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Cooking, Crafting & Collecting Classes

In this new after school workshop with Jane Mossa of The Pink Rhubarb children will learn farm-to-table methods and enjoy an edible education through different hands-on activities each week.

The Pink Rhubarb believes in cultivating, growing and maintaining skills in cooking, gardening and craft.  This after school program teaches future generations how to enjoy using their hands in the kitchen, garden or at the table.  The Pink Rhubarb provides opportunities for independence and creative learning while teaching children essential life skills that are enjoyable to explore together. Jane started The Pink Rhubarb after many years cooking professionally for corporations, as an executive chef and owning her own catering company.  




Week 1: Strawberry Preserves

Together we will explore how to make the Strawberry preserves using springtime’s best fruits. We will see if we can use less sugar and learn how to jar safely while discovering what pectin is and how to make other simple and easy fruit preserves.



Week 2: Breadmaking 

Learn how to make fresh bread using a sourdough starter, biga and explore all the essentials to baking a successful loaf of bread!




Week 3: Bundle Dying with Natural Pigments and Flowers 

Beautiful natural hues of color using food scraps, flowers and plants will be used to make natural colors to dye with. You don’t have to look very far to find colors in the kitchen and garden. Together we will learn how to bundle wrap and steam to extract a variety of subtle colors.



Week 4: Vegetable Fermentation

Unleash your experimental side and find out why fermented foods are a great way to improve your health. Chopping, grating and slicing a variety of vegetables to make an Asian inspired slaw with soy and sesame. Also learn how to craft a small batch of pickles and discover how we can easily create a healthy gut reaction.


$175 members / $190 non-members
Includes all supplies