Co-op Calendar

Learn about the Healthy Connection classes, events, and meetings happening at the Co-op. This calendar does not indicate room availability. To inquire about booking one of our community rooms, contact Melissa at melissae@communityfood.coop or 360-734-8158, ext. 156.

For class or event details, click on title. To register for a class, follow the link at the bottom of the description for that class. Direct all inquiries regarding classes to Kevin at kevinm@communityfood.coop.

June 2014
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Bringing It Home--a documentary film

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Tue, 05/27

Bringing It Home
5:30-9 pm Tuesday, May 27
at Pickford Film Center
Advance ticket purchase is recommended, as this may sell out
Co-sponsored by Community Food Co-op
Movie, reception, panel discussion, prizes

Bringing It Home tells the story of hemp--past, present and future--and of a global industry that includes textiles, building materials, food products, bio-plastics, auto parts and more.

Info at bringingithomemovie.com and pickfordfilmcenter.org

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Member Affairs Committee Meeting

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Wed, 05/28

Last Wednesday of each month (even months downtown at the Connections Building, odd months at the Cordata store's Roots Room). No meeting in July.

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Homeopathic Solutions for Allergies with Monique Arsenault

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Mon, 06/2

Homeopathy is very effective in resolving symptoms of allergy distress.  In this fun and dynamic class we will discover the roles that the “common allergy” plays within a framework of the homeopathic perspective.  We will learn some simple and time-honored techniques that can help you begin to resolve your allergy issues.  We’ll talk about the role stress plays on our bodies and what chance, if any, we have of growing more resilient.

Downtown Co-op • register at Co-op • free

Homeopathic Solutions for Allergies with Monique Arsenault

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Springtime in Paris with Karina Davidson

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Tue, 06/3

A culinary excursion to the City of Lights!   Karina prepares lemon and Pommery mustard roast chicken, crispy potatoes,  Belgian endive salad with blue cheese and walnuts dressed with a vinaigrette, and a rustic vegetable soup with cheese toasts. For dessert, we will indulge in a raspberry frangipane tart. Bon appétit! A $7 wine option is payable at class.

Downtown Co-op   • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $39

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Ayurvedic Face and Tongue Analysis for Self-Care with Juliet Jivanti

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Wed, 06/4

The ability to read the indicators of the face and tongue can provide deep insight into the state of the body, mind and spirit. This information will allow you to better understand the foods, herbs and lifestyle choices which are most life-enhancing for your individual constitution. Juliet Jivanti is the Director of the Ayurvedic Health Center & Wellness Shop.

Downtown Co-op • register at Co-op • free

Ayurvedic Face and Tongue Analysis for Self-Care with Juliet Jivanti

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Under Pressure has been canceled

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Thu, 06/5

This class has been canceled because of injury to the instructor--sorry for any inconvenience.

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Tasty & Easy Summer Dinners has been rescheduled

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Mon, 06/9N/A

This class is now scheduled for June 23. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Canning 101 with Susy Hymas

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Mon, 06/9

Learn how to stretch your food dollars and enjoy seasonal flavors all year long in this three-session demonstration class. Course covers the techniques and equipment you will need to safely can fruit, quick pickles, salsa, and jams; as well as pressure can vegetables, seafood, and meats. Instructor Susy Hymas has been a Certified Master Food Preserver for over 15 years. The harvest is coming!

Cordata Co-op • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) •  $59 for all three sessions (6/9, 6/16 and 6/23)

 

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WIld Edible Berries has been re-scheduled

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Tue, 06/10

Wild Edible Berries with Vanessa Cooper has been rescheduled from 6/10 to 7/15--sorry for any inconvenience.

"No Needle" Acupuncture for Children wirh Cadie Federmeyer, LAc

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Tue, 06/10

Free talk at the Downtown Co-op  Connection Building

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Stress Buster Workshop with Erika Flint

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Wed, 06/11

Learn the five effective techniques for reducing stress and remaining calm and in-control during any situation – techniques your whole family can easily learn and use year round. Reduce fear, worry, and anxiety as you learn to rewire your brain and change habituated patterns for good.

Cordata Co-op • register at Co-op • free

Stress Buster Workshop with Erika Flint

Board of Directors Meeting

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Wed, 06/11

2nd Wednesday of each month (even months downtown at the Connections Building, odd months at the Cordata store's Roots Room). No meeting in July.

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Chicken Three Ways with Robert Fong

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Thu, 06/12

Three easy dishes with professional tips for the home cook. We’ll enjoy boneless and marinated chicken fried in peanut oil; whole chicken pan-roasted in a cast iron skillet for 30 minutes; and finally, the  iconic chicken noodle soup. An $8 wine option is payable at class.

