Events At Badger

Pre-registration for all workshops is required.
You may e-mail, call 603-283-5275, or click here to register.



Sauerkraut & Lacto-Fermentation - Sunday August 23rd, 1-3:30pm - Download the event flyer.
Andreas Schneider, Hawthorne Valley Farm, NY
Supply fee: $25.00

In this workshop you will go on a guided tour through the basics of lacto-fermentation. Starting with learning the science behind fermentation and the health benefits of a diet rich in foods like sauerkraut and kimchi. Then participants will roll up their sleeves, start chopping veggies, and prepare their own ferments. We will provide guidance on ratios and flavor profiles enabling participants to create unique recipes themselves. Everyone will leave with a batch of their own lactofermented veggies and instructions on how to take it to completion.


Wild Mushroom Foray - Sunday Sept 13th, 1-3pm - Download the event flyer.
Dave Wichland, Wichland Woods

Learn all about mycelia! David will discuss the mushroom life-cycle, the process of identifying wild mushroom species, and mushroom cooking, drying, and storing techniques. You'll take a walk around the Badger property and surrounding woodlands to gather and identify wild mushroom species. Delicious mushroom tea will be available for tasting, and mushroom spawn and fresh mushrooms from Wichland Woods will be available for purchase after the event!


Artisanal Bread Making - Sunday Oct. 25th, 1-4pm - Download the event flyer.
Noah Elbers, Orchard Hill BreadworksThis workshop is FULL

What is the secret to making sourdough bread with excellent taste, texture and crust? The answer to this question will be explored and discussed over an afternoon of smelling, tasting, mixing, and baking. You'll hear a brief history of traditional bread making, observe effective hand mixing techniques, and learn about ways to bake delicious artisan bread in a home oven. No experience
required.


Introduction to Soap Making - Sunday Nov. 8th, 1-3pm - Download the event flyer.
Brenna Morris (local soap maker)

Please join us for an introduction to vegetable based soap making led by certified herbalist, Brenna Morris. Brenna is glad to have the opportunity to share a nourishing soap formula with anyone interested in pursuing soap making as a hobby! The workshop will begin with a brief history of soap making, followed by the benefits of creating your own soap, how to select essential oils for aromatherapy, and a live demo of the soap making process.



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