Farmers Market offers series of classes this summer
The Carrboro Farmers Market is offering a second season of community canning workshops starting today.
April McGreger of Farmers Daughter will teach two sessions on how to make kimchi at 4 and 5 p.m. Kimchi is a fermented Korean dish similar to sauerkraut.
You must sign up ahead of time because space is limited. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate which session you would like to attend. Participants will take home a jar of kimchi to ferment at home.
Workshops are $15 to participate, and free to observe. Bring cash or a check written out to The Carrboro Farmers Market. Proceeds go to the markets Market Match Program, which helps consumers who shop using food stamps at the market.
The market is at 301 W. Main St., next to Carrboros Town Hall. This is the first of a series of canning workshops this summer. For details about other upcoming workshops, go to carrborofarmersmarket.com.
Drink beer, taste barbecue
Whole Foods in Cary is hosting its beer and barbecue festival from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday.
You can purchase seven beer tasting tickets for $5 or pay $10 for unlimited beer tasting. Barbecue plates with pulled pork, coleslaw and a roll cost $7 each. Proceeds benefit the Western Wake Farmers Market.
Some participating breweries include Aviator Brewing Co., Carolina Brewing Co., Lone Rider Brewing Co., Foggy Ridge Cider, Duck Rabbit Craft Brewery, Foothills Brewing and Red Oak Brewery.
The Whole Foods in Cary is at 102 New Waverly Place. For more information, call 919-816-8830.
Win a Gourmet cookbook
For those who miss Gourmet magazine, Im giving away a copy of Gourmet Italian: All-Time Favorite Recipes. You know the drill: Go to blogs.newsobserver.com/Mouthful, leave a comment below the post about the giveaway before noon June 15.
Ill choose a winner at random. Good luck!