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Tea Tasting: Savoring New
Alexis Siemons
Tea Consultant and Writer, Teaspoons & Petals

Welcome the autumn season with a tea tasting workshop featuring fall flavors. Join Alexis Siemons, local tea consultant and writer of Teaspoons & Petals, a website/blog, for an afternoon tea tasting and pairing workshop. Alexis is certified in the Foundations of Tea (Level 1 & 2) by the Specialty Tea Institute, a division of the Tea Association of the U.S.A. Sip three teas from China, Japan, and Taiwan steeped to reveal the earthy, rich, roasted and subtly sweet flavors of fall, all
while learning of their origin and proper tea techniques. Each tea will be paired with a sweet or savory small bite to explore ways in which tea can elevate the tasting experience for a modern afternoon tea. Whether you are new to the world of tea or consider yourself a seasoned steeper, come enjoy this tea-infused gathering. This class meets at the Horticulture Center at Bloomfield Farm. Look for the paved road across Northwestern Avenue from the public garden entrance. Park in the lot and follow the signs to the Horticulture Center.

Sunday, September 27, 2 - 4 p.m.
Single class scheduled on 9/27/2015 at 2:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $35.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.

Introduction to Canning
Marisa McClellan
Author of "Food in Jars"

Join local food blogger and cookbook author Marisa McClellan for a class on how to save seasonal fruits and vegetables using the boiling water bath canning method. She will demonstrate how to safely can from start to finish, using a batch of pear vanilla jam. Marisa will talk about best canning practices and will give you the knowledge and empowerment necessary to tackle a wide array of preserves. This will be a useful and eye-opening class for first time canners and those who want to refresh their rusty skills. All attendees will go home with an introductory canning guide and a small jar of jam made in class. This class meets at the Horticulture Center at Bloomfield Farm. Enter the Arboretum on the road opposite from the public garden entrance. Park in the parking lot and follow the signs to the Horticulture Center.

Saturday, October 17, 10 a.m. - 12 noon
Single class scheduled on 10/17/2015 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $40.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $45.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $40.00 ea.

Soups, Stews, and Braises: A One Pot Adventure!
Josh Hunter
Morris Arboretum Chef, and Owner, Company's Coming Catering

Join chef Josh Hunter this fall as he demonstrates how to prepare delicious cold weather comfort food. Start off with traditional black bean soup with chorizo, hearty Yankee pot roast, classic osso bucco,
and beer-braised short ribs. There is no need to fill the kitchen sink with pots and pans when you can prepare delicious meals with just one pot. Be prepared to scintillate your taste buds as samples will be available.

Saturday, November 14, 1- 3 p.m.
Single class scheduled on 11/14/2015 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $35.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.

Kid’s Holiday Cookies

Josh Hunter
Morris Arboretum Chef, and Owner, Company's Coming Catering

Bring the kids by for some fun holiday baking and decorating with chef Josh Hunter from Company’s Coming Catering. In this hands-on class your young ones will make gingerbread people, sugar cookies, chocolate chip, and spritz cookies. With guided instruction, your little bakers will prepare, bake (adults will do this part), and decorate cookies to bring home proudly. Bring a container to take home your cookies.

Saturday, December 12, 1 - 3 p.m.
Single class scheduled on 12/12/2015 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $25.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

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