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Last Free Edible Boulevards Cooking Class of the Winter

Last Free Edible Boulevards Cooking Class of the Winter

By Michelle Shaw Photo credit: Srjenkins CC by-SA 3.0 Join Minneapolis Edible Boulevards on February 19 from 11:30AM-1:00PM (note the change in time) for our last free cooking class of the winter on Zoom! You buy the groceries and cook from your own kitchen; we'll provide the instruction from Kelly Shay of Harmonious World. In January, we made Hoppin' John, a Southern dish that's traditionally served on New Year's Day to bring prosperity and good fortune for the year ahead.  You can go to our Facebook page to find the registration link for our event. If you're not on Facebook, please reach out at minneapolisedibleboulevards@gmail.com for the registration link. We can't wait to cook with you! 

Minneapolis Edible Boulevards is Hiring Youth!

Minneapolis Edible Boulevards is Hiring Youth!

By MICHELLE SHAW Ingredients for making walnut meat taco bowls from December's cooking class Photo provided by Minneapolis Edible Boulevards Together with Growing North Minneapolis, Julius Rennie, Kelly Shay, and Caring is Culture, Minneapolis Edible Boulevards is hiring youth from the Phillips and Cedar Riverside neighborhoods to work through March 31, 2022. Applications will be open until the positions are filled. If you're 14-18, enjoy engaging with your community and making a difference, and have a passion for growing food, we'd love to have you apply. You can find an application on our Minneapolis Edible Boulevards Facebook page, or send an email to minneapolisedibleboulevards@gmail.com.  In other news: join us on January 22, 2022, for another free cooking class on Zoom! You buy the groceries and cook from your own kitchen; we provide instruction with Kelly Shay of Harmonious World. In December we made Walnut Meat Taco Bowls, which were absolutely delicious, and while we're deciding what to make in January based on feedback from our attendees, we'd love to have you sign up. You can find the registration link for the event on our Facebook page. If you don't do Facebook, reach out using the email above. We can't wait to cook with you!

Cooking From Your Garden with Kelly Shay

Cooking From Your Garden with Kelly Shay

by Michelle Shaw Join us for our next Edible Boulevards cooking class on Thursday, October 28 from 5:00-6:30pm via Zoom! Kelly Shay from Harmonious World will teach us how to make Cozy Autumn Lentil Stew (ingredients list will be posted on our Facebook page a week before the event - purchase ingredients in advance to cook your supper with us that evening). Bring someone into the kitchen with you, or come on your own. The first 5 participants whopre-register from the Southside of Minneapolis by noon on October 24 will get a $10 gift card for the Seward Co-op. Join our Minneapolis Edible Boulevards Facebook group, and scroll down to the October 28 event. There you”™ll find the preregistration for Cooking from Your Garden with Kelly Shay. Please help us spread the word! If you miss out in person, you”™ll be able to watch the recording on our Minneapolis Edible Boulevards Facebook page. If you have any questions, send us a message on our Facebook page. We can”™t wait to cook and grow with you! Photos provided by Edible Boulevards

Edible Boulevards

Edible Boulevards

By MICHELLE SHAW Join us for our Edible Boulevards cooking classes! Our class will help you utilize the harvest from your own garden to create simple, delicious summer and autumn recipes. We were delighted to have Appetite for Change teach our first two classes, and we”™re excited to welcome Kelly Shay, founder of Harmonious World, to lead our September and October classes. You”™ll learn about the nutritional value of the produce in each recipe, and when the class is over, you will have made that evening”™s meal for yourself and your family. Invite your partner, a friend, or your kids to the Zoom class, and cook the meal together! Here”™s what we have in store for you: Thursday, September 30 with Kelly Shay: Vegetable Basil Stir-fry w/ Quinoa and a Side Salad -- 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Thursday, October 28 with Kelly Shay: Cozy Autumn Lentil Stew -- 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMscOCprz8vGtdw0iHhiRISE1BfEDky87Sv Edible Boulevards is an initiative focused on making fresh produce accessible in every Minneapolis neighborhood, starting with Green Zone neighborhoods, which have suffered environmental injustice and food apartheid policies for decades. Our garden sites get tested for lead, because children in Green Zone neighborhoods typically experience higher blood lead levels. We teach participants self-sustainability in gardening, so that they can share their skills with neighbors, friends and family, and grow their own food together. We are partnered with the East Phillips Improvement Coalition (EPIC) and have funding to build several gardens for residents of East Phillips. Please contact minneapolisedibleboulevards@gmail.com if you”™d like an application. If you”™re interested, and don”™t live in East Phillips, we still welcome you to attend our free cooking classes. The first five people from South Minneapolis who [...]

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