Information about gardening and cooking classes, workshops, and events during August 2012.
CULTIVAR SELECTION FOR FALL PLANTING OF FRUIT TREES
Saturday, August 4, 2–4pm • Rain date August 11, 2012
The class covers which trees respond best to a fall planting and which ones don't. A team of orchard educators teach you how to choose cultivars best adapted for their growing conditions and best suited for their needs.
Bloomington Community Orchard, South Highland, opposite YMCA
Register by August 1 at bloomington.in.gov/parks or call 812-349-3700
FRESH FROM THE MARKET 'EAST MEETS WEST' COOKING CLASS
Sunday, August 26, 4-6:30pm
The Farmers’ Market is bursting with colors and veggies that don’t require much tempering to be flavorful and tasty. Join Peilin Chiu in her home kitchen to prepare a delicious 'East Meets West' Asian fusion meal celebrating the abundance of local food. Learn to cook it, then share the meal with other participants.
*Fresh from the market salad with herbal dressing, using the freshest seasonal ingredients
*Chinese style basil chicken
*Japanese style stewed rice with mushroom
Location: East-meets-West Kitchen (705 S Park Ridge Rd., Bloomington, IN 47401
$35 — register by Thursday, August 23 • Registration is limited
Contact Peilin Chiu: peichiu[at]hotmail[dot]com, or call 812-334-7730 or 812-219-9424
Thursday, August 30, 2012 • 6-7:30pm
Rev. Ernest D. Butler Park, 9th and Fairview Streets
Register by August 27 at bloomington.in.gov/parks or call 812-349-3700