Lectures & Workshops

Appleton Culinary Program

A year-round program that celebrates the season with hands-on cooking classes, educational experiences, and farm dinners.

Culinary Workshops
Gather at our Farmhouse to prepare seasonal recipes with our in-house team of professional chef-instructors and other celebrated food artisans from the region. Classes vary and feature a variety of themes from farm-to-table meals to in-depth workshops on sourdough bread making, savory and sweet pies, herbal tonics, or other craft foods and beverages. Whether it’s a quick class or a longer workshop, you’ll go home with new skills and tasty recipes to share with friends and family.

Private Culinary Workshops
Your group will work with a professional chef instructor to create a full farm-fresh meal, which you will all enjoy together in the farm dining room or outside on the tented patio. Gain new cooking skills, eat some terrific food, and bond with friends over a shared experience.  For another great option, try one of our private baking classes, including pastry, bread, or wood-fired pizza! Workshops can be tailored to your own particular tastes and interests. Farm tours are a nice addition to your private class or dinner and are available upon request.

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What People Are Saying

I have never enjoyed cooking and this has been the breakthrough for me. Learning new techniques and doing it with others has been fun. It has also helped me to learn new ways to use my farm share. I am a real fan of this program and will be signing up for more.

– AppletonCooks Participant

Amazing amount of fun in one evening. Every recipe worth repeating at home… Would recommend it to everyone.

– AppletonCooks Participant

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