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Explorer Kids camp M-F July 14th thru the 18th from 9:30a.m to noon

ages 7 – 12 years  Explorer Kids Camp will begin each day at Just Food Co-op. The group will visit and explore a different community friend each day for some gardening, cooking, learning and discovery activities. We will end the day with an easy brown-bag lunch back at the co-op. Parents should please dress their child appropriately for rain or shine in comfortable, outdoor-friendly attire. Children should bring along a water bottle and sunscreen. $105/*co-op member; $119/non co-op member 9:30 a.m. – noon M – F, July 14 – 18 Just Food Community Co-op. Taught by our Outreach and Education Coordinator Lisa Precht.

This camp is a collaboration between Just Food Co-op and Northfield Community services.  To register for this please visit their website at:  www.nfld.k12.mn.us (follow the community services link)

 

August-Community Movie Night- “The Greenhorns” Thursday Aug. 14th 6:30-8:00p.m.

This film highlights a group of young farmers who have chosen to re-orient our broken food system. ey are learning the skills needed and starting the kinds of businesses that can replace the old systems. They are involved and unafraid to challenge politics and have a vision of a brighter future for farmers everywhere. is film will not only entertain you, but inspire you – whether you grow one tomato plant or an entire garden. Stay after the film to meet a local, ambitious young farmer or two for a Q and A session.

This event is a collaboration between Just Food Co-op and Northfield Community Services.  To register for this event, please visit their website at:  www.nfld.k12.mn.us (follow the community services link)

July Community Movie Night- “Ingredients” Thursday July 10th 6:30-8:00p.m.

is feature-length documentary takes viewers across the United States, from the urban food deserts of Harlem to the diversied farms of the Hudson River Valley. Ingredients reveals the people who are bringing good food back to the table and the myriad ways we can all eat better. Ingedients empowers and sparks the joy of discovery in creating a healthier, more sustainable model for living and eating well in a world in need of balance. Stay for a visit and Q and A session with a local chef or farmer after the film.

This event is a collaboration between Just Food Co-op and Northfield Community Services.  To register for this event, please visit their website at:  www.nfld.k12.mn.us (follow the community services link)

Community Movie Night “One Man, One Cow, One planet” Thursday June 19th 6:30-8:00p.m.

is award-winning documentary is a blueprint for a post-industrial future, revealing what an environmentally-friendly and biodynamic food system, capable of feeding everyone, could actually look like. After the film, visit with a local, organic dairy farmer for a Q and A session to kick off National Dairy Month in June.

This event is a collaboration between Just Food Co-op and Northfield Community Services.

To register for this event please visit the Northfield Community Services Website at:  www.nfld.k12.mn.us  (then follow the community services link)

Coo Coo for Coconut oil Thursday June 12th 7-8p.m.

Just try it! In this interactive class, discover how to absorb the benefits of coconut oil. Try it on your skin to protect against aging. Try it in cooking to replace butter and other oils as a natural saturated fat that gives foods a delicious flavor. Expand your palate and your health — inside and out.

Just Food store Tour for New members or just curious folks Thursday April 17th 5:30-6p.m.

Have you ever wandered the isles of Just Foods admiring all the wonderful and delicious goods but wondered just what it was or how to use it?  Do you want to know more about the Co-op and how to get involved but are afraid to ask?  Well, come along on this store tour as we guide you through the produce isle, accompany you down the grocery isles and explain our way around the bulk section.  Questions are invited as well as your friends!

 Register here!

Mama to be Wellness Tuesday May 13th from 6-7p.m.

Mama-to-be wellness
This class will look at proper care for the mama and the little one. Nutrition and lifestyle of the mother can have a tremendous effect on the unborn child.  Come learn some techniques to take charge of your childs health.

Growing up healthy “Cinco de Mayo” multicultural event Monday May 10a.m. to 7:30p.m.

join Growing Up Healthy for a different Multicultural Cooking Club! On May 5, Growing Up Healthy will be hosting an all-day, drop-in cooking club as we prepare food for Northfield Middle School’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! Stop by St. Dominic’s Church at 216 Spring St. N. in Northfield  between 10am and 3pm as we cook pozole (traditional Mexican pork soup) and tacos. Then, join the entire Northfield community in celebrating Cinco de Mayo from 5-7:30pm at Northfield Middle School with local groups performing traditional Mexican music and dance, Loteria (Mexican-style bingo), and a potluck dinner!

Register here for free!

Customer Appreciation event “Chillin and Grillin” Sunday May 4th noon – 3p.m.

It’s been a long long Winter.  Let’s celebrate the warm weather and have some good ol times.  We will be serving up goodies from our grill and sampling some great local food.  Music will be playing and the river will be running…

Bring your friends and family to enjoy this community gathering.

Register here!

Pediatric Alphabet soup: ADHD, ASD, Aspergers and allergies Tuesday April 22nd 6-7p.m.

Pediatric Alphabet Soup: ADHD, ASD, Aspergers and allergies.  What do they mean and what can you do?

There is an alarming number of children in this country who are born with some kind of neurobehavioral disorders.  We will take a closer look at what this means and how we can help using alternative method.

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