Cider Making Drop-In
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Join the Seasoned Spoon and the SAFS society for an afternoon of fun with apple cider. During this casual drop in workshop, we will press local apples into delicious cider using a traditional wooded hand-cranked press on the Seasoned Spoon patio. All are welcome to join for any portion of the afternoon. Pop by for a quick visit during or stay for the whole duration for maximum cider making experience. It’s the perfect outdoor fall activity to enjoy with friends so come by to learn a little about cider making and sample the freshly pressed goodness
$5 suggested donation. No registration required
*Rain date: October 10th – same time*
Season Extension in the Garden
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn how to keep your garden growing longer with the Trent Vegetable Gardens and the Seasoned Spoon Café
Do you anticipate the frost with dismay? Ever wish your summer greens could last longer? With proper season extension techniques, that wish could become a reality. Join this workshop to learn about a variety of strategies to keep your garden growing well into the fall. Participants will learn about various season extension techniques and then build some cold frames together as an example. Participants will leave with building plans for their very own cold frames as well as new skills and ideas to keep your garden harvest going through the cold.
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Monday, September 23, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
It’s the workshop you have all been waiting for! Learn how to make homemade tortillas with local experts and spoon workshop veterans, Tom and Myra. Expect to get hands on in this workshop where we will make both corn and wheat tortillas as well as a stuffed tortilla dish called pupusa. With options for the gluten free and wheat lovers alike, you can’t go wrong and your new tortilla skills will impress for years to come. Delicious!
$5. Regitration required. Please register here
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Monday, September 16, 2019 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
The Trent Apiary Club and the Season Spoon Café bring you this sweet and syrupy workshop all about honey.
Everyone loves honey, right? Well did you know that the Apiary Club keeps beehives on the Trent campus, and you can take part in the gooey goodness of the fall honey harvest? In this workshop you will have the opportunity to take part in the harvesting & extracting process, while learning a little about beekeeping along the way. Expect opportunities for tasting and a limited amount of honey for sale. If you have never tasted honey straight from the hive, you don’t want to miss this super sweet opportunity.
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Please come prepared for walking and being outdoors. Please let us know if you have allergies
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Farm to Table Tour
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join the Seasoned Spoon Café and Trent Vegetable Gardens for a campus farm-to-table tour as part of disorientation week at Trent in collaboration with OPIRG Peterborough.
The Trent Vegetable Gardens and the Seasoned Spoon Café partner together to create an accessible and sustainable local food system right here on campus. Tour the café space, off the grid root cellar, rooftop garden, field garden and community gardens. We'll discuss the work these organizations are doing to build an alternative food system at Trent and all the ways you can get involved including experiential learning, research projects, workshops, volunteering, community meals and more. Find out how you can join the food movement at Trent. Expect to taste some delicious samples and get hands-on in the garden as part of this tour!
*please come prepared for walking and being outdoors*
Free. No registration necessary
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Get your spring seeds sprouting with the Trent Vegetable Gardens and the Seasoned Spoon Café!
In this workshop you’ll learn everything you need to know to get growing in your indoor seed starting endeavours. From sourcing seeds to growing mediums, lighting, timing and trouble shooting, find out the tips and tricks of the trade from the Coordinator of the Trent Vegetable Gardens! There will be a hands-on component where participants will practice their new skills by planting the first seeds of the season together!
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Supermarket Tour Facilitator Training
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Learn how to facilitate supermarket tours in this train the trainer workshop brought to you by OPIRG and the Seasoned Spoon Café. The supermarket tour leads groups of people in deconstructing the food system through the hidden underbelly of the supermarket. If you’re interested in digging deeper into Canada’s food system and gaining leadership skills to guide others in exploring food issues, then this workshop is for you.
*Each participant will receive a free copy of the supermarket tour publication. $10 value**
*This session will be followed up with a second on-the-ground group practice session. Participants can sign up for this session at the workshop*
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Community Meal & Annual General Meeting
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Our Community Meal and AGM has been rescheduled! A wonderful opportunity to share delicious campus grown foods with your fellow co-op members and find out how things work behind the scenes at the Spoon. As always, Seasoned Spoon community meals feature fresh campus grown foods and are open to everyone on a pay what you can basis!
The AGM portion of the evening is for members only. Memberships can be purchased in the cafe. There are several vacancies on the Board of Directors this year. Members interested in serving are invited to bring a statement of interest to the AGM.
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Reusable Beeswax Food Wrappers
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join the Trent Apiary and the Seasoned Spoon for this reusable food wrapper workshop!
Using beeswax straight from the hives at Trent, we will make reusable cloth wrappers that are an environmentally friendly replacement for saran wrap, tinfoil, ziplock bags and other disposables. The perfect solution for all your food transportation and storage needs with zero waste produced! Simply wash, rinse and repeat. All participants will get to make their own wrapper to take home!
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Monday, March 4, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
For our next International Cooking Workshop, we are headed to the Mediterranean for Greek cooking with Sophie Spiridis. In this workshop, Sophie will demonstrate a few simple dishes and offer her expertise in the Greek culinary arts. Participants will get the chance to sample a few a few delicious dishes together and leave with new skills to practice at home.
$5.00 - Registration required.
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