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Edible Landscaping

with Joel Leak

Apr
23

April 23rd, 2024

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Have a garden that looks and tastes great! Join Master Gardener Joel Leak as he discusses different trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and flowers to incorporate into an edible landscape. Whether you have limited space and want to grow produce in your front yard, or you just want to spruce up an old vegetable garden, Joel will provide plenty of ideas to add color, shapes, texture, and of course, flavor to your garden. Joel Leak has been a Master Gardener since 2001 and has been gardening for over 50 years. He teaches Adult Education classes in vegetable gardening, fruit trees, culinary herbs, and growing berries. He lives in Falmouth where he maintains a large vegetable garden, berries bushes, fruit trees, and an incredible edible hedge.

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Culinary Herbs

with Joel Leak

Mar
26

March 26th, 2024

$20 More Info

Do you enjoy cooking with fresh herbs but hate buying a package every time you cook? Join Master Gardener Joel Leak and learn how to grow your own. For the price of a package of fresh herbs, you can buy a package of seeds or a plant and have a lifetime supply of delicious fresh herbs right outside your kitchen door. Joel will cover how to grow and use over 20 different varieties, and how to preserve them by drying, freezing, and making herb butters and vinegars. Feel free to bring your favorite herb recipe to share. Joel Leak has been a Master Gardener since 2001 and has been gardening for over 50 years. He teaches Adult Education classes in vegetable gardening, fruit trees, culinary herbs, and growing berries. He lives in Falmouth where he maintains a large vegetable garden, berries bushes, fruit trees, and an incredible edible hedge.

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Appetizers

with Chris Toy

Apr
24

April 24th, 2024

$45 More Info

Chris Toy is back with more goodies fit for any party or just to treat yourself! Enjoy hand-making your own Pork Pot Stickers, Boiled Shrimp Wontons, and Vegetable Spring Rolls, and eat some Spare Ribs in Black Bean and Garlic Sauce, too! Chris Toy is a retired Maine educator, cooking instructor, author and Registered Maine Guide. He enjoys beach combing, where he finds his craft supplies. He creates rustic upcycled crafts by combing the coastline for driftwood, beach stone, and recycled wire from political signs. His work can be viewed on Facebook at Acadian Driftwood Arts.

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3 Ways to Cook with a Wok

with Chris Toy

May
8

May 8th, 2024

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Woks are one of the oldest and most versatile cooking pans in the kitchen. Join cooking instructor and author Chris Toy and learn 4 ways (roasting, steaming, boiling, and stir-frying) to use woks to make great tasting recipes. Those in the know come hungry and bring leftover containers just in case! Chris will have copies of his popular cookbooks for sale and signing. Chris Toy is a retired Maine educator, cooking instructor, author and Registered Maine Guide. He enjoys beach combing, where he finds his craft supplies. He creates rustic upcycled crafts by combing the coastline for driftwood, beach stone, and recycled wire from political signs. His work can be viewed on Facebook at Acadian Driftwood Arts.

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Acadian Arts Retreat: Asian Fusion Cooking – Roosevelt Campobello Park

with Chris Toy

Jun
21

June 21st to 23rd, 2024

$495 More Info

Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. Tuition includes all lunches and dinners (Breakfast is included with room price. Day students are welcome. We will be exclusive guests of the international park, staying in historic Victorian cottages. Workshop participants will get to explore the same coastal scenery enjoyed by the summer residents at the turn of the 20th century. All meals are included in the workshop fee, as well as specially planned optional evening activities designed to extend your learning from the day’s workshops. Also included, is a private concert by award winning Celtic Fiddle player, Katherine Moller, in the Victorian parlor of Hubbard House. Special guest Catherine Hunter, will discuss Native American Basketry (included). Register for the retreat, then call Sherry Mitchell at 506-752-2922 to make room reservations. Acadian Arts Retreats participants will have exclusive overnight accommodations in the park.

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Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. Tuition includes all lunches and dinners (Breakfast is included with room price. Day students are welcome. Escape to a Victorian Inn on the coast of Maine, with an intimate group of artists, cooks and creatives! All meals are included in the workshop fee plus special activities to extend your learning from the day’s workshops, including a private house concert by Grammy balloted singer-songwriter, storyteller, and author Gordan Ward. To book your stay at the inn call 207-963-9122 or visit https://harborviewhousellc.com/.