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A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, October 21, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can reclaim health by reclaiming history. Traditionally, African American ancestors ate a delicious, plant-based diet that was high in flavor and naturally low in cholesterol, sugars, and excess sodium. A Taste of…

Adult Black History Month Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Health & Fitness Health

Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Mon, October 23, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this  FREE English as a Second Languag (ESL) class where students learn English through cooking.  This class is a part of a six-week series in the Culinary Literacy Center. To register, call 215-686-5323 or email kitchen@freelibrary.org.  

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Animals in the Archives: Dog Treats with Waggies by Maggie and Friends

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to mix, shape and bake biscuits for your canine companion! Waggies by Maggies and Friends is a non-profit dog treat company committed to employing people with intellectual disabilities. Experienced bakers from Waggies will offer participants with a variety of…

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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, October 27, 2017 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…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Indian Breakfasts with Masala Meals

Sat, October 28, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Curious to learn more about the flavors of India? Are you looking for new, simple, and healthy meal ideas? Start your day off with a delicious Savory Indian Breakfast! Join us for a hands-on, interactive, Indian vegetarian cooking demonstration. We will demonstrate how to…

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A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, October 28, 2017 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A Taste of African Heritage, brings the  African Heritage Diet Pyramid  to life, showing people how to eat and cook healthfully, traditionally, and enjoyably through hands-on experience. With lesson plans that simultaneously teach history, nutrition, and cooking techniques, the…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, October 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can reclaim health by reclaiming history. Traditionally, African American ancestors ate a delicious, plant-based diet that was high in flavor and naturally low in cholesterol, sugars, and excess sodium. A Taste of…

Adult Black History Month Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Health & Fitness Health

Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Mon, October 30, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this  FREE English as a Second Languag (ESL) class where students learn English through cooking.  This class is a part of a six-week series in the Culinary Literacy Center. To register, call 215-686-5323 or email kitchen@freelibrary.org.  

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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, November 3, 2017 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…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Vacant Land 215 Skill Share and Seed Swap

Sat, November 4, 2017 7:37 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Presented by the Garden Justice Legal Initiative, the Philadelphia Seed Exchange and the Free Library’s Culinary Literacy Center. Learn more about land access, seed saving and starting your own garden. This free program is family-friendly and open to gardeners of all skill levels. …

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A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, November 4, 2017 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A Taste of African Heritage, brings the  African Heritage Diet Pyramid  to life, showing people how to eat and cook healthfully, traditionally, and enjoyably through hands-on experience. With lesson plans that simultaneously teach history, nutrition, and cooking techniques, the…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, November 4, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can reclaim health by reclaiming history. Traditionally, African American ancestors ate a delicious, plant-based diet that was high in flavor and naturally low in cholesterol, sugars, and excess sodium. A Taste of…

Adult Black History Month Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Health & Fitness Health

Kitchen Science: Crickets with Adam Brody

Sat, November 4, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Insects have been an important part of the human diet for millennia. Join Adam Brody, founder of Brooklyn's CricketFarm, for a hands-on experience in cooking with crickets. Currently, crickets and other insects are eaten around the world and prized for being tasty, healthy and incredibly…

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Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Mon, November 6, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this  FREE English as a Second Languag (ESL) class where students learn English through cooking.  This class is a part of a six-week series in the Culinary Literacy Center. To register, call 215-686-5323 or email kitchen@freelibrary.org.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Community Events Health Programs Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Cookbook: Book Talk and Tasting

Mon, November 6, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Cost: $0

Join Sean Sherman, Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge reservation, and the founder of the company The Sioux Chef for a talk and tasting at Parkway Central Library's Skyline Room. Chef Sean has become renowned nationally and internationally in the culinary movement of indigenous foods and with…

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Kitchen Science: Mozzarella Making with Alex Jones

Mon, November 6, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

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 the culture and science…

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Kitchen Science: Brewing Beer with Tired Hands and USciences

Wed, November 8, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

What differentiates various types of beers? How does the fermentation process affect flavor? This class delves into the craft and the science behind beer, from the manipulation of microbes to the use of unique ingredients to create distinctive flavors. Join professors Matthew Farber and Fred…

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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, November 10, 2017 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…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Kitchen Science: Cookie Lab with Peter Scarola, Pastry Chef at R2L Restaurant

Sun, November 12, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

A cup of butter, a pinch of salt, three teaspoons of vanilla extract; baking is a science and every step is crucial—especially when making the classic chocolate chip cookie. Led by R2L’s pastry chef Peter Scarola and The Franklin Institute’s resident food scientist, Shanna…

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Kitchen Science: Cookie Lab with Peter Scarola, Pastry Chef at R2L Restaurant

Sun, November 12, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

A cup of butter, a pinch of salt, three teaspoons of vanilla extract; baking is a science and every step is crucial—especially when making the classic chocolate chip cookie. Led by R2L’s pastry chef Peter Scarola and The Franklin Institute’s resident food scientist, Shanna…

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