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Mette Nielsen

Minneapolis, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Mette Nielsen

Mette’s photography has graced the pages of numerous books, magazines and newspapers. Her true passion is photographing food, farms and farmers, in the studio and in the field. A talented master gardener, Mette created the edible garden for The Birchwood Cafe, and photographed the harvest in the Cafe’s new cookbook. Mette brings her knowledge of preserving and her Danish heritage in Savory Sweet: Simple Preserves from a Northern Kitchen (co-authored with Beth).  Beth Dooley and Mette collaborated on Minnesota’s Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook. Their work appears regularly in The Star Tribune.

Current Courses Offered by Mette Nielsen

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S is for Spring Greens

Spring Greens! Welcome this fresh new season with the early harvest—tender greens, delicate spruce tips, fiddleheads garlic scapes, ramps, morels, radishes, tender lettuces, and herbs. Here’s how to forage and harvest the season’s gifts: Spring Greens with Herbed Chèvre and Spruce Tip Vinaigrette; Spinach, Ramp, and Gruyere Tart; Wild Mushroom,…
Fri, May 17th, 2019
1pm - 4pm
Instructors: Beth Dooley, Mette Nielsen

Past Courses Offered by Mette Nielsen

Naturally Sweet: Using Honey and Maple Syrup