Throughout the year, we offer Seed to Table Workshops about various aspects of gardening, nutrition, and cooking. Most workshops are held on the farm and are open to the public.
Beekeeping Workshop Series
Learn from beekeeper Matthew Traucht about honey production and sample honey harvested from our hives.
Saturday, May 13, 10 am - 12 pm: Beekeeping I
Saturday, August 12, 10 am - 12 pm: Beekeeping II
Food Preservation Workshop Series
Preserve food with Rachel Armistead of The Sweet Farm!
Wed, June 21, 6:30 - 8:30 pm: Kraut Making Workshop
Wed, July 19, 6:30 - 8:30 pm: Ginger Beer Workshop
Wed, August 23, 6 - 8 pm: Pickling Workshop
Wed, September 20, 6 - 8 pm, Kimchi Workshop
Herbalism Series with Antler Alchemy
Use herbs medicinally w/ April Rameé, Antler Alchemy.
Sun, May 7, 3 – 5 pm: Rosemary Bath Salts
Sun, June 4, 3 – 5 pm, topic TBD
Sun, July 9, 3 – 5 pm, topic TBD
Sun, August 6, 3 – 5 pm, topic TBD
Register for the 4-part series: https://2017antleralchemyseries.eventbrite.com
Speciality Herbalism Workshops
Sat, May 20, 10 am – 12 pm
Herbal Vinegars & Syrups w/ Betsy Miller
Wed, June 7, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Making Herbal Tinctures using the folk method w/ Colleen Zuntag
Wed, July 12, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Infused Oils, Salves, and Creams w/ Betsy Miller
Sat, June 10, 9 am – 12 pm
Vermicomposting w/ Jock Robie, Mainely Worm Bins
Sat, Aug 12, 10 am – 12 pm
Bokashi w/ Christian Melendez, Savory Farms
Farm-to-Table Cooking Series
Harvest produce and prepare a farm-to-table meal!
Thurs, June 8, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Thurs, July 13, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Thurs, September 14, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Beekeeping I: Building up the Hive
Spring into Healthy Cooking Pt. 1
Illuminating Herbs in Watercolors
Wednesday, June 22, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Marcella Kriebel & Tricia McCauley
Tools & Techniques for Weeding & Harvesting without Breaking your Back
Wednesday, June 29, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Deconstructing Bitters: Medicine & Mixology
Wednesday, July 20, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Tricia McCauley & JB Knapp
Beekeeping II: Production Mode
Surviving the Winter with Fire Cider
Wednesday, September 14, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Fall Forward Cooking Pt. 3
Cover Cropping: The Why, Where, When, & How
Wednesday, October 12, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Join us as we prepare a meal together using produce harvested straight from Common Good City Farm and explore different ways to use the produce in season such as bunching onions, chard, collards, cucumbers, kale, and leeks.
This is the 1st in a 3-Part Healthy Cooking workshop series. Each workshop can be attended on its own or part of the series.
In the setting of our urban farm, participants will learn watercolor technique, paint their own herb-inspired print, learn the healing properties of 3 featured herbs, all while enjoying herbal teas.
Each participant will be supplied with brushes, paint, and watercolor paper to paint the herbs. Marcella will demonstrate various watercolor techniques and how to paint the different herbs. Each participant will be able to take home his or her own watercolor painting.
Join us as we prepare a meal together using produce harvested straight from Common Good City Farm and explore different ways to use some of the summer's bounty such as basil, beans, carrots, chard, collards, cucumbers, eggplant, okra, peppers, potatoes, summer squash, and tomatoes.
This is the 2nd in a 3-Part Healthy Cooking workshop series. This workshop can be attended as a stand-alone or as part of the series.
Fire Cider is an herbal remedy that can be used to support your immune and digestive system. Participants will learn a new understanding of the immune system, and how to work with it to prevent (or at least shorten) colds and flus. And you'll create your own version of fire cider to take home with you, to support you through the winter months.
Participants will each get a jar of fire cider to take home.
Herbal-Infused Oils & Salves
Wednesday, March 2, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
St. George's Church, 160 U St NW
Participants will create and take home a herb-infused oil and salve or lip balm.
To register: http://bit.ly/1lbAcz7
Healthy Cooking Workshop Series
In partnership with UDC Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
5 Sessions from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Thursday, February 18
Tuesday, February 23
Thursday, February 25
Tuesday, March 1
Thursday, March 3
Sign up here: http://bit.ly/20tyXyN
To see previous years' workshops, click here.