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GRuB Farmhouse

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2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
www.goodgrub.org

Garden Raised Bounty (GRuB) inspires positive personal and community change by bringing people together around food and agriculture. They partner with youth and people with low-incomes to create empowering individual & community food solutions. They also offer tools & trainings to help build a just & sustainable food system.

The GRuB Farmhouse is located on the westside of Olympia off of Harrison Ave behind the Handy Pantry.

November 2015

Vegetarian “Meat & Potatoes” Cooking

November 14, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

“Eating vegetarian doesn’t have to mean giving up the satisfaction of mouthwatering, stick-to-your-ribs comfort foods.” Whether you’re an unrepentant carnivore or a long-standing vegan, this class will open up the world of hearty and filling dinner standards, all without meat (or eggs or dairy). Unlock the secrets of intense flavor, rich textures, and protein-heavy portions that will get you through the cold months – and family gatherings – with a full belly.

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June 2016

Garden Pickles

June 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

picklLearn to make traditional fermented pickles from your garden harvest – carrots, beans, cukes and more! This simple and versatile technique yields delicious probiotic-rich veggies that help improve digestion and boost immune function. Class includes the basics of fermentation science and safety, a demonstration, and pickle tasting. You’ll leave with instructions and recipes. **This is not a canning class.**

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Edible Weeds

June 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Join Kate in exploring the edible weeds growing in our region. Learn to identify, collect, and prepare these pesky plants that ‘get in the way’ of what we choose to grow. Hand-outs and classroom examples will be provided, including recipes. An early-summer weed walk around the GRuB farm will give participants a glimpse of what’s available in June.

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The Myths & Magic of Juicing and Fasting

June 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

In this class, we will cover the basics of designing a safe and enjoyable cleanse and fast that is tailored to your body, life history, and lifestyle. We’ll explore the positive aspects of incorporating cleanses and fasts into a yearly routine, and how spring is a perfect time to try one out. We will make one or more fresh juices, suitable for juice fasts, and we will try several simple smoothie recipes for an early summer cleanse. This class is…

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Caring for Milking Goats

June 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Melinda of Lilith Moon Farms will introduce you to the basics of goat husbandry. Bring your questions for an extensive Q&A! Melinda promotes natural and herbal goat care, but can also give information on modern western approaches to goat care as a comparison and contrast. There will be miniature milking goats on hand for live examples in teaching.

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July 2016

Milk Kefir

July 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Join Julie Martin, founder of Oly-Cultures, in this two hour informative class on how to create your own milk kefir. Kefir is an age-old probiotic beverage hailing from Asia, and is a charming and light health tonic. The class will include a step-by-step demonstration on how to ferment and store your milk kefir. Julie will also lead a discussion on some of the numerous ways milk kefir can be used in the home, such as in baking and desserts. Participants…

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Raw Desserts

July 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Summer is a great time to indulge in raw foods. This class offers a brief discussion of the nutritional advantages of raw foods, an exploration of ingredients commonly found in raw desserts, and demonstrations of a few of Joanne’s favorites. From simple to sophisticated, Joanne will share techniques and recipes – and delicious taste testing!

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Herbal Medicinal Salves

July 30, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Learn the properties of healing herbs – comfrey, St. John’s wort, arnica, calendula, mullein, myrrh, black walnut, and feverfew. Participants will make infusions to take home in this hands-on class. The class will cover the infusion process, straining, adding beeswax, and bottling. Please bring a 4oz or 8oz glass jar with a lid.

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Canning Basics – Part II

July 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Donation

In this second in the “Intro to Canning” series, Jeannine will demo water bath canning by making and canning jam. There will be a small sample jar to take home. If time allows, the instructor will also demonstrate canning fruit in syrup or juice. You must be registered for all three parts of this class in order to attend.

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Daily Detox for Everybody

July 31, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

We will discuss daily practices that assist the body in gentle detoxification and how you can create a routine that takes just a few minutes per day. There is a difference between intensive detox cleanses and daily detox practices. Gentle detox can be done by anyone and has been can be useful in addressing fatigue, cognitive function, sluggish digestion, poor circulation, headaches, and more. You will walk away with knowledge and resources to help you feel confident in incorporating gentle…

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August 2016

Water Kefir

August 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Founder of Oly-Cultures, Julie Martin, will lead this two hour class to show participants how to create their own water kefir. Water kefir is a wonderful lactose free drink full of healthy bacteria and probiotics.

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Elimination Diets

August 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Many people today wonder about food sensitivities and allergies, but aren’t certain how to know what foods do and don’t work with their bodies. Food allergy tests are expensive, and many practitioners don’t use them because they can be inconsistent and inaccurate. The golden standard for knowing what your body likes, and what it reacts to, is getting in tune with how different foods make your body and mind feel. This class is an introduction to what an elimination diet…

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Raw Recipes

August 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Join Joanne for the savory side of raw foods. This class will focus on techniques, kitchen tools (and work-arounds), and textures. Creating a flavor-packed, satisfying meal of raw foods means trying new things, so get your forks ready!

