Easy Outdoor Cooking

Sunday, September 12 2021 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM [CDT]

1620 College Court Pl, Iowa City, IA, 52245, United States

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Sunday, September 12 2021 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM [CDT]

Kardos Wellness Residence, 1620 College Court Pl, Iowa City, IA, 52245, United States.

Does food taste better when cooked outside? We think so!

During this class, we will talk about the benefits of outdoor cooking and present many fun and easy ways to enjoy meals outside. Simple snacks will be prepared for nibbling and hands-on learning.

Please bring personal cups and plates to minimize use of paperware.

Yummy food is generously provided by New Pioneer Co-op.

Masks are optional for fully vaccinated people and 6' distancing is still recommended.

Fee: $5 per family (up to 4 people)

Backyard Abundance members can register for free. Backyard Abundance members can register for free. Learn about membership.

Please register soon: The class is limited to 15 families and it is expected to fill quickly.

We meet at the residential landscape of Jen Kardos, 1620 College Court Pl, Iowa City. Street parking is limited so please consider taking the bus or walking if you’re in the neighborhood.

Taught by Caitlin MacDougall and Jen Kardos, happy gardeners at Backyard Abundance.
• Caitlin’s years of gardening and outdoor activities with children will help you answer questions about helping your kiddos and plants thrive outside.
• Jen leverages her knowledge as a horticultural therapist and functional medicine health coach to help you understand the wellness benefits of gardening and the specific health properties of each plant.

This class is part of the “Urban Bushcrafting for Families” series. Learn about all the classes.
• Grow Easy Fruits
• Grow Easy Vegetables and Herbs
• Forage Wild Edibles
• Grow Herbal Tea
• Build a Toad House
• Track Backyard Critters
• Easy Outdoor Cooking
• Grow Herbs in Turfgrass
• Grow Easy Pollinator Habitat

This program was created in conjunction with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department and is funded by the DNR Resource Enhancement and Protection Conservation Education Program (REAP CEP). It would not be possible without these sponsors and supporters. Please frequent these generous organizations to thank them for donations of materials and funds.
• Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department: https://www.icgov.org/?id=1082
• DNR REAP CEP: https://www.iowadnr.gov/Conservation/REAP/REAP-Grants
• 100 Grannies: https://100grannies.org
• Earl May Garden Center: https://www.earlmay.com/locations/iowa-city-iowa
• The Housing Fellowship: https://housingfellowship.com/
• Master Gardeners of Johnson County: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/johnson/yard-gardenhorticulture
• New Pioneer Food Co-op: https://www.NewPi.coop
• #FeedABee: https://www.feedabee.com

Cancellation policy

We charge a small cancellation fee of $2.00 to cover online transaction charges.

If you cannot attend, please cancel as soon as possible so others may attend in your place.

Backyard Abundance is an educational nonprofit that helps people create and experience environmentally-beneficial landscapes.

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