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Lafayette Community Garden and Outdoor Learning Center
3932 Mount Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA, 94549, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

September 7, 2014

Presented by Leah Atwood and Michelle Wight from MESA, the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture: Ever considered the possibility of raising goats in your backyard? Come hear about Leah’s first year of raising three goats in an urban setting. Say hello to mama-goat Tessa, the star of the workshop, baaaaaa! Watch and learn how to make delicious fresh goats’ milk cheese, and sample a few different flavors. Even if you aren’t planning on becoming a goat farmer, this hands-on workshop will teach you the techniques of basic fresh cheese making that you can do right in your kitchen with store-bought milk. We’ll also be sharing fun goat stories from the MESA program; growing and connecting new farmers around the world. This workshop is designed for beginning cheesemakers, cheese eaters, and anyone interested in goats! All ages welcome. Register online.

Date: September 7, 2014 3:30 pm

September 21, 2014

Come and have fun learning the basics on water bath canning for high-acid foods. We will discuss the best foods for this process, the tools you need and the do’s and don’ts. There are many tricks and techniques that make canning a unique process for extending the life of your favorite foods. Most importantly, this class will provide quintessential knowledge and skills for how to begin canning in your home. Ages 18 & up. Register online.

The Lafayette Community Garden and Outdoor Learning Center is located at 3932 Mount Diablo Blvd (across from Lafayette Reservoir)

Date: September 21, 2014 3:30 pm
Cost: Free; $5 donation appreciated.