Pumpkins, Learning, Cooking & Eating

Learn how to make pumpkin puree, soup, hummus & bread, and even how to perfect roasted pumpkin seeds.

October 27, 2011 | | Blogs | Eat Local Caledon | Food

Youth Entrepreneurship – Part I: Food & Farming Entrepreneurship in Action, Wednesday, November 16th, 6:30pm-9pm, Spirit Tree Estate Cidery, 1137 Boston Mills Road.  Participants will take a tour of Spirit Tree Estate Cidery and learn about what it takes to start and operate an innovative food and farming business.  We will also hear brief presentations from other youths that are small-business owners.  And to top it off, Spirit Tree pizza for dinner!  Please register via email to [email protected].

Youth Entrepreneurship –Part II, Creating a Business Plan, Wednesday, November 30th, 5:30pm-8pm, Small Business Enterprise Centre, 18 King St. East.  In this workshop, led by the Small Business Enterprise Centre and Eat Local Caledon, participants will learn the fundamentals about starting their own business and creating a business plan.  Please register via email to [email protected].

Cook Like A Local Chef – Seasonal Raw Foods with Tammeron, Monday, November 14th, 6:30-9:00pm, Palgrave Community Kitchen, 34 Pine Ave., Palgrave.  In this class, Tammeron Karaim, of Tammeron Centres for Well Being in Belfountain, will be teaching participants the principles of raw food nutrition and techniques for preparing delicious and fulfilling raw vegan foods.  We will be preparing a number of dishes and all eating together at the end of the class.  Cost is $35 per person.  Please register for this class via email to [email protected].

Eat Local Dinner at Market Hill Café, Thursday, November 24th, Reservations available for any time from 5 to 9pm, 19834 Airport Rd., Mono Mills.  Chef Erik Kjaer is back again to do what he does best…  On November 24th, Erik will be showcasing our region’s fare in a 3-course creative and delicious menu.  Cost is $30 per person and vegetarian options are available.  For more information and to book reservations, please contact the restaurant directly at (519) 941-5150.

Eat Local Dinner at Caledon Country Club, Friday, November 4th, Reservations available for any time from 5 to 9pm, 2121 Olde Baseline Road.  In the Club’s first time hosting an Eat Local Dinner event, Executive Chef Mike Maracle will be preparing a wonderful 3-course meal using a variety of local ingredients.  Cost is $30 per person, and vegetarian options are also available.  For more information and to book reservations, please contact the Club at (905) 838-0200 ext. 2.

HAYville – Learn to Cook with Pumpkins, Sunday, November 6th, 1:30pm-4pm, Palgrave Community Kitchen, 34 Pine Ave., Palgrave. Halloween is over, but what about all those leftover pumpkins?  Well we don’t want them to go to waste, so instead, we are having a pumpkin cooking extravaganza.  Learn how to make pumpkin puree, soup, hummus & bread, and even how to perfect roasted pumpkin seeds.  This free event is open to both youths and adults.

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