This week in the garden we will be cooking up Vegetable Potstickers with Chili-lime Vinaigrette, Chilled Radish and Buttermilk Soup, and Kale and Radish slaw* with Chef Zach Gart of Alfalfa’s.
Learn to taste the most of your garden this season. We will utilize vegetables at their peak of ripeness and introduce creative ideas for utilizing and storing the outrageous amounts of tomatoes and summer squash mysteriously produced overnight- transforming commonly grown Colorado vegetables into culinary masterpieces! Classes cover a variety of topics, including basic knife skills, using fresh herbs and aromatics, and intuitive cooking- or cooking without a written recipe.
Zach is so excited to teach for Growing Gardens! He is currently the Executive Chef for Alfalfa’s Market with experience in Michelin fine dining, catering and casual fare. With a deep love for vegetables and our earth, Zach has a mission to approach food holistically and revive the locality of community cooking, eating and growing. With simplicity and mindful preparation, he seeks to bring about the natural flavor of food in a way that’s creative and maintains the integrity of the ingredient. He will be available as a resource to help you develop your skills in the kitchen, create, and grow your ideas from the garden to your table.
*Sample Menu subject to change based on vegetables available from our garden that week.