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May 2017

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Create Peaceful Connections Between Parents and Teens

Clear Communication between parents and teens can be hard work! Bring your Parents! Bring your Teens! Share your communication challenges! Through demonstration and practice we will address your real life issues. You will take home fresh ideas and techniques for resolving conflicts so that both parents and teens get their needs met.

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6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
Anaheim Chile Frittata

Green chile and eggs plus a little cheese are a great flavor combo for any meal, but especially a brunch with refried beans and sautéed greens on the side.

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Chicken Chilaquiles

Change up taco night, or weekend breakfast, with this easy, comforting Mexican dish. While traditionally served for breakfast, this hearty version of chilaquiles with chicken makes a quick weeknight main dish, too. Salad greens tossed with crisp radish slices and quick-pickled red onions are a tasty side

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Reduce Pain by Breathing and Walking Correctly

Pain changes the way we breath and walk. Reverse these harmful patterns by learning how to breathe efficiently and walk powerfully. The talk will be lecture and experiential and is based on concepts from Postural Restoration that sees the diaphragm as the core of the core.

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6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
Roasted Asparagus with Warm Rhubarb Vinaigrette

Treat your body to new springtime flavors as you boost your immune system with this delicious recipe.

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4:00pm
 
Food as Medicine: Spring Foods Kitchen Intensive

*** THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED ***

In this edition of Victoria’s popular “Food as Medicine” series, learn how to implement a "nutrient dense" approach to the food you are eating everyday. Victoria will review how traditional cultures ate to sustain health and used food to guide good sleep, digestion and immunity. Learn about soaking, sprouting, infusing, souping, blending and fermenting. The menu includes Honey and Smoked Paprika Baked Chicken (making broth from the bones afterwards), Coconut Rice, Spring Herbed Salad with Warm Vegetables and Brandy Candied Nuts, and Molasses Ginger Cake.

​*** THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED ***

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6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
 
Tzatziki Potato Salad

Here's one for folks who would rather skip the mayonnaise. It's a bit more tangy, but delightfully fresh!

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The Easy Health Formula: You, Your Health, and Longevity

There is an easy health formula to your health and longevity; Dave will present each component to provide you with tangible ways to incorporate them into your daily lifestyle.

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6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
Kale and Blood Orange Salad

This salad is a great make-ahead, since, unlike many tossed salads, it keeps for up to 3 days in the refrigerator. Serve with roasted meats, or top with leftover cooked sliced chicken for a hearty lunch salad. Substitute navel oranges for the blood oranges if you prefer; just be sure to use 2 tablespoons of lemon juice with the sweeter navel orange juice in the dressing.

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4:00pm
 
The Art of Gardening in the Siskiyou Climate

***THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED ***

In our Bio-Region, it can be a challenge to eat from the garden every month of the year. In May, the focus tends to be on the warm weather crops. However, early summer is the time to plan and prepare for a successful fall and winter harvest. With the right varieties planted at the right time, low tech season extension techniques and some helpful tips, you can start to master the rhythm of year round gardening too. Kimberly Brown has been tending gardens in the Rogue Valley professionally for 25 years. She is also the Owner of Morning Dew Gardens consultation and garden coaching.

***THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED ***

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6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 
Pineapple Green Smoothie

For a thicker smoothie, use frozen pineapple chunks as well as the sliced, frozen banana. Make your own frozen fruit for smoothies by cutting up fresh pineapple and bananas and freezing the pieces on a baking sheet; then transfer to a zip-close bag for storage. Drained canned pineapple freezes just as well as fresh.

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Kids Night Out (Parent Date Night!)

*** THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED ***

Back by popular demand: Drop your children off at the Co-op Classroom and enjoy a night out while RVF2S staff lead your kids in food-related fun and hands-on cooking adventures. Kids will learn basic kitchen cleanliness and food preparation skills, while working together to prepare a Fresh ‘n’ Fancy Taco Bar from scratch that they will eat for dinner. The evening will also include games, popcorn, and kid-friendly short films about food and agriculture. Ages 7-10 (there is some flexibility for siblings, please contact us).

Special price: $45 Co-op Owners, $50 General Public

Jackson Care Connect members may take this class for ⅓ of the price. Please register at the Info Desk.

*** THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED ***

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Photography as a Form of Cathartic Transformation.

When deeply personal life events happen, whether it be, falling in love, pregnancy, divorce, or death, being able to express these human emotions outwardly is invaluable. I use photography to chronicle the grace and grit of people in the midst of deeply personal life events. Come experience how my work captures the depth, vulnerability, and inner beauty of life transformations.

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6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:30am to Wed, 06/14/2017 - 9:00pm
2017 Board of Directors Elections

The Board of Directors elections will begin on May 23 and will end on June 14.

This year there are three positions and five candidates. Co-op members who have shared their email addresses with the Co-op will receive a link for online voting on May 23. Co-op members who prefer to use paper ballots may obtain a paper ballot and candidate information at the Information desk.

The deadline for all voting is June 14 at 9 p.m.

Thank you!

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Ravioli With Peas and Ham

Keep a bag of frozen ravioli handy and you can have a delicious dinner on the table in minutes. Made with meat- or cheese-filled ravioli and sliced deli ham from the co-op, this dish will be fast and flavorful either way. Serve with a green salad or steamed veggies for a complete meal.

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Campus Cooking 101

Is your college-age kid heading off to school soon? Are you wanting to help them become better equipped to take care of some or all of their own meals? In this class, Elka will show everyone how making a few simple meals regularly can transform your daily life. Learn how to turn one basic dish of rice, onions and greens into five different, exciting meals that will nourish you deeply, impress your friends, and provide lots of entertainment for your taste-buds. On the menu: transforming a rice dish into Homemade Nori Rolls, Spanish Rice (vegetarian or not), Miso Soup, Stuffed Skillet Peppers (Dolmas), and Mochi Cakes. And, although this class is geared towards students, non-college age adults are welcome as well-- anyone who wants to learn how to cook amazing, delicious food with minimal fuss.

Special price: $20 for owners, $25 for non owners

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6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
Sweet Onion Jam

Life is just better with condiments—especially exciting, homemade condiments that can be eaten by the spoonful alongside meats, vegetables and grains, or added to sandwiches and pizza. Vary the flavor of this onion jam by adding rosemary or sage instead of (or in addition to) the thyme

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Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:30am to Wed, 06/14/2017 - 9:00pm
2017 Board of Directors Elections

The Board of Directors elections will begin on May 23 and will end on June 14.

This year there are three positions and five candidates. Co-op members who have shared their email addresses with the Co-op will receive a link for online voting on May 23. Co-op members who prefer to use paper ballots may obtain a paper ballot and candidate information at the Information desk.

The deadline for all voting is June 14 at 9 p.m.

Thank you!

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Spinach Strawberry Salad

When you hear eat the rainbow, it must be this salad that people are talking about! Feast with your eyes and then dive into this spring treat!

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Meet the 2017 Board Candidates

Join us for an evening of tea, cookies and mingling! Personally meet the five candidates running for the Board of Directors. Get your questions answered and learn about the governing body of the Co-op.

All Co-op members are invited.

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7:00pm to 8:00pm