Advanced Gardening for High School Students
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 8am- 4pm
Open to high school students who want to build the confidence, knowledge and skills to advance their gardening abilities. Start the day with an overview with an outdoor lecture in the Pavilion and then get to gardening with hands on practice! We will covering such topics as starting seeds, building compost, bed preparation, watering techniques, crop selection, transplanting and more.
Cost: $10, lunch included
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019
Taste of Italy Cooking Series
Vieni e mangia!
Come and eat Italian! The cuisine we all love. Heartland Farm will be hosting a series of three cooking classes with Italian food enthusiast, Natalie Fullerton, who recently returned from Sicily were she cooked with the Italians and studied the cuisine.
From basic pasta making in class one, to ravioli and stuffed ravioli in class two, we will finish with a celebratory Italian potluck meal and also harvest herbs and produce from the gardens to make hor d’oeuvres.
Come and join us for the full series or sign up for just one of the offered classes. We look forward to expanding our cooking expertise, making new friends, and celebrating joys of life with home-cooked Italian food! Go home with recipes, dough, and pasta made in each class.
Single Class: $35
Sign up for all Three Classes: $95 (save $10)
Classe Uno – Pasta Making Basics
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019, 6pm-8pm
In this class, learn how to make two different types of pasta dough and four pasta shapes, that are common in different regions of Italy. A basic flour and water pasta dough will transform into Cavatelli and Busiate, a dough and shapes common across Sicily. Garganelli and Farfalle shapes will be made with an egg pasta dough common in southern Italy.
Registration Deadline: May 10st, 2019
Classe Due – Stuffed Pasta Making
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 6pm – 8pm
In this class, learn how to make two different types of stuffed pasta, ravioli and a spinach tortellini. In Italy, ravioli are a specific type of stuffed pasta best known from the western region of Italy. Tortellini are best know from the southern areas of Italy. Ravioli and tortellini can be made many different ways and with many different types of filling.
Eat and Enjoy! Go home with recipes, dough to take home, and the stuffed pasta they make in class.
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2019
Classe Tre – Sicilian Cuisine, Garden dinner
Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 6pm – 8pm
In this class, you will bring you assinged homework, a home cooked Italian dish! In this class we will learn about different types of Sicilian cuisine and its history as we walk through the Heartland Farm gardens to talk about “cooking the farm”. We will gather herbs and make hor d’oeuvres for our very own Italian feast that will immediatly follow in the outdoor Garden Pavillion.
We can talk Italian, celebrate the Italian cooking series and that a wonderful Italian themed summer evening. Bring your own dish, wine welcome. Cost: $35
Registration Deadline: July 13, 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019, 8am – 10am
Come learn the whys and hows of composting. We will spend the morning with practical demonstrations as well as discussion of the biological process/science behind composting.
There will be an emphasis on how to compost at home with demonstrations of different kinds of bins and kitchen collection processes.
Registration Deadline: August 1, 2019
Natural Beauty Products Making
Saturday, November 16, 1pm – 3pm
Make your own all natural beauty products and learn some science too. Making your own cosmetics is a great way to ensure the ingredients are pure and natural, and to minimize wasteful, non-recyclable packaging. These classes empower you to make some simple cosmetics using ingredients that are readily available in grocery stores or drug stores.
Take one of the classes or both! Either way you’ll be able to make your own cosmetics using simple ingredients found in your local drug and grocery store.
Registration Deadline: November 1st