April events at Bluff Country Co-op


Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.

Discussion: Migrant farmers in Rushford, Minn.
Tuesday, April 3, 6-7 p.m.
Farmers from Featherstone Farm in Rushford share their experiences with migrant workers on the farm and in the community.

Class: Holistic benefits of essential oils
Saturday, April 7, 10 a.m. to noon
Create essential oil blends for physical and emotional wellness with Joyce Sobotta. Handouts, essential oils, carriers, bottles and jars are included. There is a $17 fee for Bluff Country Co-op (BCC) owners — $20 for non-owners.

Class: No-bake treats
Tuesday, April 10, 6-8 p.m.
BCC Produce Lead Hanna Jaszewski will demonstrate how to make delicious treats suitable for vegan and paleo diets.

Class: Introduction to charcuterie
Friday, April 13, 6-8 p.m.
Discover new kinds of flavors and textures in charcuterie in this interactive taste-and-tell class. Jennifer Sanborn will review items that would pair well on a charcuterie platter and explain how the different charcuterie products relate to each other, as well as the methods and food traditions that created them. This is an opportunity to learn as much as you’d like about meat and fish preservation, and how the major kinds of charcuterie are produced around the world — in a small or a large scale.

Class: Cooking around the world
Saturday, April 14, 10-11:30 a.m.
Winona State University international students will demonstrate how to make a dish from their home country’s cuisine (TBA).

Herb class: Allergies again!
Wednesday, April 18, 6-7:30 p.m.
Local clinical herbalist Bonnie Kreckow provides information on allergies and how herbs may help control them.

Class: Kids Cook! Earth Day seedling muffins
Saturday, April 21, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
In this fun and interactive class, kids 12 and under will celebrate Earth Day by preparing and sampling healthy muffins.

Herb class: Plant identification
Sunday, April 22, 1-3 p.m.
The Winona Herbal Education Society offers a free, monthly class for those interested in learning about herbs. A suggested donation of $5 per person will be accepted.

Class: Brewing kombucha at home
Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. to noon
Kombucha is a popular fermented tea drink believed to have many health benefits. Learn how to make this tasty drink and get a free SCOBY so you can brew your own at home!


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