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 🙂 Come learn new cooking techniques and try new foods, thanks to support from the Town of Portola Valley, and our illustrious, local business sponsors. 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

2 Mini Cook Classes with GuideSpark

Welcome to Redwood City’s GuideSparkWe did 2 half-hour classes as a part of their wellness week. The first was EZ Seasoning… The second was Snack Attack! – a plant-forward approach to snacking. It’s amazing what you can get done in a 1/2 hour. Kale Almond Butter Rollups Cauli-Tofu Jalapesto Bites. Use raw veggies like cauliflower… continue reading

The Tech and Santa Clara County Wellness Fairs

Welcome to Santa Clara County Wellness Fair! An outside fair with no power means it’s Snack Attack! time. We taught simple snacks to make at home including: Mango Chia Breakfast Pudding Strawberries Get the Blues Kohlrabi Cracker Cauli-Tofu Jalapesto Bite And learned why not to eat sugary drinks as snacks. The next day, The Tech… continue reading

Cooking at the Market Nov 2017 – April 2018

Cooking at the Market, a project of Portola Valley Farmers Market, inspires shoppers to try new ways of preparing and enjoying, seasonal local foods. With the help of market sponsors; businesses interested in supporting this tasty, educational effort, we make great meals, and a great difference! See the posts for September 2016 – March 2017 here…. continue reading