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Kids Can Cook

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

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Building Food and Farm Policy from the Ground Up

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

BUILDING FOOD AND FARM POLICY FROM THE GROUND UP: Working collectively to advance food and farm policies by and for our communities Price: $30* Pre-registration is required by October 17 via Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/ya56gdbe *Includes lunch How does public policy affect your work,…

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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, October 26, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

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Go-To Greens with Chef Valerie Erwin

Fri, October 26, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Inspired by quick Chinese greens cooking methods, chef Valerie Erwin of  EAT Café  will demonstrate a favorite collards recipe rich in nutrients and flavor. Enjoy tastings and leave with recipes featuring a whole new take on seasonal cooking greens from your garden, grocery, or…

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Nourishing Literacy: Family Cooking Class

Sat, October 27, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Nourishing Literacy is the Culinary Literacy Center's hands-on cooking school-visit program for students in PreK through middle school. Now, the whole family is invited to join Nourishing Literacy at Blackwell Regional Library. Join us for an interactive cooking class - all ages welcome!…

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A Taste of Syria: Kibbeh and Tabbouleh for Families with Asmaa Diab

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This family-friendly class for children and their caregivers is the second in our Taste of Syria series, a collaboration between the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center and Swarthmore College's Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary. Asmaa Diab, a multi-talented cook and…

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This Is What Democracy Cooks Like

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Try delicious, healthy food samples, learn plant-based recipes, and take part in fun, food-centered crafts. Also, hear about food justice and how the legislative process affects what's on our kitchen tables. This program is co-presented by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy…

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Cookbook Club

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and eating with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and bring it to the library, where we will share a meal together. Registration is required and space is…

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Meatless Monday

Mon, November 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class. All levels of experience welcome.

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Rolling Out The Dough: Pasta Redux

Mon, November 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Back by popular demand! Join local chef Joan Jablonoski for a pasta making and tasting class. In a group setting, you will receive hands-on instruction on how to use pasta sheeters and your own hands to create fresh pasta dough and shapes. The class will include three pastas (pappardelle,…

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Kids Can Cook

Tue, November 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Campus Hunger: How Students Face and Fight Food Insecurity

Wed, November 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

In this interactive class, we will learn more about how Philadelphia-area university students are addressing barriers to food access on their campuses and beyond. Get hands-on as we make challah, a braided yeast bread, and enjoy generous samples alongside sweet and savory spreads while sharing…

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Becoming U.S.: Food and Culture

Thu, November 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Food is one of the strongest identifiers of place and home, and as such it can unite and separate us. This unique program will feature a panel discussion and cooking demonstration with culinary leaders in Philadelphia whose identities have informed their approach to cooking and food as vehicles…

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Cooking with Health Partners Plans at Blackwell Regional Library

Sat, November 17, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Cooking with Health Partners Plans is a free program from Health Partners Plans, where you can learn how to make healthy and delicious meals. Join us for a hands-on take on how to create accessible dishes that increase fruit and vegetable intake affordably. Participants will work with chef Hugo…

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Donut Making for Families with Federal Donuts Chef Matt Fein

Sat, November 17, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Caregivers with children ages 5 to 12 are invited to participate in our sweetest family cooking class yet! We will be learning how to make donuts from scratch with Philadelphia’s own Federal Donuts chef Matt Fein. Together, we’ll explore the ingredients and steps that go into the…

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Meatless Monday

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class. All levels of experience welcome.

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Comforting Fall Side Dishes

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Fall is all about cozy sweaters and warm, comforting foods. Savor the flavors of fall with Chef Dolores as we create crowd-pleasing sides that feature the best produce of this chilly-weather season. Come ready to taste dishes that will complement any meal and might even steal the show! This…

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Kids Can Cook

Tue, November 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Anatomy Eats, Part Two: The Digestive System

Tue, November 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This class is the second in a series that explores physiological systems of the body by way of cuisine and anatomy. The second class will feature the digestive system. We will get the chance to taste the liver, stomach, intestine, and tongue, as prepared by chef Ari Miller, while physician…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Cookbook Club

Sat, December 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and eating with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and bring it to the library, where we will share a meal together. Registration is required and space is…

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