Wants a kitchen full of jars, jams, and homemade cheese.

The Cheese Course


In this educational tasting and pairing course, author and instructor Kirstin Jackson will guide us through the essentials of composing the perfect cheese course. We will explore 8-10 cheese selections and wine pairings; Kirstin will focus her efforts on the world’s best-known cheese-producing regions, including those in the US. We will also learn her recipes for two classic, cheese board accoutrements.


Intro to Fermentation


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.




A hands-on cheesemaking course; each participant leaves with his/her freshly made cheese. Includes a cheese tasting of cheese alongside an array of snacks.

Embrace the wonderful world of "pasta filata" cheeses by learning to stretch your own fresh mozzarella with teacher Kirstin Jackson! We'll practice forming knots and braids and even learn a few recipes for using the fresh batch (although eating it straight-up is certainly recommended).


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