Food & Drink Classes

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


October

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, more...
212CKG241O 10/26 Mo 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
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 ramble with wild foods author and forager author Marie more...
212CKG229B 10/29 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

November

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Ring in the holiday season with decadent winter fruit preserves. Learn how to make brandied fruit, spiced apple compote, and almond pears in amaretto syrup from more...
212CKG218O 11/15 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Go beyond the garnish to explore the world of oleo-saccharums, infusions, simple syrups, and tinctures using plants and ingredients accessible to the urban gardener/drinker. You'll learn more...
212CKG243O 11/20 Fr 6:00pm-7:30pm Freeman
ONLINE

December

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...
212CKG230O 12/01 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Bone
ONLINE

January

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.
When the trees have dropped their leaves and there is a chill more...
213CKG247 01/21 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Early winter is when citrus is at its juiciest. Learn how to preserve these fruits and savor their tangy flavor throughout the year. Cornell-trained master food more...
213CKG249O 01/24 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

February

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Fermentation is one of our oldest food processing methods. Scientifically known as zymology, it refers to the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or more...
213CKG201O 02/22 Mo 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE