Classes

Healthy living galore!

Wednesday, November 1st
7 PM – 8:30 PM
Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
This event is intended for grade 6 – adult

Keegan C. Rodgers, Head Baker at the People’s Food Co-Op, leads this hands-on and lively workshop on how to make the perfect pie dough.
Participants will take home enough dough for 2 single crust pies or 1 double crust pie. Learn the difference between pies and tarts, understand the different fillings and crusts for pies and tarts, and understand how to blind bake a pie shell.
Attendees will leave with new baking skills and literature to take home. Tastes of Keegan’s baked goods will be included, too!

This event is cosponsored by the People’s Food Co-op and is part of an ongoing baking series.

PRESENTED BY: Keegan C. Rodgers
For more information contact
baker@peoplesfood.coop

Sponsored by The People’s Food Coop of Ann Arbor.

Always free!

Hope we see you there 🙂

Wednesday, November 8th
7 PM – 8:30 PM
Crazy Wisdom
“Permaculture Applied to Everything”

New or old to permaculture, come to discuss and learn what is permaculture, and how to apply these principles of natural harmony to the whole of creation. Even Wall Street.

Bio: Bio: David has lived within a variety of intentional communities most of his adult life, including full-time with an experimental eco-village for 10 years. With a background in permaculture and sustainable living, he has lived and taught on this subject for over 20 years. He has certifications in Permaculture Design, and as a Permaculture Teacher, and has been a foreman over extensive organic gardens, managed fruit orchards and apiaries, and has managed and consulted for the horticultural care, development, and projects on many properties.

PRESENTED BY: DAVID M HALL
For more information contact
outreach@peoplesfood.coop

Sponsored by The People’s Food Coop of Ann Arbor.

Always free!

Hope we see you there 🙂

Monday, November 13th
7 PM – 8:30 PM
Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room
Basic Knife Skills

This event is intended for grade 6 – adult

Keegan C. Rodgers, Head Baker at the People’s Food Co-Op, leads this hands-on and lively workshop on basic knife skills! In this class, students will about knife safety, key knife cuts, and how to properly use, store, and care for high quality knives. Students will also learn the difference between sharpening and honing. Students will practice the basic cuts used for home cooking.
This event is cosponsored by the People’s Food Co-op and is part of an ongoing cooking series.

PRESENTED BY: KEEGAN C. RODGERS
For more information contact
baker@peoplesfood.coop

Sponsored by The People’s Food Coop of Ann Arbor.

Always free!

Hope we see you there 🙂

Monday, November 21st
7 PM – 8:30 PM
T.B.D
Herbal Support for the GI System

There are traditional herbs that can make things far worse, and other herbs that can nourish and support the GI system. Come and learn some new ideas, explode old myths, and leave with ideas to have a healthier gut.

PRESENTED BY: Linda Diane Feldt
For more information contact
outreach@peoplesfood.coop

Sponsored by The People’s Food Coop of Ann Arbor.

Always free!

Hope we see you there 🙂

Friday, December 8th
7 PM – 8:30 PM
Downtown Library: Secret Lab
Candy Making 101

This event is intended for Teens and Adults
Keegan C. Rodgers, Head Baker at the People’s Food Co-Op, leads this hands-on and lively workshop on how to make candy!

In this class, students will learn how to make hard candies, peppermint, chocolate almond bark, chocolate candy molds, and candy apples.
The ingredients, the steps involved with each candy, and how to properly store the finished product will all be covered in this class.
This event is cosponsored by the People’s Food Co-op and is part of an ongoing baking series.

PRESENTED BY: KEEGAN C. RODGERS
For more information contact
baker@peoplesfood.coop

Sponsored by The People’s Food Coop of Ann Arbor.

Always free!

Hope we see you there 🙂

Wednesday, December 13th
7 PM – 8:30 PM
Downtown Library: Secret Lab
Cookies Galore

This event is intended for grade 6 – adult

Keegan C. Rodgers, Head Baker at the People’s Food Co-Op, leads this hands-on and lively workshop on how to make cookies galore!

In this class, students will learn all about how to make cookies for the holidays or anytime.
The ingredients, the steps involved with each cookie, and how to properly store the finished product will all be covered in this class.
This event is cosponsored by the People’s Food Co-op and is part of an ongoing baking series.

PRESENTED BY: KEEGAN C. RODGERS
For more information contact
baker@peoplesfood.coop

Sponsored by The People’s Food Coop of Ann Arbor.

Always free!

Hope we see you there 🙂

Meet our Teachers


Ellen Livingston

Ellen-Livingston

Ellen Livingston’s professional credentials include a master’s degree in counseling, specialized in Art Therapy, Registered Yoga Teacher certification with the national Yoga Alliance, and Raw Nutritional Science training from internationally renowned raw food and fitness teachers, Dr.Doug Graham and Professor Rozalind Gruben Graham. She embodies more than twenty years of independent research on the topics of health and nutrition, her own personal experience adhering to a raw vegan diet since 2002 and coaching others since 2007, commitment to a personal yoga practice, and the knowledge gained from traveling the country and beyond to numerous workshops and training events in the complementary fields of life coaching, dream building, raw food nutrition, yoga, physical fitness, and sustainable living practices. Her other passions include – growing food, flowers, and community, exploring creative building projects, bicycling, hiking, traveling, making art and music, meditation and yoga in her magical 30′ yurt, and playing in the tropical waterfalls, oceans and jungles of Costa Rica as often as she can.

Linda Diane Feldt

Linda Diane FeldtLinda Diane Feldt has been a student of the healing arts since 1973. Providing “an integrated approach to holistic health care since 1980”. Linda Diane was called “the doyenne of alternative healing” by the Ann Arbor Observer and as a national “notable in the field” by Massage Magazine.  She has served nationally as well as locally in a variety of roles; as a board member for national and local organizations, multiple appointments as a legislative consultant, volunteering as a crisis counselor and trainer, teaching high school through graduate level courses, working in the field for environmental projects, and more. Her eclectic experiences are demonstrated in the wide range of subjects covered in her 6 publications, and her ongoing work in the field of Holistic Health care. Linda Diane was born in Ann Arbor Michigan, and has lived there for most of her life.

Keegan RodgersKeegan Rodgers

Keegan Rodgers is the head baker and pastry chef at the People’s Food Co-op of Ann Arbor. After 30 years of baking, he continues to expand his experience and resume as his love of the craft expands. He is a certified pastry chef with American Culinary Federation. Currently he teaches with Washtenaw Community College in the Culinary Arts Program, and Sur la Table. He specializes in gluten-free, vegan baking. He estimates his cookie baking count to be over 1,000,000.

David M HallDavid Hall

David has been studying human health and nutrition for 2 decades. He has professionally prepared food, provided nutritional consultations, taught classes, and managed organic farms, gardens, and orchards for many years. He has continued to pursue consciousness studies since completing a B.S. in Comparative Religion and Philosophy, and has led many classes, and retreats related to this.