The Extraordinary Egg: from chicken to plate iCal

Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Saturday, April 12, 2014

10:00 am-Noon

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County

480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424 

Canandaigua, NY-The upcoming holidays of Easter and Passover rely heavily on eggs to celebrate age-old traditions.  Eggs are dyed, decorated and made of chocolate for Easter. During Passover, eggs are roasted and hard-boiled for use in the seder.  Eggs have been eaten by humans for thousands of years and are an integral part of our diet even today.  They can be found in baked goods, mayonnaise, and on many breakfast menus. But, have you ever stopped to think about the egg? 

Hope Galens, Local Food Educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County and Lloyd Kinnear of Rosecrest Farms will present a program on this humble yet important food. Learn all about eggs such as: are free range, cage free and pasture raised the same thing, the difference between brown and white eggs, uses for eggs, their benefits, different types and where to find them locally. 

We will also taste different varieties of eggs along with other dishes that use eggs.  Leave feeling inspired to seek out the large variety of farm fresh local eggs available here in Ontario County!

 Class fee: $10 per person

Pre-registration is required by Thursday, April 2, 2014 by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County at 585-394-3977 x 427 or email Nancy with your name, address, and phone number to

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