Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Julie Tomaro  //  In this second half of a 2-part series, you will learn the skills for butchering a meat chicken. We will discuss the variety of chicken processing methods, with[...]
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Laura Poe  //  Fermenting vegetables and other foods is a great way to add nutrition, flavor and variety to your meals, as well as self-sufficiency to help put up your harvest.[...]
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructors: Ryan Wagner  //  This class will give students the opportunity to butcher a domesticated rabbit and process it into a french-style sausage. Each participant will receive a rabbit to break down,[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Martha Buche  //  Turn the work of the bees – their wax – into candles to light your way! Come join in the meditative practice of candle dipping and pouring. This[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Jordan Bendel  //  In this class, instructor Jordan will discuss how to check the general health of your hives and how to prepare them for winter. The class will participate in[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Connie Alderden  //  In this class, students will learn basic basketry techniques while weaving their own cracker basket. A cracker basket is an open weave bottom basket that incorporates sea grass[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Bjorn Bergman  //  Mead, an alcoholic beverage made with honey and water, is a traditional beverage made popular by the Vikings and Nordic culture. In this class, learn the art and[...]
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructors: Shaun & Aaron Murphy-Lopez  //  Join a homesteading tour to learn how one couple arrived in the Driftless. Students will see gardens and pastures, outbuildings and fences, animals and trees –[...]
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Bjorn Bergman  //  Do you dream of sipping a cool, crisp, bubbly, and refreshing homemade hard cider with your friends and loved ones? Take this class and learn the art and[...]
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Martha Buche  //  Shape a flat copper disk into a shallow vessel using fire and stones, just as the indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes crafted them for centuries. Work the[...]
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Robin Brox  //  Led by poet Robin, this class is for family pairs (one child and one adult) to explore creative approaches to our natural world. Activities will include group, pair,[...]
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Laura Poe  //  If you have food allergies or dietary restrictions, you may be missing your favorite holiday treats. In this class, we will make several grain-free desserts using alternative flours[...]
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Heidi Krattiger  //  Hot sauce, garlic paste, coriander, and lemons can be preserved with fermentation, as well as many other herbs, vegetables, and fruit. This class will inspire new and experienced[...]
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Henry Hundt  //  Learn the art, craft, and science of baking bread with a wild sourdough culture. The air around us and the skins and leaves of many plants are full[...]
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Linda Conroy  //  Join Herbalist Linda Conroy for this fun day of soap making. Participants will start out learning the basics and then dive into a hands-on experience, making soap to[...]
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Linda Conroy  //  Making cheese in your own kitchen is fun and easy! Join Home Cheese Maker Linda Conroy to discover how to create soft, spreadable cream cheese, mozzarella (traditionally stretched),[...]
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructors: Vince & Dawn Hundt  //  This class is your opportunity to become a part of the hallowed Wisconsin tradition of deer hunting and to learn how to take advantage of an[...]
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Linda Conroy  //  Join Home Cheese Maker Linda Conroy as we focus on two styles of cheese: cheddar and gouda, that you can easily make at home. Participants will be guided[...]
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructors: Vince & Dawn Hundt  //  For generations, people of German ancestry in the ridge country near La Crosse have made what they call “woosht” or “wurst,” which simply means “sausage” in[...]