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Sticky Art Lab
1682 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94703, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

April 27, 2014

You are becoming a seasoned chicken keeper but you want to expand your knowledge and maybe your flock. In this class we’ll go over introducing new birds to your flock, health care from prevention to diagnosing problems, what to keep in your flock first aid kit for holistic and traditional care, nutrition and mixing your own feed and feed supplements, and the life cycle of chickens. We’ll also discuss dealing with predators, bio-security and behavioral issues and answer your most pressing chicken questions. Rebecca will bring her chicken to demonstrate examining a chicken for mites, being eggbound, and other health concerns.
Instructor: When Rebecca Daun-Widner started chickening with her family in 2008 in Asheville, NC, she never imagined she’d eventually have an urban flock in Oakland. Enjoying the benefits of backyard chickens – eggs! shenanigans! poultry problem solving!- keeps her happy and grounded.

Space is limited, register online.

Date: April 27, 2014 2:00 pm
Cost: $35

May 18, 2014

Ever wondered about the mysteries of curds and whey? Come to this class and learn how to make different types of cheese in your kitchen. In the May class we will make Ricotta and mini herbed Chèvres. We will have a cheese tasting, provide lots of hands-on opportunities at different stages, and you’ll go home with the basic tools, recipes and resources for your next wheel.
Instructors: Shannon Todd (who worked on farms in France as a cheesemaker), and Stephanie Soleil (who is French and teaches home cheesemaking in San Francisco).

 Space is limited, register online.
Date: May 18, 2014 10:00 am
Cost: $40 plus $15 materials fee

June 1, 2014

Interested in learning how honey gets from hive to jar? In this hands-on class, participants will uncap frames of honeycomb and hand spin them in an extractor to expel the honey. The instructor will explain and show a video of how she removed the frames of honeycomb from her hive. Taste three different backyard honeys and go home with a small sample of this delicious honey you help harvest. This class is for the honey-lover, the bee-curious, and the new-ish beekeeper!
Instructor: Jennifer Radtke of BioFuel Oasis has been keeping bees in her backyard for eight years.

 Space is limited, register online.
Date: June 1, 2014 3:00 pm
Cost: $30