I recently had the pleasure of attending some food skills programming at Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre in Amherst. Starting in early October, Maggie’s Place has been running a series of weekly food skills workshops focusing on cooking fundamentals. Everything … Continue reading
The lovely Elisabeth Bailey, author of A Taste of the Maritimes: Local, Seasonal Recipes the Whole Year Round, kindly submitted this blog post. You may remember Elisabeth from our summer 2011 cooking series and a summer 2012 post on rhubarb … Continue reading
This blog post comes from Maria, one of our Dalhousie University Nursing student interns. Stay tuned for more posts from these two, as they’ve got a series of cooking workshops planned for the fall.
One Thursday after school at St. George’s Youthnet, my fellow student nurse Candice and I were setting up pots, cutting boards, peelers, and yummy apples, spices, and sugar for a cooking class with kids ranging from 6 to 12 years of age. We were blessed to have the help of Keltie a former EAC employee who volunteered to show us the ropes for our first cooking workshop. Continue reading