Spring into Learning

You’re never too old to learn something new! This Spring, many of our partners across Michigan are offering learning opportunities to teach you skills in the kitchen and in the garden! There are virtual and in-person options listed for children, adults, and even the whole family.

For Kids: 

Classes for Kids 

Teach to Taste, Houghton, MI 

Margaret Hanson, owner and food educator at Teach to Taste, leads weekly, sensory filled classes to teach young eaters about the tasty world around them. By growing a seasonal edible garden, teaching hands-on culinary lessons and giving space for these young voices, Teach to Taste is giving these young eaters more confidence at the kitchen table.

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Photo credit: Bryana Palosaari

Life on the Farm Classes

Cardinal Farms, South Lyon, MI 

Connect kids to where their food comes from! Cardinal Farms offers quality farm-based educational programs and day camps – registration open now!

Options are available throughout the spring and summer for 3-5 year olds, 7-12 year olds, and even the whole family! 

Learn more here

For Adults:

Virtual Cooking Class with Chef Ji Hye Kim

Local Food Club

Join us from your kitchen as Chef Ji Hye Kim of Miss Kim in Ann Arbor walks us through how to make kimbap, a sushi-like Korean dish, great for adding in local seasonal flavor!

Wednesday, May 25th, 6:30pm

RSVP for an emailed ingredient list and Zoom details

Workshop Series

Hunter Park GardenHouse, Lansing

From understanding food sovereignty to plant propagation, the Hunter Park GardenHouse, a project of the Allen Neighborhood Center in Lansing, is offering a range of virtual and in person classes in the coming months.

See what’s on the schedule!

Adult Online Learning

Michigan State University Extension

MSU extension provides a wealth of knowledge to Michiganders. Peruse their virtual offerings to brush up on your food preservation skills or learn about Cottage Food Law!

See the course list

What are you going to learn this spring? Let us know in the comments.

Emma Beauchamp is the Editor in Chief for Taste the Local Difference.

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