Food & Island Living

Exploring Island History  

Lecturer: Thomas Dresser

The story of the Vineyard forms a unique block in the American quilt. Delve into island history from its geological formation through the Native American heritage that survives today. Learn of the role the Vineyard played in the American Revolution, abolitionism and the Civil War. Trace the demise of whaling and rise of tourism in the early 20th century and understand how the Vineyard participated in World War II. Finally, grasp the current status of the Vineyard today.

5 Wednesdays 6:30- 8pm
January 11, 18, 25 | February 1, 8
Location: MVRHS 501

Fee: $139

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Understanding the Island’s Geology

Instructor: Doug Cooper

 

How old is Martha’s Vineyard and what forces shaped the contours of its natural beauty? This story is layered in the landscape. Uncover the secrets of the Island’s formation from the last ice age to present day by exploring geologically important sites including the clay cliffs of Lucy Vincent Beach in Chilmark.

2 Tuesdays, 4-5:30pm
2 Saturdays, 9-12pm
DATES TBD
Location: MVRHS 501 and field trips

Fee: $139

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Writing from the Heart

Instructor: Nancy Slonim Aronie 

 
This writing workshop is about being in a safe place to write in your own voice, your own rhythms, and your own story. It’s not about editing or fixing your words or publishing, it’s about the actual writing and honoring each individual’s process.
 
Monday  Wednesday: 9am – 12pm
COMING FALL 2018
Chilmark Writing Workshop
Fee: $350 / special ACE MV price!
Location: 1 West Meadow, Chilmark
Cosponsor: Chilmark Writing Workshop

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Italian Cooking

Instructor: Salvator Della Torre

Experience one of the world’s oldest and greatest culinary traditions with a native Italian chef. Learn to cook authentic Italian dishes using ingredients from our island’s bounty!

5 Tuesdays 5:00 to-7:00 PM

*Look for upcoming dates soon.


Indian Cooking

Instructor: Uma Datta

Learn to cook Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian healthy meals, appetizers and snacks from different parts of India using all fresh ingredients without preservatives.

5 Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm
October 4, 11, 18, 25 | November 1
MVRHS: Culinary Arts Room
Fee: $189, includes materials
Course limited to 15

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Thai Cooking

Instructor: Pissamai Silarak

Learn from a native Thai chef how to cook authentic Thai dishes that burst into rainbows of colors, textures and flavors.

5 Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm
COMING FALL 2018
MVRHS: Culinary Arts Kitchen
Fee: $189 (includes materials)
Course limited to 15

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Canning & Preserving

Instructor: Alice Robinson

This class is aimed at first-time canners & preservers or those wishing to refresh their skills. Bring your fresh cucumbers, cauliflower, small carrots, green beans and the like and learn how to preserve them. We will prepare and process during the class as well as discuss techniques to safely can a variety foods at home. For canners & preservers of all levels!

1 Monday: 6:30-8:30pm
COMING FALL 2018
MVRHS: Culinary Arts Kitchen
Fee: $45, includes materials

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Woodworking for Beginners

Instructor: Greg Pattison

This class will make you friends with all the hand tools in the shop – the bandsaw, table saw, joiner, cordless drills and fasteners. This project based class will focus also on working with pneumatic tools, compressors, as well as sanding and the finishing process. All skill levels are welcome!

5 Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00pm
COMING FALL 2018
Edgartown School Industrial Arts 108
Fee: $139

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Cake Decorating

 Instructor: Val Stoyer

Learn how to pipe frosting like a pro! Borders, stars, shells, rosettes and basket-weave. Take home the tricks of the trade, along with your own decorated mini-cake. 

3 Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
MVRHS Culinary Arts/ Fee: $130, includes materials Sponsored by Val Cakes

Course limited to 10

*Look for upcoming dates soon. 


Self-Defense For Women

Instructor: Billy White
Learn to protect yourself through a series of hands-on defense training which includes takedowns, improvised weapons, escape from choke holds and other tactics.
 
TBD Please call for more details
Billy White’s Dojo, 6 Edson Ave. OB/ Fee: $139
Sponsor: Billy White’s Fighting Arts