White Gate Farm

White Gate Farm

Classes at the Farm

Cooking Class at White Gate Farm

Cooking classes at the farm, taught by local chefs, are very popular. People enjoy learning new techniques in a convivial class right here where some of the delicious, healthy ingredients are grown.

Gift certificates for classes make wonderful gifts.

Upcoming Classes

Mexican Magic *** Sold Out

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Jesse Kramer returns with this hands-on cooking class showing you easy and delicious recipes to re-create at home.

Menu:

Quesadillas

Pozole Verde with Pumpkin Seeds and Cilantro

Fish Tacos made with Mahi Mahi

Roasted Poblano and Tomatillo Salsa

Herb-infused Mexican Black Beans

Cilantro Lime Rice

 

Please let me know if you'd like to be on the cancellation list. 

 

Price: $80.00

Pasta Making Class

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Learn to make fresh pasta with chef Michele Castelli.  This hands-on class will demonstrate the techniques and secrets to preparing fresh pasta and sauces that accompany them. 

Menu:

Vegetable Cannelloni with Tomato Bechamel Sauce

Faggottini (pasta pouches) of Artichokes with Lobster Sauce

Classic Spaghetti Carbonara

The class includes a dinner of the freshly made creations, accompanied by Salad of White Gate lettuces. BYOB welcome. Limit 12 people.

 

 


 


Price: $85.00

Forage & Feast

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 5:30 to 8:30

Join ethnobotanist and clinical herbalist Hayden Stebbins for a walk through forest and field to see the world in a way you've never seen before. During this walk, Hayden will teach you about common plants and mushrooms, how to identify them by family, and their edible, medicinal, or poisonous properties. You and the group will harvest edible plants as you go, and will bring them to the farm kitchen where a multicourse meal will be prepared combining the harvest with regular food. This will include a wild plant pesto, hummus, salad, a couple of teas and an extra dish depending on what plants and mushrooms are found. Limited to 24 people.
 
This is now sold out.  Please let us know if you would like to be on the cancellation list!
 
 

Price: $52.00

Plant-based 101

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 3:00 to 6:00 pm

Plant-based 101: Simple Vegan Staples to Get you Started - gluten free too!           Taught by Emily Florentino

·      The Essential Snack: Kale chips many ways

·      Spiralize Everything: Raw Rainbow Pad Thai

·      Charred and Blackened: Eggplant and Cauliflower Tacos with North African flavors and handmade Tortillas

·      Your Cheese Worries Resolved: Cashew crema and its variations

·      Virtuous desserts: A variety of magical banana ice cream creations, including kale mint chip and sweet beet!

Price: $75.00

Mexican Magic: Enchiladas

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Jesse Kramer of www.makerskitchenct.com will lead this hands-on class in making 5 elements of chicken or vegetarian enchiladas from scratch.

Corn tortillas

Stewed chicken

Perfect Guacamole 

Authentic Mexican Salsa 

Refried beans

These will be assembled with Mexican white cheese and baked for a shared dinner.  BYOB welcome. 12 people max.

Price: $80.00

Canning 101: Preserving the Strawberry Harvest

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Introduction to small batch hot water bath canning. This class covers food safety and general procedures for a successful seal every time! This is a “hands-on” class with each participant taking home freshly made jars of seasonal goodness- -- in this class strawberry balsamic jam and strawberry rhubarb shrub -- plus recipes. Take away 2 jars and the confidence to DIY! $65 Class limit: 10 people.

The instructor is Master Preserver Pamela Lillis.  see www.pamlillis.com 

Price: $65.00

The Plant-Powered Lunchbox

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 3:00 to 6:00 pm

Plant-powered Lunchbox - grain (and gluten) free too!  

·      Chickpea salad collard wraps

·      Spiralized zucchini "noodles" with mint arugula pesto and pistachios

·      Mason Jar Salads with Cauliflower Rice

·      Sweet potato bruschetta with various toppings

·      Chickpea chocolate chip cookie dough power cookies

·      A really good superfoods green smoothie

Plant-based Morning, Noon & Night

Sunday, July 9, 2017, 3:00 to 6:00 pm

Plant-Based Morning, Noon, and Night - Easy Vegan Recipes to Get You and your Family Through the Day  

 

AM: Sweet potato Chia Power Waffles with maple-y tempeh bacon

Noon: A Gorgeous Detox Soup (that, shockingly, kids adore) + A Wonderful Not-Your-Average-Salad Salad

PM: The Best Veggie Burger Ever with Root Vegetable Fries

Dessert: Salted Caramel Brownies from Heaven (with a plethora of surprising, healthy ingredients and no white sugars!)

Price: $75.00

Jam Session

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 pm

It’s Here! The Summer bounty of delicious fruits and berries. Learn to make sweet and savory jams and jellies and take full advantage of what we wait for all year long here in the New England! Recipes using the best of the season become favorites as we explore the use of pectin (or not) and fresh flavor profiles to accommodate spices such as chai, cardamom and coriander. Take away 2 jars. 

Price: $65.00

Plant-based 2.0

Sunday, July 23, 2017, 3:00 to 6:00 pm

Plant-based 2.0  Putting it all together to Entertain & Impress  

·      Pea, mint, and lettuce soup with cashew crema

·      Kale Caesar salad

·      Spring vegetable tartlets with poppy seed crust and white bean filling

·      Deep dark chocolate chard torte with whipped "cream."


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Price: $75.00