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Urban Homesteading: Preserving Fall’s Bounty

Ages 18+. Carry the flavors of fall with you all winter long!

Salsa: What to do with all those ripe, juicy tomatoes from your garden? How about a batch of fresh homemade salsa! In this hands on class Urban Homesteading expert Kevin Prier will direct you in the best ways to use farm fresh vegetables to make delicious salsa for your table.

Applesauce:  Put fall’s bounty into your pantry in this urban homesteading class. The secret to fabulous applesauce is to use fabulous apples. With great apples, there is no need for extra sugar or any other additions. We will make and can a batch of fresh applesauce and everyone can take home a pint.

Pepper Jam: Make this sweet and spicy condiment from local Thistledown farms no-spray bell peppers and jalapenos. This jam is similar to Thai sweet pepper sauce, but in this class you get to control the heat! Delicious on meatloaf, burgers, as part of a barbecue glaze, or in a vegetable sauté.

Also check out our free lectures: What is Urban Homesteading? and Eating Well on a Tight Budget!

Save 10% when you register for the complete series!

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Salsa: 9/13 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19248 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Applesauce: 9/20 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19249 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Pepper Jam: 9/27 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19250 Online Registration: Register

Urban Homesteading: Oktoberfest

Ages 18+. Create the components of a delicious Oktoberfest spread!

Fermentation, Beyond Sauerkraut: Ready to explore the world of fermentation? Learn how to make your own fermented pickles, salsa, hot sauce, a variety of fermented non-alcoholic beverages, and even corned beef. Take home some of what we get started to enjoy later. Bring two wide mouthed pint jars or $2 to purchase from instructor.

Savory Sourdough:  Learn how to catch, care for, and use a wild sourdough culture. We will also go over regular bread baking techniques for those who want to start simple. Over the course of this class, we will make a batch of sourdough bread while we learn about proofing, the complex biology of a vital sourdough culture, and tips and tricks to get that great artisanal style bread in your own kitchen. Take home you own small round loaf and a sourdough culture.

Artisinal Cheese Making: Using traditional craftsmanship techniques we will make a fresh hard cheese and ricotta, and learn about different hard and soft cheese cultures. The entire cheese making process from cultured milk to formed cheese ready for the press will be covered. The process to create yogurt and kiefer will be covered as well. All supplies provided.

Also check out our free lectures: What is Urban Homesteading? and Eating Well on a Tight Budget!

Save 10% when you register for the complete series!

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Fermentation, Beyond Sauerkraut: 10/11 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19253 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Savory Sourdough: 10/18 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19254 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Artisanal Cheese Making: 10/25 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19261 Online Registration: Register

Urban Homesteading: Holiday Hostess

Ages 18+. NEW classes! Who has the mostest? With these skills under your belt, it’s definitely you!

Homemade Liqueurs: Ages 21+. Just in time for the holidays. Learn how to make a variety of infused vodka’s, fruit liqueurs, Limoncello, and herbal liqueurs. Take home a small jar of your favorite.

Spreads and Appetizers: Hummus, tapenade, pesto, sun-dried tomato cream cheese and more! Get recipes and tips for customizing as we make some amazing and simple spreads and appetizers, including gluten and dairy free options. Take home a delicious sample.

Chutney and More: Learn how to make small batches of chutney, peanut sauce and other savory condiments perfect for your holiday spread. Take home a sample to savor or share.

Save 10% when you register for the complete series!

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Homemade Liqueurs: 11/1 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19332 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Spreads & Appetizers: 11/8 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19333 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Chutney & More: 11/15 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19334 Online Registration: Register

Urban Homesteading: Homemade Holidays

Ages 18+. Make handcrafted holiday gifts as unique as the person receiving them. We won’t tell if you keep some for yourself!

Soap Making: Learn the basics of making bar soap from scratch. We will discuss the chemistry of saponification, properties of different base oils and local sources and fragrance oils and other additives while we make a batch of soap. Take home a lovely piece to keep or give as a special gift.

Butters, Balms and Salves: Learn to make a variety of body butters, lip balms, and herbal salves for gifts or a treat for yourself. Take home a jar each of lip balm and herbal salve to keep or give as a gift. All supplies are included in the class fee.

Save 10% when you register for the complete series!

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Soap Making: 12/6 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19262 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Butters, Balms & Salves: 12/13 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19263 Online Registration: Register