Ecology Center Event

Farm Fresh Cooking to Prevent Food Waste

Tue, July 16, 2024 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
South Berkeley Farmers Market Adeline Street and 63rd Street


Learn how to cook delicious meals using fresh farm ingredients and reduce food waste – join us for a fun and educational experience!

Ready to transform your kitchen scraps into culinary delights while saving money?

Say goodbye to food waste and hello to delicious savings! Join us for an exciting new year of the Farm Fresh Cooking to Prevent Food Waste Farmers Market Cooking series. Chef Helga Alessio, a graduate of the StopWaste Environmental Educator Training, returns to reveal more secrets to transforming your kitchen scraps into delectable dishes, all while reducing food waste and stretching your grocery budget.

Tuesday July 16 from 3-5PM South Berkeley Farmers Market

Thursday July 18 from 4-6PM North Berkeley Farmers Market

Saturday July 20 from11AM-1PM Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market

Chef Helga will cover everything from meal planning to smart shopping, efficient food preparation, cooking techniques, and proper food storage. You’ll walk away with invaluable knowledge on making healthy eating more accessible, saving time, extending the life of your food, and conserving water, energy, and resources. You’ll leave with a better understanding of how to make healthy eating accessible, save time, extend the life of your food, and conserve water, energy and resources. When you register, you’ll receive recipes in advance, so you can plan your Farmers Market purchases for the freshest, more seasonal ingredients.

We’d also like to extend our heartfelt thanks to our partner, StopWaste for their invaluable support in making this cooking series possible.