Washington Workshop

Jan Buhrman of Kitchen Porch catering will host a workshop in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22 and 23 as part of Martha’s Vineyard Culinary and Agricultural Experiences.

When Science Hits the Pan: Cooking For the Heart and Soul will cover how to prepare meals using whole foods and fresh vegetables, understand the power of so-called superfoods in your diet, how to decode food labels, and the importance of sustainable agriculture.

Classes cover basic stock making, quick nourishing soups, the best of beans and grains, sauteed and roasted vegetables. The workshop runs Friday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $325.