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Caleb Mattison

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Caleb Mattison

Hailing from Wisconsin and living in Minnesota, Caleb would rather have a wood stove than a furnace, and rather bake his own bread than buy it. Those facts have led him to make lots of wood-fired bread and wood-fired brick ovens. Always pursuing old-fashioned foods and lifestyles, he also loves sharpening his tools and fermenting whatever he can find.

Current Courses Offered by Caleb Mattison

4½ Days
Teaser image for Ovencrafting: Building and Baking in the Wood-Fired Brick Oven

Ovencrafting: Building and Baking in the Wood-Fired Brick Oven

Hearth loaves, live-fire cooking, flatbreads, and overnight baked bean pots—just a few of the many potential uses of the wood-fired masonry oven made popular by Alan Scott.  This workshop will explore the history and construction of masonry ovens and the mixing and baking of wood-fired bread. Over the four days…
Wed, Jun 26th, 2019  –  Sun, Jun 30th, 2019
Day 1: 5-8pm; Days 2-4: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Caleb Mattison
Wed, Aug 14th, 2019  –  Sun, Aug 18th, 2019
Day 1: 5-8pm; Days 2-4: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Caleb Mattison

Past Courses Offered by Caleb Mattison

Old World Breads

Sparks & Flames: Fire-Starting

The Elements of Pizza