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June 2018

Food For Thought Book Club Meeting

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat by Barry Estabrook Pig Tales presents a lively portrait of those farmers who are taking an alternative approach, like one Danish producer that has a far more eco-friendly and humane system of pork production, and new, small family farms with free-range heritage pigs raised on antibiotic-free diets. It is possible to raise pigs responsibly and respectfully in a way that is good for producers, consumers, and some of the top chefs in…

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July 2018

Jerky Making Basics

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Eastside Library, 524 S. Stone St.
Spokane, WA 99202 United States
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Make your own jerky!

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August 2018

Pressure Canning Basics

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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$15 – $20

Come learn the principles of pressure canning

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Pressure Canning Basics

August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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$15 – $20

Become familiar with Pressure Canning

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Tomatoes and Salsa

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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$15 – $20

Discuss options for preserving plain tomatoes, tomato sauce, spaghetti sauce and tomato juice.

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Tomatoes and Salsa

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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So many things to make with tomatoes

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Hands on Sauerkraut

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, WA 99202 United States
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$15 – $20

Sauerkraut...So Healthy! So Easy!

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Hands on Sauerkraut

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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$15 – $20

Sauerkraut...So healthy, So Easy!

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Pickling

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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$15 – $20

Learn the process of making delicious pickles, relishes, and chutneys

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Pickling

August 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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$15 – $20

Let's learn how to make pickles

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September 2018

Food For Thought Book Club Meeting

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor by Mark Schatzker   We are in the grip of a food crisis. Obesity has become a leading cause of preventable death, after only smoking. For nearly half a century we’ve been trying to pin the blame somewhere—fat, carbs, sugar, wheat, high-fructose corn syrup. But that search has been in vain, because the food problem that’s killing us is not a nutrient problem. It’s a behavioral problem, and it’s…

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October 2018

Food For Thought Book Club Meeting

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World by Dan Koeppel We begin in the Garden of Eden—examining scholars’ belief that Eve’s “apple” was actually a banana— and travel to early-twentieth-century Central America, where aptly named “banana republics” rose and fell over the crop, while the companies now known as Chiquita and Dole conquered the marketplace. Koeppel then chronicles the banana’s path to the present, ultimately—and most alarmingly—taking us to banana plantations across the globe that are being…

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November 2018

Food For Thought Book Club Meeting

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss Every year, the average American eats thirty-three pounds of cheese and seventy pounds of sugar. Every day, we ingest 8,500 milligrams of salt, double the recommended amount, almost none of which comes from the shakers on our table. It comes from processed food, an industry that hauls in $1 trillion in annual sales. Featuring examples from Kraft, Coca-Cola, Lunchables, Frito-Lay, Nestlé, Oreos, Capri Sun, and many more, Moss’s…

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December 2018

Food For Thought Book Club Meeting

December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 North Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Spokane, Washington 99202 United States
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Butter: A Rich History by Elaine Khosrova   From its humble agrarian origins to its present-day artisanal glory, butter has a fascinating story to tell, and Khosrova is the perfect person to tell it. With tales about the ancient butter bogs of Ireland, the pleasure dairies of France, and the sacred butter sculptures of Tibet, Khosrova details butter’s role in history, politics, economics, nutrition, and even spirituality and art. Readers will also find the essential collection of core butter recipes,…

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