Co-op Cooking & Health Classes

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Co-op Classes2018-06-21T15:42:36+00:00

If a class is full – there will be a waitlist option.
We do consider waitlists when planning the next cycle of classes or if there is enough interest to repeat the class that cycle.

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CBD Informational Session | EXTRA Session Added

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In this class we’ll cover some basic information about Wheatsfield’s CBD products. We’ll discuss the different forms, potencies, and some of CBD’s unique properties.

Extra CBD Oil Informational Class added, please sign up below!

Instructor
Kim McDermott | Wheatsfield Wellness Manager

Date and Time
Thursday, January 17, 6:30-7:30pm (FULL)

Tuesday, February 5, 6:30-7:30pm

DIY Herbal Lip Balms & Scrubs

Make and take home your own herbal lip balms and scrubs in this DIY hands-on workshop with Ann Staudt of Siberian Soap Co. Using natural and nourishing ingredients including plant-based oils, butters, beeswax, and essential oils, participants will delve into the art and science of creating their own custom handcrafted herbal body care products from scratch.

Instructor
Ann Staudt | Siberian Soap Company

Date and Time
Tuesday, January 22, 6-8pm

Special
Hands-On

Chinese Tea Workshop

Originating in China, tea is also an essential part of the Chinese life and cultural tradition. The core message of tea is delivered in the Chinese word for tea, the integration of both nature and nurture. Tea also embodies the ancient Chinese philosophy of living in harmony with nature. We welcome you to join our one-hour session on Chinese Tea, to learn the stories of tea, where it is grown, how it is picked and processed, different types of Chinese tea ware, and most importantly, to taste a few varieties of Chinese tea and observe the Chinese tea ritual.

Instructor
Phoebe Liang D’Allessandro | Chinese Native & Cultural Consultant

Date and Time
Tuesday, January 29, 6:30-7:30pm

Cheesemaking Made Easy

Ever wanted to make your own cheese but have no idea what to do or where to start? Join Patty Holden of Kalona Supernatural for a cheese making demo featuring KSN’s DIY Cheese Kits. Kalona’s Non-homogenized milk makes the best tasting cheese, has a better texture, and of course, when making your own cheese, you know exactly what went into it and the processes used. Making cheese is a rare skill made easy with Kalona SuperNatural’s cheese kits. Not a hands on class.

Instructor
Patty Holden | Kalona Supernatural Brand Ambassador

Date and Time
Saturday, February 9, 10-11am

Vini D’Amore – Valentine’s Day Wines

Join Bronwyn as she highlights a variety of wines you and your valentine are sure to love! Delicious appetizers included. Must be 21+

Instructor
Bronwyn Beatty-Hansen | Wheatsfield Beer & Wine Buyer

Bronwyn Beatty-Hansen

Date and Time
Wednesday, February 13, 7-8pm

Special
Wine & Beer Series, Must be 21+

Sourdough Bread at Home

Join Wheatsfield’s Bread Baker, Nate Kemperman, for his basic “how to class” on making sourdough at home. Nate will demonstrate and explain an entire sourdough making process, including plenty of tasty samples from Co-op made bread. Attendees will go home with their own starter “Mama” along with care and feeding instructions. This much requested class will be perfect for beginners and advanced bakers alike! Note: not a hands on class.

Class full, or not a good date for you? Another class is scheduled for Thursday, March 7.

Instructor
Nate Kemperman | Wheatsfield Bread Baker

Date and Time
Thursday, February 21, 6:30-8pm

How Oriental Medicine Can Improve Your Health

Valerie Stallbaumer, licensed acupuncturist for Story County Medical Center, will explain how you can use the principles of Oriental medicine to improve your health. This long-established health care system is based on the 5 elements of how Nature functions. Learn about your health status using a hand-out provided that summarizes these 5 elements. Food choices, herbs, acupuncture, and energy-building exercises will be discussed. Some case studies will be reviewed from Valerie’s 20+ years’ experience covering a wide range of health issues.

Instructor
Valerie Stallbaumer, Story County Medical Acupuncturist

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 26, 6:30-7:30pm

Sourdough Bread at Home

Join Wheatsfield’s Bread Baker, Nate Kemperman, for his basic “how to class” on making sourdough at home. Nate will demonstrate and explain an entire sourdough making process, including plenty of tasty samples from Co-op made bread. Attendees will go home with their own starter “Mama” along with care and feeding instructions. This much requested class will be perfect for beginners and advanced bakers alike! Note: not a hands on class.

Instructor
Nate Kemperman | Wheatsfield Bread Baker

Date and Time
Thursday, March 7, 6:30-8pm

Slainte! A Celebration of Irish Beers & Cheeses

Join Bronwyn as she highlights a variety of wines you and your valentine are sure to love! Delicious appetizers included. Must be 21+

Instructor
Bronwyn Beatty-Hansen, Wheatsfield Beer & Wine Buyer

Bronwyn Beatty-Hansen

Date and Time
Wednesday, March 13, 7-8pm

Special
Beer & Wine Series. Must be 21+

Superfoods

Superfoods are nutrient dense foods that pack an amazing nutritional profile and healing potential. Come and learn about some of the best Superfoods to add to your pantry and recipes. Our discussion will include foods such as Goji berries, hemp seeds, chia, quinoa, cocoa nibs and more! The class will include sampling and a few sumptuous recipes.

Instructor
Kim McDermott | Wheatsfield Wellness Manager

Date and Time
Tuesday, March 19, 6:30-8pm

Upcoming Events

  1. DIY Herbal Lip Balms & Scrubs

    January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Kale Yeah! A Kale Fest

    January 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Double Deal Tuesday

    January 29
  4. Chinese Tea Workshop

    January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  5. New Co+op Deals and Member-Owner Sales Flyers

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm