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‘Hip Homesteading’ classes teach jam-making, beer brewing and more

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

The Washington State University Kitsap Extension’s Small Farms Team this week will kick off a series of classes dubbed “Hip Homesteading” to teach skills from jam and pickle making to home brewed beer. (Mmmm beer.)

All but the homebrewing class will be taught at Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way. Cost is $35 per class ($50 per family). 4H and FFA youth are free.

The first class starts Thursday from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. with a lesson in using some of the season’s fresh berries to make jam. Bring an apron and a sack lunch.

For more information on this and other classes, contact Shannon Harkness at 360-337-7026.

Here is a list of other classes coming this month:

Cheesemaking: Monday, July 11 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Homebrewing: Thursday, July 14 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Slippery Pig Brewery, 795 NW Finn Hill Road, Poulsbo

Hot Summer Nights Farmwalk: Monday, July 18 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Red Barn Farm/Wyckels Farm on Central Valley

Cheesemaking: Thursday, July 21 10 a.m. to1  p.m.

Jammin’: Monday, July 25 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

In a Pickle: Thursday, July 28 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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