Summer Workshops at Michael Fields!
May 29, 2014
Whole Farm Workshops
June 14, 2014 9:00 am-Noon Beginner/Intermediate. $40
A hands-on workshop that provides guided practice in butchering techniques. Instructor: Petra Zinniker, Zinniker Farms.
Pest Management Field Day
June 17th 3-5.30pm, $25
Walk through the spring crops and talk about the anticipated issue for summer crops. Instructors: Dr. Erin Silva, Dr. Amanda Gevens, and Dr. Russ Groves.
Expand Your Processing and Marketing Options
July 8th 9-3pm, $60
Thinking about value added products and finding the right market for your produce? This workshop is perfect for you. Participants will be guided through important steps of getting processed goods to market. Got a product idea? Do you know where and how to process your veggies? How about licensing and where to market? Find out the answer to all these questions and more. Instructors: Dr. Jenny Buckely, Organic Processing Institute, Max Kane, FarnMatch, Andy Gehl, Contract Comestibles.
Birdhouses From Gourds
May 31st 9-noon. $25
Learn how to make gorgeous bird houses from gourds. Go home with a birdhouse and a seedling to grow your own gourds. Instructor: Sandy Andrews
Cooking with the Seasons at Michael Fields – Asparagus for Spring
June 6th 5-7pm. $25
Learn how to cook the best asparagus meals and have fun in this interactive cooking class. Look for more cooking classes in the coming months. Here is the menu for this workshop: Asparagus Fontina and Leek Strata, Dairy-free “Cream” of Asparagus Soup, Roasted Asparagus Tapenade, Spring Asparagus Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms, Asparagus In Creamy Avocado Potato Salad. Yum! Instructor: Holistic Chef Kristin Arnett.
Register to any or to all the above workshops at www.michaelfields.org.