Past Events

Quince Festival, Vineyard Farmers’ Market, Sat. Nov. 3

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Healthy Interactive Cooking Workshops, Oct. 21 in Marina; Oct. 24 in Salinas

     What’s Going on in October at Everyone’s Harvest Certified Farmers’ Markets Healthy Interactive Cooking Workshops   Come into Everyone’s Harvest outdoor kitchen at the Farmers’ Market and prepare a healthy, farm-fresh meal with your family and a chef. … Continue reading

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Peach Chutney, Wednesday, Sept. 26, Natividad Medical Center farmers’ market, Salinas, CA

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Aquidneck Growers Markets, Summer 2012

Again this summer, the gals at Pomegranates in Cranston, Rhode Island and I teamed up to sell yummy, vegetarian (mostly vegan) Armenian-Middle Eastern dips, salads, and savories at the Aquidneck Growers Markets in Newport. We are really enjoying our customers … Continue reading

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Yalanchi Sarma Contest, Armenian Food Festival

Last Saturday, along with two greater Los Angeles chefs, I judged a Yalanchi Sarma Contest at the Armenian Food Festival in Montebello, California. Five home cooks submitted their homemade vegan rice-stuffed grape leaves. Each offering was judged on presentation, texture, … Continue reading

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Carrot & Pine Nut Salad, Everyone’s Harvest markets, Sun. May 20 & Mon. May 21

The first ten people to join me in learning how to prepare one of Simply Armenian’s easiest and most delicious salads will get a coupon for $10 market bucks from Everyone’s Harvest to spend at the market! http://everyonesharvest.org/ Sunday, May … Continue reading

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Armenian Food Fair & Festival, Saturday, May 12, Montebello, CA

Join me for a deliciously fun day at the Armenian Food Fair & Festival at Holy Cross Cathedral, 900 West Lincoln Ave., Montebello, CA. The bazaar starts at noon. Lots of food, games, contests, music, and even a backgammon tourney … Continue reading

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Culinary Historians of Southern CA, Oct. 8, 2011

The “Queen of Quince” offered a the Culinary Historians a delicious history of quince titled, “Simply Quince: From Breakfast to Dinner for 3,000 Years.” After the lecture, everyone enjoyed Turkey Chili with Quince served in tiny bread bowls and vanilla … Continue reading

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Unappreciated Fruits Seminar, Corvallis, OR, Oct. 8-10, 2009

Sponsored by USDA Agricultural Research Service and OSU Horticulture, Renowned pomology dignitaries were in Corvallis to share their excitement about the history of fruit growing and the potential of some underutilized fruits that deserve more attention in the United States. … Continue reading

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Glendale Public Library, December 10, 2009

The Friends of the Glendale Public Library helped launch Simply Quince in Southern California.

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