CLASS FOR ADULTS: COLOMBIAN EMPANADAS

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In this class, our own native Colombian-born Lizi Rosenberg will teach us how to make a classic empanada dough using masa harina to make the pastry taste sweet and earthy. This corn-based ingredient is popular for making many other Latin American foods including tamales, tortillas, arepas and more. The class will make 2 kinds of empanadas, one sweet and one savory, using two kinds of doughs. Class Materials Fee: $6 / $4 Shareholders. To register: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop

FREE FOR ADULTS: CELEBRATE A MUD-LUSCIOUS MARCH (VEGAN) MEAL

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Come cook — and eat — with Edible Brattleboro! Knock the mud off your boots and come on over to the Co-op. Join us in preparing three whole food, plant-based recipes: Potato Leek Soup, Moroccan Stew, and Key Lime Pie. Bring yourselves, maybe your favorite apron, an appetite, and mostly… your enthusiasm! Edible Brattleboro will provide materials (food/ingredients), and even child care. Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, Canal St. entrance.  This class is free for all, but you must register: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop

Fun Foods from Around the World: Portugal

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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

Free Celebrate Salad Workshop

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Join Edible Brattleboro volunteers in preparing protein-rich plant-based salads while learning cutting techniques and health benefits of 3 delicious salads hearty and satisfying enough to be a refreshing meal. The salads prepared during this hands-on workshop 2-4pm will be sampled afterwards during their first Celebrate Salad! event, a celebration of our local farmers and gardeners, during Brattleboro Gallery Walk from 5-7pm outside the front entryway of the Co-op. @ BFC Cooking Classroom/Community Room via Canal Street entrance.

Fermented Vegetables: Preserving and Enhancing Summer’s Bounty

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This workshop will provide an in-depth overview and demonstration of the process for safe, simple, and effective fermentation of vegetables, a timeless strategy for preserving and enhancing the taste of seasonal produce. It will include a demonstration of how to properly prepare and set up a fermentation vessel, and principles and practices for successfully managing your ferment. taught by Mark Phillips of Hosta Hill, a local producer of sauerkraut and kimchi based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Making Tortillas, A Cross Cultural Dessert

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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.

Free Class for Kids: Salsa & Salsa

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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 cr@brookslibraryvt.org for more info.

Free Kids Class! Summer in Vermont

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On Tuesday, June 26, 3:30-5pm, kids will learn about all kinds of ingredients and practice making their own smoothies. The Vermont Harvest of the Month, mixed greens, will be added to this cool concoction. In the Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, Canal St. entrance.  This class is free for all, but you must register: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop

Free class for kids! Fun with Food & Art: Prisms

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Free Kids Class! Fun With Food & Art

This event will take place entirely at the Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room.  All participants will enjoy a fun art project as well as create something delicious to eat.  Tuesday, June 19th, 3:30-5:30pm, at the Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, 7 Canal St.  This class is free and open to everyone! Registration Required: 802-246-2821, or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop

Inspiring Smoothies Class

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Deli juice bar “Smoothie Master” Tianna Robinson will share techniques and guidelines for refreshing, nutritious, blended drinks for the summer season in this fun class for adults. Learn about protein powders, spirulina, and raw cacao, make and taste smoothies of all sorts. Cost: $5 or $3 for Co-op Shareholders, registration required: 802-246-2821 or Shareholders@BrattleboroFoodCoop.coop. In the Brattleboro Food Co-op Cooking Classroom, Canal St. entrance.

Free class for kids! Fun with Food & Art: Shapes

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Free Kids Class! Fun With Food & Art

Meet at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center for an up-close look at the current art exhibit followed by a hands-on creative activity. Afterwards, the class will walk up to the Co-op to make something delicious.