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Description


This program is a series of four classes that will introduce you to the lifestyle, history and culture of the Mediterranean region. Each class has a food focus, Experience olive oil and cheese tasting sessions and learn how to prepare dishes of the Mediterranean, while learning how to plan meals using the health-giving basics of the Mediterranean lifestyle. Learn how local foods and flavors can be part of a healthy eating plan and hear from local producers.

 

This program will:

  • Involve participants in designing and putting the Mediterranean lifestyle into practice in their own lives.
  • Teach participants great tasting ways to prepare foods of the region.
  • Bring participants food focus segments highlighting Mediterranean food ingredients.
  • Engage participants in preparing simple, delicious recipes.
  • Show participants how to stock their pantries and refrigerators.
  • Illustrate how participants can fuel their lives for better health!
  • Help participants design their own healthy lifestyles.

Outline

Classes Meet: 6:00pm - 7:30pm at Mountainrose Vineyards

Class Dates:

  • October 3: Introduction to the Mediterranean Lifestyle
  • October 10: Supporting Healthy Eating and Lifestyle
  • October 17: Applications and Meal Planning
  • October 24: Protein and Seasonings 

Learner Outcomes

Participants will learn:

  • How to cook and prepare food that fits the Mediterranean lifestyle
  • How different Mediterranean foods taste (olive oil, cheeses, vegetables and seasonings)
  • Useful cooking tips
  • The latest information from local food growers and producers about new tasty green and vegetable preparations, health research, and local cheeses

Notes

Registration Deadline: September 30, 2019

Cost: $16 per class, or $60 for all 4 classes*.

Payment Methods: Credit cards, cash and checks accepted**. 

Make checks payable to: Virginia Cooperative Extension Wise County.

Questions: For questions about registration, please send an email to VCE Programs at vceprograms@vt.edu.  For questions about this course offering, please contact Emily Wells, Wise County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences at pomfrey@vt.edu, or call the Wise County Extension Office at 276-328-6194.


* To receive the discount, you must register for all 4 classes in 1 registration.  To apply the discount, please add each class to your cart (one at a time), and then proceed to the checkout screen.  At checkout, be sure to apply the discount to each of the 4 classes.

 

**Your registration is not complete until payment has been received.  Refunds are not available with this program.

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Section Title
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes To You
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Workshop
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Th
Time
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Dates
Oct 03, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Location
  • Mountainrose Vineyards
Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $16.00
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Section Title
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes To You
Type
Workshop
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Dates
Oct 10, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Location
  • Mountainrose Vineyards
Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $16.00
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Section Title
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes To You
Type
Workshop
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Dates
Oct 17, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Location
  • Mountainrose Vineyards
Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $16.00
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Section Title
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes To You
Type
Workshop
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Dates
Oct 24, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Location
  • Mountainrose Vineyards
Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $16.00
Potential Discount(s)
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