Come learn about the pros and cons of the winter production season here in New England.
Making homemade salads and marinades is a great way to boost the nutrient content of your meals. By capitalizing on the natural enzymes in your foods, you’ll boost your immunity and health with a few quick and simple recipes.
Cricket Creek Farm is offering a cheese class this April - we will be making our award-winning Maggies Round! Come see how the cheese is made in our farmstead creamery and experience the science and art of cheese making! This class is perfect for home- cheese makers, avid cooks, cheese lovers,
Sauces are often overlooked, but when prepared correctly, they aid in digestion, increase nutrient absorption, are full of live enzymes, are nutrient dense, and add valuable co-factors to your meal. Sauces also help one feel satisfied with their meal because they provide essential nutrients. These simple sauces will also add immense amounts of flavor your whole family will enjoy.
Beans and grains can be a healthy part of a diet, but if prepared incorrectly, they can be a source of gastric distress and lead to a host of health problems. In this class you’ll learn how to properly prepare beans and grains so that your body can absorb all the nutrition possible from your meals.
Have you ever wanted to make your own yogurt, but just don’t know where to begin? This class will go over the ins and outs of making yogurt, kefir, and creme fraiche in your own home. Culturing makes dairy easy on the digestive system because the “good” bacteria break down the milk sugar and casein, rendering it much more digestible and pleasant to consume than normal dairy products, particularly those that are pasteurized. Bring your questions along with you!
Off-loading supplies at New England Small Farm Ins
Baystate Organic Certifiers
Source for certified organic food
Buy fresh, unpasteurized milk from a local farm.
August 8-10, 2014, UMass, Amherst, MA