Consumer Events

OAK's consumer events work to connect Kentucky eaters with more local, organic farmers in order to build a more organic, regenerative food system. View our 2021 consumer events here

upcoming Events...

Cook with a Farmer: CSA Cooking Class with UK Organic Farming Unit

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Date: 

Tuesday September 6, 2022

Time: 

5:30- 7:30pm ET

Location:

The Food Connection @UK 

Lexington, KY

Registration coming soon! 

Event Description:

Join Kristi Durbin from the UK Organic Farming Unit with Chef Tanya from The Food Connection for a in-depth cooking class featuring seasonal vegetables. During this event, you will learn more about UK Organic Farming Unit's CSA and certified organic growing practices and get to cook alongside Chef Tanya as you learn more pro tips for cutting fresh veg, storing produce, and creating a delicious savory seasonal dish. 

Past Events...

CSA Chef Demo: If You Can't Take the Heat
with University of Kentucky Health &Wellness

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Date: 

Tuesday July 12,2022

Time:

12:15 - 1:00pm ET

Location:

Zoom Meeting (for UK H&W employees)

Event Summary:

Watch Tanya Whitehouse, chef and program manager from The Food Connection and Vanessa Oliver, registered dietitian with UK Health and Wellness, offer seasonal recipes to beat the heat this year. 

CSA Chef Demo: Think Green 

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Date: 

Thursday June 23rd, 2022

Time:

12:15 - 1:00pm ET

Location:

Zoom Meeting 

Event Summary:

Chef Tanya from The Food Connection offered two great demos for a greens pesto with zoodles and meatless "meatballs". Both recipes are versatile and can be used for a wide range of dishes with veggies in your CSA share, farmers market trip, or the garden.​