Nibbles: Spicy vegetarian, cranberries and turkey

Spice up vegetarian

Mahan Deva Singh Khalsa, who helped spearhead Bar Harbor’s Open Table Community Dinners, will show how to use various spices to prepare nourishing vegetarian dishes, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center in Ellsworth. Admission is free.

Singh Khalsa, who learned how to cook at the Burning Tree Restaurant in Otter Creek, will demonstrate how to prepare flavorful meals with an exotic flair. The session will involve sampling the prepared dishes too. For more info, call 664-0339 and visit


Cranberry harvest

In Harrington, Lynch Hill Farms plans to start dry-harvesting its cranberry crop in coming days. The Hammond family will harvest Stevens, Early Blacks and some Pilgrims. Call ahead to make sure the harvest is underway. The farm is located at 1468 U.S. Highway 1A. For more info, call 483-1227 or 483-2876 and visit


Turkey talk

The Penobscot United Methodist Church invites the public to attend its harvest supper, featuring turkey, mashed potatoes, rolls, pies and more, starting at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 14 Southern Bay Road. For more info, call 326-4885.


Foraging fungi

Seal Cove-based Middle Earth Mushrooms’ owners Dominika and John Delmastro will share their knowledge of mushrooms at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at Birch Bay Village in Bar Harbor. Sponsored by the Bar Harbor Garden Club, the talk requires reservations for nonmembers. To make reservations, call 460-8496 or email [email protected].

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