Course Description

Known for its medicinal and healing properties, olena (tumeric) is used in many different culinary meals adding its unique flavor to its dishes. In this Food is Medicine series, you will delve in to some of the uses of olena and how to prepare it so that it not only taste good, but it is good for you. We will take a look at the healing benefits and learn to make an easy medicine that may be used for inflammation.

As a safety precaution participants must wear a face mask, covered shoes and long pants. Apron, kitchen towel and other personal items can also be brought to class.

All content is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider.

Learner Outcomes

1. Identify underground sources of foods from rhizomes.

2. Understand nutritional elements and their relevance to food and human health.

3. Practice harvesting and preparing rhizome for culinary use.

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