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September 2022

Composting with Worms

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Olympia Food Co-op, Westside Garden Center, 921 Rogers Street Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502 United States
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$7

Learn how easy it is to compost with worms. Each participant will receive one bag of African red wriggler worms. Jennifern Falknor started gardening when she was six years old. Her grandparents were charter members of Rodale press Organic Gardening magazine, and she learned a lot from them.  Jennifern has been a farmer, had a landscape maintenance business, a native plants nursery, and has always had a huge organic garden.  While she employs many methods of gardening, including mulching, composting,…

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October 2022

Palestinian Recipes from the Cookbook Falastin

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502 US
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$7

Join Co-op staff member, Erin Majors, and former Co-op Board member, Jim Hutcheon, for an evening of preparing delicious dishes from the Palestinian cookbook Falastin. This cookbook contains 120 fabulous recipes as well as many gorgeous photographs and a history of Palestinian cuisine. The cookbook contains both meat and vegetarian recipes, but the dishes we prepare will all be vegetarian and may contain dairy, wheat, and eggs. You will receive a packet of recipes to take home with you when…

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Mindful Meal Planning Tips: Lunch!

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502 US
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$7

This class is an opportunity to align what you need with what you eat. We will practice mindfulness meditation, explore our food values and lunch packing habits, and learn about macronutrients to bring wholeness and energy to that midday meal. Jacquelyn is a Nutrition Coach, yoga teacher and writer. She has 10 plus years experience studying and facilitating yoga and wellness classes. Her current projects and specialities include everyday mindfulness workshops, permaculture design and designing holistic and realistic nutrition programming.

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Learn to Make California Rolls and Korean Sushi (Gimbap)

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502 US
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$7

This class can be open to vegans and non-vegans. Rina Scharf is from Japan. She then migrated to Hawaii where she lived for 24 years. She came to Washington where she began volunteering at a Japanese senior meal site in Pierce County. She currently works as a chef at this meal site serving Japanese and Korean cuisine for senior citizens. Rina previously attended classes at the Co-op and was inspired to teach a class where anyone could learn how to…

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Perennial Food Source Workshop, Featuring Chestnuts

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502 US
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$7

What if food was falling down from sky every year?  Chestnuts are one of the closest things to the gift from the sky!  Perennials -such as nuts and fruit trees, kales, strawberries, and asparagus- are great food sources that bless us year after year. In this workshop we will explore how we can partner with perennials to build up our food resiliency. In particular, we will learn multiple ways to cook chestnuts. Historically, chestnuts were the staple food for many…

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November 2022

Easy Homemade Pasta and Sauces

November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$7

Join me to learn a fantastically easy dough to work with for homemade pasta. You'll never want dried pasta again! We’ll make some delicious pasta sauces to enjoy it with as well. This is an online zoom class you can join from the comfort of your own kitchen. Monica enjoys cooking for the Olympia Food Co-op Deli as well as at home. She loves to share her favorite recipes with others and has found Zoom to be a fabulous platform…

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Flour Magic Workshop #1: East Asian Dumplings

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty), 2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502 US
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$7

Culinary cultures around the world seem to have dishes that makes up of dough filled with filling: empanadas, calzones, pierogi, pasties, momo, samosa…and the list goes on. What’s less known in the US is that dumplings are quite easy to make and very versatile. It is a great way to make amazing meals out of what’s in season and/or preserved. In this workshop, we cast spotlight on dumplings from East Asian traditions, such as gyoza, and baozi. Once you learn…

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