Sunday, February 25, 2024

Want help answering the question “What’s for Dinner?”


Join the cooking class crew, including guest chefs from our community, in the newly renovated Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre Kitchen, once a month through the fall and winter from 5 to 7pm.

Classes include: instruction, demonstration, participation, and celebration, and conclude with enjoying the prepared meal together! Learn about:

preparing multiple meals quickly, efficiently and on a budget

preparing the contents of your Good Food Box/CSA box

making use of everything your garden produces

preserving produce in season

enjoying the diverse locally-grown bounty of the Georgian Triangle

At the first class, chef Diana guided the team to prepare ‘Back to School Meals’, which included: the most delicious vegetarian tomato sauce, black bean and corn soup, coconut curry soup and cornbread waffles to die for!

Being able to prepare foods into a delicious meal is an invaluable skill. The first cooking class was a huge success – it was fun, educational, friendships were developed and the meal was enjoyed by all. Looking forward to the next class with Laura who is going to show us how to preserve foods from our garden!”, says Jaden Calvert, co-chair of the Golden Town Outreach. Laura Buckler is the owner of Cottage Country North Preserves and has been bringing her preserves to the Meaford Farmers’ Market.

The rest of the Cooking Class series schedule is as follows:

October 15 Preserving Our Garden’s Bounty

November 19 Exploring New Ideas

December 17 Getting Ready for Christmas

January 21 Great Dishes for Leftovers

February 18 Healthy Hearts & Chocolate

March 18 Healthy Snack Foods

April 15 Recipes That Bring the World to You

Classes are $15 per participant and $5 for additional family members who wish to join us for the meal. If a family member wishes to join for the meal, dinner is served around 6pm.

Class size is limited so register early! You can contact to register or drop by the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre.

This Cooking Class series is brought to you by a collaborative effort between the Golden Town Outreach and the Municipality of Meaford.

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