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September 2019

Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants: An Introduction to Foraging

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have you ever thought about foraging in nearby woods, fields, or trails, but haven’t had the knowledge or confidence to do so on your own?  Tanna Worrell, the Friendly Forager,  is based locally and has been sharing her enthusiasm for, and knowledge of, foraging for many years.  Join Tanna as the growing season begins in May, hunting for spring wild edible and medicinal plants.  Participants will learn about how to ethically forage and how to identify some early spring plants. …

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October 2019

Intergenerational: Sourdough Bread Baking

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October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Slow down, get your hands messy, have some fun and learn the benefits of sourdough baking. The class will feature all steps of the sourdough baking process: sourdough culture maintenance and levain (starter) preparation, dough handling and shaping, as well as the final proof and how to bake in a home oven. You will leave with a better understanding of sourdough, a bit of starter, a couple loaves of bread and dough to bake at home. Intergenerational Age 10+: Adults…

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1-Year Anniversary Celebration – Community picnic/Open House

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Marine Mills Folk School is 1 year old and we're throwing a party for the entire community!  Please join us for a day of celebration! All are invited to stop in and visit!  Meet a few of our instructors, see class demos and tour our new location at Marine Elementary School. Families are encouraged to bring kids. We will have live music,  a bouncy house, games, hot dogs, watermelon, lemonade, and treats! No need to register or RSVP - just…

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November 2019

Holiday Breadmaking

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November 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

You'll be ready for the holidays with some delicious breads!  We’ll make Cardamom Bread, a delicately flavored braided yeasted bread.  In Finland it's called "pulla" and is typical in cafeterias where it is considered as sign of a high-quality place.  You'll discover multiple ways to use this versatile dough, and get in some good hand work braiding the dough. We will also make Pain d'Epices,  (French for "spice bread", loosely translated as "gingerbread" )a traditional French rye spice bread, the heartiest…

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December 2019

Scandinavian Kransekake!

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Have you always wanted to bake this traditional showstopper of a confection but been too intimidated by the 18 rings, specialty pans, and icing decoration to try? Come learn about the Queen of Scandinavian Cakes - Kransekake/Kransekage/Kransekaka (Norwegian/Danish/Swedish).  In this class, you will learn about the history of the cake and many tips and tricks that will help you learn how to master this beautiful creation. (Spoiler alert - It will still take practice.) You will see examples of how…

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