Caledon FOOD Events
Cooking camps, farmers’ markets and kale recipes!
Palgrave Community Kitchen – Kids’ Cooking Camp
August 16 – 19, 2011, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, Ages: 9 – 12, Cost: $80 (includes yummy food)
Ready for some delicious fun in the Palgrave Kitchen and at the Albion Hills Community Farm? We will be harvesting, cooking and eating local, seasonal food and having loads of fun as we cook our way through the week. Participants will learn all about where our food comes from and have a great time learning to prepare delicious dishes in the kitchen. For more information or to register please contact the Kitchen today at 905-880-0303, [email protected] and check out their website here.
Downey’s Farmer Camp
2 Sessions available, Week 1: August 15- 19, 2011; Week 2: August 22-26, Ages: 5-10, Downey’s Farm
At Downey’s Farmer Camp, campers (or shall we say, Farmers-In-Training) will explore farm life and learn about crops and animal care in an active, fun and safe way, all while enjoying daily games, crafts, and easy cooking activities. The camp is for kids between the ages of 5-10 years old, and there are two sessions available. For more information, click here.
Cook Like A Local Chef
Brunch Specialties with Maria Durso of Flapjacks – Monday, August 22nd, 6:30-9:00pm, at the Palgrave Community Kitchen, 34 Pine Avenue, Palgrave
This month’s cooking class will be taught by Maria Durso, owner of Flapjacks Restaurant. Through Maria’s guidance, participants will learn how to make delicious brunch items (such as crepes and frittatas) that showcase the wonderful local produce that August has to offer. At the end of the class, we will all sit down and eat together. The cost for the class is $35 per person, and space is limited. Please RSVP via email to [email protected]
Caledon Farmers’ Markets
Children’s Day at Inglewood Farmers’ Market – Wednesday, July 27th, 3:30-7:00pm, on property of Inglewood General Store, 15596 McLaughlin Rd.
This Wednesday is the annual Children’s Day at Inglewood Farmers’ Market – a fun-filled evening for both children and adults behaving like children! Both can enjoy water balloon tosses, egg relay races, the Market scavenger hunt, Make-Your-Own berry frozen yogurt, a chocolate-making demonstration by Joyce of The Chocolate Gallery, crafts, live music, lamb on the BBQ, and more!
Caledon Farmers’ Market – Thursday, July 28th, 3:00-7:00pm, on property of Albion-Bolton Community Centre, 150 Queen St. South, Bolton
This week at the Caledon Farmers’ Market you can find Make-Your-Own Peach Salsa at the Eat Local Caledon booth, raisin crafts in the Kids’ Tent, and much more! Visit www.caledon.ca/farmersmarket to view the list of special events and weekly themes.
Here are a couple recipes for Kale, available now and throughout much of the local season.