Jan
20
Jan
20
21 Acres: Scrumptious Scones, Clotted Cream & The Nuances of Tea

Start
Friday January 20, 2017, 6:30 pm
Location
21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living , 13701 NE 171st St , Woodinville , King County
Event Sponsor
21 Acres
Event Web Link
https://21acresscrumptiousscones01202017.eventbrite.com

Event details
You’re cordially invited to an evening of High Tea. Rebecca Sornson, one of our favorite culinary educators, will teach you how to taste the subtle nuances of various herbal teas as you enhance your cooking skills making light and delicious scones and clotted cream. You're guaranteed to go home with a few inspiring suggestions to warm your heart and delight your taste buds throughout the winter. Vegetarian with dairy, wheat. Standard fee is $69.
Jan
22
Jan
22
Winter Twig ID Field Course

Start
Sunday January 22, 2017, 10:00 am
Location
West Olympia Nature Trail, TBA , Details sent , following registration
Event Sponsor
Native Plant Salvage Foundation
Event Web Link
http://www.nativeplantsalvage.org/plant-identification-classes/

Event details
Choose to attend either a morning or an afternoon class: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. OR 1p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Local plant experts teach the secrets to identifying deciduous trees and shrubs without their leaves. These “walking workshops” take place on a West Olympia-area nature trail. Small groups of learners will be paired with knowledgeable instructors to learn the keys to identify over 25 native plants. The class will have a small $5 fee.
Jan
24
Jan
24
21 Acres: Artisan Cheese Making, Feta & Ricotta

Start
Tuesday January 24, 2017, 6:30 pm
Location
21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living , 13701 NE 171st St , Woodinville , King County
Event Sponsor
21 Acres
Event Web Link
https://21acresartisancheese01242017.eventbrite.com

Event details
Join cheese-maker Meghan McKenna from Cherry Valley Dairy in this hands-on class to make one of the world's most famous cheeses -- feta! This is a fantastic recipe for beginner cheese-makers to start making aged cheeses at home. Once you’ve tried homemade fresh feta, you’ll be hooked! Meghan will guide you through the entire cheese-making process and then teach you a bonus recipe as we make traditional Ricotta from the whey of our feta cheese. Light fare including a winter salad and bread to accompany cheese will be served. Standard fee is $69.
Jan
25
Jan
25
21 Acres: Basic Rustic Breads

Start
Wednesday January 25, 2017, 6:30 pm
Location
21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living , 13701 NE 171st St , Woodinville , King County
Event Sponsor
21 Acres
Event Web Link
https://21acresbasicrusticbreads01252017.eventbrite.com

Event details
Anyone love the smell of fresh baked bread on a chilly evening? Join Lisa Crawford from The Tiny Kitchen and learn the beginnings of whole grain bread making. In this class we'll learn about and use preferments. We'll mix, fold, and form sandwich bread and simple rolls. We'll conclude the evening with warm soup and fresh bread as we discuss how to fit this rewarding practice into your everyday life. With wheat-related grains, vegetarian. Standard fee is $69.
Jan
26
Jan
26
Help Wildlife & Become a Habitat Steward! Day 5.

Start
Thursday January 26, 2017, 6:00 pm
Location
Thurston Co. Courthouse , Building 1, Room 280, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW , Olympia , Thurston County
Event Sponsor
National Wildlife Federation
Event Web Link
http://www.nwfthurston.brownpapertickets.com

Event details
NWF is offering a specialized 24-hour training to teach you how to help others create and restore wildlife habitat in backyards, schoolyards, and other private and public areas. This program is engaging, fun and highly informative and you get to meet and interact with local conservation professionals and other similarly interested folks! Expert speakers will present on topics such as: rain gardens, gardening for wildlife, native plants, noxious weeds, habitat restoration, pollinators, Pacific Northwest ecology, and much more!
Jan
26
Jan
26
21 Acres: Sizzling Sausage Making

Start
Thursday January 26, 2017, 6:30 pm
Location
21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living , 13701 NE 171st St , Woodinville , King County
Event Sponsor
21 Acres
Event Web Link
https://21acressizzlingsausage01262017.eventbrite.com

Event details
Back by popular demand and just in time for the Superbowl, Chef Shelby Minnick walks you through the basic hands-on steps of making fresh, homemade sausage. Start by learning how to source local sustainably raised meats. Then move on to prepare, grind, add spices, and stuff sausage casings. Explore the history and various types of sausage including pork or poultry varieties. Sample the many ways to use these hearty morsels such as beer brats, sausage and bean dip with crackers or pretzels. Round out the evening by enjoying conversation and tips around beer or cider pairings. With meat and wheat. Standard fee is $69.
Jan
28
Jan
28
Help Wildlife & Become a Habitat Steward! Day 6.

Start
Saturday January 28, 2017, 7:00 am
Location
Thurston Co. Courthouse , Building 1, Room 280, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW , Olympia , Thurston County
Event Sponsor
National Wildlife Federation
Event Web Link
http://www.nwfthurston.brownpapertickets.com

Event details
NWF is offering a specialized 24-hour training to teach you how to help others create and restore wildlife habitat in backyards, schoolyards, and other private and public areas. This program is engaging, fun and highly informative and you get to meet and interact with local conservation professionals and other similarly interested folks! Expert speakers will present on topics such as: rain gardens, gardening for wildlife, native plants, noxious weeds, habitat restoration, pollinators, Pacific Northwest ecology, and much more!
Jan
31
Jan
31
Tuesdays at 21– Seeds for Diversity

Start
Tuesday January 31, 2017, 7:00 pm
Location
21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living , 13701 NE 171st St , Woodinville , King County
Event Sponsor
21 Acres
Event Web Link
https://21acrestuesdaysat2101312017.eventbrite.com

Event details
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. This presentation will focus on seed experiments you can do in your garden or farm with the intention of increasing diversity and selecting for well-adapted plants. We will demystify the differences between hybrid, heirloom, open-pollinated, and genetically-engineered plants. The evening will also feature a “How to harvest and store seeds” demonstration so you can start to plan your green space with the purpose of growing your favorite plants for many years to come. Presenter: Andrew Ely, 21 Acres Youth Farm and Garden Education Coordinator