Downtown Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200--or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $39

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Make Your Own Soft Cheese with Mark Solomon

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Sat, 06/14

Mark Solomon of Seattle teaches how to make cheddar and gouda--two great cheeses that provide a window into the production of many hard cheeses. We'll talk about cheese chemistry, equipment, starter cultures, and more. We'll also taste and evaluate the featured cheeses.

Cordata Co-op   • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $59

 

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Green Burial with Jodie Buller and Brian Flowers

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Mon, 06/16

Green burial is a beautiful, meaningful way to return to the earth when you die. This presentation offers planning ideas and de-mystifies natural burial practices. We'll walk through a worksheet to help you organize financial information and details about how you'd like to be buried, and how to share it with your family and special friends. We'll answer questions about burial costs, choosing a designated agent, and even how to work with dry ice for an in-home funeral.

Downtown Co-op • register at Co-op • free

Green Burial with Jodie Buller and Brian Flowers

Canning 101 with Susy Hymas

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Mon, 06/16

Learn how to stretch your food dollars and enjoy seasonal flavors all year long in this three-session demonstration class. Course covers the techniques and equipment you will need to safely can fruit, quick pickles, salsa, and jams; as well as pressure can vegetables, seafood, and meats. Instructor Susy Hymas has been a Certified Master Food Preserver for over 15 years. The harvest is coming!

Cordata Co-op • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) •  $59 for all three sessions (6/9, 6/16 and 6/23)

 

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Farm Bill 101 with Ariana Taylor-Stanley

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Tue, 06/17

The Northwest Farm Bill Action Group presents this introductory workshop on the largest piece of US food and farm policy. We’ll cover, the history of the Farm Bill and industrial agriculture, the impact of the bill on our lives and communities, and what you can do about it. Go to www.nwfoodfight.org for more info.

Downtown Co-op • register at Co-op • free

Farm Bill 101 with Ariana Taylor-Stanley

Burt's Buzz--a documentary

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Tue, 06/17

Tuesday, June 17, at 6:30 pm or Sunday, June 22, at noon
Pickford Film Center
Co-sponsored by Community Food Co-op

Learn about Burt Shavitz, the face and co-founder of Burt’s Bees, who is committed to living off the land and keeping true to his humble beginnings despite his celebrity status. The film follows his complicated relationship with the company (now owned by Clorox), his fans, and the world around him.

Tickets: pickfordfilmcenter.org

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Take Control of Your Health: Basic Nutrients with Jim Ehmke

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Wed, 06/18

Learn about the basic nutrients on which we all rely: not just protein, fats and carbohydrates, but air and water as well. We’ll discuss how to balance these nutrients for optimal health, why so many people are drinking more water but not truly hydrating, and the role of air in proper nutrition. Certified Nutritionist Jim Ehmke has been a practitioner of diverse alternative therapies since 1976.

Cordata Co-op • register at Co-op • $5

Take Control of Your Health: Basic Nutrients with Jim Ehmke

Summer Salmon with Robert Fong

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Wed, 06/18

Chef Fong does fun and innovative king and sockeye salmon dishes:  enjoy it grilled and baked with plum sauce and berries;  pan-seared; and rolled with mango to make maki sushi. He’ll also serve. Hawaiian-style lemon grass scented gravlax. A wine option, payable at class, is $8.

Downtown Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $45

 

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Washington Spirits is canceled

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Thu, 06/19

This class has been canceled--sorry for any inconvenience.

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Tour the Co-op's New Building

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Sat, 06/21

Tour our new building at 405 E. Holly Street and see the design plans.

Community Shopping Day to benefit Catholic Community Services Homeless Housing Program

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Sat, 06/21

Representatives in both stores from 1 to 4 pm. Two percent of today's total sales will be donated to the organization.

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Burt's Buzz--a documentary

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Sun, 06/22

Pickford Film Center
Co-sponsored by Community Food Co-op

Learn about Burt Shavitz, the face and co-founder of Burt’s Bees, who is committed to living off the land and keeping true to his humble beginnings despite his celebrity status. The film follows his complicated relationship with the company (now owned by Clorox), his fans, and the world around him.

