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*Curtido: Central American Fermented Cabbage Salad (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors)

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*Curtido: Central American Fermented Cabbage Salad (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors)

Time: February 11, 2017 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Strathcona Park Field House
Street: 857 Malkin Ave. The fieldhouse is the only building in Strathcona Park. It's located across the street from Discovery Organics, just N of Chess, 150 ft. E of Hawks, close to the W entrance to Cottonwood Community Garden, the tennis courts & the restrooms.
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: Register here or with ross@villagevancouver.ca by Friday, Feb 10
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop, fermenting, strathcona, fieldhouse, eldergreens
Organized By: VV ElderGreens and Alyssa Kohlman (Fermentoring)
Latest Activity: Feb 10, 2017

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In this Village Vancouver ElderGreens workshop with Alyssa Kohlman from Fermentoring, we'll make curtido - a traditional El Salvadorean lightly fermented cabbage, onion and carrot salad seasoned with oregano and hot pepper. Curtido is a traditional topping for pupusas (cheese-stuffed tortillas) and also great with fish, black beans, burritos or quesadillas. Participants will learn the basics of lacto-fermenting vegetables and go home with a jar of curtido to finish fermenting at home. Please bring a wide-mouth 500ml mason jar, cutting board, large knife, and large bowl if you're able to, and wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in.

Adults and families with children 10 years and older are welcome. All minors must be accompanied by a caregiver. We'll have a Community Seed Library present - you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds. By donation ($0 - $10), plus a $7 materials fee. Free for Seniors (50 and over).

Register by Friday, Feb 10th here or by email: ross@villagevancouver.ca. Limited space, early registration advised.

Village Vancouver's healthy, local food residency at the Strathcona Park Field House offers a variety of affordable food and community based programming at the fieldhouse, Strathcona Community Centre, and elsewhere.

Organized and led by seniors, VV ElderGreens brings seniors, youth and others together to share food and gardening skills and wisdom through workshops and other activities. All ages welcome, please contact us if you're interested in getting involved.

Village is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (vancouverfoodnetworks.com) -- check it out!



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