Cooking 101: Organic, Local, and Sustainable

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Taught by Cheryl Paswater

Cheryl Paswater is an Certified Fermentationist , Educator, and Health Coach, who after a near-death experience, turned to holistic medicine for help. After radical diet and lifestyle changes, she started teaching on fermentation, old world food preservation, healthy eating, sustainable food, and holistic health. Cheryl runs a popular fermentation project and CSA called Contraband Ferments. ( She lives in Brooklyn, NY.  


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In this class we will discuss local, organic and sustainable food. We will cover some basic cooking, making a meal together to nosh on that evening during our discussion, as well as creating a take home meal for the next day.

In class, we'll make bean burgers with guacamole for dinner, and we'll have lots of time for Q&A about healthy eating on a budget. Bring your questions about cooking and shopping for organic, sustainable food. Everyone will get a packet of resources to help you keep eating well even after class. 

The goal: eat better, feel better, and do it in a way that even the busiest person can maintain.

This class will be vegetarian friendly!

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