A number of tasty classes under the theme, “Out of the Garden…Into the Kitchen” will be held at the Tillicum Library (14916 Washington Ave. S.W.) over the next few months.
“Out of the Garden…”
Rain Barrels (Saturday, April 18, 3 p.m.)
Rain barrel specialist Dan Borba shows how to harvest rainwater to help lower water bills and conserve water for your garden.
Edible Landscapes (Saturday, June 6, 2 p.m.)
Master Gardener Deb Bronken shares how to make your yard or deck attractive while providing food for your kitchen table.
…Into the Kitchen
Food and Nutrition (Tuesdays, June 2-July 28, 1:30-3 p.m.)
Cook easy, affordable and nutritious meals with ingredients from the garden and pick up tips on money management, exercise and positive life changes with Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). Families with children ages 8 and up are invited to attend.
Cooking with Irene (Fridays, Aug. 7 and 21, Sept. 4, 3-4:30 p.m.)
Irene Poshtkouhi demonstrates how to provide delicious and affordable meals through her unique ability to cook from scratch, with a focus on the benefits and ease of cooking legumes combined with vegetables from the garden.
Harvest It – Ferment It (Saturday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m.)
Learn the secrets of fermentation and how to preserve garden harvest using this easy and inexpensive process with expert Lisa Oldoski.
Please sign up for any or all of these classes by calling the library at 253-548-3314.