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Health Mondays | Eating Healthy on a Budget?

Mon, July 16, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Tips and suggestions on eating healthy while saving money. Eat Clean on a Budget: You will learn helpful tips for buying healthy food items year round while sticking to your budget. Also, come prepared to learn why eating a diet with processed and refined foods actually costs you more in the…

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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, July 20, 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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Still Life Painting with Mike Geno: Donuts

Sat, July 21, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join fine artist Mike Geno for a hands-on painting and tasting class featuring two of our favorite muses: donuts and coffee from Federal Donuts! Mike will create still life compositions of our culinary models, with an eye towards lighting, rhythm and movement. In a small group setting, you will…

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Health Mondays | Support for Chronic Disease Sufferers

Mon, July 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Reviewing general lifestyle principles that support good health. Support for Chronic Disease Sufferers: In most cases, the development of chronic disease has little to do with genetics and A LOT to do with your daily food and lifestyle choices. There are many ways for you to improve your quality…

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Fun with Food!

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Expand your culinary knowledge through hands on experience and then eat the results! Open to kids 12 and younger. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Medicine Making in a Changing Ecosystem: A Hands-On Workshop

Wed, July 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Humans have been intentionally and inadvertently moving plants around the world for thousands of years. In this hands-on workshop, led by Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary, we'll explore the concept of "invasive species" and use some of Philadelphia's invasive plants to make…

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Mozzarella Making with Alex Jones

Mon, July 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Back by popular demand! Learn the simple and delicious joy of making mozzarella cheese at home with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. In just a few quick steps, you can make your own mozzarella cheeses at home. You will learn about the benefits of grassfed milk and…

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Health Mondays | DIY plant-based milks

Mon, July 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

How to make plant-based milks at home at a fraction of the cost. DIY Plant-Based Milks: Buying plant-based milks at the store can be costly, and can sometimes expose you to ingredients that do not promote good health. Making plant-based milks at home is easy, costs A LOT less, and you have full…

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From SNAP to Growing Food for Your Community: Understanding the Farm Bill

Thu, August 2, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Every four years, the federal government reauthorizes the Farm Bill, a multi-part piece of legislation that sets national policy on issues from SNAP, to conservation programs, to beginning farmer training, to crop insurance for farmers. How does it affect you and how can you plug in? This panel…

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Sun Gold to Green Zebra: Tomatoes with The Farm Cooking School

Tue, August 7, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes! From Sun-Gold to Green Zebra, Rutgers to Big Beef, the region's farms and gardens are bursting with tomatoes. Chefs Ian Knauer and Shelley Wiseman of The Farm Cooking School are bringing their favorite tomato varieties to the Culinary Literacy Center to…

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Fun with Food!

Wed, August 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Expand your culinary knowledge through hands on experience and then eat the results! Open to kids 12 and younger. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Cooking with Health Partners Plans at Blackwell Regional Library

Wed, August 8, 2018 6:00 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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Making a Medley: Family Cooking from Haiqal's Garden

Sat, August 11, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Local farmers, Hani White and Syarif Syaifulloh, will work with fresh herbs and vegetables from their South Philly harvests. Together, participants will make gado gado, a delicious and nutrient-dense salad from Indonesia that features late summer crops. This family-friendly class welcomes…

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Cookbook Club

Sat, August 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On August 11, we will be preparing recipes from Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen by…

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Stone Fruit Three Ways with Marisa McClellan

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

Want to preserve summer stone fruit? Learn how to safely and deliciously can with Naturally Sweet Food in Jars author and blogger at Food in Jars, Marisa McClellan. She’ll show you how to make a batch of Nectarine Jam, Peach Chutney, and a Spiced Plum Shrub. She'll also…

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Celebrating Summer’s Bounty: Flavor-Filled,Low Sodium Cooking

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

Come learn how to transform summer’s bounty of fruits and vegetables into simple and delicious dishes -- without all the extra sodium you’d typically find in packaged or restaurant foods. That’s now more important than ever, since nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood…

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In the Kitchen with Brûlée Catering

Wed, August 22, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join James Rodebaugh, Brûlée Catering’s Executive Pastry Chef, as he teaches us his favorite candymaking techniques for Marshmallows and Salted Cashew Brittle. Chef Rodebaugh will walk participants through the culinary processes of aeration -- resulting in the…

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Bubbly Botanicals – making soda from herbs workshop

Wed, September 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Learn to make your own simple syrups for sodas using herbs you can grow in your own backyard! This demonstration workshop is presented by Urbanstead. You will be offered samples of multiple sodas for taste testing.

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Cookbook Club

Sat, September 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On September 8, we will be preparing recipes from Cravings by Chrissy Teigen…

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Meatless Monday Make and Take

Mon, September 10, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class. Bring home a delicious plant-based meal. All levels of experience welcome.

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