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Canning Basics – Part III

August 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Donation

In this last class of our intro to canning series, we will focus on pressure canning. Jeannine will demonstrate pressure canning by canning homemade broth, and there will be discussion of pressure canning other foods. You must be registered for all three parts of this class in order to attend.

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All About Dietary Fat

August 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Is fat bad for you? Is fat good for you? We’ve all been fed a lot of conflicting information about dietary fats. For years we were told to avoid fat like the plague and recently there has been information about how fat is good for your health. Which is it? Well, there are many different kinds of fat. This class will cover the different types of dietary fats, how different fats are produced, the science of fat molecules, smoke points,…

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September 2016

Homemade Mozzarella

September 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

In this two hour class, participants will learn how to create soft, creamy, and delicious mozzarella. Julie L. Martin (founder of Oly-Cultures) will demonstrate the process from start to finish. Guests will learn about the acidification of the milk proteins, creation of the curds and whey, the proper method for kneading, how to store fresh mozzarella and a variety of recipes and ideas for serving your homemade mozzarella.

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Wild Fermented Sauerkraut

September 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Are you curious about the health benefits of sauerkraut, but worry about making it yourself? Well, worry no more! In this class we’ll cover the history of fermentation, the science behind what’s happening in the crock, and I’ll demonstrate just how easy it is to safely make raw fermented sauerkraut teeming with probiotics that will improve your digestion, boost your immune system, and increase energy levels. You’ll leave with recipes and instructions so you can confidently create your own sauerkraut.…

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Edible Weeds

September 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Join Kate in exploring the edible weeds growing in our region. Learn to identify, collect, and prepare these pesky plants that ‘get in the way’ of what we choose to grow. Hand-outs and classroom examples will be provided, including recipes. An early-summer weed walk around the GRuB farm will give participants a glimpse of what’s available in September.

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Homemade Ricotta

September 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Join Julie L. Martin, founder of Oly-Cultures, to learn how to make your own incredible ricotta cheese. Julie will demonstrate the process from start to finish. Participants will learn both the art and science behind this classic, versatile, and scrumptious food, as well as a variety of recipes and ideas for serving your homemade ricotta. Buy tickets

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Favorites from the Co-op Deli

September 18, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Ever have an incredible soup, salad, or side dish from our co-op salad bar and wonder, could I make this at home? Well, here is your chance to find out. Join our own deli staff Emily for a fun-filled two hour tour of some co-op favorites, packed with tips, hints, and secrets. If you have a co-op favorite you would like to see show-cased in this class, sign up and make your request to: classes@olympiafood.coop – we will select featured…

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October 2016

Natural Immune Support

October 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Stave off illness through the cold and flu season – and learn what to do if you do get sick! We’ll discuss ways to optimize immune function naturally through food, self-care, and supplements so you can keep colds at bay, recover more quickly, and thrive through the cold, damp months of winter and beyond.

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Fall Soups

October 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Bundle up and enjoy the Northwest fall with a bowl of hot, homemade soup. Join Erin as she shares her favorite comforting, delicious, nutrient-dense recipes that incorporate the autumn harvest. This demonstration class will have opportunities for hands-on learning as well as ample savoring!

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Make Your Own Kombucha

October 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Since around 70% of the human immune system is found in the gut, healthy bacteria and probiotics are essential for optimal health. Kombucha, a traditional fermented drink, has an abundance of both! Join the founder of Oly-Cultures when she demonstrates how to make effervescent kombucha at home for pennies on the dollar. After exploring which teas and sugars lend themselves to kombucha, students will create their first batch for fermentation. As the brew develops and the second fermentation begins, Julie…

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Classic Korean Dishes

October 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Join our beloved deli staff, Siobhan, in this introductory Korean cooking class. Siobhan will lead the class through a full meal of beef bulgogi, steamed rice, spinach panchan and cucumber salad panchan. Pick up new techniques and enjoy generous, delectable samples throughout the class.

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November 2016

Natural Fruit Facials

November 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

You don’t need to go to a salon and expose your face with creams and packs that are loaded with artificial ingredients to experience a decadent, luxurious facial. Learn to do fruit facial with fresh fruits and edibles from your kitchen which can do wonders on your skin.In this class, you will learn to deep cleanse, apply, and massage, followed by putting on a face pack. Please bring an apron or a t-shirt that can get messy and a napkin…

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Herbal Medicinal Salves

November 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Learn the properties of healing herbs – comfrey, St. John’s wort, arnica, calendula, mullein, myrrh, black walnut, and feverfew. Participants will make infusions to take home in this hands-on class. The class will cover the infusion process, straining, adding beeswax, and bottling. Please bring a 4oz or 8oz glass jar with a lid.

