Classes

Pick up a new skill at FARMcurious Hands-on Workshops and Classes plus new video workshops. From cheesemaking to fermentation, charcuterie and gardening, you'll be producing your own artisanal food in no time.

Most events are held at 825 Bancroft Way in Berkeley, California. Please check the details on the particular event page where you book as we've begun adding some Castro Valley workshops.

We're also available for private events where we'll bring the party to you. Call or email at 510-877-9955 or info@farmcurious.com.

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Book Us for a Private Event or Workshop - Virtual Workshops Now Available!

Let us create the perfect experience for you and your group! Virtual workshops now available for remote teams. We'll send your team any difficult-to-find supplies as well as a list of what to have on hand in advance so event day is seamless.

$ 0.00

Creating Your Charcuterie Chalet, a Follow-Along Virtual Event - Sat, Dec 12, 2020

The perfectly delicious holiday replacement for the old inedible gingerbread house. This Charcuterie Chalet (Fromage Cottage?) is meant to be devoured and will make your holiday table worthy of the best of Instagram photos.

From $ 40.00

Making Fresh Chèvre & Fromage Blanc, a Follow-Along Virtual Event - Sat, Jan 9, 2021

Learn to make easy goat cheese (fresh chèvre) and fromage blanc (from cow's milk) using store-bought (or fresh!) milk in five easy steps.

$ 29.95 From $ 16.95

Fermenting Vegetables, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Sat, Jan 16, 2021

Learn to ferment your own pickled and cultured vegetables for condiments and meals. Perfectly preserved and rich in essential vitamins, minerals and probiotics, these tangy snacks will change the way you look at food - it's not just dill pickles and sauerkraut anymore! We'll show you how to set up fermentation in a Mason jar, what to look for and how to avoid trouble.

From $ 35.00

Crafting Brie & Camembert at Home, a Multi-Day Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Nov 14, 15, 28

Learn to craft some of the most decadent cheese the world has to offer. Brie & camembert seem like magical cheeses but they're actually some of the easiest to make at home with very little special equipment required. We'll show you how in this multi-day class, complete with edible homework.

From $ 15.00

Homemade Fermented Beverages, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Sat May 16th, 11am

Learn to make kombucha, ginger beer, cultured whey sodas, and vinegar shrub drinks from scratch with a discussion on flavors that will invigorate your creativity and give you and your family the satisfaction of enjoying beautifully crafted libations that are unique, delicious, and filled with health promoting probiotics.

From $ 40.00

Making Crème Fraîche at Home, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Fri, June 5, 5:30-6:30pm

Learn to make delicious and decadent crème fraîche at home by following along with us in this live virtual event workshop. Crème Fraîche is creamy, delicious and so versatile in the kitchen. After showing you how to make it, including tips, tricks and some great cheese science, we'll show you how to enjoy it!

From $ 18.00

Making Farm Fresh Cultured Butter, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) June 5 & 7

Learn to make the butter you remember from your childhood. There's nothing like freshly-made butter crafted from scratch with your own hands. It's easy to do in your kitchen with heavy cream and very few special tools.

From $ 18.00

Stretching Fresh Mozzarella & Burrata, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Sun, Aug 16th, 11am

Learn to stretch fresh mozzarella and form beautiful burrata in the comfort of your own home. Locals can pick up fresh mozzarella curd from us at Castro Valley Natural Grocery and follow along via Zoom.

From $ 9.00

Unicorn Cheese for Kids, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Next Date TBD

Learn to make brightly colored fresh and luscious ricotta in this hands-on whimsical, yet scientific virtual class with a focus on entertaining, teaching and delighting the kiddos (age 5+).

From $ 6.99

Vinegar from Scratch, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Sat, June 20

Learn to make vinegar from scratch at home. We'll focus on practical science-backed tips for making wine vinegar with what's leftover at the end of a bottle as well as starting your own fruit scrap vinegar for fun. This class is fun and practical!

From $ 20.00

Making Ricotta, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Sat, May 9th,11am

Learn to make fresh ricotta in the comfort of your own home with simple ingredients and basic kitchen tools. I use a science-based approach to talk about why we do what we do rather than just presenting a basic recipe.

From $ 40.00