Classes

Upcoming Classes

Come learn and enjoy with us!

Are You Ready For More Extreme Weather? – Sunday February 3, 2013 at 2:30pm. By Robert Haw. Contains images of extreme weather events from around the world and points out how the unfolding crisis will affect you and what you can do to prepare for and combat the warming trend. In the fellowship hall of the Pasadena Seventh-day Adventist Church (1280 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena). Click the title for the class flyer.

Composting Toilets – February 18th, 7-9pm. Taught by Nancy Klehm (forager, humanure compostor), $20 suggested donation. In the fellowship hall of the Pasadena Seventh-day Adventist Church (1280 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena). Click Here to see a recent article from her on Erik Knutsen’s Root Simple blog.

Indian Breadmaking 2 – February 24th, 2013 at 11am-12 noon. Conducted in La Canada. Taught by Raka Mehra.

in the works…

Solar Oven Cooking – details TBA

Bio-Diesel benefits and production - details TBA

 

Past Classes

Past classes sponsored by RIPE

Indian Cooking Class 3: Indian Breads. October 21 at 12 Noon: Conducted in La Canada. Taught by Raka Mehra.

Personal History of California Curanderismo: Healing Herbs, Healing Foods, and Ritual: October 21, 2012, 3pm-5pm. Herbalist Doc Garcia. Class is $20/person. Conducted at the Pasadena Seventh-day Adventist Church. Click on class name for more information.

Indian Cooking Class 3: Indian Breads. October 7, 2012 at 3pm: Conducted in La Canada. Taught by Raka Mehra.

Native Plants for Your Yard! – June 3, 2012 at 3pm: Landscaper and native plant specialist Roger Klemm shared the joys trials and tribulations of working with native and Mediterranean climate plants. At the Pasadena Seventh-day Adventist Church. Click the name for the class flyer.

RIPE Wiki class II – This class was for people who want to learn how to use and maintain a wiki for the community knowledge shared in RIPE Altadena.

Making Sauerkraut and Kimchi: Sam Wu and friends. May 20th.

Indian Cooking Class 2: Sprouting Legumes and Grain. May 20, 3-4pm. Conducted in La Canada. Taught by Raka Mehra.

RIPE Wiki class – April 29th, 2012 at 2pm. This class introduced people to how to use and maintain a wiki for the community knowledge shared in RIPE Altadena.

Indian Cooking class 1 – April 15, 2012, May 6, 2012 (reprise): Lentils. Introduction to lentils - a delicious and highly nutritional grain. The instructor will introduce different kinds of lentils, their nutritional values and 3 different ways to cook them. The first of a number of classes in Indian cooking taught by Raka Mehra.

Grafting Workshop 2012 - February 12, 2012: Gail Murphy conducted this interactive workshop, having taught a select number of people how to graft fruit trees.

Herbal Remedies Workshop – January 8, 2012 : Marcia Coppess of HomeBody Botanicals discussed the uses of, growing, and foraging of medicinal herbs.

Summer Bounty Preserving Class – August 3, 2011: Master Food Preserver Karen Clemons taught how to make zucchini relish and naturally fermented pickles. Conducted at the kitchen off Morrison Hall at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1757 N Lake, Pasadena 91104.

Seed Saving Workshop – June 26, 2011: Christina Wenger on the ins and outs of seed saving

Desert Harvesters and Native Foods – March 12, 2011: Brad Lancaster on the history of Desert Harvesters

Acorn Workshop – February 27, 2011: Orchid Black on selecting and preparing acorns for food

Square Foot Gardening – September 26, 2010: Jo Ann Carey’s square foot gardening seminar

Growing Garlic in Southern California – September 20th, 2009: taught by Christina Wenger. presentation slides are here.

Say Cheese: Douglas does Chevre – August 2, 2009: Demonstration on how to make chevre, taught by Doug Fields. Offered in cooperation with Altadena Heritage.

Jammin’ with Derek and Jim – June 28, 2009: Making jam with your backyard fruits, taught by Derek and Jim and offered in cooperation with Altadena Heritage.

Tomato Cage Making Party – March 28, 2009: Community tomato cage making project, held at the Zane Grey Estate, Mariposa Ave, Altadena