Que mamiWelcome Tammy Mote and ‘Soup Thyme’ to the Palm Springs Certified Farmers’ Market
January 10 from 8:00a to 12:00p – Visit ShareKitchen’s newest client company ‘Soup Thyme’ by Chef Tammy Mote and pick up the Coachella Valley’s freshest locally sourced artisan products at the Palm Springs Certified Farmers’ market in Palm Springs every Saturday. Stop by to see Sylvia Garza while you’re there and treat yourself to her ‘Que Mami Organics’ line of fresh vegan salsas & sauces and try her handmade organic tamales too!

Culinary Yard Sale Supporting Local Scholarships
January 16 & 17 from 7:00a to 12:00p – Discover culinary treasures and support women in the culinary and hospitality industries at this year’s annual Culinary Yard Sale hosted by the Palm Springs Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier. Shop for big bargains on kitchen equipment, gidgets & gadgets, cookbooks and more with all proceeds going directly to local scholarships. Location: 73465 Tamarisk Street in Palm Desert, 92260. Contact angela@ShareKitchen.org for more information.

The ABC’s of Starting Your Own Business – Make Your Dream a Reality!
January 21 from 5:30p to 7:30p – This free workshop is designed to help the pre-venture entrepreneur determine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, funding opportunities, and the steps to start a business. Seating is limited for this valuable program so register online now at www.cvwbc.org or call Kim Scanlan for more information at 760.345.9200.

January 21 at 6:00p – From a Land of Plenty to a Food Crisis? Food production, waste and the environmental impact of our meals. Mark your calendars for this informative lecture featuring guest speaker Milt McGiffin, PhD., Vice Chair for Cooperative Extension at UCR’s Department of Botany and Plant Sciences. McGiffin will discuss how we went from the land of plenty to worrying about a food crisis. He’ll also present some solutions from his research on turning organic waste into products that enhance the soil, save water and sequester carbon.