Workshops/Classes

Introducing our Spring workshop series!

Beekeeping 101 Workshop

We are so pleased to announce our upcoming Beekeeping Workshop taught by Joy Bochsler, owner of Joyful Honey & Beekeeping Supply LLC - Battle Ground's most bee-lightful new shop!

This workshop is perfect for honey lovers, wannabee backyard beekeepers, and all those who just want to know what all the buzz is about. In this 2-hour class, Joy will teach you all the essentials you need to know about home beekeeping, from getting your first queen to harvesting the sweet rewards of your work.

The class will begin with a lecture on the basics, then a live demonstration will allow you to learn first-hand about caring for your hive. The class will conclude with a Q&A session to answer all of your lingering questions.  Registration gets you a spot in the class, a sweet honey tasting, and a buzzworthy take-home goody bag, including a paperback copy of Backyard Beekeeping!

  • Saturday, March 19th
  • 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM
  • Registration is $65 per person

Home Winemaking Workshop

If you've ever wanted to learn more about the wine making process, or even venture into making wine yourself, this class is for you! In this educational workshop, learn the ins and outs of DIY wine making from professional winemaker, Dan Brink, of Pomeroy Cellars.

Dan will walk you through the process and equipment needed to get started with your home wine making endeavor, and offer a Q&A session to address all your burning questions about how wine is created.

Additionally, you'll enjoy a progressive sampling to show you how to differentiate a wine at the beginning, middle, and end of the crafting process. You will also get your very own copy of Home Winemaking Step By Step - A Guide to Fermenting Wine Grapes by Jon Iverson.

After the class, enjoy a complimentary wine flight at the neighboring Pomeroy Cellars tasting room!

  • Saturday, April 2nd
  • 1:00 PM
  • Registration is $45 per person
  • Attendees must be 21+

Intro to Food Dehydrating & Dry Canning

Expand your food preservation knowledge with this food dehydrating and dry canning workshop taught by Pomeroy Living History Farm's own board president, Tommy Miller.

Tommy will dive deep into the benefits of food dehydration, different types of dehydrators, and the different methods available to preserve your dehydrated goods.

The class will include a sampling of dried foods, and you'll take home your very own copy of Complete Dehydrator Cookbook: How to Dehydrate Fruit, Vegetables, Meat & More by Carole Cancler.

As a bonus, all attendees will be entered into TWO giveaways!

  • Saturday, March 26th
  • 1:00 PM
  • Registration is $45 per person