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Bitters

November 13, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

This class will cover what bitters are, the role they play in the body, and how this impacts overall health. We will review bitter herbs and foods and provide ideas for incorporating bitters into daily life through recipes and herbal supplements, including infusions/decoctions, tinctures, and Herba Flora. Participants can expect helpful handouts to take home, Herba Flora samples, and tastings of healthful bitter herbs and foods as the season provides.

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Classic Pie Crust

November 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

From the perfect crust to mouth-watering fillings, this class will bring it all. Participants will walk through the entire pie-making process from beginning to end and sample fresh-baked pie. Join Martha, our OFC staff pie extraordinaire, for tips and techniques, ingredient recommendations, and plenty of time for your questions. This is a wheat-filled class, and not a good fit for those living gluten-free. Please bring a rolling pin and a pie pan to make your own crust in class to…

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Water Kefir

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Founder of Oly-Cultures, Julie Martin, will lead this two hour class to show participants how to create their own water kefir. Water kefir is a wonderful lactose free drink full of healthy bacteria and probiotics.

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Homemade Soap

November 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

A repeat of this popular class in our lovely Little House. Each person will learn basic soap making and leave with their own bar.

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January 2017

Chie’s Savory Soups

January 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Olympia Food Co-op staff member Chie will lead you through three incredible soups to warm up your winter. Japanese pork and miso soup, a creamy cauliflower that is – unbelievably – dairy-free, and a third based on the best of the season’s offerings will be showcased, with recipes and samples for all. This class is gluten-free.    

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February 2017

Homemade Ricotta

February 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Join Julie L. Martin, founder of Oly-Cultures, to learn how to make your own incredible ricotta cheese. Julie will demonstrate the process from start to finish. Participants will learn both the art and science behind this classic, versatile, and scrumptious food, as well as a variety of recipes and ideas for serving your homemade ricotta.

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Sweetheart Salads

February 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Want to brighten up your food choices — make quick ‘weekday’ salads that are beautiful and delicious enough for special occasions? Join Olympia Food Co-op staff member Chie as she demonstrates both basic and fancy kitchen techniques you can use for everyday enjoyment and ease. There will be a special focus on using knife cuts to optimize flavor and texture.

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Mood Food

February 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Did we mention it’s winter? In the Pacific Northwest, we need to attend to our bodies and minds to stay positive through the dark and damp months. A diet with the right nutrients can improve memory, energy, sleep, and attitude. In this class we will be cooking, and sampling, several dishes that combine the most powerful “mood foods”. We will also talk about supplements for the winter months.

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Make Your Own Kombucha

February 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Since around 70% of the human immune system is found in the gut, healthy bacteria and probiotics are essential for optimal health. Kombucha, a traditional fermented drink, has an abundance of both! Join the founder of Oly-Cultures when she demonstrates how to make effervescent kombucha at home for pennies on the dollar. After exploring which teas and sugars lend themselves to kombucha, students will create their first batch for fermentation. As the brew develops and the second fermentation begins, Julie…

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April 2019

Growing Mushrooms at Home with Loni Jean Ronnebaum of Fungi Perfecti

April 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

The Olympia Food Co-op is proud to announce that Fungi Perfecti select mushroom starter kits, that were previously only available through mail order, are now available for purchase at our Westside Garden center. Join us for this free and informative presentation that will feature information on low tech mushroom cultivation for home and garden, people and planet.   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms.…

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May 2019

Growing Mushrooms at Home with Loni Jean Ronnebaum of Fungi Perfecti

May 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

The Olympia Food Co-op is proud to announce that Fungi Perfecti select mushroom starter kits, that were previously only available through mail order, are now available for purchase at our Westside Garden center. Join us for this free and informative presentation that will feature information on low tech mushroom cultivation for home and garden, people and planet.   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms.…

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June 2019

Magnificent Mycelium CANCELLED

June 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

 CLASS CANCELLED Magnificent Mycelium: A deeper look into the symbiotic relationship between Plants and Fungi: Fungi and plants have been allies for millions of years! Learn about the fascinating relationship between these organisms, and how to harness this ancient symbiosis to enrich green landscapes at any scale. We will the use of mycorrhizal fungi, gardening with edible mushrooms, and how fungal sugars may benefit bees. Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation…

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Garden planning CANCELLED*

June 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Garden planning is a year-round effort. This workshop will discuss integrated gardening principles; site choices; easy foods to grow; processing and preserving. Handouts will be provided.

