Food & Drink Classes

Experiment with fermentation, food preservation, and mixology. Or explore the botany and horticulture behind the foods and beverages you consume.


July

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
"Put up" your peaches using time-honored canning techniques for three preparations that will extend the bounty of your favorite stone fruits long after summer is gone. more...
221CKG231O 07/24 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Get a little messy making seasonal berry jam! Trained in preservation techniques at Cornell, Stephen Nocera will show you three distinct methods of jamming, using less more...
221CKG200BO 07/25 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Knowing a little mycology (the study of fungi) can make you a better mushroom cook. This illustrated talk teaches basic mycology through the lens of your more...
221CKG230BO 07/31 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Bone
ONLINE

August

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
When the Eastern Woodlands erupt with marvelous edible mushrooms, the picking is great. But too often, the harvest succumbs to rot in your kitchen. In this more...
221CKG246O 08/07 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Bone
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
Take a guided summer ramble with wild foods author and forager Marie more...
221CKG256 08/19 Th 11:00am-2:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Return to great-grandma's tried-and-true process and learn how to make pickled cucumbers in three styles—spicy dill, sweet bread-and-butter, and zesty relish. Designed for beginners, this class more...
221CKG221O 08/21 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Wondering what to do with your bounty of tomatoes? Preserve them, of course! We will show you the best ways to process and hot pack your more...
221CKG226O 08/29 Su 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Mushrooms have been utilized for thousands of years for medicinal and edible purposes. John Michelotti, owner of Catskill Fungi, will show you how to cultivate gourmet more...
221CKG207BO 08/30 Mo 10:00am-12:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE
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