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GARDENS ON SPRING CREEK / ADULT Garden-to-Table: Bowled Over: Harvest Soups & Stews Class starts in the three-quarter acre edible garden where students will learn about harvesting the produce used in the cooking class. The cooking portion will celebrate the garden’s best with harvest soups and hearty stews. Acquaint yourself with the art and science of choosing a proper soup pot, building a rich stock, and assembling an incomparable concoction, layer-by-layer, with the bounty of garden veggies. This is a gluten-free class. Gluten-free samples and recipes included. Instructor: Gina Mohr-Callahan, food writer & celiac disease educator with A Fork in the Road Note: Class held outside. Dress for the weather. $5 discount for members of The Gardens. 9/13 Th 5:30-8:00 PM $40 Sketching the Forms & Textures of Nature Spend the afternoon sketching the forms and textures of nature in The Gardens and learn how to apply the right drawing technique to your botanical sketches. After receiving instruction from the teacher, students will sketch independently and them come together for discussion and review. Instructor: Joanie Schneider, Sustainescapes Landscaping Note: Class held outside. Dress for the weather. Bring a water bottle. $3 discount for members of The Gardens. 9/16 Su 1:00 – 4:00 PM $33 Garden-to-Table: Smashing Pumpkins: Cooking with Hard-Shell Garden Squashes Class starts in the three-quarter acre edible garden where students will learn about harvesting the produce used in the cooking class. The cooking portion will explore the world of winter squashes: acorn, butternut, pumpkin, and more. Chock full of nutrients, exquisite flavor, and creamy texture, squashes blend perfectly in soups, curries, casseroles, and chilies. This class will teach you how to cook with them and why we love them. This is a gluten-free class. Gluten-free samples and recipes included. Instructor: Gina Mohr-Callahan, food writer & celiac disease educator with A Fork in the Road Note: Class held outside. Dress for the weather. $5 discount for members of The Gardens. 9/27 Th 5:30-8:00 PM $40 How to Grow Really Good Garlic! Did you know that if you want to be harvesting garlic in the summer you need to plant it in the autumn? In this class, you’ll learn about the different traits of hardneck versus softneck garlic—from ease of peeling to taste and storage—and discover what you need to do to grow really good garlic! Instructor: Mary Miller, Horticulturist at The Gardens on Spring Creek Note: $3 discount for members of The Gardens. 9/29 S 2:30 – 4:00 PM $15 Root Veggies: Harvest produce and learn how to process root veggies. The Gardens on Spring Creek Classes are for 18 years & up unless otherwise noted. Classes are held at The Gardens unless otherwise noted. Registration is taken only by The Gardens: by phone at 970.416.2486 or in-person at 2145 Centre Avenue. The Gardens does not participate in the Reduced Fee Program. Discounts available to Gardens’ members only. Special Events Harvest Festival Celebrate the abundance of the harvest with cooking and urban homesteading workshops, tastings of fresh produce, a marketplace full of local artisans and food producers, entertainment, kids’ activities, and food vendors. 9/22 Sa 10:00 AM-3:00 PM $2.00 suggested donation Halloween Enchanted Garden The Gardens on Spring Creek is delightfully transformed into the Halloween Enchanted Garden for just a single day of the year! Take part in a day of amusement for young children. Wear a costume and be ready for some magical (never frightening!) fun. You can count on visiting with the legendary Talking Pumpkin, listening to a Halloween story – or two—with the Reading Retriever, playing Halloween games, and creating seasonal crafts. Location: The Gardens on Spring Creek 10/27 Sa 10:00 AM-2:00 PM $3.00 per child at door Adult Garden-to-Table: “Digging” Root Veggies & Unearthing Underground Flavor Class starts in the three-quarter acre edible garden where students will learn about harvesting the produce used in the cooking class. In this class you’ll learn how to process and cook the root veggies you grow in your own garden. Delicious, yet simple, recipes will be sampled. You’ll “dig” discovering the wonderful tastes of beets, potatoes, parsnips and more! Instructor: Scott Hapner, Local Food Specialist with Chef Happy’s Gourmet Note: Class held outside. Dress for the weather. $5 discount for members of The Gardens. 9/6 Th 5:30-8:00 PM $40 76 FALL 2012 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR STAY CONNECTED http://www.FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recreator - Fall 2012

Recreator - Fall 2012
Contents
From Recreation Director
Registration Information
Facility Profiles
Calendar of Events
Adaptive Recreation
Alternative Programs
Aqua Fitness
Low Intensity
Medium Intensity
High Intensity
Aquatics
Learn-to-Swim
Adult
Lifeguard Training
Diving
Arts & Crafts
Adult
Pottery
Youth
Dance & Movement
Adult
Youth
Early Learning
Parent with Child
Education & Enrichment
Adult
Youth
The Farm
Fitness
Gardens on Spring Creek
Ice Skating
Speed Skating
Youth
Adult
Youth Hockey
Outdoor Recreation
Adult
Youth
Sports
Adult
Youth
Youth Team Sports
50 Plus
Clubs & Organizations
Services
Social Opportunities
Events
Trips & Travel
Age Index

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