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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Free Video Instructional - Flavoring Fresh Chèvre

Cheesemaking is easy and fun to do at home! In the FREE video below, you'll learn to make homemade fresh chèvre from scratch with Nicole Easterday at FARMcurious, American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional. Consider leaving a tip to keep content free for others!

From $ 1.00

Hands-On Brie/Camembert-Making with Sommelier-Led Wine Pairing

Brie seems like the type of cheese that would be made by magical little elves in France. But it's actually one of the easiest cheeses to make at home with little to no special equipment required!

From $ 150.00

Fermenting Vegetables, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) - Sun, May 3rd

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 $ 40.00

Castro Valley Marketplace Events with FARMcurious

Learn to make burrata, mozzarella and fresh chèvre in three hours while you sample some thoughtfully paired local & sustainable wines--our most popular class! Book early to get the early bird rate!

$ 150.00 From $ 145.00

Three Cheeses In Three Hours with Wine

Learn to make burrata, mozzarella and fresh chèvre in three hours while you sample some thoughtfully paired local & sustainable wines--our most popular class! Book early to get the early bird rate!

$ 150.00 From $ 135.00

Cheesemaking Superstar: Make Feta, Ricotta, Yogurt & Crème Fraîche

Learn to make four of the best beginner cheeses in one fantastic, hands-on workshop: ricotta, feta, yogurt & crème fraîche.

$ 150.00 From $ 135.00

Mega Cheesemaking Boot Camp Weekend: Learn Endless Cheeses in One Weekend!

Hit our three most popular cheesemaking classes all in one weekend! Learn to make Brie & Camembert on Saturday then on Sunday you'll make feta, ricotta, yogurt and crème fraîche in the morning and mozzarella, burrata and fresh chèvre in the evening.

$ 400.00 $ 375.00

Mastering Non-Alcoholic Beverage Pairings

Non-alcoholic beverage consumption is on the rise and, though wine is a classic cheese pairing, the NAB options continue to grow and improve. Learn to use classic flavor rules like sweet with salty, herbal with mineral, complements and counterpoints to take you on a tour of non-alcoholic beverages paired with your favorite cheeses.

$ 95.00

Creating The Perfect Cheese Board

Learn to make the best cheese plate possible in this deliciously fun workshop. We'll discuss selecting cheese that will wow any type of guest, demystify the cheese counter, give tips on buying and tasting cheese, show you how to pair it then organize it on a plate that everyone will want to take a photo of before they dig in.

$ 65.00

Full Day Cheesemaking Boot Camp: Learn 7 Cheeses in One Day!

Hit our two most all-encompassing cheesemaking classes all in one day! Learn to make feta, ricotta, yogurt and crème fraîche first then move onto mozzarella, burrata and fresh chèvre in the evening.

$ 275.00 From $ 250.00

Edible Gifts Workshop: A Holiday Collection of Food Preservation Skills - Nov & Dec 2019

One part ultimate foodie adventure, one part make-your-own party platter, this hands-on workshop serves up a deliciously curated collection of some of our tastiest homesteading skills: cheesemaking, meat curing, fermenting, and jamming!

$ 175.00 $ 135.00

*Unicorn Cheese*

Turn the richly colorful milk of a unicorn into bright and luscious mozzarella and burrata in this hands-on whimsical, yet scientific class.

$ 130.00