Pick up a new skill at FARMcurious Hands-on Workshops and Classes plus new virtual workshops. From cheesemaking to fermentation, charcuterie and gardening, we're your source for science-based culinary 'edutainment'.
Virtual classes are held online. In-person classes are held primarily at 825 Bancroft Way in Berkeley, California with monthly events at the Castro Valley Marketplace in Castro Valley, CA. Double-check the event you're booking for details.
We're available for private events virtually or in-person. Call or email Nicole at 510-877-9955 or email@example.com.
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This STEAM-inspired class offers a hands-on exploration of cheese making and tasting sprinkled with science and history in a fun and accessible way. Throughout the day, kids will learn to make mozzarella, ricotta, crème fraîche, fresh chèvre, string cheese, butter, fromage blanc and paneer.$ 180.00 Unavailable
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.
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 Unavailable
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
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
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
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.$ 40.00 Unavailable
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
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
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
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