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Haitian Spiced Marinade – Demo & Tasting

July 8 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Haitian Spiced Marinade – Demo & Tasting

A Lunch on the Go ~ Healthy Alternative


    Join us for Haitian Spiced Marinade Demo & Tasting with Chef Crys


      • WHEN: Saturday, July 8, 2023
      • TIME: 9 am – 10 am
      • WHERE: Beauty’s Community Garden:  3201 Airline Dr. Houston, TX 77022
      • FEE:No Charge — The $10 donation fee is waved for all classes through August 31, 2023
      • RSVP BEGINS: May 2nd
      • Share LINK:  https://bit.ly/44ytycF
      • Program questions: [email protected]
      • Beauty’s Community Garden Website: www.beautyscommunitygarden.org
  • Cancellation Procedure: Your mobile number will be collected (and will only be used) in case there is an urgent message. This is usually used in case we need to cancel or reschedule the event, usually due to unexpected, problematic weather conditions. All other communications will be sent via email. Note we do not sell or share your information with any other organization and/or business. We do collect certain information to gauge participation and the demographics of attendees.
  • Note: If this class gets cancelled, the fee collected will be used as a credit for a future class. Fees collected help to support Beauty’s Community Garden’s programs.

This “Pesto Haitian Creole Style ,” is the second class in the “From Garden to Table Cooking Series.” Each program is meant to be interactive, so bring your questions. All Chef Crys’ classes will receive a demo, a recipe, and where to purchase the ingredients. Learn how to prepare and cook the fresh and healthy way so you maximize the nutritional benefits.

This is a great healthy lunch idea for families on-the-go.

You will leave with:

  • garden to table options for families with children
  • having a hands-on garden-to-table cooking session
  • how to plan easy lunch ideas for families on the go
  • learning how to use rice alternatives
  • how to use herbs in place of seasonings


  • What you should bring: Your own water and refreshments and gloves (if you have them.)



Beauty’s Community Garden
3201 Airline Drive
Houston, TX 77022 United States
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Beauty's Community Garden is located at 3201 Airline @ E. 32nd Street, in Independence Heights–the first African American municipality in Texas.  Our mission is to close the gap on food inequities and achieve a community culture of health and well-being. Our programs, events and educational materials focus on breaking the cycle of food insecurity, poor nutrition, and the resulting health outcomes people experience who have poor access to fresh produce. These communities are called food deserts, and our garden is located in one of forty plus food deserts in Houston. We are committed to transforming lives through showing the connections between growing foods and their nutritional impact on health, wellbeing and life's possibilities.


Instructor, Chef Crys Himes is an Integrative Nutrition Health & Wellness Coach, Culinary Herbalist, and Transitional Food & Pastry Chef. She's been in the Culinary Arts field for over 12 years. She gows her own organic, and pesticide-free herbs in her backyard . Through her practice MoonLyte Cooking, she creates recipes using foods and herbs with an eye on holistic wellness. You will leave her class filled with new possibilities and a twist on foods to eat.

MoonLyte Cooking is a curriculum-based program that can be tailored to fit group needs. Our program is built with the sole purpose is to inform and educate the community on alternative eating and cooking methods that help promote healthier lifestyles. MoonLyte Cooking has also broadened our services by adding artisan cooking classes to our services.

Our mission is to bring fun, educational cooking experiences to mothers' and children even in the most unusual settings. We are changing the game on how you view transitioning into healthier lifestyles.

Website: https://www.chefcryshimes.com/