Market Baskets 2019

July 7, 2019 @ 10:00AM — December 31, 2019 @ 11:00PM

The Market Baskets Program teaches food skills by providing free, hands-on cooking classes and demonstrations to the La Crosse Community.

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Please check your ticket for location. For classes at the YMCA, please go to the front desk for directions to the cooking class. Class descriptions are below.

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Jamming!
14 tickets left! Available For 1 More Day!

7/20 at the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse

$0
Everything Basil
18 tickets left! Available For 8 More Days!

7/27: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse

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Beans, Beans...
18 tickets left! Available For 15 More Days!

8/3: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse

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Tomatoes, Tomatoes everywhere.
18 tickets left! Available For 50 More Days!

9/7: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse

$0
Apple Affair
15 tickets left! Available For 64 More Days!

9/21: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse

$0
Pumpkin Preservation
17 tickets left! Available For 69 More Days!

9/26: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse

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Classes are a part of Hillview Urban Agriculture Center’s Market Baskets program and are presented with the collaboration of Extension La Crosse County, the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, and the Viterbo Dietetics program. Food is donated by Hunger Task Force & the Kane Street Garden and the Community Food Forest at the Y.


NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Jamming | July 20th

Heather R. Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County & Stephanie Shaw, Nutrition Education Coordinator, LA CROSSE AREA FAMILY YMCA

Learn how to make jam from raspberries and currants using a hot-water bath to make it shelf stable. (THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 20)

Time: 10:00am–12:00pm
Location: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse, WI. 54601


NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Everything Basil | July 27

Amy Shea of Wisewater Botanicals & Sundry

Got pesto? Learn what to do with all of the basil we have now. (THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 20)

Time: 9:00am–11:00pm
Location: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse, WI. 54601


NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Beans, Beans… | August 3

Heather R. Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County & Roxanne Aubrey Marina, Hillview Urban Agriculture Center.

Learn how to prepare and pressure can beans. (THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 20)

Time: 9:00am–11:00pm
Location: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse, WI. 54601


NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Salsa at the Market | August 16

Heather R. Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County

Come on over to the Cameron Street Market and make your own pico de gallo or salsa using the YMCA’s blender bike.

Time: TBD
Location: Cameron Farmers Market, La Crosse, WI. 54601


NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Salsa at Washburn | August 17

Stephanie Shaw, Nutrition Education Coordinator, LA CROSSE AREA FAMILY YMCA

Come on over to the Washburn Gardens and make your own pico de gallo or salsa using the YMCA’s blender bike.

Time: TBD
Location: Washburn Neighborhood Garden, Division St between 9th and 10th, La Crosse, WI. 54601


Cooking with five or fewer ingredients | September 10

Cooking can be overwhelming when working with many ingredients. Join the Viterbo Dietetic Interns in simplifying cooking, while still producing a tasty meal. On Tuesday, September 10thfrom 12-2PMregister for a Market Basket’s cooking demonstration at Southside Community Center on ‘5 ingredients or less’ meals! Contact Marilyn Burkhart burkhartm@cityoflacrosse.orgfor more details.

Time: 12:00pm–2:00pm
Location: South Side Neighborhood Center

REGISTER HERE


NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Tomatoes, tomatoes everywhere | September 7

Heather R. Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County & Roxanne Aubrey Marina, Hillview Urban Agriculture Center.

How to process your tomatoes for what you need. Prepping, freezing, and canning. (THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 20)

Time: 9:00am–11:00pm
Location: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse, WI. 54601


Using herbs/spices | September 17

Not sure how to season your dishes?! Register for a Market Basket’s cooking demonstration, where the Viterbo Dietetic Interns will explore‘Herbs & Spices’ on Tuesday, September 17thfrom 12-2PM at the Southside Community Center.Contact Marilyn Burkhart burkhartm@cityoflacrosse.orgfor more details.

Time: 12:00pm–2:00pm
Location: South Side Neighborhood Center

REGISTER HERE


NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Apple Affair | September 21

Stephanie Shaw, Nutrition Education Coordinator, LA CROSSE AREA FAMILY YMCA

What can you do to save the great apple flavor all year? Learn different apple recipes and preservation techniques. (THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 20)

Time: 9:00am–11:00pm
Location: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse, WI. 54601


NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Fermentation | October (tbd)

(Class not finalized)


Cooking with five or fewer ingredients | October 1

Youth are open to join the Viterbo Dietetic Interns for a cooking demonstration focusing on “Cooking with 5 or Fewer Ingredients” at the BGC North on Tuesday, October 1stfrom 4-5pm.

Time: 4:00apm–5:00pm
Location: Erickson Boys & Girls Club

REGISTER HERE


Cooking with five or fewer ingredients | October 9


Time: 3:00pm–4:00pm
Location: Coulee Recovery Center

Join the Viterbo Dietetic Students for a cooking demonstration focusing on “Cooking with 5 or Fewer Ingredients” on Wednesday, October 9thfrom 3-4pm at the Coulee Recovery Center.



Cooking with five or fewer ingredients |

October 9th
(for residents only)

Time: 2:00pm–3:00pm
Location: High rise (Stokke)

NO REGISTRATION. FOR RESIDENTS ONLY


Cooking with five or fewer ingredients | October 14

Time: 3:00pm–4:00pm
Location: Coulee Recovery Center

Join the Viterbo Dietetic Students for a cooking demonstration focusing on “Cooking with 5 or Fewer Ingredients” on Wednesday, October 9th from 3-4pm at the Coulee Recovery Center.



Cooking with Kale & Other Leafy Greens | Monday, October 14th (for residents only)

Time: 2:00pm–3:00pm
Location: High rise (Forest Park)

Join the Viterbo Dietetic Students for a cooking demonstration focusing on “Cooking with Kale & Other Leafy Greens” on Monday, October 14thfrom 2-3pm at Forest Park.

NO REGISTRATION. FOR RESIDENTS ONLY



NEW! PRESERVATION SERIES
Pumpkin Preservation | October 26th

Stephanie Shaw | Nutrition Education Coordinator, LA CROSSE AREA FAMILY YMCA & Roxanne Aubrey Marina, Hillview Urban Agriculture Center.

Want all of your pumpkin recipes to be out of this world? Learn how to preserve pumpkin for the best taste. (THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 20)

Time: 9:00am–11:00pm
Location: La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 1140 Main Street, La Crosse, WI. 54601


If you believe your community would benefit from a Market Baskets class, please contact our program coordinator, Natalie Kostman