Category Archives: Food Transformers

Tomatoes up to our ears!

Last week we teamed up with the SouthWest United Mission for the Annual Tomato Canning Bee. We may have been a bit over ambitious, having order 200lbs of Italian plum tomatoes with the intention of processing it all in one … Continue reading

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September Events! Événements en Septembre!

TODAY!  Sept. 6th — Film Screening AUJOURD’HUI! 6 Septembre — Projection de Film We are screening the film “King Corn” — “a humorous and touching documentary about two best friends who decide to move to Iowa to grow an acre … Continue reading

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Smells like autumn in the kitchen

Last Tuesday we salvaged tons of cucumbers, carrots, and radishes from Terater’s market surplus, plus some apples from the South West United Mission. Both Terater and the Mission are close partners with Un Plant de Tomate and support the effort to … Continue reading

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Brine + spice

Last week’s market surplus left us with a bunch of green beans, carrots, and celery. The Food Transformers tackled them all with spices and brine to create a slew of pickles. Below are a few photo highlights from the workshop. … Continue reading

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Red, Orange, Yellow, Green

Last week the Food Transformers workshop involved four different recipes, which just happened to represent the first four colours of the rainbow. Red: pickled beets Orange: spicy pureed carrot soup Yellow: lime + ginger marmalade Green: green onion + cucumber … Continue reading

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More Recipes from the Transformer Kitchen

By request, here are a few of the recipes we made at this week’s Food Transformers workshop! This week, we focused on making produce-based quick breads and desserts.   Banana Muffins Based on this recipe. 3-4 bananas 1/3 cup unsalted … Continue reading

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Last week pickles, this week cakes!

Just as last week was pickled, this week is all about sweetness. Last we took cucumbers and sliced them into coins and spears and shoved them into jars and poured in the pickling brine. Then we shredded carrots and radishes … Continue reading

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