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Fri, Oct 27



Baking Retreat at Green Valley Farm

Have you ever wanted to hang out in on a farm all weekend and bake with friends? We’re doing it. Learn to bake sourdough bread, mill your own flour and make a farm-fresh fruit galette from scratch. Stay, bake and eat in the farmhouse at beautiful Green Valley Farm in Sebastopol, CA.

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Baking Retreat at Green Valley Farm
Baking Retreat at Green Valley Farm

Time & Location

Oct 27, 2023, 4:00 PM – Oct 29, 2023, 10:00 AM

Sebastopol, 13024 Green Valley Rd, Sebastopol, CA 95472, USA


About the event


I had a few last-minute spots open up! Please RSVP if you're interested.

Ticket prices range from $1200 to $1500 based on whether you're booking a solo or shared room or a large or small room. Prices include all course materials, instruction, lodging and meals, including a sit-down dinner Saturday night with all ingredients sourced from on or around the farm. Please RSVP through the link on the page and let me know what your preferences are for accomodations and I will send you a payment link for the corresponding ticket price. Here are more details about the course:

-Hands-on guidance from a longtime professional bread baker and former Director of Bread for Tartine Bakery in San Francisco

- Recipes and instruction for sourdough country bread, whole-grain sourdough pan loaf (sliced bread), and fresh- fruit galette (dough from scratch)

-Two night stay in the beautiful farmhouse at Green Valley Farm in Sebastopol

-Food and refreshments Friday night, all day Saturday (farm dinner Saturday night) and Sunday morning

-Sourdough starter with feeding instructions

-Discussion of how to integrate two ways of thinking about bread, informational (time and temperature) and observational/intuitive

-Booklet with recipes, history and text related to sourdough bread

-Basic introduction to baker’s math, how to write and adjust your own recipes and formulas

-How to use a tabletop stonemill

-How to incorporate fresh-milled whole grain

-Guidance about different types of heirloom, landrace, and ancient grains

-Farm walk with a grain farmer, discussion about farming and regenerative agriculture

-Unlimited Q&A and discussion over breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Arrive 4 pm, Friday, Sendoff at 10am Sunday.

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