PT Food Co-op

The Food Co-op, 414 Kearney Street, Port Townsend, 98368
Port Townsend
Phone: (360) 385-2883

Calendar

Aug
4
Sat
Zero Waste Living @ The Food Co-op Annex
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

“Zero Waste Living” will help you produce less waste not just at home. You’ll learn tips and tricks to help reduce the amount of garbage you produce anywhere you go, while living a healthier, more satisfying life. Adapting a zero waste lifestyle is rewarding and economical if you do it right. Come learn how.
 
Also included: a co-op tour! How to practice sustainability and zero waste living, while shopping.

About the instructor
Siobhan McComb has been practicing zero-waste principles for the past decade and strives for a plastic-free lifestyle. Siobhan is inspired by the way things used to be before the disposable, single-use culture of today. She believes that sustainability begins at home and our purchasing decisions have far-reaching impacts on the health of our planet. Owner of One Glass Jar, a zero-waste in-home consultancy, Siobhan also teaches community sustainable living classes. She has spoken at Amazon- Sustainability department, 21 Acres Farm, City of Bothell’s “Sustainamania” fair and The Recology Store, to name a few. She was also delighted to give guided zero-waste shopping tours at Sno-Isle Food Coop. To add to all of that, Siobhan is sole proprietor of Siobhan Cosmetics, an organic, natural and sustainably-packaged cosmetics line

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Aug
7
Tue
Board Meeting @ Lawrence Street Annex
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Owners are invited to attend the monthly board meeting on the first Tuesday of each month and share in a simple meal. There is a 10 minute owner comment period at the beginning of each meeting.

Check the board’s board in the store for the full agenda packet. Please note the location of The Food Co-op Annex, where board meetings are held, has moved to 2110 Lawrence Street

Aug
25
Sat
BEACH EDITION: Wild Edible + Medicinal Plants Walk & Class @ NORTH BEACH PARK
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

 

This exciting class will take you outside (North Beach Park) to identify and learn about common wild edible and medicinal plants along our coastline.

Join our returning wild edible and medicinal plants instructor Nancy Slick and discover the exciting plants that surround you and how to use them in your own home! This class includes a wild walkabout where you will have an opportunity to see and touch edible and medicinal plants near the beach. Learn about bivalves, beach plants and seaweeds.

Dont miss this truly wild adventure!

*CLASS WILL MEET PROMPTLY AT North Beach Park @ 12pm.

Don’t miss this truly wild adventure!

About the instructor

Nancy Slick is an estate planning attorney and wild edible and medicinal plants teacher in the Sequim area. She has been a consultant for the National Geographic television network and has taught plant classes in King, Pierce, Jefferson, Clallam and Kitsap counties, including for Peninsula College, the Kitsap County Park Department and the Kitsap County fifth graders environmental education program.

 

Sep
4
Tue
Board Meeting @ Lawrence Street Annex
Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Owners are invited to attend the monthly board meeting on the first Tuesday of each month and share in a simple meal. There is a 10 minute owner comment period at the beginning of each meeting.

Check the board’s board in the store for the full agenda packet. Please note the location of The Food Co-op Annex, where board meetings are held, has moved to 2110 Lawrence Street

Sep
8
Sat
DIY Mozzerella and Ricotta Cheese @ Market Kitchen
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mozzarella & Ricotta Cheese

In this two hour class, participants will learn how to create both a delicious mozzarella and ricotta cheese. Julie will demonstrate the process from start to finish. Students will learn what milk is best to use, the best temperatures, and the proper container to use for cheese making. Students will also learn about the acidification of the milk proteins, creation of the curds and whey, the proper method for kneading, how to store freshly made cheese and a variety of suggestions and ideas for serving your freshly made mozzarella and ricotta cheese. At the end of the class, students will be invited to enjoy the freshly made cheeses.

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About the Instructor:

Julie is the owner and founder of Oly-Cultures. She has been making kombucha, milk kefir and water kefir for her family and friends for several years. OLY-CULTURES company was started in order to provide people with the information and starter kits to make their own fermented products at home. Julie also teaches a variety of cooking classes on each of her products, sharing what has worked for her over the years. Julie also teaches classes on other fermented foods, such as kimchi, sauerkraut, beet kvass, catsup, mustard and vinegar. Being a native of the Pacific Northwest Julie actively gathers and harvests many of the raw foods native to the area which she incorporates into her dishes and soaps.

Wild Yeast Sourdough Starter @ Market Kitchen
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wild Yeast Sourdough Starter

Learn how to create your own PNW sourdough starter and maintain it. This class will teach how to use wild yeast vs Commercial Yeast (saccharomyces cerevisiae or sugar-eating fungus) when making a fermenting bread. Your sourdough starter can be used in many other wonderful culinary delights: focaccia, pizza dough, brioche, pancakes, English muffins and more. In this hands-on class you will be making your own PNW sourdough starter to take home.

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About the Instructor:

Julie is the owner and founder of Oly-Cultures. She has been making kombucha, milk kefir and water kefir for her family and friends for several years. OLY-CULTURES company was started in order to provide people with the information and starter kits to make their own fermented products at home. Julie also teaches a variety of cooking classes on each of her products, sharing what has worked for her over the years. Julie also teaches classes on other fermented foods, such as kimchi, sauerkraut, beet kvass, catsup, mustard and vinegar. Being a native of the Pacific Northwest Julie actively gathers and harvests many of the raw foods native to the area which she incorporates into her dishes and soaps.

Oct
2
Tue
Board Meeting @ Lawrence Street Annex
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Owners are invited to attend the monthly board meeting on the first Tuesday of each month and share in a simple meal. There is a 10 minute owner comment period at the beginning of each meeting.

Check the board’s board in the store for the full agenda packet. Please note the location of The Food Co-op Annex, where board meetings are held, has moved to 2110 Lawrence Street

Nov
6
Tue
Board Meeting @ Lawrence Street Annex
Nov 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Owners are invited to attend the monthly board meeting on the first Tuesday of each month and share in a simple meal. There is a 10 minute owner comment period at the beginning of each meeting.

Check the board’s board in the store for the full agenda packet. Please note the location of The Food Co-op Annex, where board meetings are held, has moved to 2110 Lawrence Street

Dec
4
Tue
Board Meeting @ Lawrence Street Annex
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Owners are invited to attend the monthly board meeting on the first Tuesday of each month and share in a simple meal. There is a 10 minute owner comment period at the beginning of each meeting.

Check the board’s board in the store for the full agenda packet. Please note the location of The Food Co-op Annex, where board meetings are held, has moved to 2110 Lawrence Street

Jan
1
Tue
Board Meeting @ Lawrence Street Annex
Jan 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Owners are invited to attend the monthly board meeting on the first Tuesday of each month and share in a simple meal. There is a 10 minute owner comment period at the beginning of each meeting.

Check the board’s board in the store for the full agenda packet. Please note the location of The Food Co-op Annex, where board meetings are held, has moved to 2110 Lawrence Street

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