Agricultural Center Classes

at the Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

500 Centerton Road, Moorestown, NJ 08057

Plant-Based Cooking

Plant-Based Cooking for the Home Cook
with Chef Christina Martin

Every Thursday from February 15th – March 15th, 6pm, $225

This hands-on healthy cooking course is designed to help you nourish yourself and those you cook for. Learn practical skills in the kitchen, plus recipes and techniques to prepare healthy meals for your table. The series will also cover related nutritional knowledge, and how to be an educated grocery shopper. Students will come away inspired and empowered to apply plant-based eating principles to everyday meals. Fee includes ingredients, and a compiled book of recipes and related materials.

The course will cover the following themes:

  • Feb 15: Soups
  • Feb 22: Grains
  • March 1: Proteins
  • March 8: Desserts
  • March 15: a Brunch menu (with meal to follow)

Christina Martin is a plant based chef, healthy food advocate, and nutrition columnist. After she earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Rowan University, she embraced a career change and completed a culinary degree at The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College and Atlantic Culinary Academy. Christina seeks to share her love for cooking through teaching, with a focus on the basics of healthy, sustainable cooking. She is the founder of Cooking to Nourish a healthy lifestyle website, and is rolling out a plant-based food cart Spring 2018.


with Cara Griffin 
Adults only, kids 12 and older with an adult only (and kids that have a deep appreciation for culinary arts)

Sunday, March 4th, 10am, $50 

Have you ever wondered how to make the beautiful, eye catching French Macarons seen in so many bakeries, T.V. shows, and magazines? Now you don't have to! Join us for a hands-on class on making these little beauties. We will learn the methods involved in making perfectly chewy shells and decadent fillings. Each student will leave with an array of flavors and new skills!

The Instructor: boutique baker extraordinaire, Cara Griffin owns and operates the custom-order bakery Sift Bake Shop in Haddon Twp., NJ.

Vegan Creamy Tahini Mac and Cheese 1 (2) 

Soom Tahini – Sweet & Savory
Soom Foods is excited to partner with The Farmhouse Kitchen to present a hands-on and tasty experience.  

Monday, March 12th, 6 pm, $45

Sooms Tahini is a delicious, nutritious, and versatile ingredient -- perfect for sweet and savory applications. The menu for this hands-on class will showcase the incredible qualities of Soom Foods, and teach you the wonders of tahini.

The Menu:

  • Vegan Creamy Tahini Mac & Cheese
  • Chocolate Tahini Banana Bread 

Soom Foods is a Philadelphia-based, certified Women-Owned company started by three hard working sisters who love to eat and value health and quality. 

stuffed pasta

Pasta Demo & Dinner Series: Stuffed Pasta
with Jolynn Deloach 

Tuesday, March 13th, 6pm, $45

Learn how to make fresh ricotta, how to make pasta dough that seals around your stuffing, and how to cut and shape many kinds of stuffed pasta, such as agnolotti, tortellini, cappelletti, and ravioli. This class, and each class in the series, will feature a detailed demonstration and discussion of the themed pasta dish followed by a 3-course dinner.

Jolynn, from In My Grandmother's Kitchen, teaches the ancient art of handmade pasta — a skill she learned in her grandmother’s kitchen where this beautiful food was a cornerstone of her cooking. Since that time, Jolynn has passed this art on to her children and grandchildren — now she brings her knowledge and skills to the Farmhouse Kitchen to share with you.

easter intensive cake course

Easter Two-Day Intensive Cake Course
with Cara Griffin

Tuesday & Wednesday, March 27th & 28th, 5pm, $130

We start day one with the basic of baking the perfect layer cake. You will learn the science behind perfectly fluffy, moist layers, delicious fillings, and of course, perfectly smooth and creamy buttercream frosting. On day two, we get to learn all the basics of covering a cake in fondant and decorating our cakes in an adorable spring theme fit for your Easter dessert table. Improve or learn new skills in baking and decorating a cake that will make you the cake boss in your home.

The Instructor: boutique baker extraordinaire, Cara Griffin owns and operates the custom-order bakery Sift Bake Shop in Haddon Twp., NJ.

For more information or to find out about future classes or sign up for our mailing list contact Donna Wallstin, Farmhouse Kitchen Manager via email