FARMcurious Blog


Book our Space in Berkeley for Your Next Event!

When we're not teaching cheesemaking classes, our beautiful Berkeley space is available for private rentals. This creative and versatile event space is ideal for private team meetings who need a lovely location for an offsite meeting to spark creativity OR booking a private team experience.

Posted Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | By Nicole Easterday |

Wine & Bloomy-Rinded Cheese Pairings from our July 22, 2021 Workshop

Posted Sunday, July 25, 2021 | By Nicole Easterday |

Cyber Weekend Deals 2020

Posted Friday, November 27, 2020 | By Nicole Easterday |

Charcuterie Chalets are 2020's Biggest Trend

Move over gingerbread house - the Charcuterie Chalet (Fromage Cottage?) is here! It's edible, it's adorable, it's keto friendly and everyone wants one!

Posted Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | By Nicole Easterday |

The perfect dill pickle: the secrets no one is telling you!

Fermented dill pickles are where it's but they're not easy to do and I definitely wouldn't call the a beginner ferment. Armed with a few tips and tricks we can all be making incredible, probiotic, fermented dill pickles this summer. 

Posted Saturday, June 20, 2020 | By Nicole Easterday |

Learn to Make Fresh Chèvre with this Instructional Video

Learn to make homemade fresh chèvre from scratch with Nicole Easterday at FARMcurious, American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional.

This 30 minute video is based on content from one of my most popular in-person classes and demonstrates how to make easy goat cheese using store-bought (or fresh!) milk in five easy steps.

Posted Thursday, April 09, 2020 | By Nicole Easterday |

Silk Tie Dyed Eggs

Learn to make professional-looking incredible decorated Easter eggs from old silk ties using this simple technique.

Posted Monday, April 06, 2020 | By Nicole Easterday |

Cheesemaking - what to do with all that whey?

You've conquered your demons and made cheese- good for you!!  (If you haven't yet made cheese, join one of our classes in SF & Oakland or check out our home cheesemaking kits - you won't regret it).  Now you find yourself with a pound of delicious homemade cheese and three quarts of whey!  What to do with all that protein-rich goodness?

Posted Wednesday, April 01, 2020 | By Nicole Easterday |

FARMcurious goes virtual!

To respond to our inability to teach in-person classes and demand for home DIY, skills, I'm hatching out a plan to take our classes online. Please stop in and share your thoughts in the comments!

Posted Sunday, March 22, 2020 | By Nicole Easterday |

Immunity-Boosting Fire Cider

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | By Nicole Easterday |