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All Ground Up: Sausage Making

Make your own sausage flavored the way you like it using your favorite meats. As a class, we will make and take home 4 to 5 kinds of sausage of your choosing from a list of about 10 varieties. These will be fresh, non-smoked, non-cured sausages like bratwurst, breakfast sausage,…
Sat, Aug 8th, 2020  –  Sun, Aug 9th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
2.5 Days
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Artisan Breads Immersion

Lace up your baking shoes and get ready for an artisan breads baking marathon. Combining the skills of our popular Artisan Breads I and II courses, this two-and-a-half-day intensive course allows students to dig deep into hand-crafted, long-fermented, and hot-hearth baked breads. We’ll explore pre-ferments and a long cool rise…
Fri, Oct 23rd, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 25th, 2020
Day 1: 5pm-9pm; Days 2 & 3: 8am-4pm
Instructor: Amy James
3 Days
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Artisan Cheesemaking

Can’t whey-t to take your home cheesemaking to the next level? Make your favorite cheese anytime you want. You will learn the basics of cheese making during class and then be able to replicate and experiment at home. We’ll cover milks, starters, bacteria, molds, and common household equipment for cheese…
Tue, Jul 14th, 2020  –  Thu, Jul 16th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gary Colles
Tue, Jul 21st, 2020  –  Thu, Jul 23rd, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gary Colles
2 days
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Artisan Cheesemaking: Scandinavian Cheeses

For centuries, the hardworking goats and cows of the fjords & mountains of Scandinavia have been kept fat and happy on the lush green grasses that thrive in the long daylight hours of summer. And as any foodie will tell you: where there is an abundance of milk, there is…
Sat, Jul 18th, 2020  –  Sun, Jul 19th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gary Colles
2 days
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Autumn Apple Abundance: From Sweet to Savory

Fall means apples in abundance! In anticipation of the season, join Chef Graden for an exploration of the versatile applications of a fruit that is both ubiquitous and under-utilized. This class will cover preparing (and eating!) all of these recipes, and more: apple and cran-apple ciders, apple pie, apple cider…
Thu, Sep 10th, 2020  –  Sat, Sep 12th, 2020
Day 1: 5-8pm Day 2 & 3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Scott Graden
1.25 Days
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Better Butter Baking

We know that butter makes it better. But which butter? And what’s behind the magic? We will learn three distinctive butter techniques as we explore croissants, Danish pastry, and kouig amann, which may be the best “muffin” you’ll ever have. We’ll make cultured butter and demystify this ancient treasure.
Sat, Jun 6th, 2020  –  Sun, Jun 7th, 2020
Day 1: 5pm-6pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Ode
1 Day
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Bounty of the Big Lake: Fish Cookery

We may spend a great deal of time enjoying the gift of Lake Superior’s beauty from the shores or from a vessel. How often do we think of the delicious food ingredients dwelling below the surface? In this class, we will discover different species of fish that thrive in the…
Thu, Jun 18th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Karalyn Littlefield
1 Day
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Cooking with the Seasons: Dinner on the Harbor

Spend a wonderful evening in the kitchen as you learn new cooking skills and share great culinary fun with other students who love to cook. In this hands-on cooking class, you’ll prepare and enjoy a delicious summer evening meal, including wine pairings and craft brews. Enjoy an evening cooking and…
Sat, Jun 13th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Judi Barsness
Sat, Jul 11th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Judi Barsness
Sat, Aug 15th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Judi Barsness
Sat, Oct 10th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Judi Barsness
1 Day
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Doughnuts!

There is nothing better than a fresh doughnut, and the best way to make sure they are fresh is to make them at home! We’ll start with the basics, raised and cake doughs, plus how to get the right fry on your doughnut. Students will have a chance to get…
Sat, May 23rd, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kirsten Wisniewski
1 Day
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Drink Your Medicine: Healing Teas, Natural Sodas, and More

Join us for a day of exploring the world of drinkable medicine, aka herbal tea. As participants learn several techniques for making medicinal drinks, Monarda will weave in herbal wisdom, knowledge, and stories. We will start the day with a plant walk, learning how to identify common weeds and wild…
Sun, Jun 28th, 2020
9am-4pm
Instructor: Monarda Thrasher
3 Days
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Earthen Oven Building and Baking

This class is for folks who want a (hand-sculpted) masonry oven that requires no special materials, tools, or skills — and very little cash! With little more than hands and mud, we’ll make a wood-fired oven directly from the earth that feeds us. Your (small) kids can help (indeed, they’re…
Wed, May 20th, 2020  –  Fri, May 22nd, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kiko Denzer
1 Day
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Eat Your Medicine: Herbal Foods

Food is Medicine. This is a simple mantra that can inspire how and what you choose to eat. This workshop will introduce participants to creative and delicious ways to incorporate fresh and local medicinal and nourishing herbs into and onto daily foods. As participants learn techniques for making culinary herbal…
Sat, Jun 27th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Monarda Thrasher
1 Day
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Foraging for Spring Wild Edibles

This class is a great introduction to wild foods as we focus on just five common, nutritious, and often abundant plants. These early risers sprout up almost as soon as the snow is gone, so you can be eating nutritious local green vegetables long before the farmers market gets rolling.…
Sat, May 23rd, 2020
8am-5pm
Instructor: Ian Andrus
Sun, May 24th, 2020
8am-5pm
Instructor: Ian Andrus
1 Day
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From Noodles to Strudels

Eastern European cultures are a treasure chest of delicious foods that have found their way, pre-made and packaged, onto grocery store shelves. This class returns these foods to their handmade origins. We’ll make noodles from various grains; bring your biceps because we’re using rolling pins! We’ll explore some regional dumplings…
Sat, Jul 25th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Ode
1 Day
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Handmade Pasta

While a craving for fresh handmade pasta might make you more likely to think "I'll make reservations!" than "I'll make dough!," this does not need to be the case. Learn to demystify making fresh pasta. Once you learn, you’ll never want to go back to boil-from-a-box pastas again.  In this…
Wed, Jun 17th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Karalyn Littlefield