Workshops

I love talking shop—get in touch to partner with me to host a workshop on canning, pickling, homebrewing, and wild fermentation!

Upcoming Workshops

None at the moment – follow on WordPress and Facebook @threestoryhomestead for announcements!

Previous Workshops

Wild Fermentation 101

  • Monday, October 16th, Nepenthe Homebrew, 6:00-8:00pm
  • Take a walk on the wild side with this crash course in wild fermentation. Learn about wild hard cider, mead, and sour beer production, plus how to break all the brewing rules you thought you knew. I’ll discuss how wild fermentation differs from standard homebrewing, methods for starting and managing wild and mixed culture fermentations, and how to have a homebrewing practice like the sour pros!
  • Tickets here!

Wild Herbal Mead Homebrewing

  • Saturday, October 14th, 2:00-3:30 PM
  • At the Heal All Wellness Festival, hosted at the Baltimore Free Farm.
  • Learn to make low-tech, ancient elixirs using honey, sap, fruits, and herbs with me! We’ll cover all you need to know about wild fermentation brewing techniques, ingredients, and necessary equipment. Must be 21 to participate.
  • Tickets for the festival here!

Applesauce Canning Workshop with Baltimore Orchard Project

  • Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • At Clifton Park Food Forest. Learn to make applesauce and all about canning to preserve the orchard harvest!

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Preservation Workshop at Whitelock Community Farm

  • Thursday, August 31st, 2017, 5:00-7:00 pm
  • Hands on workshop – come out to learn pickling, fermentation, canning, and other preservation techniques

Preservation Workshop at Whitelock Community Farm

  • Wednesday, September 14th, 2016, 5:00-7:00 PM
  • Join me at Whitelock Community Farm as they host a Preservation Workshop to teach all about different ways to save seasonal veg! I’ll be demonstrating how to craft kraut and kimchi and speaking about all things fermentation. Other presenters will also cover canning, drying, and quick pickling.
  • This workshop is FREE to attend with the option of purchasing canned goods. Check out more details here and RSVP to farmer@whitelockfarm.org.

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Applesauce Canning Workshop with Baltimore Orchard Project

  • Saturday, September 10th, 2016
  • With Baltimore Orchard Project’s Orchard Stewards Program at Jonah House. Learn about Canning and Applesauce, great tools for preserving the harvest to combat waste and create added value products to sustain your orchard.

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Kombucha Workshop

  • Monday, August 29th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
  • We’ll cover kombucha science and mythology, tea selection, brewing, bottling, and adding flavors with herbs, spices, and fruit.
  • You’ll receive instructions for brewing, your own kombucha mother, and a kombucha tasting flight.
  • Suggested donation for this workshop is $5-$20. ALL proceeds will be donated to Nepenthe Homebrew and to benefit their clean up efforts after the recent July flood damage.
  • Visit the Facebook event for more information & RSVP.

Canning 101 with Hungry Harvest

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 6:00-9:00 PM
  • Learn the basics of canning vegetables! If you’ve ever had an excess of veggies and no way to use them, canning will help you save food for later. I’ll be teaching the basics of preparing vegetables, waterbath canning, and meal ideas with canned goods. Each participant will leave with their own can of veggies!
  • This workshop is free, and will be held at Hungry Harvest, City Garage, 101 W. Dickman St., Baltimore, MD.
  • Read the recipe here! 

Mulberry Freezer Preserves with Baltimore Orchard Project & Real Food Farm – CANCELLED

  • July 1, 2016
  • Check out Baltimore Orchard Project’s June mulberry harvests around the city here. Help them gather fruit for the people.

Strawberry Jam & Can June 5th

  • June 5, 2016 3:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Spring and strawberries are here. Join me for an afternoon of strawberry goodness. I will be crafting and canning strawberry jams and pie fillings, freezing strawberries for the year, and will also discuss making fermented strawberry foods like wine, ketchup, and kimchi! You’ll also receive a guide to sourcing strawberries and using preserves throughout the year.
  • This workshop is FREE, although you may purchase half-pints of strawberry jam at cost (estimated $3 each).
  • View the Facebook event & RSVP