Consider hosting any of these classes or healthy demos in your home or another location and you receive free personalized coaching services, with a minimum of six students.  I also look forward to collaborating with your community organization and group.  Call me at 952.431.5586 or reach me through my contact form to discuss healthy possibilities!

New Picture (1)Spring Rhubarb to Winter Squash: Eating Fresh & Local
Thursday, May 14, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, FREE
Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville
Must register one week ahead at http://bit.ly/1EwzymW or call Customer Service at 952-891-1212.

Free classes at Valley Natural Foods fill quickly. Please register ASAP if you want to save a spot!

Discover how to economically shop, select, prepare, season and enjoy fresh vegetables and fruits from May through November. Eat healthy and save money with 10+ ways to add a diversity of delicious, nutritious foods to your kitchen year-round, including local shopping options, picking the freshest, preparing and cooking with and without recipes and seasoning with fresh herbs and spice blends. Learn how to “use it up in time” as well as ideas for storing and preserving. Extensive handouts and health coaching included. Loris Sofia Gregory is a professional healthy home and kitchen coach based in Apple Valley. She has more than 25+ years experience as an educator, researcher and writer.

New Picture Fresh Tastes for Early Summer Delights
Wednesday, June 17, 6 to 7:30 pm
Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville
FREE, but register at least one week ahead at http://bit.ly/1HNHFdV or call Customer Service at 952-891-1212. Register early; space is limited.

Discover fresh new ways to prepare and tantalize your taste buds with early summer delights, including radishes, green onions, spinach and rhubarb. Learn about community farmers and growers who gift us with their fresh local crops. Explore the economical and nutritional benefits of eating fresh whole foods in peak season. Enjoy kitchen demos and a diversity of delicious samples. Take home easy-to-prepare recipes and inspiring ideas for creating a summer kitchen brimming with healthy fresh choices. Loris Sofia Gregory is a professional healthy home and kitchen coach based in Apple Valley. She has more than 25 years experience as an educator, researcher and writer.

New Picture (2)Fresh Tastes for Midsummer Delights
Wednesday, July 15, 6 to 7:30 pm
Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville
FREE, but register at least one week ahead at http://bit.ly/1HNHFdV or call Customer Service at 952-891-1212. Register early; space is limited.

Discover fresh new ways to prepare and tantalize your taste buds with midsummer delights, including tomatoes, summer squash and raspberries. Learn about community farmers and gardeners who gift us with their fresh local crops. Explore the economical and nutritional benefits of eating fresh whole foods in peak season. Enjoy kitchen demos and a diversity of delicious samples. Take home easy-to-prepare recipes and inspiring ideas for creating a summer kitchen brimming with healthy fresh choices. Loris Sofia Gregory is a professional healthy home and kitchen coach based in Apple Valley. She has more than 25 years experience as an educator, researcher and writer.

New Picture (5)Fresh Tastes for Late Summer Delights
Wednesday, August 12, 6 to 7:30 pm
Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville
FREE, but register at least one week ahead at http://bit.ly/1HNHFdV or call Customer Service at 952-891-1212. Register early; space is limited.

Discover fresh new ways to prepare and tantalize your taste buds with late summer delights, including cucumbers, melons and sweet corn. Learn about community farmers and gardeners who gift us with their fresh local crops. Explore the economical and nutritional benefits of eating fresh whole foods in peak season. Enjoy kitchen demos and a diversity of delicious samples. Take home easy-to-prepare recipes and inspiring ideas for creating a summer kitchen brimming with healthy fresh choices. Loris Sofia Gregory is a professional healthy home and kitchen coach based in Apple Valley. She has more than 25 years experience as an educator, researcher and writer.

Did you know UCare members can get up to $15 off the fee for most Community Education classes? There is no limit to the number of classes UCare members can take. UCare for Seniors members can get a $15 discount for one Community Education class per calendar year. You must be an UCare member at the time of registration and through the duration of the class to get the discount.