An instructor at PCC Natural Markets demonstrates cheesemaking at one of the retailerrsquos instore classes

An instructor at PCC Natural Markets demonstrates cheesemaking at one of the retailer’s in-store classes.

Class of its own: Supermarkets offer inventive courses

Retailers get creative with classes on food preservation, flower arranging and pregnancy nutrition

Classes held at supermarkets may conjure thoughts of basic Crock-Pot dinners and 20-minute spaghetti dishes, but many are going beyond the standard recipe walk-throughs. 

For instance, Ball’s Food Stores in Kansas City, Kan., uses classes as a way to promote its commitment to local growers and producers. The Hen House banner has extension agents come in to teach proper food preservation. These lessons can come in hand

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