Co-op Cooking & Health Classes

Co-op Classes & Events2023-09-20T17:41:42-05:00

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. Interested in teaching at the co-op? Please contact us at [email protected]

Hands On Class: DIY Herbal Lotion Bars

Hands-On: DIY Herbal Lotion Bars

Natural and nourishing plant-based oils, butters, waxes, and essential oils take center stage in this interactive, hands-on workshop. You will explore the art and science behind lotion bars, creating two deeply moisturizing herbal lotion bars of your own, made 100% from scratch.

Instructor

Ann Staudt is the founder, chief soap formulator, kitchen chemist, graphic designer, sales manager, packaging extraordinaire, and overall operations manager behind Siberian Soap Co. She holds degrees in both chemical and environmental engineering. Soapmaking provides a wonderfully creative outlet that combines her interests in science, art, and living a simple, eco-friendly lifestyle.

Date and Time
Saturday, Mar 16, 2:30-4pm

Special
Hands-on DIY
Educational

Kids Hands-On Class: Lumpia! Filipino Egg Rolls

Kids Culinary Class: Lumpia! Filipino Egg Rolls

Get your kiddo in the kitchen with this very unique introduction to the Filipino snack, lumpia, which is similar to an eggroll! Learning to cook is an important skill for any child to develop and an important part of developing a good relationship with food – and making fun cultural foods is a great place to start! We will make 2 versions of lumpia, a savory one with vegetables and a sweet one with fruit!

Vegetarian Class (can be made vegan), designed for ages 7-12, one parent or guardian must accompany child.

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If your child has a food allergy, please check with us before registering for the class. Limited adjustments to recipes can be made during class.

Instructor

Kimberly Baishnab (Korff) is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified lactation specialist, specializing in infant and child feeding (starting solids, picky eating, and everything in between!), cultural foods and culinary nutrition. Kimberly provides nutrition counseling and local workshops to promote a positive relationship with food for everyone in your family. Join Kimberly in the kitchen and the classroom to learn more about your child’s health and raising adventurous, well-nourished eaters! Learn more on Kim’s Website.

Date and Time
Sunday, Mar 24, 1-2:30pm

Special
Kids Hands-On
Vegetarian, Vegan

How to Grow Food in Iowa

How to Grow Food in Iowa

Wednesday, March 27 5:30-7pm

Alice McGary | Mustard Seed Community Farm

Free Class

Join vegetable farmer Alice for this beginner’s class, which will touch on what, when and how to plant a home food garden with tips on how to manage weeds and pests organically. Learn the basics of soil, how to read a seed packet, look at Extension publications to figure out when to plant and when to harvest, as well as how to prepare your garden plot. There will also be time to ask your personal questions, and you will get to take home some spring seedlings to plant.

Instructor
Alice McGary, Mustard Seed Community Farm

Date and Time
Wednesday, March 27, 5:30-7pm

Special
Educational
Seed starting activity

Starting Solids: Purees and Baby-Led Weaning

Starting Solids: Purees and Baby-Led Weaning

Preparing your baby to start solid foods, or in the midst of it and struggling with baby eating enough or eating the right things? Not sure if you want to try traditional weaning or baby-led weaning? Register for this intro to starting solids class with a registered dietitian to learn about your baby’s nutrition needs, and evidence-based techniques to help your child build a positive relationship with food!

Instructor

Kimberly Baishnab (Korff) is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified lactation specialist, specializing in infant and child feeding (starting solids, picky eating, and everything in between!), cultural foods and culinary nutrition. Kimberly provides nutrition counseling and local workshops to promote a positive relationship with food for everyone in your family. Join Kimberly in the kitchen and the classroom to learn more about your child’s health and raising adventurous, well-nourished eaters!

Date and Time
Thursday, April 18, 5:30-7pm

Special
Nutrition Education
Baby Feeding

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