The Dos and Don’ts of Produce with Dean Okimoto

The Dos and Don’ts of Produce with Dean Okimoto

Armed with the knowledge of a farmer, consumers can make better informed decisions when shopping for fruits and veggies. Dean Okimoto, former farmer and proprietor of the esteemed Nalo Farms, shares the on the dos and don’ts of produce.

Check out this flyer with Dean’s tips and the types of produce offered at ChefZone.

Dean will cover a range of topics including why you should buy local, what to look for when shopping for produce, storing vegetables and fruits for our local climate and other tasty tidbits. Dean will also lead guests on a tour of the robust produce section in the ChillZone in addition to providing tasting samples along the way. Guests are encouraged to ask questions.

 Guests are encouraged to submit their questions ahead of time at checkout so Dean may tailor his session to the attendees.

A light lunch from chef Goran Streng featuring fresh fruits and veggies, along with other products available at ChefZone is included.

Note: ChefZone provides sterilized jackets, but guests may bring their own to wear during the ChillZone tour.

Tickets: $35 (Eventbrite) Sales begin May 31, at 3 p.m.
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2024
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.