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Community workshops and chef demonstrations scheduled

Posted 3/16/2017

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers their expertise

Zion Garden Park raised beds

Zion Garden Park raised beds.

The Zion Garden Park, an agricultural assistance program, along with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, is offering free community workshops with chef demonstrations during the spring/summer.

Each workshop, held on Saturday’s through July, will begin at 9 a.m. followed by a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m. The workshops are being presented by Cooperative Extension’s Social Horticulturist, Angela O’Callaghan, and Faculty Instructor, Aurora Buffington. The first six chef demonstrations are being coordinated by Create a Change Now and the last four cooking demonstrations are being coordinated by Cooperative Extension.

Topics include planning healthy meals in minutes; growing fruit at home; meal planning for diabetes; organic gardening; and more.

Along with Cooperative Extension and Create a Change Now, program partners include the Conservation District of Southern Nevada.

The free workshops are held at Zion United Methodist Church, 2108 Revere St., North Las Vegas, Nev.

For more information on exact dates and topics, email or call Barbara Wardlaw at Register online Conservation District of Southern Nevada. Walk-ins are welcome.

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