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Let's Grow Akron Seasonal Cooking Workshop

2023-01-12 18:00:00 2023-01-12 19:00:00 America/New_York Let's Grow Akron Seasonal Cooking Workshop Join Let's Grow Akron for a winter cooking demonstration hosted by Kenmore Branch Library. Zoom participation with a local chef is unlimited. Food kits are available for the first ten registrants. Kenmore Branch Virtual - Zoom

Thursday, January 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-01-12 18:00:00 2023-01-12 19:00:00 America/New_York Let's Grow Akron Seasonal Cooking Workshop Join Let's Grow Akron for a winter cooking demonstration hosted by Kenmore Branch Library. Zoom participation with a local chef is unlimited. Food kits are available for the first ten registrants. Kenmore Branch Virtual - Zoom

Join Let's Grow Akron for a winter cooking demonstration hosted by Kenmore Branch Library. Zoom participation with a local chef is unlimited. Food kits are available for the first ten registrants.

Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.643.4650.

This program, with a local chef, will be presented online in Zoom.

In this ongoing series, local chefs will prepare a budget-friendly, seasonal dish with fresh produce available at the Summit Lake Neighborhood Farmers' Market and/or Let's Grow Akron Community Farm Market. Details about these markets will be shared at each session and found on Let's Grow Akron's website: www.letsgrowakron.org.

FREE Food kits, including the ingredients needed to prepare the seasonal dish, will be available for pick up at the Kenmore Branch Library for the first ten people to register.

The theme for this series of classes is local, seasonal eating. The benefits of cooking and eating produce grown locally and harvested in season will be emphasized. Seasonal produce is more readily available and, therefore, more affordable at grocery stores or farmers' markets. Local produce is harvested closer to ripeness and travels a shorter distance from the farm to the grocery store, retaining more nutrients and reducing environmental impact. Purchasing from local growers and producers stimulates and strengthens the local economy. Seasonal produce grown and harvested locally has the best flavor!

Each class will include a 30-minute cooking demonstration plus 15 minutes for Q&A and 15 minutes to share information about Let's Grow Akron Community Farm Market, Summit Lake Neighborhood Farmers' Market, and local farmers' market nutrition incentive programs.

A login will be sent several days before the event. Please do not share the web link for this program. If someone else is interested in attending, please have them contact the library to register.

A webcam and microphone may be necessary for participation in this interactive event. If you have one or neither of these, your level of participation will be limited. If you do not have an email address, please contact the Kenmore Branch at 330.643.4650 to learn how to participate in this program via phone.


Related resources:

"101 Greatest Soups on the Planet: Every Savory Soup, Stew, Chili and Chowder You Could Ever Crave" by Erin Mylroie

"Healing Herbal Soups: Boost your Immunity and Weather the Seasons with Traditional Chinese Recipes" by Genevieve Wong and Rose Cheung

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual Program | Food & Cooking |

TAGS: | Nutrition | local chefs | Health & Wellness | Food Equity | Food |

Kenmore Branch Library

kenmore@akronlibrary.org
Phone: 330.745.6126
Branch manager
Wendy Zarara

Hours
Mon, Feb 06 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 07 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 08 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 09 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 10 12:00PM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 11 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 12 Closed

About the branch

The Kenmore Branch Library is a center of neighborhood enrichment where people and resources come together for information, education, and entertainment. Computers and computer classes, WiFi, copiers, scanning and faxing are just a few of the popular services available at the Library; meeting space for non-profit groups and organizations is also in high-demand throughout the year.

Diverse programming--including storytime, NatureConnect, crafting, cooking, health and wellness, and more—engage participants of all ages who learn and create together. Kenmore Branch Library is your one-stop spot for news about local events, the latest in books, movies, and music, access to technology, and so much more.

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