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VEG 101

  • Tabernacle Seventh-day Adventist Church 26 Southwest Condor Way Portland, OR, 97239 United States (map)

SUNDAYS from 6:30-8:45pm, March 3-April 7 - Class is full and registration has closed.

If you're a veg beginner - or even if you're well beyond that stage - Veg 101 is the right place to start! This course is a 6-week series, featuring both a lecture and a cooking demonstration (with free samples) each week. The lectures provide an excellent grounding in topics such as health, nutrition, factory farming, environmental impact, and related subjects. A featured lecture will be Dr. Craig McDougall speaking on diet and chronic disease prevention. The cooking demonstrations include grains, legumes, tofu, tempeh, seitan, and more.

March 3     Lecture: Introduction - Team
                  Cooking Demo: Tempeh and Seitan - Deb Kay

March 10   Lecture: Chronic Disease Prevention - Craig McDougall, MD
                  Cooking Demo: Legumes - Linda Tyler

March 17   Lecture: Nutrition - Tammy Russell, R.D.
                  Cooking Demo: Tofu - Susan Hanson and Edith Schulz

March 24  Lecture: Diet Effects on Environment and Global Warming - Peter Spendelow, Ph.D.
                 Cooking Demo: Grains - Jill Schatz

March 31  Lecture: The Lives of Farmed Animals - Marsha Rakestraw, Certified Humane Educator
                 Cooking Demo: Non-dairy Cheeses - Kris Eisenman

April 7      Lecture: Plant-Based Living - Team
                 Cooking Demo: Baking Without Eggs - Carol Acker

Fee for series - all food included: $60
Low-Income fee - all food included: $30

Click here to register.