Cultivate School

If you’ve got a hunger for knowledge, you’ve come to the right place. Cultivate School promotes the education of local, sustainable food systems, and, perhaps just as important, how to make it taste great! Forage for wild edibles, make goat cheese, or become a master in beer. 

Beer and Canapés

Date: Friday September 14th
Location: South Pond Farm
Cost: $80 per person, all inclusive
Group Size: Maximum 30
Duration: 7:00 – 10:00pm
6 Beers, Farm Tour, Canapés

South Pond Farm is a stunning location brimming with the bounties of harvest season. Taste the region’s most interesting beers, paired with fine harvest canapés prepared by the talented team at South Pond.

Here’s the menu! Beers coming soon!

Charcuterie, Cheese & Bread – In The Barn
Duck Prosciutto, Coppa, Bresaola, Salumi, Aged Goat Cheddar, Evanturel, Bleu d’Elizabeth. Rosemary & Maldon Focaccia, Lavash, Quinoa Sourdough, Whipped Butter

Szechuan Venison Loin On The Hibachi – At The Copper Table

Macaroni & Cheese – Over The Fire Pit
Smoked Pork Belly, Jarrod’s Chives, Ontario Gouda, Black Pepper

Potato Nest – By The Coop
Snowden Chicken Pate, Deviled Hen’s Egg, Pickled Wild Leeks, Red Sorrel

BLT – Next To The Hoop House
Jarrod’s Heirloom Tomato, Traynor Beef Bacon, Microgreens, Aioli

Barley Risotto – Inside The Herb Garden
Basil Pesto, Crosswind Chevre, Pristine Cold Pressed Oil

Dylan’s Dessert (TBD) – On The Kitchen Table

**Dietary restrictions may not be able to be accommodated. Please email info@cultivatefestival.ca with details and we will do the best we can.**

Milk a Goat, Make Goat Cheese!

Host – Debbie Nightingale, Partner, Haute Goat
Date: Saturday September 15th
Location: Haute Goat, Newtonville
Cost: $80 per person, all inclusive
Group Size: Maximum 8
Duration – 10:00 – 1:00pm
Workshop • Farm Tour • Rustic Farm Lunch

On what is perhaps the most beautiful farm in the Northumberland Hills, Haute Goat stands tall with 360º vistas. It couldn’t be a more peaceful place. And the food, well this is what farm-to-table is all about! Learn how to milk a goat (a Nigerian Dwarf Goat, to be exact!) and then make fresh goat cheese! You’ll will be making scrumptious mozzarella. After class, a farm-fresh lunch.

**Dietary restrictions will be accommodated. Please make a note at checkout.**

Wild Edibles of The Ganaraska

Host: Bretton Clark of The Land Canadian Adventures
Date: Sunday September 16th
Location: Ganaraska River (Port Hope)
Cost: $20 per person, all inclusive
Group Size: Maximum 30
Duration: 10:00 – 1:00pm
Workshop • Walking Tour • Shore Lunch

Fresh, local produce is a virtue for health and ecological footprint, so we’re proud to be able to help folks learn how to forage for wild edibles and medicinals on our trails and waterways. Bretton’s stories and appreciation for the wild with wrap you up like a warm blanket.

**Dietary restrictions may not be accommodated. Please email info@cultivatefestival.ca with details and we will do the best we can.**

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