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We host educational programs throughout the year, from classes and hands-on workshops to a tour of the kitchen. For those interested in going deeper, we offer several intensive sessions, from one day to one week long, covering our nutritional and culinary practices, and our organizational and business model.

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Holiday Kimchi: Fermentation Gift Ideas (12/9/17, 10am - 12:30pm)

1 class (2.5 hours)

$65.00

Want to give something creative and personal this year as a holiday gift but bored with your same old crafting ideas?

Spice up your DIY skills and learn to make classic spicy kimchi with TSH lead fermenter, Andy Renard. At this session you will create your own custom batch of kimchi and leave with the skills necessary to make kimchi at home! If the idea of making your own kimchi intimidates you, don’t worry, under Andy’s tutelage, you’ll develop the confidence to know what ingredients and techniques you need to transform a bowl of cabbage and spices into a robust probiotic condiment.

Each student will get a recipe and three jars of kimchi to ferment at home! ($30 value)

Three Stone Hearth's resident pickle master, Andrew Renard has been making creative and delicious fermented foods and drinks for more than a decade. Always eager to try new things, his constantly evolving creations have added richness to our lineup of naturally fermented products.

 

Three Stone Hearth Education Cancellation Policy:

If you pre-register for this class and are unable to attend, please send an email to education@threestonehearth.com letting us know. You may cancel and request a full refund up until 24 hours before the class. We will issue a credit to your account for the full class price. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, we will not issue a credit to your account, however you may apply the class fee towards a future class to be used within 6 months. After 6 months, that credit will be void. If you can not attend, you are also welcome to send someone else in your place. However, please let us know that you will be doing this. If you contact us after the class, no refunds or credits will be issued. When Three Stone Hearth, must cancel a class, you will receive a full refund for any fees paid towards the class.

 

Traditional Soap Making (12/2/17, 10 - 11:30am)

1 class (1.5 hours)

$65.00

Step back in time and learn how to make traditional and nourishing soaps from local, grassfed beef tallow, extra virgin olive oil, and organic essential oils. Indulge in the "slow body care" movement.

In this class, you will be shown how to make high-quality cold process soaps using beef tallow, sodium hydroxide, local extra virgin olive oil, herbs, and organic essential oils.

Each student will take home three different soaps that they custom decorate with herbs or flowers. The soaps are: Lavender and Sea Salt; Coffee or Activated Charcoal; and Calendula and White Fir. These are traditional soaps that leave the skin feeling clean, soft, and exceptionally nourished.

SAFETY NOTE: Alkali solutions are caustic. Rubber gloves must be worn whenever handling alkali crystals and solution. Safety glasses must be worn while mixing alkali to protect the eyes from any splashing, and care should be taken not to breathe any fumes that rise up from cooking soap products. Materials will be provided.

Megan Bre Camp is the founder of Summer Sequoia Tallow, an artisanal line of organic tallow balms, soaps and candles handcrafted in Oakland, California. Megan, a former cook and kitchen manager at Three Stone Hearth, is passionate about sustainable living, eating seasonally, and using local organic ingredients and traditional techniques in all facets of her work.

 

Three Stone Hearth Education Cancellation Policy:

If you pre-register for this class and are unable to attend, please send an email to education@threestonehearth.com letting us know. You may cancel and request a full refund up until 24 hours before the class. We will issue a credit to your account for the full class price. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, we will not issue a credit to your account, however you may apply the class fee towards a future class to be used within 6 months. After 6 months, that credit will be void. If you can not attend, you are also welcome to send someone else in your place. However, please let us know that you will be doing this. If you contact us after the class, no refunds or credits will be issued. When Three Stone Hearth, must cancel a class, you will receive a full refund for any fees paid towards the class.

 

Week-Long Kitchen & Business Intensive - Deposit (5/23/18 - 5/29/18)

Deposit for 6.5 days

$150.00

Have you wondered what goes into creating the products we offer at Three Stone Hearth? Would you like to learn more about our cooperative business model? This week-long intensive is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the work and culture of our Community Supported Kitchen. The session includes six and a-half days of classes, presentations and hands-on learning. Best part: a nutrient-dense communal lunch with our staff is included each day.

The learning objectives and opportunities include:

  • Three Stone Hearth’s business model, including history, organizational governance, operations, and finances.

  • The tools and skills required to run a Community-Supported Kitchen.

  • The principles underlying our model:

    • The nutritional principles of traditional diets

    • The economic principles of worker cooperatives

    • The organizational principles of our governance system, Holacracy, and of self-managing and self-organizing approaches in general.

  • Hands-on experience in the kitchen. Learn how to cook community-scale recipes following a traditional diets approach.

  • Connecting with others who are interested in the model, as well as with those of us who have made this our livelihood.

We ask you to make a $150 deposit to save your spot by registering through our web site. You will receive more information regarding due dates once we have a minimum of five people registered for the intensive. Please don’t make any travel arrangements before we confirm with you and read our FAQ document on our education page. If you have any questions, please email us at education@threestonehearth.com.

Co-Founder Consultation (in Person) and Private Tour of Kitchen

1 hour

$90.00

Are you interested in learning more about our business model? Those interested in starting similar businesses of their own or doing research into the field may schedule a one-hour private tour and consultation with Co-Founder Jessica Prentice (or another Co-Founder or staff-member by special arrangement). Up to four people can be accommodated in this arrangement. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Jessica contact us first at info@threestonehearth.com to arrange for a time slot. Once an arrangement has been made, you can return to this menu to pay the consultation fee.

Co-Founder Consultation by Phone or Skype

1 hour

$75.00

Are you interested in learning more about our business model? Those interested in starting similar businesses of their own or doing research into the field may schedule one-hour consultations with Co-Founder Jessica Prentice (or another Co-Founder or staff-member by special arrangement). If you would like to schedule an appointment with Jessica contact us first at info@threestonehearth.com to arrange for a time slot. Remote consultations can be via Skype or telephone. Once an arrangement has been made, you can return to this menu to pay the consultation fee.