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Community Can Jam: Marmalade

$65.00

Marmalade season is upon us! The market shelves are overflowing with a plethora of exciting citrus, and we are ready to preserve it for the year ahead. And while we rather like the meticulous, meditative work - the chopping and juicing, slicing and simmering -for many folks it is hot messy work, best done is with a group of likeminded friends and managed by knowing, watchful eyes.

Intro to Fermentation

$45.00

The art of fermentation preserves and enhances foods and flavors of the season. Learn to create ferments that deliciously support health, gently cleansing and nourishing you and supporting your body. 

In introductory class, you will become familiar with the basic techniques that will help you transform produce into nutritious, probiotic foods, with a focus on seasonality and letting nothing go to waste. We will make use of local produce to preserve lemons, create sauerkraut, and make fermented salsa and pesto.

DiY Holidays: Homemade Gingerbread House

$35.00

Each ticket is good for one adult and up to 2 children

Bring a little old-school fun to your holiday this year by decorating a gingerbread house, complete with gumdrops and candy canes.  Local instructor extraordinaire, Michele Simons will show you tricks and secrets for making the edible palace of your dreams, and then it'll be time to have some fun and get creative! Dress to get messy.

Canning Intensive: Homemade Holiday Sweet Treats

$75.00

A 4-hour hands-on canning class. Food and wine will be served.

Get ready for the season and add to your larder, impress your folks and make hearts grow three sizes larger! Learn to preserve homemade gifts and spread some holiday cheer with Shakirah Simley. In this demo and hands-on class, students will tackle the following special, seasonal and truly stunning treats*:

Brandied Seckel Pears
Walnuts Preserved in Local Honey
Vanilla-Bourbon Caramel Sauce
Rangpur Lime Marmalade

Buttermilk to Ghee

$55.00

Start with fresh cream; ripen it into creme fraiche. Turn your creme fraiche into cultured butter and real buttermilk. Finally, turn your culutured butter into the purest, most luxurious food on Earth: ghee!

Sugar Skull Workshop

$40.00

The Mission is our neighborhood, and Dia de los Muertos is a huge holiday here. It's time to celebrate!

Within the traditions of the day, sugar skulls play a meaningful role, representing deceased loved ones who living celebrants want to honor.  Learn how to make your own sugar skulls at this hands-on workshop with Michele Simons from the Sugar Skull Gallery. After she walks you through the making and decorating processes, each participant will decorate two sugar skulls using all kinds of traditional and not-so traditional materials which are all included.

Canning Intensive: Preserving Autumn - SOLD OUT

$75.00

A combination of hands-on cooking and demonstration. Participants will take home a copy of Shakirah's preserving guide and jars of all in-class concoctions.

Learn to preserve with Shakirah Simley, founder of Slow Jams and Bi-Rite Market's Canner-In-Residence. In this course, we'll warm up with fall spices, learn about the diversity of the Pome family, and get crackin' on your holiday pantry:

Pumpkin and Quince Chutney
Bourbon Apple Butter
Asian Pears in Ginger Syrup

Menu dependent on produce availability

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