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September 2017

FERMENTATION ON WHEELS

September 24 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Browsers Bookshop, 107 Capitol Way North
Olympia,WA98501United States
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Free

Fermentation on Wheels is a grassroots project that brings fermentation education to communities of all ages and backgrounds and inspires with a school bus that has been converted into a fermentation lab, library, and workshop space. The project’s founder, Tara Whitsitt, organizes events nationwide to bridge communities and restore a genuine fascination in local, traditionally-preserved foods. By traveling the country, connecting consumers to local farmers, and teaching fermentation, she hopes to emphasize the importance of strong, sustainable food practices and…

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YOUR FIRST HOME

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Olympia Food Co-Op Westside, Little House, 921 Rogers Street Northwest
Olympia,WA98502United States
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This informative talk series is specific for women, LGBTQI , POC, low income folks who are interested in learning about how to purchase their very first house. There will be Q&A session, handouts and information to take home with you. Erin is a local real estate broker building alliship in the Olympia area by breaking down the language and intimidating factors for more vulnerable communities

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October 2017

Wild Fermented Sauerkraut

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia,WA98502United States
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$7.00

Learn to make your own raw fermented sauerkraut teeming with probiotics known to improve digestion, boost immune function, and increase energy levels. This class is for all experience levels, whether you’re new to fermentation or just need a refresher. Meghan will review the history and science of fermentation, discuss equipment and ingredients options, and demonstrate how to make sauerkraut from start to finish. Questions are highly encouraged! OlyKraut samples provided - yum!

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Korean BBQ

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia,WA98502United States
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$7.00

Korean food is hot right now and the nice thing is that with a few unique ingredients you can often make it at home without a wok or other special tools. In this class we will discuss common Korean ingredients and where to find them, as well as blogs that focus on Korean flavors and techniques. We will make BBQ Korean style beef and chicken (the chicken will be spicy, the beef won't), as well as short grain rice, sautéed…

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Making Ghee

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia,WA98502United States
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$7.00

Ghee, aka clarified butter, is super simple to make. Rising in popularity as knowledge of Ayurvedic traditions spread, making ghee routinely at home and using daily can improve health for a variety of reasons. We will make several batches of ghee and you will get an article introducing the health benefits of ghee and review of how to make it.

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The Skinny On Fat

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia,WA98502United States
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$7.00

Fat makes you fat and is going to kill you.” This is the message we’ve been hearing for decades, but is this true? Well, kind of, but probably not for the reasons you think. In this class you will learn all about fat in foods and fat for cooking. You will learn how not all fat is the same and how/why different fats affect your body differently. Even if you are familiar with the topic, I’m sure you will walk…

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SQUASHED TACOS!!!

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia,WA98502United States
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$7.00

Do you know how to eat spaghetti squash the fun way?  Are you looking for a vegan or vegetarian option that isn’t out of a package?  Are you looking to get more veggies into your body in the tastiest way?  Come and learn how to make your very own SECRET dry taco/burrito season mix. Then learn how to prepare spaghetti squash into tacos/burritos with all the fixings!  There will be sampling and a take home season mix.

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Apple & Pear Tasting

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Olympia Food Co-Op Westside, Little House, 921 Rogers Street Northwest
Olympia,WA98502United States
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Free

Come join Produce Manager Erin Majors for a fun tasting of apples and pears. We will try each variety that the Co-op is currently offering and will also try some cheese and nut pairings.

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Easy Weeknight Dinners

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia,WA98502United States
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$7.00

Join Erin to learn 5 easy, healthy dinners that can be prepared quickly on those nights when you don't have a lot of time or energy. Meals will focus on using seasonal vegetables and may also contain nuts, whole grains, beans, eggs, dairy products, or fish. This class will be mostly demonstration, but participants can help with a little prep work if they desire.

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Annual Membership Meeting & Anniversary Celebration

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Olympia Community Center. 222 Columbia St NW, 222 Columbia Street NW
Olympia,WA98502
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This year, in celebration of our 40 years, we are combining our Annual Membership Meeting with a party! This means lots of delicious food, fun music, helpful information, and we are preparing a visual celebration!

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