Learn to make delicious vegetarian Indian food in this class taught by Dee Patel of Namaste Indian Food. Dee has had a passion for cooking Indian food since she was a teenager living with her grandmother in India, and she loves to share both her own and her grandmother’s recipes. Her menu changes daily but several of her most popular dishes will be among those featured in this class, such as Paneer-Tikka Masala Curry, Palak-Paneer/Saag Paneer, Dal (Lentil Soup), Eggplant Curry, Cauliflower and Potato Curry, Naan, or her special Potato Salad. There may also be one of her many gluten-free and vegan recipes on the menu!
Heartmath is a collection of tools and strategies especially designed to lower stress and to increase emotional and physical resilence. Whether it is in the boardroom or on the stage, Heartmath's effective tools have been scientifically shown to change one's physiological responses. In this intro to Heartmath, we will discuss what stress is, how it affects us and how we can change our responses to it.
In this class we will explore the technologies and economics involved with transitioning our homes and small businesses away from fossil fuels to electricity. We will look into air source heat pumps, heat pump water heat, electric vehicles and solar electric energy systems. We will cover some of the design considerations and the economic effects of this transition.
Do you want to make the most of your yard and gardens? Then this field-based class is for you! After the first meeting classes will meet at each participant's property where individualized, site-specific options will be explored. Organic practices will be emphasized as will the incorporation of native plants, especially those important for birds, bees, butterflies and other beneficials. Please give us your physical address when registering. The first night is mandatory, students will receive information and subsequent garden visits will be planned for all participants - this will be the only meeting held at CHRHS. Dates and times of subsequent meetings will be determined that evening. $10 for materials (handouts) to be paid to the instructor. Approximately 8 weeks total, with some meetings at gardens on weekdays and some on weekends. The final meeting will be at the instructor's nursery in Washington. Read more about Sharon here.