WEDNESDAYS: WINE NOT WEDNESDAY (Wine Tasting Event) at Uncorked Wines & Spirits (Port of Spain, Trinidad). Cost is $200. RSVP (868) 379-4631. $
JUNE- AUGUST: Empowering Our Food Producers – Training Course Series with UWI – Faculty of Food & Agriculture (St. Augustine, Trinidad). Courses include Hydroponics, Composting Essentials, Aquaponics Basics, Basic Home Food Producers and more. Link to training course series flyer. $
JUNE CLASSES at The Academy of Baking and Pastry Arts (Woodbrook, Trinidad) include classes on gourmet burgers, classic cakes, treasures of the sea, dinner for two – Under the Tuscan Sun, elegant canapes & appetizers with cocktails, chillin’ with Dad – ‘Make and Dine,’ gluten-free baking, boozy cupcakes and more. Link to full schedule. $
Friday, 9th June, 6pm-9pm, CHEAT NIGHT @ GSpot (Newtown, Port of Spain, Trinidad). “Serving up the more indulgent fare GSpot style.” 9th June Grilled Cheese Menu – Bacon, Confit Mushroom, Caramelized Onions, Tarragon Poached Apples, Manchego Cheese Melt (without Bacon as vegetarian option); Steak, Bleu Cheese, Roasted Garlic Mayo, Arugula, Mozzarella Melt; Geera Chicken with Smoked Gouda and Pimento Pepper Jelly Melt; and Tomato Basil Bisque. Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookie, Marshmallow Fluff and Caramel Melt. $
Saturday, 10th June, 9am-5pm, CARIBBEAN MORINGA SYMPOSIUM & FESTIVAL 2017 at UTT Waterloo Research Station (Orange Field Road, Carapichaima, Trinidad). Link to Facebook Event Page and Link to Moringa Symposium & Festival Flyer
Saturdays, 10th June — 8th July, 9am-3pm, COOKING WITH CONFIDENCE (short course) at South Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute). Cost is $1,850. Email email@example.com or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to 2017 TTHTI Short Courses Schedule. $
Thursday 15th June, FOODIE RUN TO THE SMOKE SHED in Rio Claro with Foodie Run TT. Group outing to The Smoke Shed with David Wears’ Foodie Run crew.” Link to Foodie Run- The Smoke Shed Facebook Event Page.
Saturday, 17th June, 6am-1pm, COFFEE DAY at Green Market Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, Trinidad), a showcase of our island’s finest coffee farmers, roasters and makers. Featuring special coffee tasting workshop with Roastel’s Hanson Harriban ($75), coffee making “Berry to Beverage” workshop with Carl Fitzjames ($75) and more! Entry is free, but the special workshops have a fee. Link to Coffee Day Facebook Event Page.
Sunday, 18th June, FOOD & FOLK FAIR at Queen’s Park Savannah (Port of Spain, Trinidad). Ministry of Community Development, Culture & Arts annual Food & Folk Fair starts with a NAMDEVCO Farmers’ Market at 5 am and the Food & Folk Fair starts at 9am. Link to flyer.
Friday, 23rd June, 6pm-8pm, AFTERWORK COCKTAIL LIME at The Academy of Baking and Pastry Arts (Woodbrook, Trinidad). We cook. You lime. Menu: Caramelized Onion Tart Bites, Mushroom Steak on Polenta, Herbed Root vegetable chips, Hush Puppies with Russian Dressing, Chipotle Chicken Sliders, s’more bites. With drinks. Link to event page. $
Saturdays, 24th June — 8th July, 9am-3pm, BREADS & MUFFINS (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute). Cost is $1,550. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to 2017 TTHTI Short Courses Schedule. $
Saturday 24th June, AFTERNOON TEA, CHOCOLATE DEMOS & ESTATE TOURS at Ortinola Estate (Maracas Valley, Trinidad). Bean to Bar Demonstration, 9am-12:30pm; Ortinola Classic Tour, 1:30pm-3pm; Afternoon Tea, 2:30pm-5pm. Special Father’s Day Lunch, Sunday 18th June. Link to more details and the menu. $
Saturday, 24th June, 7pm, DINING WITH THE SAINTS at St. Mary’s College (Port of Spain, Trinidad). 103 Chefs, tempting desserts, complimentary premium bar all evening, live entertainment (Blaxx, Phase II Steel Orchestra, Raymond Ramnarine of Dil-e-Nadan). Cost is $375. Link to promotional video. $
FREE AGRICULTURE CLASSES IN TRINIDAD
Ministry of Food Production Farmers Training Centre’s TRAINING COURSES: Classes may include Aquaponics for Home Gardeners; Banana & Plant Production; Cocoa Production; and Marketing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables in Local and Foreign Markets. Classes are offered in Caroni, Curepe, Centeno, Penal, Point Fortin, Princes Town and Sangre Grande. Link to JUNE 2017 schedule and booking information. FREE!