Get Inspired — 8 New Classes for December

Get Inspired — 8 New Classes for December

  • posted on: November 15, 2014
  • posted by: 21 Acres
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If you haven’t already looked at the 21 Acres class schedule and you’ve been bitten by the holiday crafting and cooking bug, check it out.  Here’s the line up:

Tuesday, December 2 — 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Holiday Pies  It’s time for pie! Join us for this class and learn by doing. Our kitchen staff will take you through how to make the perfect pie crust, with and without gluten, and how to fill it with delicious seasonal ingredients. Take home the pie you make—stout beef stew pie, apple pie, or pumpkin custard pie.

Yes, You Can!

Friday, December 5 — 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Yes, You Can!  Our monthly hands-on class, Yes, You Can! is becoming very popular. Sign up for this offering — We’ll be making pickled beets and red onion jam. The class is only $15, $10 for members. Have fun, learn something new and take home a couple of jars of goodness to share with friends and family.

Heritage Crafts

Saturday, December 6 — 10 to 11:30 am
Heritage Crafts — Swags and Centerpieces  Mary Saleeby, Botanical Art expert here at 21 Acres, will help you learn the secrets to creating professional-looking swags or centerpieces using greens and garden elements for the holidays. Take this class and you will learn how to make beautiful centerpieces that can be replicated at home easily; Plus, you’ll go home with a completed door-size swag.

Meghan and Kids July 2014 (63) Start Right

Saturday, December 6 — 1 to 2 pm
Start Right — Make Good Food for Growing Kids  What do you feed the little ones this time of year? Do babies like hearty greens? Do toddlers like cabbage? carrots? We’re looking forward to this monthly class when together we’ll make local, sustainable food for the youngest of kids.

Saturday, December 6 — 2:30 to 3:30 pm
Soup in a Jar — Warm Gifts for a Cold Season  Surprise the ones you love with a homemade gift to keep them warm on those cold winter nights. Great for kids and adults, bring the whole family to learn how to create a soup mix that is sure to please. Choose from chicken noodle soup, chili, lentil soup, or build your own, our kitchen staff will help you with every colorful layer of these delicious soup starters.

Thursday, December 11 — 6:30 to 7:30 pm
My Local Pantry  This month our My Local Pantry class is designed with holiday gift-giving in mind. Learn how to make: Shortbread Cookie Mix, Soup Mix and Cornbread Mix — perfect for packaging up and sharing with friends. This class is only $10 — $7.50 for members.

Farm to Table Holidays

Friday, December 12 — 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Farm to Table Holidays  Apple and mushroom-stuffed pork tenderloin, roasted root vegetable medley, black bean, squash and kale salad, and honey glazed carrots and parsnips — wow, what a meal! All local and sustainably produced. Join our kitchen team and Registered Dietitian Matt Keen to learn how to make this nutritious meal for the holidays. Register early for this class, because with this menu, it will fill up.

Colorful Cookies Gingerbread People

Saturday, December 13 — 1 to 3 pm
Cookie and Gingerbread Decorating  Cookie decorating is a holiday tradition. Leave the chemical food colorings at the store as our kitchen team teaches you how to make colorful dyes from fruit and vegetable powders. Take home our delicious shortbread and gingerbread cookie recipes, and half a dozen of your own cookie creations. And don’t forget to bring the kids for the hands on decorating.