Food Education

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From garden to table, this gastronomically focused series of classes will feed your senses as you learn how to creatively and nutritionally prepare, preserve and share food. Read more about the Conservatory's guest instructors. 

Getting Over Your Pie Phobia

Tuesday, November 25, 6–8:30pm
Learn the secrets to perfect pie and conquer the dreaded piecrust. Make an apple pie to bake at home. A variation of pecan pie and a galette are shared. Bring a glass or ceramic pie dish, apron and rolling pin. Taught by Gail Page. VEGETARIAN
$40 members; $45 non-members

Edible Holiday Gifts

Sunday, November 30, 3:30–5:30pm
New, healthy ideas for savory holiday gifts! Create spice rubs, tangy infused vinegars and dried dip mixes. Take home samples. Learn packaging ideas to put the finishing touch on your homemade gifts. Hands-on. VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE

$30 members; $35 non-members

Local Wine & Cheese Pairing

Monday, December 1, 6–8pm
Wine & Cheese: One of the greatest combinations! Impress your party guests with pairings of local, affordable wines and delectable cheeses. Simple tips are shared in this demonstration and tasting, led by Jackie Trexel, Certified Wine Maker and owner of Quail Crossing Cellars. VEGETARIAN, ALCOHOL 
$30 members; $35 non-members

Homemade Holiday Treats

Wednesday, December 3, 6–8pm
Satisfy your sweet tooth with homemade caramels, buckeyes and peppermint bark. Hands-on and tastings, take home samples of each treat. VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE

$40 members; $45 non-members

Bread Baking: Quick Breads

Monday, December 15, 6–8pm
Explore basic recipes for popular breakfast items made without yeast, including scones, quick breads and their variations. Great for holiday entertaining and can be made ahead of time! Demonstration and tasting. VEGETARIAN 
$25 members; $30 non-members

Healthy Cooking for Your New Year’s Resolution

Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 6–8pm
The holidays are over and it’s time for New Year’s resolutions. Start the new year with the perfect healthy menu: Smoothies, salads, light versions of dinner favorites—even dessert! Demonstration and tasting, alcohol served.
$35 members; $40 non-members