From spicing your brine to canning your carrots, our classes are informative and fun as hell.

Check out our summer workshops in redwood city!


Stone Fruit Showdown: August 5th, 10am-1pm

Redwood City Community Center

Summer is here, and that means delicious stone fruit is in season! In this class, we will harvest the bounty of California's summer fruits and turn them into preserved delights that last through the winter. This class will feature nectarines and peaches freshly picked from our adopted trees at the famous Masumoto Family Farm!



McVicker 101
The Art of Pickling

Learn the ABCs of pickling, from basic brines and fermentation to canning. This class will teach you everything you need to know to start making your own pickles at home.

Upcoming dates:

Sunday, August 12, 11-2pm

*Special Farmer's Market Field Trip Edition!*




    Fermentation Nation
    Kimchi, Kraut & Pickles

    Learn the secrets of fermentation as you try your hand at making two all-time classics - spicy kimchi and delicious sauerkraut.

    Upcoming dates:

    • Wednesday, July 25th, 7-9pm @ Workshop SF
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    Jams & Jellies
    How to make gourmet preserves

    There's nothing like a jar of homemade jam to brighten up breakfast or make an edible gift for someone special. Learn how to create delicious jams, jellies and preserves in this hands-on class.


    Upcoming dates: No dates currently scheduled. Email us to inquire about a private class!





    Mustard Madness
    Make your own
    mustard, my man.

    From the lowly mustard seed, a mighty oak grows. Not literally an oak, but, like, a delicious mustard. Deep, right? Learn all the ins and outs in this class, and walk home with a couple jars of your own devising.

    Upcoming dates: No dates currently scheduled. Email us to inquire about a private class!


    Whiskey Picks
    Pickling with beer and booze

    Is there anything booze can't do? In this class you'll learn how to create mouth-watering pickles with beer and whiskey - and maybe even do a pickleback or two. Or three. 

    Upcoming dates:

    Wednesday, October 3, 7-10pm


    Hoo boy, is this class 21 and over.



    Farm-fresh Cocktails
    From Garden to Glass

    Kelly McVicker teams up with bartender extraordinaire Gillian Fitzgerald to teach you how to use seasonal fruit, herbs and veggies to create cocktails so fresh, you'll want to slap them. 

    Farm-fresh Cocktails is 21 and over, and available by special reservation only. Click here to request a class.

    Bloody Buddies
    How to make the perfect bloody mary

    Kelly and Gillian will show you how to make the perfect Bloody Mary, and the perfect pickled veggies to go along with it.

    Bloody Buddies is 21 and over, and available by special reservation only. Click here to request a class.

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