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December 2019

FULL Cooking Class: Healthy Holiday Baking

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Healthy Holiday Baking with Maggie Jones This class is now full. You may register on the waiting list in person at our Customer Service desk, or by phone: 250-354-4077 x205.  Everyone enjoys a treat now and then, so let us show you how to create beautiful, tasty, traditional and non-traditional treats and goodies using alternative sweeteners, whole grain flours, naturally dried fruits and good fats. Fancy-up your lunchbox, entertain your friends, and delight your family with the yummy, quick-baking goodies we…

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January 2020

Wellness Class: Nutrition for Dental Health

January 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Nutrition for Dental Health with Lindee Jukes Have you ever wondered why some people forget to brush their teeth and still don’t get cavities while others experience tooth decay no matter how often they brush? Have you ever felt like there’s more to it than just brushing, flossing, fluoride, and regular cleanings? Tooth decay can be annoying, expensive, unsightly, and even traumatic – especially for children! Join Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Lindee Jukes to learn how to re-mineralize your teeth and…

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Wellness Class: Herbal Support for the Seasonally Affected

January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Herbal Support for the Seasonally Affected with Marie Zak & Travis Cartwright The dark and cold of winter can significantly affect our mood, making many of us susceptible to seasonal depression (Seasonal Affective Disorder, SAD for short). Fortunately, there are a variety of lifestyle strategies and herbal remedies we can incorporate into our day-to-day lives to shift our experience. We invite you to join us in this workshop where we will discuss, taste and experience a number of our favourite herbal…

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February 2020

Cooking Class: Soups, Stews & Quick Breads

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Soups, Stews & Quick Breads with Maggie Jones Soups and stews make nourishing and satisfying meals. Most freeze very well for those busy days. We will give you many great ideas for wonderful soups and stews that are suitable for lunches, snacks or are a meal unto themselves. Our recipes cross all boundaries and will incorporate many different cuisines. We will also teach you how to make some tasty quick breads to make your meal complete. Join us! Click here…

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Cooking Class: Quick Meals & Meal Planning

February 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Quick Meals & Meal Planning with Cindy Spratt Struggling with what to make for dinner? Need some help with meal planning, coming up with fresh meal ideas, and minimizing the kitchen demand throughout the week? Join in on a class designed to give you the tools to manage your week with less stress and time in the kitchen, and more meal variety & enthusiasm. You will receive meal-planning tips, tools, and templates, lots of weekday meal ideas, take-home recipes, watch…

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Cooking Class: Eating Well on a Budget

February 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Eating Well on a Budget with Maggie Jones Would you like to get the best bang for your grocery buck while ensuring the highest quality of organic and natural foods? Want to learn where to find the best nutritional value and how to have the best diet possible while saving money? This class will cover making almost everything from scratch with time-saving tips, information on how to use bulk foods efficiently and how to make seasonal eating exciting! Click here…

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Cooking Class: Entertaining 101

February 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Entertaining 101 with Lara McCormack Join True Local vendor Lara McCormack of “From Scratch: A Mountain Kitchen” for Entertaining 101. As a long-time and award-winning caterer, she has many tricks of the trade to share, sure to impress guests at any get-together! Plus, lots of shortcuts will be shared to make your next event a stressless success. Click here to learn more about the instructors. EARLY BIRD PRICING UNTIL January 1: $25 for members only! $35 for members and $40…

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Cooking Class: Raw Desserts – for Kids 10 & Up

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Raw Desserts – for Kids 10 & Up with Cindy Spratt This is an in-the-kitchen, hands-on class, designed for kids who love to create delicious desserts! Allow Cindy to introduce your young chef to the world of raw dessert making, where they can experience all the sweetness and creativity of dessert without the downfalls of sugar overload! Together, we will learn how to use specific ingredients and kitchen techniques, read recipes, measure ingredients, and discuss how to swap out refined…

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Cooking Class: Basic Sourdough

February 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Basic Sourdough with Maggie Jones Discover this traditional natural bread making technique and learn to make baked goods that are more nourishing and digestible than baked items made with commercial yeast. You will learn how to make beautiful artisan loaves that are sure to impress. We will teach you all of the steps necessary for you to become an accomplished sourdough baker, and we will also make sourdough crackers. How to make your own sourdough starter and care for it…

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Wellness Class: Children’s Herbal Medicine

February 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada

Children’s Herbal Medicine with Colleen Emery In this comprehensive workshop, parents and caregivers will be given the tools and information needed to feel confident to implement plant medicine for their children. Whether you have a newborn infant or a teen with more involved needs, this workshop is designed to offer a template on how to view a growing child in relation to using herbal medicine for their wellness. Click here to learn more about the instructors. EARLY BIRD PRICING UNTIL…

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