Category Archives: Cooking/Gardening

News from Pacific Avenue Arts Colony: Growing Together

What better way to bring generations together than with a community garden? Learning to grow, and learning to grow together, starts with a seed of sharing. Master Gardener, Elizabeth Sala came to Pac Arts in San Pedro, CA, to share … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: Garden Club

At The Metro at Compton Senior Apartments in Compton, CA, the Garden Club meets once a month with Lilibeth, who is part of the Master Gardener program. She volunteers two hours of her time on a monthly basis to answer … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Indian Luncheon

EngAGE celebrates diversity and one of our favorite ways to do that is with food, whether it’s learning how to cook something new or enjoying eating it! In September, residents at BSAC in Burbank, CA, shared a tasty Indian luncheon. … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Healthy Cooking

Program Director Megan Hocking showed residents how to use items from the Community Garden in healthy recipes. They made a Greek Turkey Meatloaf, Greek Cucumber Salad, and a Lemon Yogurt Sauce.  Residents got to taste the finished product, take some … Continue reading

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News from Buckingham: Healthy Cooking Class

In their Healthy Cooking Class, residents at Buckingham Senior Apartments in Los Angeles, CA, cooked a delicious apricot tart along with a skillet of chicken and apricots. The recipes they follow often use most of the produce brought to them … Continue reading

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News from Cotton’s Point: “Green Thumbs Up”

“Green Thumbs Up” for craft time at Cotton’s Point in San Clemente, CA.  Residents created beautiful succulent arrangements for their apartments in Crafts class. ~ Jennifer Fallon, Regional Program Director  

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News from Vermont: Summer Fun

Residents at Vermont Family Apartments in Los Angeles, CA, are getting in shape with yoga and resistance exercises in Fitness Class, feeling the beat of drums with music instructor Clarence Johnston, and caring for future tasty crops with the Garden … Continue reading

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News from Portofino: Gardening

The residents of Portofino Villas in Pomona, CA, are embracing the warm weather, summer motivation, and community enrichment activities. Look at this lovely garden! ~ Alma Wright, Regional Program Director  

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News from Andalucia and La Coruña: Cooking Class

At Andalucia Senior Apartments in Panorama City and La Coruña Senior Apartments in Van Nuys, CA, the Cooking Class is held once a month and both properties attend together, switching locations month to month. Anne Apra, a professional caterer and their teacher, … Continue reading

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News from PacArts: Green Thumbs in the Garden

What could be better than playing in your garden box on a beautiful Saturday morning?  That’s just what a few of the resident artists at Pacific Avenue Arts Colony in San Pedro did with the guidance of Master Gardener, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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