10 am to 4:30 pm.

  • Want to eat healthier food?
  • Want to save money on groceries?
  • Need a special diet?

Here’s a great opportunity to learn new and delicious techniques from two wonderful cooks and food and nutrition experts.

Sprouts – Extend your harvest all year

Sprouts are nature’s superfood. They are full of nutrients & energy. Learn how you can enjoy a variety of fresh sprouts every day from your own sprout garden. For pennies a day, you can grow some tasty ingredients for soups, salads, sandwiches and salads. Sprout cuisine has gone far beyond alfalfa and mung beans. Learn the techniques to safely grow sprouts in jars, baskets, trays – with and without soil and enjoy some tasty sprout cuisine.

Dehydrating – it’s a win-win for your taste buds & the environment!

Georgia Barnwell slicing up her amazing gluten-free, flaxseed-based raw bread from her food dehydrator

Dried at low temperatures, food is more nutritious than high temperature canning, & keeps without refrigeration or freezing. Gluten-free breads, soup mixes, & snacks are a snap & make great portable food.

Fermenting – rediscover this ancient skill

Learn about this traditional technique to preserve food, enhance digestion, nutrition, immunity, & heal your digestive system. Fermenting is fun, easy and TASTY! From sauerkraut to salsa, beverages, grains and more – learn how to turn your kitchen into a living food factory!

Enjoy energy soup, sprouted veggie salad, gluten-free sandwiches with nut paté, sprouts & fermented salsa, fermented ginger ale, and a whole bunch of other harvest-fresh goodies!

Take home some new skills, information and recipe handouts.

Tuition $75 (waged), $55 (unwaged).

With members discount: $60 (waged) and $45 (unwaged). Applies to SSSVC and Turning Leaf Centre members.

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