Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society We welcome people with all levels of birding knowledge to join in the Nature Vancouver monthly bird survey around the UBC Farm. All that is required is an interest in birds! Bring binoculars if you have them. The monthly survey takes from two to four hours, depending on […]
Miso Making

Miso Making

Miso Making About this Workshop Join local Japanese food expert Kimiko Suzuki in preparing the authentic Japanese seasoning “Miso” in this class. Miso is a fermented soybean paste (takes at least 6-12 months to ferment), packed with umami and probiotics which are really good for you. We will also learn what Miso can be used […]
SOLD OUT: Making Daifuku Mochi

SOLD OUT: Making Daifuku Mochi

Making Daifuku Mochi About this Workshop Let’s learn how to make the delicious Japanese sweet snack, Daifuku! This sticky rice mochi snack is filled with sweet azuki anko red bean paste. As Daifuku and tea are the perfect combination, we will also learn about and taste a couple beautiful Japanese teas. On the Menu to […]
Beginners Guide to Mexican Gastronomy (in Spanish)

Beginners Guide to Mexican Gastronomy (in Spanish)

Beginners Guide to Mexican Gastronomy (in Spanish) About this Workshop Immerse yourself in Mexican culture, gastronomy, and flavors through this class with internationally renowned chef Marcela Ramírez. This is your opportunity to get acquainted with and enjoy authentic Mexican Gastronomy. Quick, basic, easy, fool-proof recipes that do not require you to be a master chef. […]
SOLD OUT: Beginners Guide to Mexican Gastronomy

SOLD OUT: Beginners Guide to Mexican Gastronomy

Beginners Guide to Mexican Gastronomy About this Workshop Immerse yourself in Mexican culture, gastronomy, and flavors through this class with internationally renowned chef Marcela Ramírez. This is your opportunity to get acquainted with and enjoy authentic Mexican Gastronomy. Quick, basic, easy, fool-proof recipes that do not require you to be a master chef. When you […]
Dorn Cox - Member of the Diversified Agroecosystems Research Cluster

Civil Eats Feature: Investment in Regenerative Agriculture Connects the Dots Between Soil and Plate

Civil Eats Feature: Investment in Regenerative Agriculture Connects the Dots Between Soil and Plate Dorn Cox and OPENTeam, who are members of the Diversified Agroecosystems Research Cluster, were recently featured in an article by Civil Eats about how regenerative agricultural practices can help invigorate consumer engagement in sustainability and green agriculture in North America. Read […]
The New American Farmer: Immigration, Race, and the Struggle for Sustainability

The New American Farmer: Immigration, Race, and the Struggle for Sustainability

The New American Farmer: Immigration, Race, and the Struggle for Sustainability Thursday, November 21, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Join author Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern in a talk about her new book about the new influx of immigrant farmers in the United States. Although the majority of farms in the United States have US-born owners who identify […]
Sourdough Hands On

Sourdough Hands On

Sourdough Hands On About this Workshop Creating your own artisan sourdough is a lengthy but rewarding experience. The whole process usually spans over 2 days! In this 3-hour class, different stages of dough will be ready in advance to demonstrate as best as possible what to except when you’re doing it at home. You will […]
Mushroom Foraging

Mushroom Foraging

Mushroom Foraging About this Workshop In this workshop, foraging guide & chef Robin Kort will show you how to SAFELY find great tasting edible plants and wild mushrooms in BC forests. We’ll go for an easy stroll and identify all the mushrooms we find, focusing on easy mushrooms for beginners to learn. Chef Robin will […]
Making Shio Koji and Shoyu Koji

Making Shio Koji and Shoyu Koji

Making Shio Koji and Shoyu Koji About this Workshop Looking to add more Umami to your cooking? Join local Japanese food expert Kimiko Suzuki in preparing the authentic Japanese seasoning “Shio Koji” and “Shoyu Koji” in this hands-on class. Shio Koji is an ingredient in Japanese cooking with a history of at least a few […]