Richmond, BC – Cranberry season is back and the Nature Park is offering hands-on cooking and baking courses on Saturday, October 7 led by a registered dietitian. These fresh and nutritious super berries are the star ingredient in the Cooking with Cranberries (noon to 2 p.m.) and Baking with Cranberries (2:30 to 4:30 p.m.) programs that include cranberry apple smoothies and cranberry white chocolate oatmeal cookies. Each session also includes a nature walk to search for and learn about these bog berries.
The cost is $25 per course, per person. Register using course code #2038439 for Cooking with Cranberries and #2038438 for Baking with Cranberries one of three ways: online at www.richmond.ca/register; by calling the Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; or in-person at Richmond Nature Park (11851 Westminster Highway).
The Nature Park is also celebrating the 25th anniversary of its annual Cranberry Sale on Saturday, October 7 with berries supplied by Ocean Spray Farms. Pick up a batch of cranberries between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. while quantities last. Proceeds from the sale will support the Richmond Nature Park Society’s environmental education programs for children and families.
Parking is limited, so please consider your impact on the environment and travel by bus or bike.
The Richmond Nature Park is located at 11851 Westminster Highway. For more information, please call 604-718-6188 or visit www.richmond.ca/parksprograms.