Gardening and Cooking Classes

Knife skills austin, cooking classes austin, gardening classes austin, food gardening, austin texas, fundamental cooking classes austin, intro to food gardening austin

The for-fee classes and free trainings listed here are held at SFC’s facilities. All proceeds from our for-fee offerings support our free programs and efforts to improve access to nutritious, affordable food for low-income residents and communities facing health disparities and food insecurity in and around Central Texas.

To find out more about our free Grow Local "Intro to Food Gardening Class Series", contact lucinda@sustainablefoodcenter.org. For info on our free The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre® "Community Cooking Class Series", contact molly@sustainablefoodcenter.org.

Gift Certificates

Give the gift that keeps on giving! Click to here to purchase class gift certificates »

Error: The item you selected is not currently available.
Browse Classes
Search
10:00am-12:00pm. Guest instructor Akshaya Chinapa Reddy will guide you through the techniques that go into making delicious Indian curries by exploring curry made 3 ways: coconut-based curry, tomato-based curry, and a simple dhal (lentil curry).
$40.00 
6:30-8:30pm. Learn how to slice, dice, chop and chiffonade like a pro. You'll go home with a ready-to-use vegetable bounty, and recipes that use those veggies!
$35.00 
10/15 | 10/22 | 10/30. 6:30-8:30pm. Buy all three "Butchery for the Home Cook" classes for 20% off the total price. In this series you will learn how to choose, cut, handle, season and prepare meats commonly used in home cooking.
$96.00 
6:30-8:30pm. In this hands-on class, participants will learn how to cut up a whole chicken; techniques for deboning; how to make chicken stock; safe meat handling and several recipes that will show you how to make the most of this versatile bird.
$40.00 
6:30-8:30pm. In this class, we will review primal cuts of meat, as well as the smaller, retail cuts you will find at SFC Farmer's Markets and in grocery stores. You will learn ways to prep meat for cooking, and several basic cooking methods including: searing, braising and roasting.
$40.00 
Oct 23 & 24, 6:00-8:00pm Help make lessons and concepts come alive in the garden! This 2-part training is for teachers, parents, and community members who would like to build their skills in using the school garden as an outdoor classroom using garden-themed lessons. Peer facilitators will share classroom management best practices and a variety of TEKS-aligned K-12 lessons.
FREE 
6:30-8:30pm. In this class, you will learn step-by-step how to choose, prep and grind a variety of meats. Then, you will transform them into the best burgers, meatballs and sausage patties you've ever tasted.
$40.00 
1:00pm-4:00pm. This class is dedicated to learning how to inspect a honey bee hive, and is perfect for new beekeepers, or those preparing to start their own hives soon. Learn how, when, and why you should conduct hive inspections.
$95.00 
6:30-8:30pm. Learn how to slice, dice, chop and chiffonade like a pro. You'll go home with a ready-to-use vegetable bounty, and recipes that use those veggies!
$35.00 
10:00am-1:00pm. Join SFC Farmers' Market Vendor El Cruz Ranch for our annual tamalada! Learn how to make authentic Mexican tamales step-by-step, from making fresh masa and fillings to wrapping and steaming. You'll even create your own tamales to take home, ready to freeze or cook and eat.
$70.00 
10:00am-1:00pm. Join SFC Farmers' Market Vendor El Cruz Ranch for our annual tamalada! Learn how to make authentic Mexican tamales step-by-step, from making fresh masa and fillings to wrapping and steaming. You'll even create your own tamales to take home, ready to freeze or cook and eat.
$70.00 

Original text