Lunchtime Film Series: Fresh

When

Monday, July 26th  /  12:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Description

FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.

Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy.

Cost

FREE!

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525

Thursday's Hot Bar 07/26/12

RAW FOODS: living cole slaw, carrot and fennel salad, raw kale salad

SOUPS: turkey chili, andouille sausage and kale soup, chicken and rice soup, wild mushroom and barley soup, sweet potato-corn and kale soup

VEGAN FOODS: mushroom and spinach seitan, twin oaks tofu super spaghetti, vegan eggplant parmesan, orange teriyaki seitan, black beans, basmati rice, gingered squash, roasted cauliflower with tomatoes, lemon rice, vegetable curried rice, garlic-lemon asparagus, mixed steamed veggies, steamed broccoli

VEGETARIAN FOODS: 5 spice roasted butternut squash, rosemary garlic mashed potatoes

MEAT: cider braised chicken, sweet and sour pork loin, chicken pot pie, tilapia pico de gallo, bbq  beef brisket

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Lunchtime Film Series: Fresh

When

Wednesday, July 25th  /  12:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Description

FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.

Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy.

Cost

FREE!

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525

Wednesday's Hot Bar 07/25/12

RAW FOODS: raw cole slaw, raw kale salad, living broccoli and sunflower salad

SOUPS: cream of asparagus, andouille sausage and kale, curried coconut & carrot soup, wild mushrooms and barley soup, sweet potato-corn and kale soup

VEGAN FOODS: vegetable korma, lemon rice, steamed broccoli, black beans, brown rice, gobhi matar, curried cabbage, roasted cauliflower and tomatoes, aloo mutter, super spaghetti with Twin Oaks local organic tofu, orange teriyaki seitan, mushroom-spinach seitan, misir wat

VEGETARIAN FOODS: kadhi pakora, tandoori naam flatbread

MEAT: lemon caper tilapia, sweet and sour pork loin, braised red cabbage with bacon, braised chicken with olives and mushrooms, curried chicken, chicken samosas

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Lunchtime Film Series: Fresh

When

Tuesday, July 24th  /  12:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Description

FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.

Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy.

Cost

FREE!

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525

Tuesday's Hot Bar 07/24/12

SOUPS: sweet potato and kale soup, wild mushroom and barley soup, cream of asparagus soup, andouille sausage and kale, curried carrot and coconut milk soup

RAW FOODS: creamy chipotle kale salad, raw kale salad, broccoli-sunflower salad

VEGAN FOODS: sausage seitan with peppers and onions, super spaghetti with vegan “meat” sauce, vegan lentils and kale, blackened local tofu with veggies, black beans, basmati rice, ater kik alicha, dinich wat, misir wat, vegetable curried rice, gluten-free lasagna, maple glazed sugar snap peas, steamed broccoli

VEGETARIAN FOODS: blue ridge potatoes and mushrooms, mashed cauliflower

MEAT: sweet and sour pork loin, hunterstyle braised chicken, fennel crusted pork loin, tilapia with basil relish, braised chicken with olives and mushrooms, braised red cabbage with bacon.

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Rain Barrel Workshop

When

Monday, July 23rd  /  5:30-7:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

The James River Association

Description

Join the James River Association to learn about the benefits of rain barrels and make one to take home. There is a $65 fee per barrel which must be paid in advance. If you are a certified JRA River Hero Home the cost is only $35 per barrel. To learn how you can become a River Hero Home to get the discounted rate please contact mkokolis@jrava.org or (804) 788-8811 ext 204. For more information about River Hero Homes visit www.jamesriverhero.org

Cost

Barrel Fee

Capacity

35

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Contact Amber Ellis to registervolunteer@jrava.org (804) 788-8811 ext 205.

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525.

Lunchtime Film Series: Fresh

When

Monday, July 23rd  /  12:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Description

FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.

Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy.

Cost

FREE!

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525

Monday's Hot Bar 07/23/12

RAW FOODS: carrot and fennel soup, kale salad, broccoli-sunflower salad

SOUPS: sweet potato and kale, wild mushroom and barley, curried carrot and coconut milk soup, andouille sausage and kale soup, cream of asparagus

VEGAN FOODS: local tofu with tomatoes and coconut milk, lentils with kale, sausage seitan with peppers and onions, blackened local tofu with veggies, basmati rice, black beans, gomen, ater kik alicha, fasolia, dinich wat, ginger-garlic cabbage, misir wat, bedelijan, steamed broccoli

VEGETARIAN: mashed potatoes, succotash

MEAT: hunterstyle braised chicken, braised chicken with olives and mushrooms, blackened tilapia, peach bbq chicken, country style collard greens

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Saturday Hot Bar 7/21/12

MEATS:  Ranchero Casserole, Garlic Roasted Chicken w/ Charred Tomato Salsa, Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Cider-Braised Chicken, Curry Crusted Pork Loin, Trout w/ Lemon Asparagus, Pork & Mushroom Duxelle w/ Port

VEGAN:  Sugar Snap Peas w/ Carrots & Caramelized Onions, Steamed Broccoli, Brown Basmati Rice, Black Beans, Ancho Lime Pinto Beans, Ratatouille, Mixed Steamed Vegetables, Local Hunan BBQ Tofu, Local Tofu w/ Tomato Coconut Broth, Local Kung Pao Tofu, Cilantro & Lime Whole Quinoa w/ Black Beans & Kale

RAW (vegan):  Carrot & Fennel Salad, Raw Kale Salad, Totally Alive Cole Slaw

SOUPS:  Sweet Potato Corn & Kale Soup (vegan), Brunswick Stew (contains chicken), Andouille Sausage & Kale Soup

SALAD BAR PREPARED SELECTIONS:  Homestyle Chicken Salad, Fiesta Chicken, Dill Tuna Salad, Sesame Garlic Green Beans (vegan), Yedinich Salata (vegan), Homestyle Dilled Potato Salad (vegan), Azifa (vegan), Chickpea Salad (vegan), Curried Cous Cous Salad (vegan), Forbidden Rice Salad (vegan), Oven Fried Tofu (vegan), Greek Wheatberry Salad (vegetarian), Artichoke Salad (vegan)

*Hot Bar items subject to change throughout the day without notice.