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Wild Crafting and Cooking Class

May 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall will present a workshop covering the basics of identifying, sustainably harvesting, and cooking with roughly a dozen wild spring edibles. The course will include a field portion and a kitchen portion, beginning with a hunt for nearby wild foods. Participants will then use what is collected, supplemented by local farm products, to collaboratively prepare a lunch feast in the Grange’s commercial kitchen.

The class will be taught by Dillon Klepetar, co-owner of Farmstead Catering in Essex, NY. Dillon has a deep history with animal husbandry and farm management, as well as professional catering services. It will be held on Sunday, May 29 from 9am-noon, meeting at the Grange before heading out into the woods. Please come prepared for a variety of outdoor conditions, and bring a trowel!

Cost is $15 per person, or $25 per family. Please register ahead of time by calling the Grange at 963-4170 or by emailing Kate Ritter, Manager, at


May 29, 2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Whallonsburg Grange Hall
1610 NYS Route 22
Whallonsburg, NY 12936 United States
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(518) 963-4170

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