Fall is a time of harvest, feast, and home. We invite our friends and family over to share food, stories, and laughter. Festive meals center around the table, so check out these upcoming Folk School classes to set your table right.
Prepare for decadent holiday meals by taking a week-long class in our top-notch Cooking Studio. Learn techniques for preparing a perfect chicken, duck, and turkey in Whole Bird Weekend with Mark Rosenstein (Oct. 30-Nov.1). Join Brian Knickrehm for a hands-on exploration of the ancient art of Charcuterie (Nov. 15-20) and produce delicious foods like tasso ham, duck confit, fresh and smoked sausages, pâtés. Be equipped with an assortment of recipes of the sweet and savory for this year’s holiday gatherings in Holiday Entertaining and Gift Giving with Kim Hendrickson (Nov. 20-22).
Food is not the only thing you need on your table! Be inspired by Shaker recipes and create hand-built baking and serving dishes in Shaker-inspired Pottery with Mary Dashiell (Nov. 8-14). Create wooden salad-type bowls, platters, and more in Functional and Decorative Woodturning with Charles Watson (Nov. 1-7). Learn about linen finishing in 18th-century Linens with Melissa Weaver Dunning (Nov. 8-14). Try spoon carving in Beginning Woodcarving and Beyond with Howard Moore (Oct. 18-24).
Cory Marie Podielski is a freelance graphic designer, photographer, and writer for the John C. Campbell Folk School. She has been writing for the Folk School Blog since 2012 and enjoys interviewing artists, musicians, and craftspeople. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the banjo, dancing, printmaking, playing in clay, and assisting in Folk School bread baking classes. podielski.com