Fresh Food In the City

Whether you need fresh new ideas or you're making an effort to get away from processed foods, you're sure to find these cooking programs helpful! Start by learning how to make easy homemade baby food, then learn how to pick out fresh produce, and finally discover easy make ahead meals. But don't forget to mark it on your calendar! It's all coming up in the next two weeks!

Join us on Sunday, June 2 at 2 p.m. at the Sam Gary Branch, as Clelia McVay from Happy Baby Foods shows you how to make healthy, homemade baby food. She'll demonstrate how to avoid allergens and create healthy food for your baby.

Learn how to select local produce from Beverly Grant of Mo Betta Greens Market. Beverly will guide you through the selection process, including what to get, where to get it, and when to buy it. She will demo recipes, including juices and nut milks and even give you ideas for your garden bounty! Monday, June 3 at 6 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch.

Get away from processed foods and learn how It's Always Better Homemade with Monica Kadillak. Monica will show you what products are worth your effort, such as mayonnaise, mustard, yogurt and more! Recipes & samples included. Choose from 2 sessions: Monday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch, or Saturday, June 15 at 2 p.m. at the Smiley Branch.

Monica Kadillak to the rescue with Make Ahead Meals! Monica will provide recipes and samples of great meals to make ahead, freeze, and use on those days when you just don't have time to cook. Saturday, June 8 at 3 p.m. at the Ross-University Hills Branch.

Written by Emily Funk on May 30, 2013

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