Introducing Food for Families

A new low cost gardening and cooking class series

The Corvallis Environmental Center’s Food for Families program is now offering a series of low-cost gardening and cooking classes.  Classes are held each Wednesday from 5-7pm, May through October.  Classes are a $3-10 sliding scale fee, with no one turned away for lack of funds. Participants can take individual classes, or register for the whole series.

Gardening Basics:  1st Wednesday of the month, 5-7pm

Learn the basics to start growing your own food in this hands-on class.  Participants will gain gardening skills and take home a tip sheet, resource list, and fresh produce from SAGE.  Gardening Basics classes are held at SAGE garden.

Healthy Cooking:  2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 5-7pm

Learn to prepare simple, healthy meals using fresh produce in this hands-on cooking class.  Sample prepared dishes and gain new cooking skills.  Take home recipes, a tip sheet and resource list.  Classes are held at either Chintimini Senior Center or Old Mill Center.

Growing Food in Containers and Small Spaces:  3rd Wednesday of the month, 5-7pm

Learn to grow your own food in containers and small garden spaces through hands-on activities, class discussion and a garden tour.  Gain new skills and take home a simple planted container, tips sheet and resource list.  Classes are held at SAGE garden.

Class size is limited.  For more information and to register visit:

www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/eci/sage/familyfood

See a full list of upcoming events here.

Questions?  Email:  SAGE@CorvallisEnvironmentalCenter.org

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