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Opening Day at Clintonville Farmers' Market
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Opening Day at Clintonville Farmers' Market

Join us at the first Foraged & Sown farmers' market of the year, on High Street just south of Dunedin.

We'll have early season fresh cut herbs and dozens of varieties of herb and berry seedlings for your home garden!

All of our sown products are certified organic, and our foraged items are responsibly procured from private property.

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DIY Basics: Pressure Cooking and Canning
Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

DIY Basics: Pressure Cooking and Canning

$40.00

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 

6:30 - 8:30 pm

The hiss and steam of a pressure cooker discourages many cooks from this useful kitchen tool. Once mastered, pressure cooking opens up the world of tender meats, quickly cooked beans, and low-acid canning. 

Join Rachel Tayse of Harmonious Homestead to demystify pressure cooking and canning. Participants will become familiar with the types of cookers, practice cooking and canning dry beans, and taste a pressure cooked stew.

 

The DIY Basics series in 2017 includes Cultured Dairy, Waterbath Canning, Pressure Cooking and Canning, and Cultured Vegetables. Choose one or all to expand your home cooking and preserving knowledge.

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Farm Fresh Cooking - Summer
Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

Farm Fresh Cooking - Summer

You want to support local farmers so you've signed up for a CSA or committed to shop farmers' markets. But what do you do with what you see? 

Rachel Tayse, urban farmer and seasonal eating expert at Harmonious Homestead, will help you learn to love what's local and fresh.

We'll start class with a CSA share and decode what's in the box. Rachel will identify each item, sharing how to store, prepare, and serve it. Then, we'll cook three courses together of basic recipes you can use throughout the summer.

Farm Fresh Cooking is also offered at the beginning of the spring and autumn as a series to inspire and expand your ability to cook seasonally. 

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DIY Waterbath Canning
May
2
6:30 PM18:30

DIY Waterbath Canning

40.00

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Many home cooks enjoy making jams, jellies, and sauces. With just a little bit of equipment and know-how, many such recipes can be waterbath canned to fill your pantry or give as gifts. 

Join Rachel Tayse of Harmonious Homestead to learn how to can safely and simply. She'll share tips and resources garnered from fifteen years of experience useful for cooks new to canning or those wanting to advance their skills. During the class, participants will practice canning and taste samples of recipes to take home.

 

The DIY Basics series in 2017 includes Cultured Dairy, Waterbath Canning, Pressure Cooking and Canning, and Cultured Vegetables. Choose one or all to expand your home cooking and preserving knowledge.

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How To Teach A Cooking Class
Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

How To Teach A Cooking Class

$25.00

Tuesday April 11, 2017 6:30 - 8 pm at The Commissary

Do you want to share your love of cooking with others? The Commissary is here to help! 

Through the experience of veteran food educator Rachel Tayse, learn how to:
-market for strong ticket sales
-design an experience for participants with variable skill levels
-prepare economically
-deliver an enjoyable, informative class
-refine and adapt your teaching skills
-follow The Commissary practices for offering classes

This class is required for all who wish to teach at The Commissary and useful for those leading workshops and classes elsewhere. Light snacks will be served.

 

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Farm Fresh Cooking - Spring
Mar
21
6:30 PM18:30

Farm Fresh Cooking - Spring

You want to support local farmers so you've signed up for a CSA or committed to shop farmers' markets. But what do you do with what you see? 

Rachel Tayse, urban farmer and seasonal eating expert at Harmonious Homestead, will help you learn to love what's local and fresh.

We'll start class with a CSA share and decode what's in the box. Rachel will identify each item, sharing how to store, prepare, and serve it. Then, we'll cook three courses together of basic recipes you can use throughout the spring.

Farm Fresh Cooking is offered at the beginning of the summer and autumn as a series to inspire and expand your ability to cook seasonally.

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DIY: Cultured Dairy
Feb
21
6:30 PM18:30

DIY: Cultured Dairy

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | $40 | The Commissary

Have you wondered how to make yogurt at home? Or kefir without additives? Learn to make these cultured milk products and soft cheese like ricotta and cheve in this hands on class with Rachel Tayse of Harmonious Homestead. 

We'll discuss the science behind preserving goat and cow's milk through culturing and cheese making and taste samples we make in class. You'll leave with recipes and the confidence to continue exploring at home! 

 

The DIY Basics series in 2017 includes Cultured Dairy, Waterbath Canning, Pressure Cooking and Canning, and Cultured Vegetables. Choose one or all to expand your home cooking and preserving knowledge.

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