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.

Currently all events are virtual and held via Zoom or Google Hangouts. During normal times most workshops 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

Around the World Cheese Tasting Class in Castro Valley

The world is full of incredible cheese offerings and this cheese tasting class will bring the best of the best to your plate! From France's incredible softies to Alpine treasures, the best of the US, and some that may even surprise you, we'll take you on a whirlwind tour of seven of the most delightful cheeses in the world.

$ 95.00 From $ 20.00

Cheese Tasting Workshop - the Best of the US - Sat, May 22, 2021

May is American Cheese month and it's a great time to rediscover the best cheeses made in the US. No, these are not the plasticky sheets we all grew up with, but the luscious bries of California, the smokey washed rinds of Vermont and everything in between Come explore and learn with us!

$ 170.00 From $ 85.00

Three Cheeses In Three Hours with Wine - NOW LIVE IN-PERSON! June 19, 2021

Learn to make burrata, mozzarella and fresh chèvre in three hours while you sample some thoughtfully paired local & sustainable wines--our most popular class! Bring your pod for maximum fun!

From $ 150.00

Weeknight Mozzarella & Burrata Party

An all-ages cheese appreciation celebration perfectly designed for summer. Learn to stretch fresh mozzarella curd, turn some into burrata and pair it with garden tomatoes for the perfect summer snack.

$ 65.00

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) - Date TBD

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

Brie-Making Bootcamp, a Multi-Day Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - May 22/23, June 5, 2021

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)

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)

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)

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

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