Home Cheese Making: Farmer, Gouda, and Cheddar, with Linda Conroy

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Home Cheese Making: Farmer, Gouda, and Cheddar, with Linda Conroy

November 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Learn to make delicious cheeses! This workshop is suitable for the home cheese maker, small farmstead chef, and cheese lovers as well.

Beginning with raw materials, milk cultures, and rennet we will move through the individual cheese-making steps. We will learn to make semi-soft and hard cheese, and how and when to add herbs to cheese. We will also discuss aging cheese at home.

This class includes instruction, cultures, rennet, and recipes. Lunch will be provided and include several varieties of cheese.

Instructions: Please bring an apron.

Date: Saturday, November 30
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Lunch will be provided.
Ages: 12+
Materials Fees: $30
Location: Gays Mills, WI

Level: Intermediate, Beginner

Sliding Scale Course Fee Guidelines (not including Materials Fees)

Supporter Level Ticket: $135
If you move through the world with financial ease and the means to fulfill many of your wants as well as your needs – you are able to eat out when you want, abundantly meet your needs through employment or can comfortably not work, have access to family wealth, own property, etc. – consider paying at this level, which will help us ensure the long term sustainability of our programs while keeping our offerings accessible to those with access to fewer resources.

Sustainer Level Ticket: $110
If you are able to meet your needs with relative ease while budgeting your educational and entertainment spending – for instance, you are able to take classes and eat out occasionally as long as you are mindful – consider paying at this level, which will help sustain the work of the Folk School at a modest level.

Supported Level Ticket: $85
If you struggle to fund your basic needs and have limited access to resources in your family and community, or if you would not be able to access this offering without a discounted payment option, consider paying at this level. We value your presence and contributions to our community and do not want any economic circumstances to be a barrier to attendance!


November 30
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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