Agricultural Center Classes

Farmhouse

at the Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

500 Centerton Road, Moorestown, NJ 08057

peach

Peach & Rosemary Glaze Canning Class 

with Danielle Brenner 

Monday, August 20th, 6pm, $35

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This sweet and savory glaze is a perfect way to preserve the peach harvest. It is perfect with pork loin and makes a tasty gloss for roasted carrots. Participants will learn the basics of water bath canning with this hands on class and take home some of their preserves. 

Danielle has been canning since she was 11 years old. She started The Jersey Farmhouse in 2010 and specializes in preserving New Jersey’s freshest produce. She hopes that her classes empower people to preserve the local bounty, and heighten our appreciation for what goes into the food we eat.

green beans

Fall Vegetables    

with Chef Junnie Lai

Thursday, August 23rd, 5pm, $55

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Cooler temperatures and shorter days, autumn is here! Let’s join Chef Junnie to discover some new ways to prepare fall vegetables.

  • Rutabaga Tartlets
  • Pumpkin and Beef Shepherd’s pie
  • Szechuan Style Green Beans and Ground Pork
  • Roasted Cucumbers with Herbs

Junnie Lai is a chef who uses her culinary talents and creativity to make beautiful, delicious and health-conscious food. Born and raised in Malaysia, she is not only well versed in her native cuisine, but also that of India, Thailand, and Vietnam. Junnie grew up in her family’s baking business, and has extensive experience in baking and pastry. She continued her education and training in the United States, and has worked in the US as a research chef in food product development, and as a pastry chef at a five-star hotel-brasserie.

corn

Sweet Corn Salsa Canning  

with Danielle Brenner 

Monday, August 27th, 6pm, $35

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Sweet Jersey Corn will be the spotlight for this versatile salsa. Heaped on taco salads or stirred into chili, it’s perfect to tuck into the pantry for the winter. Participants will learn the basics of water bath canning with this hands on class and take home some of their preserves.

Danielle has been canning since she was 11 years old. She started The Jersey Farmhouse in 2010 and specializes in preserving New Jersey’s freshest produce. She hopes that her classes empower people to preserve the local bounty, and heighten our appreciation for what goes into the food we eat.

tomatoes

Tomatoes!

"You say tomato, I say tomahto! " 

with Chef Junnie Lai

Tuesday, August 28th, 5pm, $55

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Tomatoes are in season! Certain tomatoes are best to enjoy raw, but certain varieties lend themselves better to sauces. Chef Junnie will share with you how to put your tomatoes to good use!

Junnie Lai is a chef who uses her culinary talents and creativity to make beautiful, delicious and health-conscious food. Born and raised in Malaysia, she is not only well versed in her native cuisine, but also that of India, Thailand, and Vietnam. Junnie grew up in her family’s baking business, and has extensive experience in baking and pastry. She continued her education and training in the United States, and has worked in the US as a research chef in food product development, and as a pastry chef at a five-star hotel-brasserie.

donuts

Down Dogs & Donuts 

with Kate Moats & Burlington County Animal Alliance 

Sunday, September 9th, 11am-1pm, $10

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Join Kate Moats, co-owner of Balanced Planet Yoga, for a yoga class in our very own front yard. Afterwards, enjoy a donut from Heart Beet Kitchen and pet some pups with the Burlington County Animal Alliance. 

**Please bring your $10 day of event!  All proceeds will go to the Burlington County Animal Alliance. 

Kate Moats is co-owner of Balanced Planet Yoga in Marlton, NJ. Kate is certified in a variety of styles of yoga and meditation and loves all things health and wellness! Kate leads a life in sharing energy and knowledge in food and fitness being a full time vegan as well as a full time yogi!

beets

Seasonal Cooking & 

Nutrition Series: Beets

with Chef Christina Martin 

Thursday, September 13th, 6pm, $35

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Learn tips and techniques from Chef Christina Martin on how to prepare the featured in-season, local produce while being educated on their nutritional benefits.

Next class in series: September 27th - Cauliflower 

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.

meal planning

Power Up: Yoga & Meal Planning Workshop  

with Melonie Perino 

Tuesday, September 18th, 6pm, $25

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Join Melonie Perino, Pn1 Nutrition Coach at Fork U and owner of Kick Your Asana Yoga for a 30-minute introductory power yoga flow. Afterwards, join her in the Farmhouse Kitchen for a brief discussion on how to power up your plate for maximum energy, vitality and long-term health. Takeaways include a morning yoga routine, and a week’s worth of delicious recipes! 

Melonie is a Pn1 Certified Nutrition Coach, owner of Fork U Nutrition, co-owner of CrossFit Cervus in Hainesport, NJ, yoga instructor and owner of Kick Your Asana Yoga. Melonie takes an honest, realistic approach to nutrition. Her coaching focuses on working with clients to help them set goals and make plans that support sustainable change for a lifetime of health & happiness. She believes that clients can be successful with varied avenues of nutrition methodology, as long as they have a solid plan & remain consistent.

tomato

Canning Tomatoes

with Danielle Brenner 

Thursday, September 20th, 6pm, $35

REGISTER HERE 

Preserving one of the best Jersey tastes of the summer-tomatoes. Participants will learn the basics of water bath canning with this hands on class and take home some of their preserves. 

Danielle has been canning since she was 11 years old. She started The Jersey Farmhouse in 2010 and specializes in preserving New Jersey’s freshest produce. She hopes that her classes empower people to preserve the local bounty, and heighten our appreciation for what goes into the food we eat.

cauliflower

Seasonal Cooking & 

Nutrition Series: Cauliflower   

with Chef Christina Martin 

Thursday, September 27th, 6pm, $35

REGISTER HERE 

Learn tips and techniques from Chef Christina Martin on how to prepare the featured in-season, local produce while being educated on their nutritional benefits.

Next class in series: October 11th - Broccoli  

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.

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