20 July 2017 - by Jasmyn Druge

Unique Workshops for Open Farm Week 2017

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Want to learn something new? Open Farm Week 2017 is home to some amazing workshops that could either help you perfect a skill or break you out of your comfort zone and discover a new passion! 


 

Trollhaugen Farm, Newfane

Felting Slippers: Monday, August 14th & Tuesday, August 15th 

Make yourself a pair of 100% wool slippers using wool from their sheep in this 2 day workshop. Wool is an amazing material that absorbs all odors, perfect for slippers! A crepe and galette lunch will be served after on Monday

Felting Slippers: Saturday, August 19th & Sunday, August 20th

Can't make the first workshop? Here's another chance to make slippers using wool from their sheep in this 2 day workshop. A crepe and galette lunch will be served after on Saturday

Making the Perfect Crepe and Galette: Wednesday, August 16th or Thursday, August 17th

Practice mixing up and cooking crepes 

Last Resort Farm, Bristol 

Learn to Make Garlic Braids: Wednesday, August 16th

Garlic braiding blends beuty, spice, and wellness! Join farmer Eugenie Doyle to learn the art of weaving flowers with softneck, certified organic garlic to create a functional and delicious braid 

Sandiwood Farm, Wolcott 

Pine Needle Basket Workshop: Wednesday, August 16th

Learn to make pine needle baskets on the farm and stick around after for a unique on-farm dinner and movie 

Rebop Farm, Brattleboro

Cheesemaking in the Farm Kitchen: Wednesday, August 16th

Hands-on cheesemaking class using their raw cow milk. Designed to be useful for adventurous home cooks and folks that want to play with milk science! You will likely make butter, ricotta, mozzarella, creme fraiche, and/or sour cream. There will also be a tour of the milking facilities

Green Mountain Girls Fam, Northfield

Scarecrow Making: Thursday, August 17th

A fun-filled afternoon will include a scarecrow making workshop along with pick-your-own herbs and farm tours 

Crossmolina Farm, Corinth 

Pickle Making Workshop: Saturday, August 19th

Learn to make and preserve your own pickles from scratch! All materials will be provided. Participants will go home with 7 jars of dill pickles