At every meal, on every plate, there's always room for kraut!

Classes & Workshops

Paddle & Pickle with River and Trail Outfitters

Join River & Trail on one of their Food & Drink adventures! You’ll commence the day with a postcard view just a few miles downstream of beautiful Harpers Ferry. Experienced guides will paddle with you and help you navigate the twists and turns of this breathtaking and peaceful 5.5 mile stretch. You’ll land your boats at the Brunswick Family Campground where you will start the fermented fun! 


Sunday, September 22 - Sauerkraut for Strength: Vegetable Fermentation for Beginners

Have you heard all about the benefits of fermented foods, but don’t know where to start?  In this fun and informative class, you’ll learn all about fermentation, probiotics, and the benefits of making your own sauerkraut. Join Rachel as she walks you through the basics of vegetable fermentation, with samples from The Sweet Farm’s own product line. Finally, you’ll chop, salt, and mix your very own batch of kraut to ferment at home, and leave with the knowledge you need to make the next batch on your own.


October 23 - Hands-On Kim Chi at the Common Market

Calling all kimchi lovers. Come learn how make fresh kimchi from scratch with customizable flavors to your liking. You will be provided with the freshest ingredients, compliments of the Common Market. Your personalized recipe can be tailored to suit all tastes and dietary restrictions. Space is limited, sign up today! 


November 13 - Hands-On Sauerkraut Making at the Common Market

You’ve asked for it; now here it is! Join Rachel Armistead of The Sweet Farm as she demonstrates how to make raw, probiotic sauerkraut, step-by-step. Participants will learn about the basic history and benefits of fermentation, and then will chop, salt, and mix their very own batches of kraut to take home. Space is limited, sign up today!