Classes run from June through October. As they tend to fill quickly, we maintain waiting list for those interested. If you’d like to be added to one of our waiting lists, email info@saltwaterfarm.com with your name, number of students, phone number and preferred email address. We will let you know if we have any openings.

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Salt Water Farm Road
Lincolnville, ME 04849 United States
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Upcoming Events

June 2018
$175

Wood Fired Pizzas, Antipasto and Bitters

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June 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The Italians know better than anyone how to build an appetite. A little something stiff and bitter, a few salty snacks and we're off to the main event. An apertitivo and an offering of antipasto is intended to build an appetite, not to extinguish it, making room for a primi, secondi, contorni and a little something sweet to finish off the meal.

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$175

The Art of Hosting Brunch

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June 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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There is a special art to putting out a beautiful brunch that satisfies a desire…

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$175

Bread Baking: A Rustic Boule, Focaccia and Pizza Dough

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June 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Have you always wanted to master making a simple loaf of bread? A flavorful focaccia…

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$175

Seafood Cookery

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June 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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In this class, we will discuss the fishing industry along the Maine Coast, the availability of fish varieties native to the area, how to select fish at your local fish store, correct fish handling and shucking methods and various ways to prepare fish at home.

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$175

Pasta From Scratch, Antipasto and Bitters

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June 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The Italians know better than anyone how to build an appetite. A little something stiff…

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$525

June Workshop

Tickets Available
June 18 @ 10:00 am - June 20 @ 2:00 pm
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Our workshop program focuses on fundamental cooking and gardening skills, encouraging a more sustainable lifestyle. In each class, students work together to create a multi-course meal, made from local ingredients. Over the course of on week, students will learn a range of skills including knife skills, how to bake a crusty loaf of bread, how to maintain a culinary garden and how to make a lovely meal from what’s in your backyard. At Salt Water Farm, we cook instinctually, and by the week's end, so will you.

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$175

Catalan Cuisine

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June 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Join us in exploring the rich and diverse culinary traditions of Catalonia, a region of Spain that is home to a wide variety of ingredients from the land and sea. After having lived in the region and worked at a cooking school near Barcelona’s famous Boqueira

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$175

The June Full Moon Supper: A Cooking Class!

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June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In this class, we will discuss how to gracefully prepare a four course meal for a table full of hungry guests. We will discuss shopping, timing, execution and presentation. For many, entertaining can be daunting, but through this class you will gain a more meaningful and measured approach to hosting your own parties.

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July 2018
$175

Consider the Lobster

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July 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Due to popular demand, we are now offering a class that features the one, the…

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$525

French Regional Cuisine Workshop

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July 10 @ 10:00 am - July 12 @ 2:00 pm
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Tuesday: The Cuisine of the North (Normandy and Bretagne)  (10am to 2pm) The Northern regions of…

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$525

July Workshop

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July 17 @ 10:00 am - July 19 @ 2:00 pm
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Our workshop program focuses on fundamental cooking and gardening skills, encouraging a more sustainable lifestyle. In each class, students work together to create a multi-course meal, made from local ingredients. Over the course of on week, students will learn a range of skills including knife skills, how to bake a crusty loaf of bread, how to maintain a culinary garden and how to make a lovely meal from what’s in your backyard. At Salt Water Farm, we cook instinctually, and by the week's end, so will you.

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$175

Cooking with Herbs and Edible Flowers

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July 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Cooking with herbs and edible flowers adds a whole other dimension to making a meal, particularly in the summertime. It adds not only color but delicate flavors that can truly bring a dish to life. In this class, we will walk around the Salt Water Farm gardens and gather baskets full of flowers and herbs.

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$175

The July Full Moon Supper: A Cooking Class!

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July 27 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In this class, we will discuss how to gracefully prepare a four course meal for a table full of hungry guests. We will discuss shopping, timing, execution and presentation. For many, entertaining can be daunting, but through this class you will gain a more meaningful and measured approach to hosting your own parties.

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August 2018
$175

Cobblers, Buckles and Slumps

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August 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Maine has a long tradition of pie making and out of it have come several varieties with names like slumps, grunts, buckles, cobblers and crisps.

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$175

A Feast in Honor of Marcella Hazan

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August 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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While in culinary school, I was asked to write an essay about the person I was most inspired by and that was Marcella Hazan, the famous Italian home cook, who shared traditional Italian recipes with the world through classes and cookbooks. In this class, we will recreate some of Marcella’s tried and true Italian recipes and feast in her honor.

