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April 2017

Create a Ukrainian Painted Egg

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Foodways at Nana Cardoon, map sent upon registration
Forest Grove, OR United States
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$125

Instructor: Margaret Mathewson, Ancient Arts Center Painting an egg in the workshop last year. Learn the art and history of the Ukrainian Painted Egg. Margaret Mathewson, founder of the Ancient Arts Center, Lobster Valley, Oregon guides the novice and advanced painter through the many steps to create the beautiful delicate eggs that have a rich cultural history. You’ll learn how to remove the egg yolk and white, decorate the egg by the written-wax batik method, and identify traditional folk motifs…

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Larder & Pantry: Vinegars

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$45

Instructors: Charlene Murdock & Richard White Begin your journey to fill your larder and pantry with good foods! This session brings vinegar to the forefront as you discover how to create your own flavors that bring new tastes and recipes to your table. Vinegars Vinegars are one of the most essential pantry items. Once you learn to maintain your own vinegars, you'll enjoy the special quality of your own 'estate' flavors for the dishes you serve. In this class you…

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May 2017

Larder & Pantry: Kefir

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$45

Instructors: Charlene Murdock & Richard White Begin your journey to fill your larder and pantry with good foods! This session you'll discover the magic of kefir and the many tasty items you can cultivate with it! Charlene showing how to make kefir butter Kefir Get ready for some hands on instruction as you learn how to make $36-$40 worth of natural dairy products from one half gallon ($8) of Alpenrose rBSt-free cream from Gaston Market, and one half gallon ($4)…

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June 2017

Larder & Pantry: Flatbreads of the World

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$45

Instructors: Charlene Murdock & Richard White Begin your journey to fill your larder and pantry with good foods! This hands-on session will show you how to make a variety of flatbreads - and they are so delicious. Flatbreads of the World Someone loves to make flatbread Just in time for outdoor picnics, we are preparing an assortment of flatbreads of the world for your entertaining inspirations. These tasty and portable breads are a welcome addition at the table or on…

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Carve Your Own Wooden Spoon

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Foodways at Nana Cardoon, map sent upon registration
Forest Grove, OR United States
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$75
Kiko demonstrating spoon carving

Instructor: Kiko Denzer of Hand Print Press Kiko discussing the form of a spoon Each student uses a beautiful spoon carving knife, available for purchase if desired. Kiko Denzer guides you through the art of hand-carving a spoon from a branch. Our word "spoon" comes from a root meaning "chip of wood." Before mass-production made metal spoons cheaply available to all, whole villages would be devoted to the production of spoons. A beautiful wooden implement also makes eating your morning…

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Eco Prints – Making and Using Natural Dyes

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$125

Instructor: Margaret Mathewson, Ancient Arts Center Student inserting her fabric into the dye pot. Learn to dye fabric and paper using natural plant dyes. In this worshop you will gain an understanding of the dyemaking process, learn how to create a template, and begin to use the natural dyes in backgrounds and patterns. Margaret Mathewson, founder of the Ancient Arts Center, Lobster Valley, Oregon brings her creativity and years of experience in natural dyes to this hands-on class. You’ll discover…

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Using Plants to Dye a Garment

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$125

Instructor: Margaret Mathewson, Ancient Arts Center Plants are used to develop pattern and color on garments. Learn to dye a fabric garment using natural plant dyes. Create patterns and images with plants and other natural materials as you build the design on your garment. Margaret Mathewson, founder of the Ancient Arts Center, Lobster Valley, Oregon brings her creativity and years of experience in natural dyes to this hands-on class. You’ll discover how to make a variety of colored dyes from…

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Spirits, Vermouth & Elderflower

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$110.00
ingredients for foraged cocktails

Instructors: Heidi Bohan and Dea Allgood, The Foraged Cocktail Spend a day in the orchard at Nana Cardoon harvesting and processing foraged cocktail ingredients and enjoying the many complex flavors of Vermouth and Elderflower liqueur. We will taste the array of herbal infusions that can be combined to make vermouth to suit your palette, from sweet to dry, then learn how to make your own personalized infusions, and take home your own herbal kit to make your own. This is…

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Mi Comida Cubana

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$60 - $85

Mi Comida Cubana Mi Comida Cubana, w/o cookbook June 29 $60.00 USD Mi Comida Cubana, w/cookbook June 29 $85.00 USD Marcella's pineapple watercolor painting Instructor: Marcella Kriebel, Marcella Art & Illustration Bring your creativity and your appetite to Nana Cardoon for an inspiring session of tasting, painting, and discussion. Artist and author Marcella Kriebel leads the group through a watercolor painting project of farm fresh ingredients – with a Cuban flair! This is a creative class for beginners and experienced…

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July 2017

Larder & Pantry: Preserves & Jams using Natural Pectin

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$45

Instructors: Charlene Murdock & Richard White Begin your journey to fill your larder and pantry with good foods! This hands-on session you'll learn to make delicious fruit preserves with natural pectin. Preserves & Jams using Natural Pectin Flavorful berries waiting to become jam Greenings (thinning of apples) to make apple jelly to add as natural pectin to some fruit preserves Our Rocket Stoves and solar cookers will be put to use in our outdoor kitchen to produce berry preserves. Natural…

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August 2017

Carve Your Own Wooden Spoon

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Foodways at Nana Cardoon, map sent upon registration
Forest Grove, OR United States
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$75
Kiko demonstrating spoon carving

Instructor: Kiko Denzer of Hand Print Press Kiko discussing the form of a spoon Each student uses a beautiful spoon carving knife, available for purchase if desired. Kiko Denzer guides you through the art of hand-carving a spoon from a branch. Our word "spoon" comes from a root meaning "chip of wood." Before mass-production made metal spoons cheaply available to all, whole villages would be devoted to the production of spoons. A beautiful wooden implement also makes eating your morning…

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Scything

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Foodways at Nana Cardoon, map sent upon registration
Forest Grove, OR United States
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$100

Instructor: Ian Miller, author of The Scything Handbook, Kiko Denzer of Hand Print Press Title: Höstmanden, a print made by: Poul Christiansen © Trustees of the British Museum What you learn from mowing with a scythe can indeed change your relationship to the land, and thereby your life. Technology (from the Greek root tekne, meaning art, craft or skill) shapes our work -- and the world. The technology of the scythe demands a higher awareness of your body, the feel of…

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Larder & Pantry: Pestos – Preserving the Harvest

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Forest Grove, OR United States
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$45

Instructors: Charlene Murdock & Richard White Begin your journey to fill your larder and pantry with good foods! With harvest in its full glory we'll be making a variety of pesto at this session. Pestos - Preserving the Harvest Learn to make pesto from greens in the garden and throughout the food forest. We’ll be using nettles, chicories, and greens, as well as basil and other herbs to produce a variety of nutritious pesto for your winter pantry. Canned and…

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