Tickets: pickfordfilmcenter.org

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Tasty & Easy Summer Dinners with Lisa Samuel

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Mon, 06/23

Lisa Samuel  uses  the best of what’s in season to create meals that are tasty, easy and nutritious. Enjoy spring vegetable chicken soup with tarragon, zucchini-chicken burgers with tahini sauce and roasted tomatoes, and a greens and grains casserole with baked yogurt crust.   Get tips on how to stock your pantry and use make-ahead components, so that a delicious dinner is always just minutes away.  A $7 wine option is payable at class. NOTE: This class was originally scheduled for June 9

Downtown Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $35

Canning 101 with Susy Hymas

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Mon, 06/23

Learn how to stretch your food dollars and enjoy seasonal flavors all year long in this three-session demonstration class. Course covers the techniques and equipment you will need to safely can fruit, quick pickles, salsa, and jams; as well as pressure can vegetables, seafood, and meats. Instructor Susy Hymas has been a Certified Master Food Preserver for over 15 years. The harvest is coming!

Cordata Co-op • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) •  $59 for all three sessions (6/9, 6/16 and 6/23)

 

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Natural Fermentation with Sonja Max

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Tue, 06/24

Learn how to make enzyme-rich sauerkraut, kimchee, and tempeh from dried beans in this demonstration class. You'll also learn to prepare, feed, and use a sourdough starter for easy waffles and more. Registered Dietitian Sonja Max has been fermenting food for six years. Students will take home a small jar of sauerkraut or kimchee and some sourdough starter.

Downtown Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website)  • $29

 

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Member Affairs Committee Meeting

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Wed, 06/25

Last Wednesday of each month (even months downtown at the Connections Building, odd months at the Cordata store's Roots Room). No meeting in July.

Take Control of Your Health: Understanding Test Results with Jim Ehmke

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Wed, 06/25

The tests are back and you have the numbers—but what do they mean?  Learn how to interpret your own test results; blood, stool, urine, saliva and hair. Each testing medium has its advantages and disadvantages, strengths and weaknesses. This will be a detailed discussion on test results. Bring your test to class.

Cordata Co-op • register at Co-op • $5

Take Control of Your Health: Understanding Test Results with Jim Ehmke

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Make Your Own Hard Cheese with Mark Solomon

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Sat, 06/28

Mark Solomon of Seattle teaches how to make cheddar and gouda--two great cheeses that provide a window into the production of many hard cheeses. We'll talk about cheese chemistry, equipment, starter cultures, and more. We'll also taste and evaluate the featured cheeses.

Cordata Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website)  • $59

 

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Ethiopian Cuisine is canceled

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Mon, 06/30

The next Ethiopian Cuisine class will be Sept. 29. Registration opens in August.

 

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Summer Greek Feast with Karina Davidson

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Tue, 07/1

Karina shares recipes from  the cradle of Mediterranean cuisine. Enjoy spanokopita(those delicious little triangles of filo dough stuffed with garlicky spinach and feta), avgolemono (lemon rice soup with chicken broth), and chicken souvlaki accompanied by orzo vinaigrette salad. For good measure, she’ll demonstrate stuffed zucchini and stuffed eggplant. For dessert, it’s fresh fruit with Greek yogurt and honey. A $7wine option is payable at class.

Downtown Co-op •register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $39

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Fasting Cleansing and Detoxification with Jim Ehmke

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Wed, 07/2

Nothing improves body chemistry more dramatically or more quickly  than detoxification. We’ll discuss colon cleansing, enemas, colonics and other gut cleansing systems. Learn why longevity is directly linked to calorie restriction and the advantages of intermittent fasting.

Cordata Co-op • register at Co-op • $5

Fasting Cleansing and Detoxification with Jim Ehmke

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Events in June 2014

  • Mon, 06/2

    Homeopathic Solutions for Allergies with Monique Arsenault

    Homeopathy is very effective in resolving symptoms of allergy distress.  In this fun and dynamic class we will discover the roles that the “common allergy” plays within a framework of the homeopathic perspective.  We will learn some simple and time-honored techniques that can help you begin to resolve your allergy issues.  We’ll talk about the role stress plays on our bodies and what chance, if any, we have of growing more resilient.

    Downtown Co-op • register at Co-op • free

    Homeopathic Solutions for Allergies with Monique Arsenault

  • Tue, 06/3

    Springtime in Paris with Karina Davidson

    A culinary excursion to the City of Lights!   Karina prepares lemon and Pommery mustard roast chicken, crispy potatoes,  Belgian endive salad with blue cheese and walnuts dressed with a vinaigrette, and a rustic vegetable soup with cheese toasts. For dessert, we will indulge in a raspberry frangipane tart. Bon appétit! A $7 wine option is payable at class.

    Downtown Co-op   • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $39

  • Wed, 06/4

    Ayurvedic Face and Tongue Analysis for Self-Care with Juliet Jivanti

    The ability to read the indicators of the face and tongue can provide deep insight into the state of the body, mind and spirit. This information will allow you to better understand the foods, herbs and lifestyle choices which are most life-enhancing for your individual constitution. Juliet Jivanti is the Director of the Ayurvedic Health Center & Wellness Shop.

