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Bucha & Brunch - Fermented Beverages with Olga Sorzano of Baba's Brew | May 7th 2017 11am- 2pm
Kombucha, the beverage the ancient Chinese called the “immortal health elixir” has a rich history of providing health benefits to those who drink it. Made from sweetened tea that’s been fermented by bacteria and yeast, Kombucha has become a force in the health food market in recent years. At this class, guests will learn everything they need to know to safely brew the best tasting, healthiest Kombucha possible at home. Olga Sorzano, the founder of Baba’s Brew – Chester County’s local, organic, sustainable and traditional kombucha nano-brewery will reveal the centuries old secrets of kombucha. Guests will learn the basics of Kombucha making, as well as other fermented beverages such as jun and water kefir, how to concoct your favorite flavors and lots of other tips. The class includes a Kombucha starter kit so you can put your new skills to good use, all you can drink kombucha, and a Buffet Brunch featuring the meats and vegetables from Wyebrook Farm.  Purchase spots on our online store here. We will limit each class to 20 people.
Strawberry/Rhubarb Jam Making Class with Audra Matlack  | June 25th 2017 11am-2pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make fabulous jams with the local fruit like your grandmother did? It’s surprisingly easy and lots of fun! We are so lucky here in Pennsylvania where we have access to the most AMAZING fruit!  In this workshop we will cover all you need to know how to make delicious jams and the keys to preserve local fruit. We’ll discuss tools, safety, recipes and a little history on why we jam! Audra's blog, Notes from the Nest is dedicated to sharing information from her micro-farm. She discusses Gardening, Homesteading, Poultry, Canning and Keeping an Organized Home.  The class includes recipes, a jar of jam to take home and a Buffet Brunch featuring the meats and vegetables from Wyebrook Farm.You can reserve a spot here on in our online store. Each class is $65/person and goes from 11am-2pm.  We will limit each class to 20 people.
The Art of Pickling with Sheila Rhodes | July 16th 2017 11am-2pm
Pickles are an easy way to preserve excess vegetables, or fruits, in the height of their season. There are three main types of pickling: quick pickling - which can be done over the course of just a few days in your refrigerator, canning - which is great for longer term preserving, and fermention - the traditional and original way of pickling - especially of sauerkraut and kimchi. Sheila Rhodes, founder and owner of Small Batch Kitchen - a small food preserving company that specializes in low-sugar, all-natural fruit and herb spreads - will discuss the different ways to pickle and the pros and cons of each option. The class includes recipes, a pickle fermenting kit to take home and a Buffet Brunch featuring the meats and vegetables from Wyebrook Farm. You can reserve a spot right here on in our online store.  Each class is $65/person and lasts from 11am-2pm.  We will limit each class to 20 people.
Gut Health and Digestion with Dr. Kevin Turner | August 20th 2017 11am-2pm
The gut microbiome is quickly becoming a mainstream topic, especially within health and wellness circles.  According to research and health care professionals, inflammation has long been connected with most health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, arthritis, depression, autoimmune diseases, cancer and many others. Join Dr. Kevin Turner as he shares his wealth of knowledge and gives an in-depth look at why inflammation is a root cause of many diseases and how this relates to the microbiome in our digestive system.  In addition to looking at how inflammation impacts the body, Dr. Turner will talk about the top foods that cause inflammation and conversely, which foods are anti-inflammatory. Kevin Turner, DC, CCEP, CGP, CF-L1, Certified GAPS Practitioner, is a chiropractor and wellness expert and also a husband, father of three girls, and small scale farmer here in Elverson.  Dr. Kevin loves to teach and equip his patients on how to live a vibrant and healthy life with the most natural means possible. You can learn more about his personal story on his website here. The class is a discussion of this topic, a Q&A with the Doc, a lacto-fermentation demonstration and a Buffet Brunch featuring the gut healthy foods from Wyebrook Farm. Please see our online store to reserve your spots.  Each class is $65/person and lasts from 11am-2pm.  We will limit each class to 20 people.