Archive for April 4th, 2011

Brookford Farm on Local & Sustainable Agriculture, April 9

Monday, April 4th, 2011

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All-Ages Talk on Local & Sustainable Agriculture

Rollinsford Public Library

3 Front St, Rollinsford, NH

Saturday, April 9th

3 – 4:30 p.m.

 

Meet the farmers from Brookford Farm and learn about how they name their dairy cows, get the pigs to plow up the garden for them, and turn sunlight into everything from arugula to zucchini. There will be a slide-show presentation starring pigs, chickens, cows, and tomatoes. The question-and-answer session following the talk will also feature a sampling of their delicious foods.

 

For more information: www.rollinsfordlibrary.org.

Hands-on Bread-Making Class, June 5

Monday, April 4th, 2011

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Bread-Making Class with Paula Marcoux

Slow Food Seacoast

Place: Stoodley’s Tavern, Strawbery Banke Museum, 17 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, NH

Date: Sunday, June 5, 2011, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: $25 per person; $20 for Slow Food USA members

 

Sharpen your skills and improve your confidence with a 3-hour hands-on bread-making class on Sunday, June 5, from 2 to 5 pm. Paula Marcoux, Edible South Shore magazine’s food editor and a food and beer historian, will teach participants

 

• How to tackle the basics of natural leavening and store-bought yeast

• How to make home-baked bread work on YOUR schedule

 

Participants will learn various dough-handling techniques while fashioning, baking, and sampling some great breads to be shared at the Slow Food Seacoast “Bread, Yeast, and Beer”-themed Sunday Dinner to follow at 5:30 pm.

 

Paula Marcoux consults with museums, film producers, publishers, and individual. Her training is in archaeology and cooking, and she enjoys applying the knowledge of past cooks and artisans to today’s food experience. Since 2009, she has built wood-fired ovens both experimentally and for keeps, and worked on other writing and consultation projects. Read more about Paula and her love of wood-fired baking in “Fire it up!

 

SPACE IS LIMITED for this class, and preregistration is required. Please send an e-mail to Slow Food Seacoast with “I want to bake bread!” in the subject line. For more information and directions: www.slowfoodseacoast.org.