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Farmhouse Kitchen

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, allows farmers to add value to their raw agricultural products, and existing food businesses to sustain and scale-up.  In addition to preparing products for sale, the kitchen is also equipped for cooking demonstrations, educational classes and training, and is available for private functions.

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.

  • Flavorful Falafel

    What are falafel? Falafel are hearty patties or fritters made of chickpeas, tons of fresh herbs and spices, including traditional Middle Eastern spices like cumin and coriander.  They are typically served in a warm pita with tzatziki sauce, fresh greens... Sign up

  • Citrus Marmalade Canning

    Using a variety of types of citrus, this recipe serves up traditional marmalade taste.  Danielle Brenner will teach the water bath method of preserving and each participant will take home a jar of their creation! Sign up

  • Holy Cannoli

    A cannoli is a sweet Italian pastry, a tube-shaped, crumbly shell made from fried dough with a sweet, creamy filling.  Join Maggie Alfinito, owner of Sunflour Bakeshop, as she teaches you how to prepare a cannoli from scratch from start... Sign up

  • Sweet & Savory Crepes

    Join Maggie Alfinito, owner of Sunflour Bakeshop, in making traditional sweet & savory crepes!  What makes a crepe so popular and fun to eat is that you can fill or top them with whatever you’d like.  A popular modern topping... Sign up

  • Stromboli

    Stromboli is rolled pizza dough filled with delicious ingredients that you can slice and dip into any sauce you desire.  The great thing about stromboli – it’s 100% customizable.  In this class, Chef Michael Maffei will teach you how to... Sign up

  • St. Patty’s Day Baking

    Join Maranda Burns, owner of Pee Wee’s Ice Cream, in making Irish Potatoes and a decadent chocolate stout cake!  You might be surprised that Irish potatoes don’t actually contain potatoes.  In fact, they’re a sweet treat concocted with coconut, powdered... Sign up

  • Dawn to Dusk in a Skillet

    One-pan cooking is trending!  A cast iron skillet is ideal for one-pan meals because it holds onto heat.  You can sear, roast and even simmer in a cast iron skillet – and you can go from stovetop to oven which... Sign up

  • Spring Wreath Workshop

    It’s the first day of spring – the perfect time to create a spring wreath.  Design direction will be provided by the lovely ladies from Ivy on Main Floral.  The workshop begins with a short informational demonstration – detailing project... Sign up

  • Spring Flower Cupcakes

    Join Maggie Alfinito, owner of Sunflour Bakeshop, in making spring flower cupcakes!  Maggie will teach piping technique to create beautiful buttercream flowers on top of the perfect cupcake.  Each participant will take home 1/2 dozen cupcakes of their own creation. Sign up

  • Salads Worth Making

    A salad doesn’t have to be solely a plate of lettuce, carrots and cherry tomatoes.  Salads can, and should be, awesome and flavorful!  Having a variety of ingredients, textures, shapes and sizes is key to making a delicious salad.  Every... Sign up