Food & Island Living

Cake Decorating

 Instructor: Chef Valerie Stoyer, Valcakes

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. Chef Valerie of Val Cakes will work with you so you can learn to create your own confectionery masterpiece.

3 Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
January 17, 24, 31 
MVRHS Culinary Arts| Fee: $130, includes materials Sponsored by Val Cakes
Course limited to 10
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North Indian Cooking – Openings Still Available 

Instructor: Uma Datta

Travel to India with lessons in authentic North Indian cooking with a 21st century twist.  You be cooking with fresh ingredients without preservatives.  Our instructor will also teach you how to update these recipes to accommodate a vegan and gluten-free lifestyle. See you in class! 

5 Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00pm
February 13, 20 | March 6, 13, 20
MVRHS: Culinary Arts Room
Fee: $189, includes materials
Course limited to 15
Note: Class will not meet on February 27.  MVRHS will be closed due to school vacation. 

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Thai Cooking, Flavors of Thailand – Class Full

Instructor: “Som”Kotchaphan Somparn

The sights, sounds, and flavors of Thailand are evident in Som’s Thai cooking class.  You’ll learn from Som, a native of Northern Thailand, how to cook authentic Thai dishes that burst into rainbows of colors, textures and flavors.

5 Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm
March 15, 22, 29| April 5, 12 
MVRHS: Culinary Arts Kitchen
Fee: $189 (includes materials)
Course limited to 10

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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 10, 17, 24,31 | February 7 
Location: MVRHS 512
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.

COMING JUL 2018

Location: MVRHS 501 and field trips
Fee: $139

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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!

COMING FALL 2018

1 Monday: 6:30-8:30pm
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!

COMING FALL 2018

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

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