    Downtown Co-op • register at Co-op • free

    Ayurvedic Face and Tongue Analysis for Self-Care with Juliet Jivanti

  • Thu, 06/5

    Under Pressure has been canceled

    This class has been canceled because of injury to the instructor--sorry for any inconvenience.

  • Mon, 06/9

    N/A

    Tasty & Easy Summer Dinners has been rescheduled

    This class is now scheduled for June 23. Sorry for any inconvenience.

    Canning 101 with Susy Hymas

    Learn how to stretch your food dollars and enjoy seasonal flavors all year long in this three-session demonstration class. Course covers the techniques and equipment you will need to safely can fruit, quick pickles, salsa, and jams; as well as pressure can vegetables, seafood, and meats. Instructor Susy Hymas has been a Certified Master Food Preserver for over 15 years. The harvest is coming!

    Cordata Co-op • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) •  $59 for all three sessions (6/9, 6/16 and 6/23)

     

  • Tue, 06/10

    WIld Edible Berries has been re-scheduled

    Wild Edible Berries with Vanessa Cooper has been rescheduled from 6/10 to 7/15--sorry for any inconvenience.

    "No Needle" Acupuncture for Children wirh Cadie Federmeyer, LAc

    Free talk at the Downtown Co-op  Connection Building

  • Wed, 06/11

    Stress Buster Workshop with Erika Flint

    Learn the five effective techniques for reducing stress and remaining calm and in-control during any situation – techniques your whole family can easily learn and use year round. Reduce fear, worry, and anxiety as you learn to rewire your brain and change habituated patterns for good.

    Cordata Co-op • register at Co-op • free

    Stress Buster Workshop with Erika Flint

    Board of Directors Meeting

    2nd Wednesday of each month (even months downtown at the Connections Building, odd months at the Cordata store's Roots Room). No meeting in July.

  • Thu, 06/12

    Chicken Three Ways with Robert Fong

    Three easy dishes with professional tips for the home cook. We’ll enjoy boneless and marinated chicken fried in peanut oil; whole chicken pan-roasted in a cast iron skillet for 30 minutes; and finally, the  iconic chicken noodle soup. An $8 wine option is payable at class.

    Downtown Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200--or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $39

  • Sat, 06/14

    Make Your Own Soft Cheese with Mark Solomon

    Mark Solomon of Seattle teaches how to make cheddar and gouda--two great cheeses that provide a window into the production of many hard cheeses. We'll talk about cheese chemistry, equipment, starter cultures, and more. We'll also taste and evaluate the featured cheeses.

    Cordata Co-op   • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $59

     

  • Mon, 06/16

    Green Burial with Jodie Buller and Brian Flowers

    Green burial is a beautiful, meaningful way to return to the earth when you die. This presentation offers planning ideas and de-mystifies natural burial practices. We'll walk through a worksheet to help you organize financial information and details about how you'd like to be buried, and how to share it with your family and special friends. We'll answer questions about burial costs, choosing a designated agent, and even how to work with dry ice for an in-home funeral.

    Downtown Co-op • register at Co-op • free

    Green Burial with Jodie Buller and Brian Flowers

    Canning 101 with Susy Hymas

    Learn how to stretch your food dollars and enjoy seasonal flavors all year long in this three-session demonstration class. Course covers the techniques and equipment you will need to safely can fruit, quick pickles, salsa, and jams; as well as pressure can vegetables, seafood, and meats. Instructor Susy Hymas has been a Certified Master Food Preserver for over 15 years. The harvest is coming!

    Cordata Co-op • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) •  $59 for all three sessions (6/9, 6/16 and 6/23)

     

  • Tue, 06/17

    Farm Bill 101 with Ariana Taylor-Stanley

    The Northwest Farm Bill Action Group presents this introductory workshop on the largest piece of US food and farm policy. We’ll cover, the history of the Farm Bill and industrial agriculture, the impact of the bill on our lives and communities, and what you can do about it. Go to www.nwfoodfight.org for more info.

    Downtown Co-op • register at Co-op • free

    Farm Bill 101 with Ariana Taylor-Stanley

    Burt's Buzz--a documentary

    Tuesday, June 17, at 6:30 pm or Sunday, June 22, at noon
    Pickford Film Center
    Co-sponsored by Community Food Co-op

    Learn about Burt Shavitz, the face and co-founder of Burt’s Bees, who is committed to living off the land and keeping true to his humble beginnings despite his celebrity status. The film follows his complicated relationship with the company (now owned by Clorox), his fans, and the world around him.

