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Tasty Fall Food and Drink Workshops in Pittsburgh

Natalia Aldana
Natalia Aldana
Posted on September 29
Figs on old wooden background. Still life.

Those colors alone are screaming delicious. (Jason Hashbarger / 500px / Getty Images)

Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” And since I know that’s you, I’ve got some workshops and classes to get you learning, cooking, and best of all, eating your way through Pittsburgh’s fall season.

Learn about this juicy fruit’s origin and how to grow fig trees in your backyard with Grow Pittsburgh in Wilkinsburg.

🗓️ Oct. 2

💰 $10

Turn waste from your garden and kitchen into delicious beverages and vinegar with Community Cultures in Garfield.

🗓️ Oct. 8

💰 Donation

Craft three unique cocktails from The PA Market’s autumn line-up. Must be 21 or over.

🗓️ Oct. 12

💰 $45

Learn how to preserve apples by making homemade applesauce with Grow Pittsburgh at Braddock Farms.

🗓️ Oct. 14

💰 $5

Use beer for a chicken satay marinade, make a dipping sauce, and more with the chefs from Third Space Bakery.

🗓️ Oct. 19

💰 $75+

Cook up a charred vegetable ragu with roasted honey sweet potatoes with Chef Rachel Homan at Phipps Conservatory.

🗓️ Oct. 24

💰 $75+

Make basic egg pasta dough in four different shapes, and learn best practices for storing and caring for fresh pasta at Forma Pasta.

🗓️ Wednesdays and Thursdays in October

💰 $75

The outside of Chantal's Cheese Shop on Penn Avenue. Red brick building with long glass windows behind a railing.

I can’t imagine a better way to spend my money than on cheeses. Chantal's Cheese Shop on Penn Avenue. (Francesca Dabecco / City Cast Pittsburgh)

Discover, taste, and learn about artisanal cheeses. Insider’s tip: These classes tend to sell out quickly!

🗓️ October and November

💰 $60+

Learn how to make a Shepherd’s Pie with a vegetarian spin from Vasudha Viswanath, author of “The Vegetarian Reset.”

🗓️ Nov. 14

💰 $25+

Chef Jayashree Iyengar of Popping Mustard Seeds will show you how to cook vegetarian-friendly dishes, including the cultural significance of every ingredient.

🗓️ Nov. 15

💰 $75+

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