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Cottage Food Industry: Make Money Selling Your Homemade Food Learn how to set up your own cottage-based industry and how it relates to the permaculture concept. Examine which foods are allowable for sale and the requirements for labels and listings. Find out about sales records and how to plug into the network of existing cottage food operations. HEC 4071 $39 | mandatory fee: $10

21980 Thu 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Feb 7

MIC

Knife Sharpening Demystified Nothing is more satisfying than working with a truly sharp kitchen knife. Learn a simple series of steps to bring your knife’s edge to shaving sharp. While our focus will be kitchen knives, we will also learn how to apply the same principles to other tools. We will have knives on hand, but you should also bring knives from your kitchen to perfect your skills. CUL 4098 $35 | mandatory fee: $20

21987 Tue 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Feb 12

MIC

21988 Tue 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Apr 9

MIC

Backyard Edible Mushrooms

Learning the Secrets of Jamaican Jerk The word “jerk” refers to four things: It is a unique method of slowmarinated cooking, a special blend of spicy seasonings, a process of creating small holes to aid in marination and the name of the finished dish popular all over the Caribbean. Join us for this three-hour workshop where we will make an authentic meal of jerk chicken, coconut, peas and rice, Jamaican callaloo and flat bread. Once our senses are thoroughly stimulated, we will feast Jamaican style!”

Discover the surprising world of fungi. Join us as we cover the basics of mushroom growing, several easy ways to create minimushroom farms and some of the mysteries of the incredible world of fungi. You’ll take home a mushroom log and the know-how to grow mushrooms at home. HEC 4193 $39 | mandatory fee: $18

21970 Tue 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Apr 23

MIC

CUL 4149 $49 | mandatory fee: $25

21989 Sat 9:00am – 12:00pm

Apr 13

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Learning the Secrets of Louisiana Creole Creole-style cooking blends French and Spanish cuisine with West African and Haitian cuisine. Enjoy this three-hour workshop where you’ll make an authentic Louisiana meal of chicken andouille gumbo, shrimp étouffé, dirty rice, corn sticks and Cajun grilled veggies. Be a part of the feast, Louisiana Creole style. CUL 4150 $49 | mandatory fee: $25

21990 Sat 9:00am – 12:00pm

Mar 16

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Neo-Soul Food Workshop Wander into the world of wellness while not giving up soul food. Learn how to fuel your body the right way with simple adaptations of traditional recipes to create healthy, extremely flavorful, low-fat dishes including oven “fried” chicken wings, blackened turkey chops with fruit salsa, collard and kale greens with smoked turkey, black-eyed peas and sweet potato corn bread. Bring your apron, thirst for knowledge, and a hearty appetite for the feast at the end of this workshop.

Building a No-Till Organic Garden Join us for a class in the no-till philosophy. Learn, with clear instructions, how to site and build your no-till garden, and the necessary tools and maintenance. Walk away with a head full of knowledge and a pocket full of seeds. HEC 4216 $35 | mandatory fee: $10

21975 Sat 10:00am – 12:00pm

Apr 13

MIC

Growing Microgreens Microgreens are an essential part of the kitchen grocery. Tiny as they are, these young plants pack remarkably intense flavors, vibrant colors, interesting textures and are absolutely bursting with nutrients. Now you can grow your own at home, inside, all year long. You’ll receive a brief introduction in how to use them, seeds and soil medium. Turn an ordinary meal into something gastronomically delicious with your homegrown microgreens. CUL 4138 $49 | mandatory fee: $20

21995 Tue 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Mar 12

MIC

CUL 4148 $49 | mandatory fee: $25

21991 Thu 9:00am – 12:00pm

Feb 14

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Winter 2019 Workforce Development/Community Enrichment Catalog  

Winter 2019 Workforce Development/Community Enrichment Catalog