Canning Classes at Plant Land in Kalispell, Montana.

Water Bath on April 19th & Pressure Canning on April 26th.  Each class is $20 and includes handouts and samples.  Register by calling Plant Land (406) 756-7568.

Classes at Flathead Valley Community College

This spring I’m teaching classes on canning, making natural beauty products, and making infusions.  You can Register at FVCC for these courses.

Farm to Kitchen Classes

In the summer of 2014, I’ll be teaching a series of classes with the amazing Pam Gerwe at Purple Frog Gardens in Whitefish, Montana. 

Take a tour of Purple Frog Gardens, learn what’s growing each month and after learn a method to use up that garden goodness, whether it comes from Purple Frog Gardens, your own garden or foraging adventures.

Each class is from 6 to 8 pm.  Registration includes handouts and samples.  Register now for $35 per class or $120 for the entire series of 4.  We would be delighted to mail gift certificates to friends and family for you. 

 The Classes:

 June 26th – Herbal Health*: A walk through garden and we’ll pick from medicinal herbs grown intentionally as well as ‘weeds’ and then use those plants to create a tincture, a syrup, and a salve. Add to Cart

 July 24th – Salad Dressings, Dips, & Spreads: Learn to create salad dressings to bring out the most of different fresh greens as well as create flavorful dips and spreads.  We’ll use a simple method that allows for creative exploration with a variety of ingredients and exploration. Add to Cartstraining honey infusion

 August 28th – Infused Liquor, Honey, and Vinegar: Peruse the garden for fresh herbs, fruits, and vegetables to create homemade cordials and infuse honey and vinegar for a wide variety of culinary and gift-giving use. Add to Cart

September 25th – Soup Stocks and Vinegar from Scratch: Create flavorful soup stock  and vinegars from fresh ingredients without preservatives simply and easily.  We’ll also talk about ways in which to preserve the stock for future uses. Add to Cart 

To purchase entire series of 4 classes for $120: Add to Cart

*The herbs discussed in the class have not been evaluated by the FDA.  The class is not designed to diagnose or treat any ailments or illness.

Questions can be directed to:

Pam Gerwe: or 862-0621

Kathie Lapcevic: or 890-1212