    Tickets: pickfordfilmcenter.org

  • Wed, 06/18

    Take Control of Your Health: Basic Nutrients with Jim Ehmke

    Learn about the basic nutrients on which we all rely: not just protein, fats and carbohydrates, but air and water as well. We’ll discuss how to balance these nutrients for optimal health, why so many people are drinking more water but not truly hydrating, and the role of air in proper nutrition. Certified Nutritionist Jim Ehmke has been a practitioner of diverse alternative therapies since 1976.

    Cordata Co-op • register at Co-op • $5

    Take Control of Your Health: Basic Nutrients with Jim Ehmke

    Summer Salmon with Robert Fong

    Chef Fong does fun and innovative king and sockeye salmon dishes:  enjoy it grilled and baked with plum sauce and berries;  pan-seared; and rolled with mango to make maki sushi. He’ll also serve. Hawaiian-style lemon grass scented gravlax. A wine option, payable at class, is $8.

    Downtown Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $45

     

  • Thu, 06/19

    Washington Spirits is canceled

    This class has been canceled--sorry for any inconvenience.

  • Sat, 06/21

    Tour the Co-op's New Building

    Tour our new building at 405 E. Holly Street and see the design plans.

    Community Shopping Day to benefit Catholic Community Services Homeless Housing Program

    Representatives in both stores from 1 to 4 pm. Two percent of today's total sales will be donated to the organization.

  • Sun, 06/22

    Burt's Buzz--a documentary

    Pickford Film Center
    Co-sponsored by Community Food Co-op

    Learn about Burt Shavitz, the face and co-founder of Burt’s Bees, who is committed to living off the land and keeping true to his humble beginnings despite his celebrity status. The film follows his complicated relationship with the company (now owned by Clorox), his fans, and the world around him.

    Tickets: pickfordfilmcenter.org

  • Mon, 06/23

    Tasty & Easy Summer Dinners with Lisa Samuel

    Lisa Samuel  uses  the best of what’s in season to create meals that are tasty, easy and nutritious. Enjoy spring vegetable chicken soup with tarragon, zucchini-chicken burgers with tahini sauce and roasted tomatoes, and a greens and grains casserole with baked yogurt crust.   Get tips on how to stock your pantry and use make-ahead components, so that a delicious dinner is always just minutes away.  A $7 wine option is payable at class. NOTE: This class was originally scheduled for June 9

    Downtown Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) • $35

    Canning 101 with Susy Hymas

    Learn how to stretch your food dollars and enjoy seasonal flavors all year long in this three-session demonstration class. Course covers the techniques and equipment you will need to safely can fruit, quick pickles, salsa, and jams; as well as pressure can vegetables, seafood, and meats. Instructor Susy Hymas has been a Certified Master Food Preserver for over 15 years. The harvest is coming!

    Cordata Co-op • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website) •  $59 for all three sessions (6/9, 6/16 and 6/23)

     

  • Tue, 06/24

    Natural Fermentation with Sonja Max

    Learn how to make enzyme-rich sauerkraut, kimchee, and tempeh from dried beans in this demonstration class. You'll also learn to prepare, feed, and use a sourdough starter for easy waffles and more. Registered Dietitian Sonja Max has been fermenting food for six years. Students will take home a small jar of sauerkraut or kimchee and some sourdough starter.

    Downtown Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website)  • $29

     

  • Wed, 06/25

    Member Affairs Committee Meeting

    Last Wednesday of each month (even months downtown at the Connections Building, odd months at the Cordata store's Roots Room). No meeting in July.

    Take Control of Your Health: Understanding Test Results with Jim Ehmke

    The tests are back and you have the numbers—but what do they mean?  Learn how to interpret your own test results; blood, stool, urine, saliva and hair. Each testing medium has its advantages and disadvantages, strengths and weaknesses. This will be a detailed discussion on test results. Bring your test to class.

    Cordata Co-op • register at Co-op • $5

    Take Control of Your Health: Understanding Test Results with Jim Ehmke

  • Sat, 06/28

    Make Your Own Hard Cheese with Mark Solomon

    Mark Solomon of Seattle teaches how to make cheddar and gouda--two great cheeses that provide a window into the production of many hard cheeses. We'll talk about cheese chemistry, equipment, starter cultures, and more. We'll also taste and evaluate the featured cheeses.

    Cordata Co-op  • register at WCC (383-3200 or follow the link below to the WCC website)  • $59

     

  • Mon, 06/30

    Ethiopian Cuisine is canceled

    The next Ethiopian Cuisine class will be Sept. 29. Registration opens in August.

     

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