Cooking at the Market 2019

This is our third season of farmers market cook classes designed to teach people fun, easy ways to use foods bought at the Portola Valley market. May Grill Party! Sponsor: Bianchini’s Market Time to celebrate Father’s Day with market foods to grill. We start by blending Gallardo’s Organic Farms strawberries with market strawberry jam, ketchup… continue reading

Building Blocks of Delicious, Healthy Cooking

Building Blocks of Delicious, Healthy Cooking is a 3-class series featuring vegetables, whole grains and clean protein. Each class builds on the other, and at the end of the series you’ve gained the knowledge to put quickly prepare tasty, healthful meals with foods you already have on hand. Eat More Vegetables – Class #1 Eat… continue reading

Sammy and Riley’s Halloween Party

“Laura, this was amazing! Thanks to you we had another successful Family Halloween. We appreciate all of your hard work and dedication to this event. It was one definitely to remember. Everyone ***loved*** the spread!”   Halloween was celebrated with high style this year with Seeing Eye Cookies   Mummies in a Blanket Pumpkin Throwing… continue reading

Cooking at the Market May – September 2018

Cooking at the Market inspires shoppers to try new ways of preparing and enjoying seasonal local foods, with an emphasis on eating more vegetables šŸ™‚ Come learn new cooking techniques and try new foods, thanks to supportĀ from the Town of Portola Valley, and our illustrious, local business sponsors.Ā Stop by on Thursday for a shop and… continue reading

Salad Making Class at Diablo Farmers Market

We’re back at Diablo Market with the California Farmers Market Association for a DIY cook class. In 20 minutes, shoppers learned the basics of a good dressing, and how to enhance the classic vinaigrette of lemon and olive oil into dressings of many types. People got into it. We taught why oil and vinegar don’t… continue reading

Manage Your Microbes with Provident Credit Union

This was the third class in a series of wellness Lunch and Learns. The first class was Farm to Fork with the Seasons. Second class was Taste Your Way Thru the Book (Cool Cuisine) and today is Manage Your Microbes. Did you know your body is made up of 70-90% the genes of another species?… continue reading