April 7, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – April 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Earth Activists Online
$99 *Early Bird Discount*| Diversity Scholarships Available*
Course Support

A 4-week elemental cookalong course filled with soul-nourishing recipes, skills, and delights taught by Chef Carin McKay & guests Starhawk & Chef Vidhu Singh.

Spring is here and the sap is rising.  The light has returned! Welcome the Wild Green!  Come join us for our celebration of the beauty of fresh green foods, both cultivated and wild. Nettles, Elderflowers, Dandelions! Oh my!  We will explore recipes using fresh cultivated and wild foods as well as deeper dive into North Indian Cuisine with guest Chef Vidhu Singh. And welcoming Starhawk back to share her spring pancake recipe, knowledge, ritual, and humor.  This spring class will be a continuation of our series and we will develop more skills as we build our culinary community. 


Come join our fun, lively, participatory, cook-along series!

Chef Carin McKay will be your guide through crafting a marvelous menu of magical offerings that draw upon the energies of the season. Gather with a global community in a live, 4-week cookalong course- we’ll share laughter, stories, secret recipes and ritual through live sessions, downloadable content, and a private digital community. 

Culinary Magic Course Format 

Our next Culinary Magic Cohort Classes are April 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

Course will Featuring guest Chef Vidhu Singh & special guest Chef Starhawk

Live Sessions Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 pm Pacific

This is our Spring Cohort of our 4 part Culinary Magic Cooking Series in 2021! 

Participants will have a Culinary Magic Community to participate in together all year long outside of the live sessions. We believe that in addition to working the land, it’s vital to learn how to activate our home environments to provide nourishment, health and grounding and hope this course will enrich your experience.

What Is “Culinary Magic”?

It’s food for the soul and spirit, attuned to the sun and moon, cooked with intention, skill, sense of humor, and passion! In this three part cooking series, chef and Culinary Magic Cookbook author Carin McKay will introduce you to seasonal cooking, show you how to hone a vision and sharpen your skills, set an intention prior to preparing a meal, and teach you techniques to create food that’s both nourishing and tasty!

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Meal prep for cooking.
  • Get into a good rhythm as we cook together.
  • Create unique dishes and meals from start to finish
  • Incorporate grounding and intention into our cooking
  • Activate earth elements through nutritional ingredients
  • How to alchemize spices to enrich dishes & health
  • Private instruction for culinary skills & tools
  • Incorporate foraged food into your menus.

Culinary Magic Participants will receive:

  • Professional instruction & kitchen activation with acclaimed Chef Carin McKay
  • Four 90 minute Live Cook-a-long Sessions with Chef Carin McKay
  • Special Guest Starhawk and Vidhu will joining!
  • Weekly Prep Videos to create a Foundation in Culinary Knowledge
  • Live Q&A with Carin (& Starhawk or Vidhu when they’re on live)


Celebrate seasonal nourishment & cheer with Chef Carin McKay and special guest Starhawk for our second 2021 offer in elemental cooking & Culinary Magic!



April 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th –  90 Minute Cookalong Class

Time: Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm Pacific Time

* Closed Captioning will be provided for our live sessions

Opening Live Session will feature

  • Community Building ~ Welcome to “Carin’s Crew”
  • Culinary Foundation teachings + a short live cook-a-long skill demonstration
  • Breakout Groups & Connecting with a Cooking Buddy

Plus Students will also receive:

  • Weekly Ingredients & Prep To DO List
  • small Culinary Magic assignments for at home learning

Live Session Length: 2 Hours

  • 90 Min Cook-a-long
  • 20-30 Minute – Cooking Decompression & Community Chat



Winter Cohort *just completed* Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Feb. 10, and Feb. 17

Spring: April 7, 14, 21, 28

Summer: June 16, 23, 30, and July 7

Fall: Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20


DATES: April 7-28th

Time: Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm Pacific Time

* Closed Captioning will be provided for our live sessions

4 Week – Course Tuition: $111


*available until Midnight PST Monday March 8th 2021

Reserve Your Seat Today


🌈Diversity Scholarships Available – Click here to fill out a short form

Our administration team will contact you to complete steps for registration. Thank you for your interest!


WATCH the Introduction Webinar with Chef Carin McKay & Starhawk

Carin McKay has been creating Culinary Magic and building community for over 25 years. She has cooked hundreds of thousands of meals in incredible locations throughout California including the Earth Activist Training. Growing up in Northern California, Carin was immersed in local and seasonal cooking and meshes this with her world travels that have influenced her style. Carin brings the philosophy that the health and well-being of the cook is as important to the outcome of the meal it self. She teaches cooking as a powerful act of connecting us to our ancestors, our communities, ourselves, and nature.