Cooking In the Dark™ Seminar

This seminar is part of an Emergency Preparedness Learning Series, teaching families how to stay at home and live comfortably without electricity and running water for at least two weeks.

The following topics will be addressed:

  • Water Storage Options: How much water do I need for my family? And where do I store it?
  • Light Options: How do I provide safe lighting for my family?
  • Cooking Options: How do I cook without leaving the safety of my own home?
  • Meal Planning for Two Weeks or More: How much do I need to store and how do I organize it? NOTE: Because of the size of this class, the instructor will be demonstrating the cooking methods. This is NOT an individual cooking class.

CHECK IT OUT: a two-minute video introducing this seminar:

The instructor will be Marcie Maynes, president and founder. Maynes has been teaching disaster preparedness for more than seven years. With a bachelor’s degree in social studies and secondary education from Washington State University. Marcie has a passion for education and strongly believes that preparedness education partnered with emergency tools provides the best foundation for self-reliance.

For more information, go to or call Ron Messinger at 360-263-1682. Nursery is available for young children.

To RSVP, please email with the number of adults. Please include the age and number of children needing childcare. And if you plan to come for supper.

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