The Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program hosts a number of events throughout the month including trainings and workshops to assist refugees and immigrants become full participants in all aspects of American life, volunteer training, and various cultural events and celebration. Our current calendars and event listing is below:
Mosaic of Flavors: A Traditional Burmese Banana Leaf Meal - Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 - 7:30PM
Join Poe Poh in making a perfect picnic food of mushrooms, bamboo shoots, lemon grass, banana, rice flour, cilantro, garlic and chili wrapped in a banana leaf. Poe Poh is a young woman from the Karen minority in Burma who arrived in Vermont as a refugee and now lives in Shelburne, studying at CCV to lay the foundation for becoming a nurse.
Classes are $5 for City Market members and $10 for the general public. Questions? Please call the City Market Customer Service Desk at: 861-9701. All classes are held at the Sustainability Academy, 123 North Street, Burlington