Join us on Saturday, October 27 from 1-4pm for a seminar with Dr. Ted Butchart from Virginia Natural Health as he gives us an introduction to Natural Medicine including preparing for cold and flu season, naturopathic techniques to shorten a virus attack and how to best cope with seasonal affective disorder. Click the link below to reserve your spot…
Free Range Saturday is all about spending the day on the farm and celebrating another great season! We have a farm tour with Joel, Polyface lunch and local vendors! Click the link below to reserve tickets for the lunatic tour or just pack up the family, come have lunch and take a walk around and enjoy the mountain views of October in Virginia! We look forward to seeing you!
Warm up to the joys of home cheesemaking with this mozzarella making and stretching class! Led by home cheesemaker Louella Hill (author of Kitchen Creamery), we'll learn how milk turns into curds and whey. We'll talk about which milk to use, rennet, cheese cultures and more. Finally, we'll get down to the fun and start to stretch fresh mozzarella into all shapes and sizes. Fold in your fanciest salt or make mozzarella roulade using garden pesto. Finally fill your plate and your belly with......Lastly, head homeward with the recipes and the milk sources to do it all again.
Class will take place on Saturday, Sept 22, 2-5 p.m. at Polyface Farm. We will utilize the beautiful, grass based milk of Creambrook Farm in Middlebrook, VA.
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Tickets are $85/pp and include:
*3-hour hands-on class in the fields of Polyface
*Mozzarella and fresh tomato tasting w fresh bread from
Newtown Baking, olive oil and locally made shrub
*Blind milk tasting of local raw milk
*Polyface sausage tasting
*Take home cheeses from class
*Take home recipes with additional resources
*Take-home cheese making supplies (rennet, citric acid, cheese
A HUGE thank you to the insanely talented Kate-Simon Lifestyle Photography for the image from her online gallery https://www.kate-simon.com/portfolio