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March 2016

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90 Other weekly classes include "Taste of the Season," sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and "Let's Talk About Food," a series of lunchtime discussions. "We try to focus the KITCHEN's program- ming on fun ways to try local foods in innovative ways," Erickson notes. "This spring, we have a DIY Terrarium class coming up, and a mixology class using shrubs— definitely not your typical cooking class!" The Trustees' vision for the KITCHEN extends well be- yond the preparation of food. "Our holistic approach sup- ports healthy people and a healthy agricultural system," says Erickson. "The KITCHEN is not just a cooking school. We want to get people walking, running, and moving in new, fun ways." To that end, they have partnered with outdoor outfitter REI to offer a free weekly yoga class in the KITCHEN. "Our instructors welcome and encourage anyone who wants to join," says Leigh Jackson-Magennis, REI's manager of outdoor programs in New England. "We've had a wonderful response from the community and our staff; it's a great way to add value to the community and extend our partnership with The Trustees." A "life well lived" is the bottom line for The Trustees. "Our vision is to promote conservation and pro- vide a better life for members of the community," says Erickson." in-depth LIVE The KITCHEN is a very flexible space designed for hands-on classes. The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market 6 Congress St. Boston 978-578-5867 CO N TAC T The Trustees welcomes new ideas, suggestions, and programming partners; interested parties can visit or contact Photographs courtesy of @Trustees

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