*New this year! "Curious About Cannabis: What You Need to Know" workshop Instructor: Renee Lee June 20, 6pm - 8pm, $25 An expert from the Rossmoor Medical Marijuana Club will discuss: the health benefits of marijuana, including THC vs. CBD; a review of delivery systems; an overview of the legal situation in county and purchase options; resources; and, most importantly, provide a question and answer period. To register, click on www.eventbrite.com/e/curious-about-cannabis-what-you-need-to-know-tickets-58609581837
Home Preservation: Pickling, Fermenting, and Kombucha October 17, 6 - 8pm, $25 (This workshop is unconfirmed. Please check SCOCO website for status.) Why pay for expensive fermented drinks or veggies when you can make them at home! In this 2-hour beginner's class, learn easy, introductory methods to safe, healthful and approachable ferments, including kombucha, vegetables, and simple pickling that can easily be made in your own kitchen. Learn double fermentation process for brewing kombucha safely, sample various flavors, and take home a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) along with some starter to create your own brew at home! You will taste homemade vegetable samples and make a small batch of sauerkraut, customizing your own jar** with different spices to take home and ferment. ** Please bring your own container (e.g. Mason jar) to class.