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4-H Fungal Friday: Fungi & Food

  • Friday, January 29, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Take a journey with Monroe County 4-H into the fungal kingdom and learn how we interact with these organisms in our everyday life.

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This virtual workshop will focus on fungi and food. We will explore the wonder of yeast through a bread in a bag experiment.

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To participate in making the bread, families will need the following ingredients and supplies for each loaf of bread on hand:
  • 3 C all-purpose flour (divided into 3 portions)
  • 3 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 (.25oz) package rapid rise yeast
  • 1 C warm water (100-130F)
  • 3 tbsp oil (vegetable or olive oil)
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • extra flour to sprinkle for kneading dough
  • cooking spray (for greasing pan)
  • 1-gallon plastic storage or freezer bag with a seal
  • bread loaf pan (8.5x4.5x2.5in) or mini loaf pans (5.625 x 3.375 x 2inches)
  • optional: parchment paper for kneading dough
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    This workshop will be geared towards youth ages 5-12. Any 5-7 year-old youth will need an adult present to participate. All are welcome to attend. A minimum of 10 registrants is necessary for the program to run.

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    Cost: $5 per participant. Registration Required. Program delivered via Zoom. 4-H membership not required. 

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    Fee waivers for this program may be requested by contacting monroe4H@cornell.edu.

    Fee

    $5

    Register

    https://pub.cce.cornell.edu/event_registration/main/events_landing.cfm?event=4H_FungalFriday_226

    Contact

    Lori Koenick
    4-H Youth Development Educator
    lbk75@cornell.edu
    585-753-2576

    Last updated January 5, 2021