ORIENT – Kids, ages 10-13, can learn cooking skills from professional chefs during the Cooking for Kids culinary class from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 17-18, at Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center. Chefs Katie Porter and Sarah Mathiews will lead hands-on activities, such as basic knife skills and discussions about food safety and nutrition. The class will also include preparing lunch.
Thanks to funding from the Greater Greenfield Community Foundation, the cost is only $10 per student. Reservations can be made by phone at 641-337-5019 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Country Life Center is located at 2773 290th St. in Orient.
The Wallace Centers of Iowa’s two locations include the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center in rural Orient and the Wallace House in Des Moines. Together, the two historic sites provide educational programs and community services, produce sustainably-grown fruits and vegetables, and offer locally-sourced meals. More information about the nonprofit can be found at www.wallace.org.