Free Cooking Class for Kids - Reimagining Cultural Dishes

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Espacio

105 Congress Street

Salem, MA 01970

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Join us on Saturday, September 21st for the Food for Thought Festival. La Conexión is hosting a cooking class for kids (ages 6+). As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are re-creating cultural dishes to learn healthier eating habits we can share with our families.

  • Nutrition lesson
  • Hands-on cooking
  • Taste
  • Q & A

Each ticket includes registration for one parent and one child. Seating is first-come first-served.

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What is La Conexión?

La Conexión is a Latino marketplace (food hall) that celebrates, builds community, and provides a vibrant environment for food explorers. We curate cultural experiences and offer food-centric consumers an opportunity to enjoy fresh, authentic, and high-quality Latin foods; think Eataly meets Latin America.

What is the Food for Through Festival?

Free community event with activities for all ages, including composting and compostable art projects, cooking and pickling demonstrations, bee-keeping, planting and harvesting, Salem YMCA GreenSpace tours, and a scavenger hunt.

Sponsored by Salem food for All, Mass in Motion Salem, Salem State University Center for Civic Engagement, Root, La Conexión, and Jewish Family & Children's Service.

FAQs:

How do I know if the Food for Thought Festival is right for me?

Answer: Are you eager to learn more about food insecurity, food access, and food waste in Salem? Then the Food for Thought Festival is for you.

How do I get to your location by public transportation or car, and where can I park?

Answer: [Get directions here. Street parking available.]

What do I need to bring to the event? (i.e. license, proof of registration)

Answer: [Proof of Eventbrite registration]

Will there be food?

Answer: [Yes, we will be cooking and learning how to make healthy cultural dishes.]

How can I contact the organizer of the event?

Answer: [Melissa & Paloma at hola@laconexion.co]

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Salem, MA 01970

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