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Cooking With fermented Foods with Awren Schwartz

June 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Fermented foods are good for you body, your belly, and your mind. Come learn how to make all kinds of fermented foods that have been staples in peoples' diets from all over the world for thousands of years. We will be preparing Gluten Free Vegetarian meals so bring your appetite and sense of adventurousness. awren has worked in a number of professional kitchens cooking food that ranges from Haute Cuisine to sprouted vegan gluten free free range organic air. While…

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MycoRestoration and Saving the Bees with Tristan Woodsmith of Fungi Perfecti

June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Mycorestoration and Saving the Bees: A brief overview of our research on the use of fungi for filtration of water (mycofiltration), the breakdown of toxic wastes (mycoremediation), empowering ecoforestry strategies (mycoforestry) and helping to influence and control pest insect populations (mycopesticides), also Tristan will cover how mushrooms may help save the bees! Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms. In business since 1980, we have…

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July 2019

Baby & Me Gentle Yoga CANCELLED

July 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

CLASS CANCELLED This class is oriented on babies and their caretakers. We will focus on bonding with the baby through very basic yoga techniques (such as breath work, gentle movement and singing mantras). The goal is to learn easy to remember tools to share with your little one on your own. It’s best if babies are at least 2 months, and all the way up right before becoming toddlers. It will be an opportunity to relax, have fun and support…

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Edible Weeds

July 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Edible Weeds will cover gathering and foraging; recipes, processing and preserving; responsible harvesting. Handouts will be provided.  

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Farming with Fungi

July 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

The Olympia Food Co-op is proud to announce that Fungi Perfecti select mushroom starter kits, that were previously only available through mail order, are now available for purchase at our Westside Garden center. Join us for this informative presentation that will feature information on low tech mushroom cultivation for home and garden, people and planet. Farming with Fungi: This talk is an overview and exploration of a variety of ways that mushrooms can be incorporated into a sustainable farming practice.…

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August 2019

Growing with Fungi

August 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

The Olympia Food Co-op is proud to announce that Fungi Perfecti select mushroom starter kits, that were previously only available through mail order, are now available for purchase at our Westside Garden center. Join us for this informative presentation that will feature information on low tech mushroom cultivation for home and garden, people and planet.   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms. In business…

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EASY RUSTIC FRUIT TART

August 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Learn how to make a delicious rustic fruit tart.  I will demonstrate how to create   a baked fruit tart with butter pastry and fruit filling. There will be a tart for you to sample. I will provide a recipe for you to take home.  

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September 2019

Healing Salves

September 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Join Kate to learn about making healing salves. Properties of herbs will be discussed, and samples will be provided. Please bring small jars if you can – two salves will be available to take home as samples. Handouts will be provided.

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PIE MAKING

September 15, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

You will learn how to make flakey and delicious pie crust with fruit filling. The recipes that I provide are for I double crust pie or 2 single pie shells.  If you like you can make a SINGLE PIE SHELL that we can bake in the class, or you can take home to bake. If you plan on making a pie shell, bring a pie pan and rolling pin. I will have pie for you to sample.

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October 2019

Magnificent Mycelium

October 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Magnificent Mycelium: A deeper look into the symbiotic relationship between Plants and Fungi

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Organic and Vegan Gardening: Preparing the garden now for spring

October 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Are you really excited about gardening, but don’t know where to start? Interested in organic or vegan gardening practices and want to garden in a way that benefits our local ecosystem? Come learn how to prepare now for next year’s garden, when to start seeds, variety and seed company suggestions, and how to build soil health so your garden thrives. 

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Baby & Me Gentle Yoga

October 13, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Free

This class is oriented on babies and their caretakers. We will focus on bonding with the baby through very basic yoga techniques (such as breath work, gentle movement and singing mantras). The goal is to learn easy to remember tools to share with your little one on your own. It’s best if babies are at least 2 months, and all the way up right before becoming toddlers. It will be an opportunity to relax, have fun and support each other!…

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November 2019

Farming with Fungi

November 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Farming with Fungi: This talk is an overview and exploration of a variety of ways that mushrooms can be incorporated into a sustainable farming practice. From benefiting soil structure, to increasing bloom production and supporting the health of your animals, fungi are your farms newest old friend.   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms. In business since 1980, we have been instrumental in developing…

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Warm Vegan Soups For Fall and Winter

November 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

Learn how to make delicious, hearty, vegan soups. I will demonstrate how to make a chickpea curry, a lentil-potato soup, and a shiitake-bok choi soup. The the completed soups will be available for sampling, and recipes will be provided.   

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PIE MAKING

November 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

You will learn how to make flakey and delicious pie crust with fruit filling. The recipes that I provide are for I double crust pie or 2 single pie shells.  If you like you can make a SINGLE PIE SHELL that we can bake in the class, or you can take home to bake. If you plan on making a pie shell, bring a pie pan and rolling pin. I will have pie for you to sample.   

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