Inland NW Food Network - The Season Kitchen

Drawing by Jaquith Travis

The Seasonal Kitchen: Cooking with the Bounty of the Region

The Inland Northwest Food Network is pleased to announce our 2017 Seasonal Kitchen cooking classes!  Our monthly, hands-on classes are designed to teach you how to cook delicious, nutritious, locally grown seasonal foods.

Each class celebrates regional foodways that are experiencing a renaissance as we recognize the importance of eating locally and seasonally. Indeed, in today’s fast-paced world, slowing down to prepare and enjoy wholesome home-cooked meals may be the single most important thing you can do to affect both your health and this place we call home.

We were inspired to organize The Seasonal Kitchen classes after discovering Jessica Prentice’s book “Full Moon Feast: Food and Our Hunger for Connection” in which she describes the intimate connection between seasonal changes and their relationship to the foods we eat. Ultimately, the book speaks to the core of our work – connecting people, place, food and farms.

Classes are held on the third Thursday of each month from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at the Jacklin Arts and Culture Center (405 N Williams St, Post Falls).  Pre-registration is required; no walk-ins.

 

2017 Classes

JanuaryHearty Soups (Brenda Doggett)

FebruaryNaked Chocolate (Karmen Gregg)

MarchSprouts (Lynne Pulizzi)

April Asparagus (Heidi Peterson)

May Goat Cheese-making (Chrys Ostrander)

JuneUrban Weeds and Wild Edibles (Sherilyn Long)

JulyGrilled Foods (Paul Kuber)

August Condiments (Cole Ina)

September – Fish (TBA)

October Mushrooms (Josh Yake)

November Wild Game (Dan Fisher)

December Glorious Grains (Shaun Thompson-Duffy)

 

2016 Classes
January (Wolf Moon) – one pot meals/pulses (Teena Holley)
February (
Hunger Moon
) – root vegetable dishes (Patricia Berger)
March (
Egg Moon
) – eggs, eggs, eggs (Paulette Minatre)
April (
Wild Edibles Moon
) – tonics/foraged foods (Karie Knoke)
May (
Milk Moon
) – cheese (Katie Austin)
June (
Moon of Making Fat
) – avocados/lard/ghee (Dani Lundquist)
July (
Mead Moon
) – mead/honey treats (Hierophant Meadery)
August (
Green Corn Moon
) – Lacto-fermented foods (Cole Ina))
September (Harvest Moon) – breads/traditional grains (Shaun Duffy)
October (
Blood Moon
) –
Venison/elk (Bill Rutherford)
November (
Frosty Moon) – Bone/fish broth (Astrid Rial)
December (
Moon of the Long Nights
) – Holiday baked goods
(Mika Maloney)

 

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Presented by the Inland Northwest Food Network with funding support from Pilgrim’s Market.

 

 

 

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