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ven. 08 mai


Online via Zoom

Container Gardening and Cooking Class w/Crystal Forman

Learn to re-use kitchen scraps for container gardening, plant radishes from seed, make radish slaw, sautéed radishes, and jackfruit/mushroom tacos.

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Container Gardening and Cooking Class w/Crystal Forman
Container Gardening and Cooking Class w/Crystal Forman

Time & Location

08 mai 2020, 18:00 – 20:00 UTC−4

Online via Zoom

About the Event


Learn to re-use kitchen scraps for container gardening. We will also plant radishes from seed. We will make radish slaw, sautéed radishes and jackfruit/mushroom tacos.

For this class you will need:

For Container Garden:

  • Radish seeds, pot or container at least. 4 inches deep
  • Food scraps like onion bottoms, bottom 2-3 inches of scallions, bottom 3 inches of celery, 1-2 inches of carrot tops, and/or basil.
  • Containers for water to hold the plants to start rooting.
  • Potting soil, enough for the containers you have available  

For Cooking:

Cutting boards, 2 large sauté pans, medium/large bowl, cutting knives, spatula, cooking spoons, colander, measuring spoons, measuring cups

Jackfruit Tacos

  • 2 20-ounce cans jackfruit in water (NOT in syrup), if you can’t find it in water then canned in brine will also work OR canned mushrooms (oysters work well) OR fresh mushrooms (2.5 pounds) OR whatever meat substitute you have available
  • 2 tablespoons oil (avocado, coconut oil, grapeseed) (if avoiding oil, sub water)
  • 1 medium white or yellow onion (thinly sliced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons ground smoked paprika or sweet paprika
  • 1-2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup water or vegetable broth

FOR SERVING optional

  • 8 Corn or flour tortillas or taco shells
  • Avocadoes
  • Guacamole
  • Chopped romaine lettuce
  • Shredded red cabbage
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • 1 15-ounce can refried pinto or black beans
  • Salsa


Sautéed Radishes

● 1 tablespoon olive oil, grapeseed oil, avocado

● 20 medium, ends trimmed and radishes cut in half (¼  -½ inch circles) radishes (can use large radishes and cut into fourths)

● 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt

● 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper

Radish Salsa

● 1 bunch red radishes

● 4 scallions, minced

● 1 tablespoon minced jalapeño

● 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley (dried parsley flakes will work too)

● 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice (can use apple cider vinegar)

● 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt or pink Himalayan salt

● 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper

Crystal L. Forman, MPH, MHA, CSNCHealth & Wellness Educator and Coach Owner/Director, Holistic Healthy Living for All, LLC Holistic Wellness and Health

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