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Local Food and Gardening Events: April 2010

Fresh produce and gardening weather are in full force this month.  Enjoy them! First up, Hounds in the Kitchen events:

Kids Cook every Thursday at Sprout Soup (4310 N High St) from 11:15 am – 12 pm.

Thursday, April 1 – Butter

Thursday, April 8 – Veggie Sushi

Thursday, April 15 – Lettuce

Thursday, April 22 – Earth Day Eats

Thursday, April 29 – Mint

Edible Container Gardening ~  Families or individuals will learn how to grow vegetables and herbs in pots by making a salad container garden to take home. Saturday April 17 from 2 – 3 p.m. at Sprout Soup.  $20 per container which can be shared among a family.  Please reserve your space by emailing Rachel.

I will also be leading a demonstration at the April 22 Earth Day celebration at Franklin Park.  Details are TBA for my event, but the free celebration runs from 3 - 10 PM.

Events around town:

Food Inc showing, TODAY Thursday April 1, 9:30 pm, Studio 35, $5

Edible Columbus Arrival Party, Friday April 2, 6 - 7:30 pm, Hills Market

Columbus Winter Farmer's Market, Saturday April 3 and 17, 10 am - 1 pm, First UU Church

Dine Original's Chef Series Classes, Wednesdays April 7, 14, and 28, North Market, $50 per class.

Local Matters Open House, Thursday April 8, 6 - 8 pm.

EcoDublin Expo, Saturday April 10, 9 am - noon, Dublin Recreation Center

Fundamentals of Gardening series, Saturdays April 10 - 24, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Franklin Park Conservatory, $35 members, $45 non-members.

Don't Be Afraid of Cooking with Tofu, Sunday April 11, 2 - 5 pm, Wild Goose Creative, $35 per person, details in link.

Earth Day Volunteering, Saturday April 17 and Sunday April 18, various sites around town.

Earth Day Dinner, Tuesday April 20, 6:30 pm, Hills Market, $45 per person, follow link for reservations.

Earth Day Celebration, Thursday April 22, 3 - 10 pm, Franklin Park Conservatory, free!

If you know of an event that should be on this calendar, please leave a comment and I'll add it to the list.