Cooking Classes

Kids Night Out

Drop off your children at the Co-op Classroom and enjoy a night out while Rogue Valley Farm to School staff leads your kids in food-related fun. We will be cooking a tasty and nutritious dinner, playing games and enjoying kid-friendly short films about food and agriculture (film list available upon request).
Appropriate for ages 7-9.

Scholarships available for Jackson Care Connect families.
 

$45.00

Picnic Perfection

Join Rogue Valley Farm to School for a spring-break cooking class and learn how to prepare a delicious and healthy spring picnic. Then, head over to Lithia Park and enjoy a festive picnic and outdoor games. Appropriate for ages 7-9.

Scholarships available for Jackson Care Connect families.

Please contact Gretchen with questions (541) 552-5454

$45.00

Food as Medicine: Spring Cleanse!

Spring is a natural time to clean out the body of toxins and give your internal body a tune up, boost the immune system, increase energy and shed winter weight. In this class you will enjoy Blended Green Soup, Grilled Romaine with a lemon pine nut dressing, raw Key Lime Pie with coconut cream, Spring cleansing tea, and a warm smoothie to soothe the soul.

$35.00

Summer Gardening

Join our Summer Gardening class designed to help you with the planning, preparation and seed selection of varieties that grow well in this area. Topics include soil selection, soil testing, and improving your soils.  Hands-on instruction in seed starting, caring for your plant starts and transplanting plants into your garden.  We’ll tour the Coop’s Four Season culinary garden to view drip watering, raised-bed gardening,  methods to extend the growing season, and methods of pest control.  

$35.00

Cook Ahead Elegance

Feel confident and relaxed for entertaining with your pre-made appetizers, side dishes and entrees for one or more elegant meals. Recipes include Baked Fruit and Berry Brie, Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates, Wild Mushroom Gravy, Perfect Green Bean Casserole, Baked Lemon and Fresh Thyme Salmon (a favorite!), Stuffed Pork Loin (spicy fruit or spinach and quinoa) and Coq Au Vin.

Please pre-pay $5 for wine service.

$45.00

The Life of a Seed

Plan your garden for seed saving: understanding isolation requirements, cross pollination and basic reproductive biology. Leave class with detailed handouts and some handpicked favorites from Siskiyou Seeds.

$35.00

Food as Medicine: Insomnia and the Diet

If you can't fall asleep or stay asleep or wake up too early this class is for you! Come learn the principles of using food as medicine to address our sleep patterns! Victoria will teach you how to prepare foods using methods that create digestibility and increase assimilation of nutrients. Food served in class will be vegan with dairy options.

On the Menu: Mild Indian spiced Dahl with candied spinach, Fenugreek basmati rice, Homemade Banana Coconut Milk Ice Cream, Chamomile and Tart Cherry sleep elixir, Warming homemade Almond Milk.

$35.00

Fermenting Vegetables for Flavor and Gut Health

Boost the nutrition and flavor of vegetables with this simple, safe (and ancient) technique. There’s a lot of information swirling around about the benefits of eating fermented foods. We will help you navigate this food, including the difference between prebiotics and probiotics and how they affect your health. We will demonstrate how to ferment nutritional powerhouse ingredients such as turmeric and other vegetables and herbs to reap maximum benefits and flavor. Take home recipes and a jar to watch the process in action as it ferments on your counter.

$35.00

The Art of the Moroccan Pastilla

Pastilla, as is apparent in its Spanish-sounding name, is an Andalusian dish brought to Morocco by the Moors. It has since become a trademark Moroccan dish reserved for special occasions only since it takes a long time to prepare. It is large pastry-like dish with layers of stuffing wrapped in a very thin, crispy pastry crust with a unique combination of sweet and savory spices.

Join us to spend a beautiful evening with delicious Moroccan appetizers and wine cocktails as we prepare several Pastilla dishes including vegan Pastillas which we will indulge in for dinner.

$35.00

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