An EAT LESS WATER Follow That Chef at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market & The Gourmandise School

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Join me and Chef Heather Worrell of Farm and Flame THIS WEDNESDAY March 7 at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. We are participating in the FOLLOW THAT CHEF program, a collaboration between the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and The Gourmandise Cooking School. Participants are treated to a FREE cooking class led by chefs.
The class begins at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Together we will search for water-sustainable ingredients from local, water-sustainable farmers. Learn how to ask for water-sustainable foods with question like,
  • “Do you rotate the animals on your farm?”
  • “Do you dry-farm?”
  • “Do you use any chemical or petroleum-based fertilizers to grow your food?”
  • “What type of irrigation do you use?”
Together we will make following recipes:
Green Eggs Asparagus and Spring Onion Quiche
w/ a Dry-Farmed Homemade Spelt Crust 
Winter Citrus Local Green Salad w/ a Poppy Seed Dressing 
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We will walk the ingredients back to The Gourmandise School (located on the fourth floor of the Santa Monica Mall). Participants will help heather and I prepare the day’s menu while learning why the source of ingredients matter to water systems around the world. At the end of class we will sample the quiche and salad.
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Eat Less Water books will be available for sale.
 
Go to The Gourmandise School website to sign up. Class begins at 9:00 AM this Wednesday.
There is power in the collective!
Be well,
Florencia
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