James Beard, American chef and food writer from Portland, once said “Food is our common ground, our universal experience.”
Whether you are a gourmet, an epicurean, a gourmand, a foodie, a locavore, or simply someone who enjoys eating, Deschutes Public Library invites you to Know Food during the month of February. Programs are free and open to the public unless noted. Programs
Carol Delmonico, of Bend-based Into Balance Life Coaching discusses how to rebalance your life by restructuring your diet. Free and open to the public. Thursday, February 2, 6:30 pm
East Bend Public LibraryThe Central Oregon Locavore
Nicolle Timm explains the grassroots local food/local farming movement in Central Oregon and how to get involved and make a difference. Saturday, February 4, 2012 2:00, pm
Downtown Bend Public Library Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 6:30 pm
Redmond Public Library American Food Now: New Trends in Eating and What They Tell Us About Our Society
Ruth Reichl, a treasured voice on the culinary landscape for many years is a best-selling author, food critic, and former editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine, winner of six James Beard awards and serves as a judge on Bravo's Top Chef Masters. Discussion and Q&A followed by book signing.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 7:00 pm
Bend Senior High AuditoriumPart of the Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program
$25 preferred seating; $15 general on sale starting January 17 at the COCC Box Office, Boyle Education Center in Bend and Paulina Springs Books in Redmond and Sisters.
Or by phone: 541-383-7575One Chicken, Three Meals
Local cooking instructor Ahja King demonstrates how to make three different meals out of one chicken. This class is free and open to the public, but limited to 20 participants. Please register at www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or by calling Lisa at 541/312-1034. Saturday, February 25, 2:00 pm
Sunriver Area Public Library Tuesday, February 28, 6:00 pm
Redmond Public Library
For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at www.deschuteslibrary.org
. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.