Food-Focused Events in Northeast Ohio, March 2018

Food-Focused Events in Northeast Ohio, March 2018

food events in Cleveland, Ohio

This month, we covered healthier eating through understanding nutrition labels. To further enhance your palate, check out the following food-focused events happening throughout March in the greater Cleveland/Akron area.


Healthy, Clean Eating with Cindy Petitti. Learn how, why and what to eat for optimum health and how to read labels, as well as which foods to always eat organic. 6-7 p.m. North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., 330-499-4712,


Healthy Cooking on a Budget. Those touched by cancer look into cooking fresh and healthy while still being affordable. 11 a.m. Stewart’s Caring Place, 2955 W. Market St., Suite R, Akron, 330-836-1772,


Pasta from Scratch. Flour and egg comes to its fullest as you learn how to make fresh pasta dough and then twist and turn them into your favorite shapes and sizes. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Lorain County Community College, 1005 Abbe Road N., Elyria,


Junior Chef. Children in kindergarten through fourth grade come for stories and creative cooking. 3-4 p.m. Wickliffe Public Library, 1713 Lincoln Road, 440-944-6010,


Edible Landscaping. You’ve mastered your home garden, haven’t killed a plant in years and are ready for a challenge. Incorporate some edibles into your existing landscape. 10-11:30 a.m. Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Blvd., 216-721-1600,


Bookin’ and Cookin.’ Select recipes from the library’s cookbook collection, sample culinary creations and chat about cooking. 1 p.m. Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd., 440-933-8128,

Shiitake Mushroom Workshop. Hands-on workshop to learn how to grow shiitake mushrooms at home. You will make and take home your own mushroom log. 6-7:30 p.m. Portage County Soil & Water Conservation District, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, 330-297-7633,

Canton-Akron VegBash. A celebration of vegan and vegetarian cuisine featuring the food of 10 amazing restaurants, caterers and food trucks, live music from one of Northeast Ohio’s hottest cover bands, shopping, food product exhibits, family fun and more. 6-9:30 p.m. Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton,


Chocolate Seder. Learn about the order of the Passover Seder with chocolate. Family event open to all. 6:30-8 p.m. Shaw JCC of Akron, 750 White Pond Drive,


Teen Cake Decorating Workshop. Learn some basic skills in creative cake and cookie decorating. 6-7:30 p.m. Brecksville Branch Library, 9089 Brecksville Road, 440-526-1102,

L’chaim Cooking Club. Bring recipes from the Holocaust to life. 6-8 p.m. Beth El Congregation, 750 White Pond Drive, Akron,


Healthy Diet. Most Americans have deficient diets in at least one area, even if people think they are eating healthy. Dr. Tim Weeks will shine a light on some common misconceptions. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Cooperative Community Services, 4635 Wooster St., Lodi, [email protected]


Growing Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden. The demand of organic vegetables is on the rise and the cost of healthy items is increasing. Learn how to start your own organic vegetable garden. 7-9 p.m. Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St., 330-334-5761,

Dinner in the Valley: Demystifying Superfoods. Learn how to incorporate superfoods into your everyday meal plans. This unique dining experience will give you a personal connection to the food you eat, the chef who prepares it, your fellow diners, and your national park. 6-8 p.m. Stanford House, 6093 Stanford Road, Peninsula,

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