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$525

Italian Regional Cuisine Workshop

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August 7 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 2:00 pm
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Influenced by its Northern neighbors, mountain ranges and cooler climates, these regions of Italy are known for egg-based pastas, dairy-rich dishes, polenta, hard cheeses, dried pork products such as prosciutto, beans and bread. In this class we will make pasta from scratch

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$175

Honoring Edna Lewis: American Southern Cuisine

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August 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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We rarely think of leaders in regional American cuisine, but without question, the leader of Southern food is Edna Lewis. Through her extensive appreciation of ingredients native to the South, her time spent growing up in farmer's fields, rivers and barnyards full of livestock, Edna was connected to the land in way that so few Americans still are.

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$525

August Workshop

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August 21 @ 10:00 am - August 23 @ 2:00 pm
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Our workshop program focuses on fundamental cooking and gardening skills, encouraging a more sustainable lifestyle. In each class, students work together to create a multi-course meal, made from local ingredients. Over the course of three days, students will learn a range of skills including knife skills, how to bake a crusty loaf of bread, how to maintain a culinary garden and how to make a lovely meal from what’s in your backyard. At Salt Water Farm, we cook instinctually, and by the week's end, so will you.

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$175

The August Full Moon Supper: A Cooking Class!

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August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In this class, we will discuss how to gracefully prepare a four course meal for a table full of hungry guests. We will discuss shopping, timing, execution and presentation. For many, entertaining can be daunting, but through this class you will gain a more meaningful and measured approach to hosting your own parties.

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$525

The Accomplished Home Cook Workshop

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August 29 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 2:00 pm
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For those students who have already taken our beginner workshop, this class offers an elevated skill set, which builds on the fundamental skills taught in the basic workshop program. It is also for experienced home cooks and culinary enthusiasts.

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September 2018
$175

Seasonally Inspired Small Plates

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September 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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During harvest season, one of my favorite activities is heading out into the garden with a big, woven basket and collecting everything that is ripe and ready to eat. Back in the kitchen, I lay it all out on my counter top and begin to imagine how the various ingredients will come together into a few delicious, small plates, with a little help from my pantry.

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$175

Three Autumn Soups

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September 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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When people ask what my favorite food is, the answer is always the same: soup. A soup is nothing short of medicine on a cold day. It warms us from head to toe, shutting out the cold. A rich broth made from a good stock is the most important ingredient of any soup. In this class, we will learn how to make homemade stock, develop a deep flavor in the base of any soup, season correctly and garnish beautifully.

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$175

A Feast in Honor of Julia Child

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September 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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What better way to celebrate the grand dame of French food in America than cooking our way through a multi-course meal, with Julia Child's tips and techniques to guide us. Julia offered a window into French cuisine at a time, when grocery stores in America were full of processed food and factory farmed protein.

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$525

September Workshop

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September 11 @ 10:00 am - September 13 @ 2:00 pm
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Our workshop program focuses on fundamental cooking and gardening skills, encouraging a more sustainable lifestyle.…

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$175

Middle Eastern Cuisine

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September 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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There is no question that Middle Eastern cuisine has got people's attention in this country through food media, new…

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$175

Braising on the Bone

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September 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Braising is a tried and true method of developing flavor over time. The smell of browning the meat, introducing the vegetables and then filling the pot with hot stock and letting it simmer for hours is an indication in the Salt Water Farm kitchen that winter is soon upon us. In this class we will cook three different kinds of meat on the bone, demonstrating that the bone gives the meat tenderness and flavor.

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$175

The September Full Moon Supper: A Cooking Class!

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September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In this class, we will discuss how to gracefully prepare a four course meal for a table full of hungry guests. We will discuss shopping, timing, execution and presentation. For many, entertaining can be daunting, but through this class you will gain a more meaningful and measured approach to hosting your own parties.

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$175

Savory Pies

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September 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Historically, savory pies were a method of preserving foods for long journeys across land or sea. The English are famous for their meat pies and America has its own tradition in chicken pot pie. In this class we will explore how to make a savory crust, how to lay it across the pie and finish it, how to develop flavor in the pie’s contents and how to present a savory pie at either a dinner party or at home on a cold night.

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October 2018
$525

October Workshop

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October 2 @ 10:00 am - October 4 @ 2:00 pm
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Our workshop program focuses on fundamental cooking and gardening skills, encouraging a more sustainable lifestyle.…

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$175

The October New Moon Supper: A Cooking Class!

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October 9 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In this class, we will discuss how to gracefully prepare a four course meal for a table full of hungry guests. We will discuss shopping, timing, execution and presentation. For many, entertaining can be daunting, but through this class you will gain a more meaningful and measured approach to hosting your own parties.

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$175

Cooking Over Fire

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October 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Before the age of gas stovetops and convection ovens, many people used fire as their heat source for cooking. Many argue that everything tastes better when cooked over an open flame. In this class, we will review how to operate a wood burning oven, what kinds of wood to use and the multitude of cooking methods that lend themselves to an open fire.

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