Workshops

Heather is pleased to offer a larger variety of workshops in 2019! Here you will find a list of the offerings, including what you will learn and take home, the date, time and cost.

All of the workshops are held at Little Trickle Farm/Heather’s Hearth at 1646 Mineview Rd. Cobden, ON.

FULL PAYMENT is required upon registration to reserve your spot. Please inquire if you would like to pay with a payment plan.

Please Read our Cancellation Policy before registering.  This is necessary so we are all on the same page!

Heather’s Hearth Workshop Terms & Cancellation Policy

To sign up scroll to the bottom of the page where you will find our online store.

Sunday June 2nd- Sourdough Simplified, $175+HST, 9am-2pm:

Come and get the full experience of how to bake sourdough bread. This course allows you to mix your own dough from start to finish, as well as learn how to troubleshoot and take care of your starter. This course is more in depth than the 3 hour intro course. Beginners are welcome and amateur bakers will also get something out of this experience.

What you’ll learn:

  • the workings of sourdough bread baking, from mixing, shaping, to baking
  • How to bake your bread at HOME
  • How to take care of your starter
  • about different flours & grains
  • baking various sourdough breads including classic sourdough, wholegrain & heritage grain bread, adding seeds etc to recipes

Go home with:

  • Various loaves of sourdough bread
  • A loaf to bake at home
  • Sourdough starter
  • Extensive recipe/info booklet
  • A lame (blade for scoring your bread)
  • A bench cutter & bowl scraper
  • New knowledge and excitement about baking bread!

Lunch and refreshments provided.

Sunday July 7th- Mini-Intro to Sourdough Baking $80+HST, 1-4pm:

Learn the basics of sourdough baking at home. Watch Heather teach you how to bake sourdough. Get a chance to feel the dough at different steps of the baking process and get your hands in the dough.

What you’ll learn:

  • The basics of sourdough  bread baking from start to finish (mixing, shaping, baking)
  • How to take care of a sourdough starter

Go home with:

  • a sourdough starter
  • an extensive recipe/info booklet
  • a loaf to bake at home that evening

Delicious snacks and refreshments provided.

Monday August 26th & Tuesday August 27th- 2-day Wood-fired Sourdough Bread workshop, $400, 9-2pm both days

Come learn how a wood-fired oven works while learning to make sourdough bread on our beautiful farm! 

This two-day course will explore:

  • Firing and using the wood-fired oven
  • the workings of sourdough bread baking
  • starters
  • different flours & grains
  • baking various sourdough breads including classic sourdough, wholegrain & heritage grain bread, adding seeds etc to recipes
  • Gain experience with a wood-fired oven, also you will go home with the knowledge of how to bake in your home oven
  • We will use herbs and veggies from the garden as well as some of our own grass-fed beef for our meals. You will go home with the knowledge to make your own sourdough at home and perhaps the bug to build your own oven!

Go home with:

  • Various loaves of sourdough bread
  • sourdough starter
  • Extensive recipe/info booklet
  • A lame (blade for scoring your bread)
  • A bench cutter & bowl scraper
  • New knowledge and excitement about baking bread!

If you have any questions at all please contact me! I will be happy to help you: heather@heathershearth.ca

Sunday September 15th -Garden Harvest & Pitas, $90, 10am-1pm

Come and learn to make pita bread plus make some dips & salads too. We will have a feast at the end! Before making everything we will tour the garden and harvest many of the ingredients FRESH from the ground. Gluten-free flatbreads will be available as well 🙂 This is the perfect quick escape to relax at the farm before school starts up again!

Custom workshops in your home! I can come to you. We can design a workshop based on your interests. Gather some friends to learn and have fun. Contact me for more info: heather@heathershearth.ca

ONLINE STORE ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Find the workshop you want to sign up for, adjust the quantity and then select Check Out.
  2. New customers will need to sign up, existing customers need to sign in.
  3. Choose “Farm Pick Up” and the date of the workshop.
  4. You can send payment via email transfer (farmoffice@littletricklefarm.ca) or cheque (Little Trickle Farm, 1646 Mineview Rd. Cobden, ON K0J 1K0). If you need more information regarding payment, please get in touch with us.
  5. I will be in touch to confirm your registration.