Fall 2012 Classes
Nov. 3 Homemade Mozzarella cheese! $45, 1-3 PM Did you know you could make cheese at home in as little as 30 minutes? Let me show you how with easy to obtain grocery store items. And we are using the best milk available ... Picket Fence milk! I will demonstrate and you will take home mozzarella cheese that you made yourself. It's a great way to spend an afternoon!! Taught by Cathy Linker Lafrenz
Nov. 10 - Relieve your pie anxiety!! - $40 1-3 PM You will learn the skill of how to render lard, make great crust, seasonal fruit and meat filling, pie lore plus so much more! Each student will finish class with a pie hot from the oven or ready to bake at home, bag of lard to render at home, a rendered pint of lard ready to cook with, and a recipe book. Please bring: Your favorite apron, 8”- 9” pie pan, BIG mixing bowl and a spoon (something you can comfortably get both hands in, at least 6 qt), a rolling pin, a box or basket to take your just baked pie home...and a smile, that’s the most important thing! Taught by Danelle Stamps.
Nov. 17 , Soapmking 101 - $60 1-3 PM Want to learn to make cold-process soap? Karla Moore, of Heart of Iowa Soapworks, will teach the art and craft of old-fashioned soapmaking in this class. Lye safety will be emphasized. You will make and take home your own custom-scented 2 lb. batch of cold-process soap. Please note that you should wear old clothes, and that for safety reasons, the class will be strictly limited to six participants.
The fine print: We will not charge your credit or debit card until the day of the class, but we do request that you pre-register via phone, internet or in the store. If you are unable to attend a class you have registered for, please give us 48 hours notice, otherwise we will need to charge your card as normal. Please, for the comfort and safety of everyone, do not bring your children to the class. If you have an older, responsible child that you would like to attend the class, please contact us!
Sample Sunday Dates
We team up once a month with our neighbors from Picket Fence Creamery and Flowers by Donna Jean to bring you a wonderful afternoon of fun, samples, and family activities. Each site offers free food, beverage, or goodie samples, and often have family activities, guest vendors, or even music! Each Sample Sunday is a little different, and a lot of fun. Bring the family and come on out! Full details of each month's Sample Sunday can be found on our sister website Central Iowa Small Farms.
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