Build a Custom Hat
Mar
23
to Mar 24

Build a Custom Hat

$1,300

Join us for this very special workshop with hatmaker Cate Havstad of Havstad Hat Co.
During the course of this two day workshop you'll learn about hatmaking  traditions while crafting your own custom hat from 100X beaver felt. Each student will go home with a hat built entirely for their own head including a custom leather hatband.

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Branch To Mouth – Carving The Wooden Spoon
May
26
to May 27

Branch To Mouth – Carving The Wooden Spoon

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Branch to Mouth – Carving the Wooden Spoon
75.00

In this daylong workshop, you'll learn the basics of making a functional and beautiful wooden spoon. Starting with a log or branch, you'll chop, whittle and carve until you're left with a spoon shaped object that will work for stirring or transferring food items from bowl to mouth.
$65 + $10 materials fee

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An Oven of Earth - Building the Cob Oven
Jun
22
to Jun 23

An Oven of Earth - Building the Cob Oven

Retained Heat - Building the Earth Oven
250.00

Learn a practical feel for the basic principles of retained heat ovens — as well as the knowledge and confidence to build an oven anywhere there’s mud underfoot (a kind of confidence which can and does lead to things like building your own house or starting a new business...). Bread can be included in the workshop, in conjunction with building

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Campfire Cooking: A Love Affair Between Food & Fresh Air
Jun
22
9:00 AM09:00

Campfire Cooking: A Love Affair Between Food & Fresh Air

Campfire Cooking: A Love Affair Between Food & Fresh Air
80.00

Embracing the fair weather & long days of summer, we'll explore the basics of cooking & feasting over an open fire. Together, we'll learn to build a proper fire, discern cooking methods, prep a delicious dinner & safely put out & clean up. After a evening of hands-on learning, we'll kick it, dine outdoors, and enjoy sweeping views of the Wallowa Mountains.
Instructor: Alexis Plank, Farmer, Writer, Guide
$65 + $15 materials fee

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Japanese Timber Frame Cabin
Aug
31
to Sep 7

Japanese Timber Frame Cabin

Japanese Timber Frame Cabin
750.00

Prairie Mountain Folk School has partnered with Cabin Love to offer this 8-day course on how to build a 16x20 Japanese style timber frame cabin. Instructor Tom Bonamici will lead you from layout, through cutting joinery, to raising your frame. You'll learn the skills to build your own little place in the woods and take home a set of Prairie Mountain (and Cabin Love) approved cabin plans. This one’s simple, without all the frills, just like a cabin should be. Want to take the cabin home? At the end of your 8 day course, students will have the chance to buy the frame you built together. Please note that no experience with woodworking or tools is necessary.
Food and lodging not included, course limited to 12 students

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Preserving Summer - A Tomato Canning Event
Sep
7
10:00 PM22:00

Preserving Summer - A Tomato Canning Event

Preserving Summer: A Community Canning Event
50.00

Preserving the bumper crop of Imnaha tomatoes & the bounty of summer 2018,
students will spend the day outdoors, learning safe water bath canning techniques.
After a full day of chopping, peeling & processing, students will leave with jars for the kitchen pantry.
Instructor: Lynne Curry, Forage & Slow Food Wallowas 
$30 + $20 materials fee

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Pie Making: Expressing Love through Baking
Nov
9
1:00 PM13:00

Pie Making: Expressing Love through Baking

Pie Making: Expressing Love Through Baking
40.00

The holidays are almost here; time to gather & feast.
Under Lynne Curry's incredible guidance,
we'll gather for an afternoon of productive pie making.
Together, we'll transform butter & flour into pie crust
& turn local apples into the ideal filling.
We'll learn skills, gaining the confidence to make it easy as pie.
Students will each go home with an apple pie,
ready to pop in the freezer for future festivities.

Saturday, November 9
1 pm - 5 pm
Course Fee: $40

Class size limited to 12 students.
 

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