The Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen

  • Simple Winter Soup Basics

    The joy of this recipe is its flexibility. Any winter vegetable – from parsnips to collards, can be substituted or added. As long as you cut your root vegetables in roughly the same size so they cook evenly, you can…

  • Maple-roasted Brussels Sprouts for Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is coming and our hearts turn to side dishes that bring autumn to the table. Check out our Maple-roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe… Ingredients 1 ½ pounds brussels sprouts ¼ cup olive oil ¾ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon (or 10 grinds) black pepper…

Mission Statement

The Farmhouse Kitchen is a shared-use, commercial kitchen facility.  It provides kitchen space for local food entrepreneurs to explore new food business ideas with minimum capital investment or existing food businesses to sustain and scale-up.  Our space allows farmers to make value-added products from their raw agricultural produce.

In addition to kitchen rentals, the Farmhouse Kitchen is also equipped for cooking demonstrations, educational classes and training. The kitchen is also available for private functions.


The Farmhouse Recipe Box

Visit our virtual recipe box for seasonal recipes. We are adding recipes and cooking tips regularly.

Class Descriptions/Sign up

About Our Classes

Classes at The Farmhouse Kitchen offer opportunities for aspiring home cooks to learn from seasoned professionals. Class size is limited so students receive personal attention, and each class features ample tastings or a light meal, and class-made-creations to enjoy at home.

  • Chocolate-dipped Spoons and Hand-blended Cocoa Stocking Stuffers

    Come and join Amanda at The Rod Homestead for a chocolately handmade holiday class! Chocolate-dipped spoons and some hand-blended hot cocoa mixes are the perfect holiday gifts. Delicious and simple these are perfect to give in a stocking or create... Sign up

  • Fresh Live Green Wreath Workshop – Dec 9

      Break out into festive spirit and join our Fresh Live Green Wreath Workshop! Learn the art of wreath decorating to customize a fabulous holiday centerpiece to adorn your home this season. You can experiment with core design principles including balance, proportion,... Sign up

  • Holiday Macarons

    Cara Griffin of Sift Bake Shop will be back to the Farmhouse Kitchen teaching how to create the perfect, gem-like holiday macarons, from chewy shell to delectable filling. This is a hands on class and each participant will take home some... Sign up

  • Orange Shortbreads and Caramelized Pecans

    Nothing is better than a homemade gift made with love. In our Gifts From The Kitchen Series, Chef Fran from Flavorful Fork will make two delicious, no fuss recipes that are perfect for gifting at the holidays — Cranberry Orange... Sign up

  • The Cool Yule Log

    Join Chef Cara Griffin from Sift Bake Shop in making a Holiday Yule Log! Participants will be using pre-baked cake, made by Cara, to assemble and decorate their own Yule Log. Learn chocolate molding, meringue piping and a variety of... Sign up

  • Winter Macarons

    It is widely believed that the macaron was introduced in France by the Italian chef of queen Catherine de Medici during the Renaissance. The typical Parisian-style macaron is a meringue-based cookie sandwiching a ganache, buttercream or jam filling. Cara Griffin of Sift Bake Shop will be... Sign up

  • Cold Comfort Jelly

    Canning and Preserving doesn’t have to stop when the farmers’ markets end. Danielle Brenner of The Jersey Farmhouse will show is how to make Cold Comfort Jelly,  a throat soothing winter treat. Cold Comfort Jelly is a low-honey cooked jelly made... Sign up

  • Winter Tea and Talk: Dr. James Still, Pine Barrens Herbalist

    Enjoy tea and teacakes with Jeannie Francis, a local herbalist, and learn about our own Dr. James Still, Doctor and Herbalist in the Pines. James Still was a hardworking young man with a passion for medicine and helping his fellow man.... Sign up

  • Healthy New Year’s Breakfast Ideas

    Start the new year and your day off right with these healthy breakfast ideas! Chef Fran of the Flavorful Fork will make two nutrition packed, gluten-free recipes that will keep you fueled up and ready for your day – Sweet... Sign up

  • Making Mozzarella From Scratch

    Learn the basics of using rennet to turn milk into cheese in a mozzarella-making demonstration. Then Chef Tamara Christians will take you through hands-on techniques for stretching a sweet, tender curd into your own fresh mozzarella balls. We’ll wrap up class with a cheese tasting... Sign up