Kids in the Kitchen -
Cooking Class just for Kids!
It’s summer, it’s time for lunch, and you are the chef! You will create yummy and good-for-you food that is easy, fun to make, and fun to share with family and friends. Each class features a beverage, soup, lunch dish, and dessert. Come hungry! You’ll get recipes to take home.
On the menu for Thursday, July 19, 11 - 1 pm
Healthy Soda Pop
Avocado White Bean Wrap
Healthy Banana Split
On the menu for Thursday, August 23, 11 - 1 pm
Cold Peach Soup
These classes are appropriate for children ages 9 - 12. Sign your child up at Customer Service or call 947-0191. Cost: $20/members or $25 non-members. If your kids like to hang out in the kitchen, these classes are just the ticket!
Food Preservation Classes sponsored by Oryana
Oryana, in conjunction with Michigan State University Extension Service, is pleased to offer a 3-part series of food preservation classes. These classes will demystify the art of canning, freezing, and drying so that you can preserve the bounty of the season in your own kitchen.
Cost: All 3 for $20 or $10 each payable at class Registration: please RSVP at Customer Service in person or by calling 947-0191 Class location: 520 West Front Street, Ste A, Traverse City, next to the fire station. Read more about the classes.
Digestive Health Series Part II Video
If you doubt that your gut has anything to do with your immune system or your overall state of health, then watch this enlightening, highly informative video featuring Randy Scwartz of Heart Lock Health Coaching, and Heather Campbell, MS, RD, of Shoreline Center for Healing, both in Traverse City. The video is about 50 minutes long and well worth the time. Click here for video.
Member Appreciation Days
Coming up Wednesday, July 25 and Thursday, July 26. Member-owners receive 10% off. Stock up and save on your favorite items. We will have plenty of great demos and other fun stuff going on. A hot dog cookout on Wednesday with live music and free snow cones on Thursday. Details here. Not a member yet? Join and save!
Summer Produce at Oryana
With summer in full swing and farmers markets galore in every town, it's a great time to shop and eat local. Our produce department is getting more and more beautiful vegetables from our organic farmers so if you can't make it to your nearest farmers market, stop by here and enjoy a great selection of fresh veggies. Here is partial list of what we have right now:
red and swiss chard
red and green lettuce
summer squash and zucchini
curly and flatleaf parsley
red and green cabbage
bok choy, sen posai
red and green kale
Need inspiration for how to cook your local veggies? Check out the recipe page on our website. We are continuously adding new recipes so check back often.