Young children are invited to bring along their favorite stuffed animal (and dress up as an animal if they like) for a very special tea party. We will be serving kid-friendly tea, homemade scones, and animal stories! @ BFC Cooking Classroom/Community Room.
We’ll transform the Brattleboro Co-op Community Room into a center of sensory exploration for young children with various kinds of dough for kids to get their hands into, and taste tests from every color of the rainbow. Stop by anytime between 9:30 and 11am. Call 802-246-2821 if you have any questions.
This month, instead of meeting at the museum, we’ll meet at the Co-op Kitchen for a hands-on creative activity followed by a delicious instructional cooking class. This class is free for all, but you must register: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop
Caldo Verdé is a traditional Portuguese soup and the star dish on our culinary journey to Portugal this month. We will make this soup which calls for sausage, potatoes, cabbage and Swiss chard (the Vermont Harvest of the Month vegetable). Don’t worry, we will make a vegetarian version as well, so everyone can enjoy this delicious soup. Kids will be introduced to the culture of this vibrant country and even learn a few words of Portuguese during the class. In the Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, Canal St. entrance, Thursday, September 20, 3:30-5pm. This class is free for all, but you must register: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop
Meet Lizi at this kids’ fair put on by the River Valley Credit Union (another cooperatively owned business in Brattleboro!) at the Brattleboro Common, next to the Retreat, to sample local apples and learn about Co-op kids’ classes for the fall. This fun event includes food, activities, games and more
In this class, kids will learn how to make simple pickles using the bounty of summer vegetables and fruits available. Co-op tween Shoshana Davidovits will lead the way, sharing the recipe for her family’s famous sweet pickle relish. We will chop, mix, season and store our flavorful creations in a mason jar to bring home. In the Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, Canal St. entrance, Wednesday, August 29, 3:30-5pm. This class is free for all, but you must register: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop
Meet us at the Brattleboro Museum first for an up-close look at the current art exhibit followed by a hands-on creative activity there led by Linda Whelihan. Then we will walk up to the Co-op Kitchen to make something delicious Tuesday, August 28, 3:30-5:30pm. This class is free for all, but you must register: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop
Hey, Kids! The Brooks Memorial Library will be hosting Lizi from the Brattleboro Co-op to teach you how to make fresh dessert tortillas. We will grind corn, make dough (masa), and shape and cook the tortillas to serve with fresh butter and maple syrup. Be sure to sign up at the library to reserve your spot (). Takes place in the 2nd floor meeting room at the library on Thursday, August 9, 12:30-1:30pm.
We are packing lunch recipes the kids will love and be able to make and pack by themselves! Every Friday in August we will build and sample a different healthy lunch creation. Plus… take home the Free BFC Lunch box Recipe Book! At the Brattleboro Food Co-op Demo Counter, Fridays in August, 11am-1pm.
Family Friendly Event. Join us for some FREE local ice cream by Walpole Creamery, music, clowning, and a chance to learn about local family-based organizations. Donations will be accepted to support KidsPLAYce and the Boys & Girls Club, at the Whetstone Pathway, right in front of the Co-op. Free for everyone! Saturday, July 28th, 12pm-3pm, rain date Saturday 29th
Using the bounty of summer vegetables and fruits, we will make some creative salsa to eat with chips. Then we will learn some traditional salsa dancing moves! BRAVO!! At the Brooks Memorial Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room, Thursday, July 26, 1:30-2:30pm. Sign up at the library or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Brattleboro: Bring a friend to make some home-made ice cream the old-fashioned way. We will use fruits which are in season now — strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and others. Dairy and non-dairy options are available. In the Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, Canal St. entrance, Wednesday, July 25, 3:30-5pm. This class is free for all, but you must register: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop