THE MUSHROOM ENTREPRENEUR

Level: Advanced
Presenter: KC Mangine and Jesse Chandler

KC Mangine and Jesse Chandler of New York Mushroom Company in Lebanon, NY will discuss the details of the growth of the company, the year round production, and marketing. Come learn what has and has not worked since their startup in 2015. The presentation will be followed by a time for questions.

 

ADDING VALUE AND FLAVOR TO WINTER STORAGE CROPS

Level: Intermediate
Presenter: Myra Manning

Learn the tricks of working with new fall storage crops. Dialed-in techniques allow for improved storage and higher quality produce. Join a conversation with breeders, farmers and chefs about new varieties and approaches to get the most value - and flavor - from your squash, beets and potatoes.


TINY HEARTS FARM: ORGANICALLY GROWN FLOWERS IN THE HUDSON VALLEY

Level: Intermediate
Presenters: Jenny Elliott and Luke Franco

Flower Farmers Jennifer Elliott and Luke Franco of Tiny Hearts Farm are wholesalers of homegrown, sustainably grown, seasonal flowers and foraged materials in the Hudson Valley. Join them as they share their passion for being growers of an ever-wider palette of high-quality, healthy-for-the-land, healthy-for-people flowers.


GRAINS AND SOURDOUGH ENGLISH MUFFINS FROM SCRATCH

Level: Beginner
Presenter: Amy Halloran

Whole grain sourdough English muffins are a snap to make and a terrific way to either begin sourdough baking or manage the plentiful “discard“ from a strong sourdough baking practice. These griddle breads are super simple, and bake up well with whole grain stone ground flour from small mills. This class will build an understanding of natural leavening and flour functionality.