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  • Guest instructor, Nohemi Valencia,  owner of The Portland Salsa Co. will be demonstrating her favorite authentic salsa recipes including salsa verde, salsa roja, and guacamole. She’ll also share her freezer method; yielding delicious fresh tasting salsa all year long, even when there are no fresh ingredients to be had! Enjoy samples ranging from somewhat mild to definitely wild. Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.
  • Farmer Justin will be on-hand to teach you how to dry fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables. With a food dehydrator so you'll be able to stock up for year-round savings and enjoy the taste of summer in the dead of winter! Don't have a food dehydrator? Attend the class and receive a 20% discount on all dehydrators in stock. This is a free class but registration is appreciated. Saturday, October 12, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.
  • Kick off the upcoming holiday season with a beautiful hand made fall wreath! With the use of dried pods, berries, moss, branches, and other material, you'll learn how to create a one of a kind wreath you'll be proud to hang on your door or inside your home. We’ll send you off with it “ready to hang” on your front door or inside on your wall. No experience needed. Reservation and payment for this class are required by Wednesday, September 25th. Sorry, no refunds after September 25th. Saturday, September 28, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.
  • Join MJ of Guidetti's Kitchen, as she covers the foundations of creating a delicious tomato sauce, a (sugar-free!) ketchup, and a BBQ sauce your friends will want the recipe for! We will use tomatoes fresh from the Blooming Junction farm for this class! Saturday, August 17, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.
  • Sample and smell herbs commonly grown in the PNW grown on the Blooming Junction farm. MJ of Guidetti's Kitchen will show you how to use them in your kitchen, successfully grow them, and the best practices for harvesting and drying herbs for future use. Saturday, August 3, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.
  • Capture the flavor of fall with homemade applesauce! Farmer Justin will show you how easy it is, share his favorite recipes, and send you home with a sample of your own! The produce stand carries several varieties of apples perfect for making applesauce – get creative and come up with your own blend. Saturday, October 5, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.
  • Kombucha is a fermented beverage dating back almost 3,000 years and has been used in many cultures as a beneficial drink for digestion, inflammation, immune function, and countless other uses. Come learn the ins and outs of brewing this bubbly probiotic drink from Blooming Junction's own, Farmer Justin. Saturday, November 9, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.
  • Start the fresh produce season by learning to make fresh strawberry jam. Farmer Justin will share his favorite low-sugar freezer jam recipe so you can enjoy delicious Oregon strawberries all year long! This class will include a demonstration and a small jar of jam to take home with you. Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.
  • Late summer brings loads of tomatoes, and they all seem to ripen at once! If you are feeling overwhelmed with your tomato bounty and need to liven up your tomato repertoire, this class is for you! MJ of Guidetti's Kitchen will share recipes, samples, and demos with you. Join us for inspiration and new ideas for tomato use and storage! Saturday, August 24, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attendee information is entered during checkout.