Reticent about radishes? Anxious about artichokes? Leary of leeks? On Sept. 12, 6 to 8 p.m. at National Children’s Center, 3400 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE and Sept. 28, 1 to 3 p.m. at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE, discover how delicious, healthy dishes can be made with unfamiliar vegetables and fruits. Classes are hosted by local cooks, chefs and food entrepreneurs. Each demonstration includes on-site preparation and cooking. Attendees have the opportunity to do hands-on cooking and taste the final product. Each cooking class occurs during or immediately following C.R.I.S.P. Market CSA share pick-up hours. C.R.I.S.P. Farmshare members receive priority registration and a wider selection of recipes to make at home. Some children’s activities will be incorporated into the cooking class. Chefs will focus on demonstrating recipes for healthy meals for busy families. Register at bbardc.org/csa.