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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education


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Cooking Matters for Families - Messalonskee


with Deborah Barnett

Calendar Oct 16, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is specifically designed for the cooking challenges of Families!!!  There will be lessons in meal prep, grocery shopping, food budgeting, and nutrition. You will learn to prepare and plan healthy meals, save money at the grocery store, keep food safe, and be more physically active. We will talk about PICKY eaters, introducing new foods, and how to have your family be more involved with meal planning. Participants will receive the ingredients for the recipes we create in each class to share with your family at home. You will learn healthy new recipes and how to choose healthy foods. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a gift bag of goodies including a new cookbook. Kids are welcome to come to the last class. The teacher will send you an online survey before class starts.  Limit 10 students. 

Grow Your Own Garlic - Messalonskee


with Amy Leblanc

Calendar Oct 28, 2023 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in learning how to grow garlic?  Join us for this Saturday Morning Workshop on growing garlic successfully and with the least fuss. We will view the instructor’s slides which will take about an hour. We will discuss garden preparation and planting, good growing techniques, weed control, troubleshooting, harvesting and curing, AND best of all, storing for fresh use all winter and into the spring. We will also include recipes for using and preserving all the parts of the plant. Then we will head out to the Messalonskee's High School’s Raised Beds to put our hands to work planting. Bring gardening gloves and small garden hand tools if you have them, sunscreen and/or hat might be nice too.  Great for first-time garlic growers and the more experienced people as well. A starter package of 10 garlic cloves will be provided and you are welcome to order more. At the time of registration, please email to let her know if you would like to order and how much--$10 for a half pound and $18 for a full pound, which you will be able to pick up at class. Rain date: Oct 28. Limit 15 students.

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