Summer Salads

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

5:00 to 6:00    Cooking and Gardening Workshops          

6:00 to 7:00    Potluck Picnic

7:00 to 8:00   Games and Watering

Gardening Workshop  

  •  Watering, Weeding, Mulching and Caring for the Garden
  •  Picking Lettuce, Peas, Garlic Scapes                                                                        

Cooking Workshop    

  •   Let's talk Salads.....Toss in Edible Flowers and Fresh Herbs
  •   Let's Talk Rhubarb....Salad Dressing, Salsa and Chutney                                                               

Potluck Picnic             

  • Smashed Potato Salad
  • Egg Salad
  • Roasted Rhubarb Salad with Cucumbers and Peas
  • Sunshine Rhubarb Lemonade
Roasted Rhubarb Salad

Roasted Rhubarb Salad

Relish the Summer!

5:00 to 6:00    Cooking and Gardening Workshops          

6:00 to 7:00    Potluck Picnic

7:00 to 8:00   Pie Auction Planning and Organizing

Gardening Workshop  

  •  Seeds, Planting and Saving
  •  Garlic Harvest                                                                           

Cooking Workshop    

  •   Slaws and Salads
  •   Oven Roasting and Drying
  •   Grilling                                                               

Potluck Picnic             

  • Hot Dogs with Relishes from the Garden
  • Cabbage Slaw and Kale Salad
  • Minted Iced Tea and Watermelon Limeade
Pickles and Relishes

Pickles and Relishes

August in Loring Schoolyard Garden

August 7th, 2016

 5:00 to 6:00    Cooking and Gardening Workshops           

 6:00 to 7:00    Potluck Picnic

 7:00 to 8:00   Corn Shucking Contest

 

Gardening Workshop  

  •  Herbs and Flowers, Seed Saving
  •  Leaves and Teas

                                                                           

Cooking Workshop     

  •  Preserving Corn, Peppers and Tomatoes
  •  Corn Relish and Pickles

                                                                       

Potluck Picnic            

  • Watermelon Limeade
  • Pickled Beans, Beets and Carrots
  • Corn Salad with Roasted Tomatoes
Roasted Tomatoes

Roasted Tomatoes

It's Summer!

July 24th, 2016

5:00 to 6:00    Cooking and Gardening Workshops           
6:00 to 7:00    Potluck Picnic
7:00 to 8:00   Garden Games

Gardening Workshop  

  • Maintaining Herb and Flower Beads, Dead Heading

  • What’s Ripe and What’s Not

 Cooking Workshop  

  • Peeled, Grated or Chopped to make Relishes, Salads and Slaws

  • Cold Summer Soups, Tomato and Melon Gazpacho

Potluck Picnic          

  • Watermelon Gazpacho

  • Kohlrabi Slaw, Carrot Relish, and Potato Salad with Green Beans

  • Cucumber Borage Water

 

Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Summer in Loring Schoolyard Garden


July 10th, 2016
5:00 to 6:00    Cooking and Gardening Workshops
6:00 to 7:00    Potluck Picnic
7:00 to 8:00   Bring a Jar! Your family will make Herb and Spiced Vinegars or Oils to take home.


Gardening Workshop  

  • Companion and Succession Plantings
  • Good and Bad Bugs

                                                                           

Cooking Workshop    

  •  Garden Fresh Fillings for French Baguettes
  •   Infusions for Water, Vinegars and Oils
  • Fruited Syrups

                                                                          

Potluck Picnic              

  • Baquettes with Vegetable Peeler Slaw
  • Cheese Balls Rolled in Herbs and Served in Day Lillies
  •  Cherry and Lavender Soda
Gooseberry and Elderflower Syrup

Gooseberry and Elderflower Syrup

Summertime Picnics and Workshops

 

June 26th, 2016
5:00 to 6:00    Cooking and Gardening Workshops           

6:00 to 7:00     Potluck Picnic

7:00 to 8:00     Raspberry Picking & Cherry Pitting Contest!


Gardening Workshop  

  • What’s a Weed?   
  • How to Water…
  • Staking Tomato and Cucumber Vines

Cooking Workshop    

  •  Fruit Salsas with Rhubarb and Cherries
  •  Rhubarb and Cherry Shrubs

Potluck Picnic              

  • Carnitas with Roasted Sweet Potatoes
  •  Minted Cherry Pico de Gallo  and Rhubarb Salsa

 

    

Sour Cherry Pico de Gallo

Sour Cherry Pico de Gallo

PLANT SALE THIS WEEKEND!

This weekend is the Loring Schoolyard Garden Plant Sale to benefit Kids Cook Classroom! 
Join us Friday, May 6th (3-6pm) and Saturday, May 7th (9am-noon ... later if it rains). Keep reading for more info. See you in the garden!

4th and 5th grade students have been dividing and transplanting plants from their schoolyard garden. There will be kitchen herbs, raspberries potted in milk cartons, seed packets, rhubarb, ginger, horseradish, mothers day herbs in a pot, kitchen salts, lemon balm sugars and more! Also, bring a pot and we'll divide prairie and pollinator plants.

100% of sales are used for cooking, gardening, and nature activities at Loring Community School.

Loring Schoolyard Garden
2600 44th Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55412

Questions? Contact Robin.krause56@gmail.com

DINNER PARTY PLANS

Let’s collaborate and plan a lunch, happy hour or dinner party that’s centered around a cooking class!

Here's how it works:

  • You’ll invite 6 to 10 friends.
  • I’ll comb through ideas, suggest a menu or two.
  • I’ll organize, shop, and bring fresh ingredients to your kitchen.
  • We’ll cook and taste, and learn tips and techniques.
  • We’ll gather at your table, make a toast to “cooks in the kitchen”.

Pricing (approximate):
LUNCH: $20.00 per person for 1 ½ hour Classes
HAPPY HOUR: $30.00 per person for 2 hour Classes
DINNER PARTY: $40.00 per person for 3 hour Classes
FAMILY NIGHT: $100.00 per family plus ingredient costs