The Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen

  • Fall Gardening!

    Our fall gardening classes are up and online! Join Liam from Homebody Farm in the demonstration garden for Seed Saving and Fall Garden Preparation in September, and then Cold Weather Gardening in October. Also in October, two classes focused on…

  • Nature Programs for Children

    We’ve scheduled a series of children’s nature programs here at the Ag Center this fall! Working with Mindy Janson of Mindy’s Den, and starting with sessions about the most common of garden creatures, the pillbug, or roly polie. We will…

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.

  • Make Your Own Bitters

      Bitters are prepared according to secret recipes using bitter herbs, leaves, fruits, seeds, or roots and sometimes alcohol or sugar. Working with Chef Tamara, learn a simple and easily customized way to make your own aromatic bitters for your... Sign up

  • Scoop on the Coop: Chickens 101

    If you are thinking about getting backyard chickens, this is the class for you! Learn whether keeping hens is the right move for you from local expert, Gwenne Baile. In this class we discuss the benefits of having backyard hens... Sign up

  • Seed Exploration!

    Seed Exploration How do seeds travel the world? They travel by air, water, as hitchhikers and by exploding! Through hands-on activities, we will experiment with all the different ways seeds travel, we’ll taste assorted edible seeds, and then we will make our... Sign up

  • Gardening for Cold Weather

    Cold weather crops extend your growing season. . There are plants that do well through fall and into winter for backyard vegetable gardens. In this class we will cover cool weather crops, winter squash harvests (and uses), and do a... Sign up

  • Homemade Cavatelli

    Come to the Farmhouse Kitchen and learn to make traditional cavatelli! In a country with a food culture as strong as Italy’s there are many food traditions, like certain pasta shapes are made with specific sauces. Cavatelli pasta, small shells that... Sign up

  • Italian Chocolate Budino

    Budino is the Italian answer to pudding with their own custardy spin on it. A traditional budino often includes a crunchy cookie layer. Working with Chef Mike of traveling Chef, we will go through the tips to getting the right... Sign up

  • Cranberry Orange Vinegar

    The aroma and colorful flavors of cranberry and orange shine through in this tasty vinegar. Use it to make a delicious marinade for chicken or turkey, or in a vinaigrette. The recipe for a marinade will be given; tie it... Sign up

  • Lasagna Bulb Garden Workshop

    Chase away those winter blues with a vibrant, long blooming spring display! Come to the Farmhouse for a bulb lasagna class! Different spring bulbs bloom at varying points from March through April, and by planting in layers, you’re guaranteed a... Sign up

  • Lasagna Bulb Garden Workshop

    Chase away those winter blues with a vibrant, long blooming spring display! Come to the Farmhouse for a bulb lasagna class! Different spring bulbs bloom at varying points from March through April, and by planting in layers, you’re guaranteed a... Sign up

  • Pumpkin Soup in Edible Bowls

    This is the perfect way to dress up a seasonal favorite. We will roast a perfectly sized pumpkin for you to use as an edible bowl and then create a delicious pumpkin soup using a recipe that works for most... Sign up