What: In this demonstration-style cooking class, Jill French proves that French cooking does not have to be fussy or complicated to be delicious as she’ll prove with a simple summer menu.
When: 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, 1900 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento
Information: (916) 455-2667, www.sacfoodcoop.com
What: Plan for vegetables to eat from your winter garden. You’ll leave this class with some cool-season seedlings to get your garden started.
When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday
Where: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova
Information: (916) 363-9685; www.soilborn.org
What: Ron Russell, chef of raw restaurant SunCafe Organic in Los Angeles, demonstrates how to make a meal that includes herb Bibb salad and Moroccan veg tahini tagine with date cinnamon sauce.
When: 7 p.m. Aug. 26
Where: The Plum Cafe & Bakery, 2315 K St., Sacramento
Information: (916) 706-3302; plumcafebakery.com
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