White Gate Farm

White Gate Farm

Classes at the Farm

Cooking Class at White Gate Farm

Cooking classes at the farm, taught by local chefs, are very popular. People enjoy learning new techniques in a convivial class right here where some of the delicious, healthy ingredients are grown.

Gift certificates for classes make wonderful gifts.

Upcoming Classes

Canning 101: Preserving the Bounty

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Introduction to small batch hot water bath canning. This class covers food safety and general procedures for a successful seal every time! This is a “hands-on” class with each participant taking home freshly made jars of seasonal goodness- plus recipes. (Ingredients vary by season.)  We will preserve fruit compote & dilly beans. Take away 2 jars and the confidence to DIY! 

Price: $65.00

Mexican Magic *** May 24

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Jesse Kramer returns with this hands-on cooking class showing you easy and delicious recipes to re-create at home.

Menu:

Quesadillas

Pozole Verde with Pumpkin Seeds and Cilantro

Fish Tacos made with Mahi Mahi

Roasted Poblano and Tomatillo Salsa

Herb-infused Mexican Black Beans

Cilantro Lime Rice

Price: $80.00

Forage & Feast

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 5:30 to 8:30

Join ethnobotanist and clinical herbalist Hayden Stebbins for a walk through forest and field to see the world in a way you've never seen before. During this walk, Hayden will teach you about common plants and mushrooms, how to identify them by family, and their edible, medicinal, or poisonous properties. You and the group will harvest edible plants as you go, and will bring them to the farm kitchen where a multicourse meal will be prepared combining the harvest with regular food. This will include a wild plant pesto, hummus, salad, a couple of teas and an extra dish depending on what plants and mushrooms are found. Limited to 24 people. 

Price: $52.00

Canning 101: Preserving the Strawberry Harvest

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Introduction to small batch hot water bath canning. This class covers food safety and general procedures for a successful seal every time! This is a “hands-on” class with each participant taking home freshly made jars of seasonal goodness- -- in this class strawberry jam -- plus recipes. Take away 2 jars and the confidence to DIY! $65 Class limit: 10 people.

Price: $65.00

Jam Session

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 pm

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It’s Here! The Summer bounty of delicious fruits and berries. Learn to make sweet and savory jams and jellies and take full advantage of what we wait for all year long here in the New England! Recipes using the best of the season become favorites as we explore the use of pectin (or not) and fresh flavor profiles to accommodate spices such as chai, cardamom and coriander. Take away 2 jars. 

Price: $65.00