Education Series – August 2012

Information about gardening and cooking classes, workshops, and events during August 2012.

 

CULTIVAR SELECTION FOR FALL PLANTING OF FRUIT TREES

Saturday, August 4, 2–4pm • Rain date August 11, 2012

The class covers which trees respond best to a fall planting and which ones don't. A team of orchard educators teach you how to choose cultivars best adapted for their growing conditions and best suited for their needs.

Bloomington Community Orchard, South Highland, opposite YMCA

$7/in-city, $8/non-city

Register by August 1 at bloomington.in.gov/parks or call 812-349-3700

 

 

FRESH FROM THE MARKET 'EAST MEETS WEST' COOKING CLASS

Sunday, August 26, 4-6:30pm

The Farmers’ Market is bursting with colors and veggies that don’t require much tempering to be flavorful and tasty. Join Peilin Chiu in her home kitchen to prepare a delicious 'East Meets West' Asian fusion meal celebrating the abundance of local food. Learn to cook it, then share the meal with other participants.

*Fresh from the market salad with herbal dressing, using the freshest seasonal ingredients

*Chinese style basil chicken

*Japanese style stewed rice with mushroom

Location: East-meets-West Kitchen (705 S Park Ridge Rd., Bloomington, IN 47401

$35 — register by Thursday, August  23 • Registration is limited

Contact Peilin Chiu: peichiu[at]hotmail[dot]com, or call 812-334-7730 or 812-219-9424

 

 

FALL GARDENING

Thursday, August 30, 2012 • 6-7:30pm

Join Stephanie Solomon, Grow Organic Educator and Garden Coordinator from Mother Hubbard's Cupboard to learn how to extend your garden season
into the fall and winter.Learn how to plan for a cold season garden and the weather barriers that allow for fresh vegetables when most gardens have been
put to bed for the season.

Rev. Ernest D. Butler Park, 9th and Fairview Streets

$8/in-city, $9/non-city

Register by August 27 at bloomington.in.gov/parks or call 812-349-3700