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(faux)H Urban Homesteading Workshops: Canning and Food Preservation

Saturday, October 5, 2013

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

This event repeats every 3 weeks on Saturday between 9/14/2013 and 10/5/2013.

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(faux)H is a series of six hands-on workshops held at the Wyckoff farmhouse Museum, exploring traditional farm based skills: hand sewing, natural dying and preservation. Employing dye plants and crops grown on the Wyckoff farm, situated in the middle Brooklyn, (faux)H will be a collaborative experiment in the lost art of learning-by-doing. Join artist, Lisa Sikorski on a journey of learning about the slow process of making by hand and from the earth. Workshops are suitable for participants ages 13 and up. 

Preserving the Harvest: You worked hard all spring and summer, tilling, sowing, weeding and pruning. Now is the time to reap what you sow before it goes to seed. We will cover basic ways to preserve what you’ve grown in the garden for the long winter ahead: drying, canning, freezing, pickling. Additionally, we will extend the uses of your bounty by looking at alternative ways to use your herbs and spices in the kitchen and around the house.

Participants may sign up for one or all workshops. For more information about the program or to register email.

(faux)H Workshop Series:

  • Hand Sewing & Embroidery: May 11 and June 8, 10am-12:30pm
  • Natural Dying: July 13 and August 10, 12-3pm
  • Preserving the Harvest: September 14 and October 5, 12-3pm


Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park
5816 Clarendon Road
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Free | suggested donation of $5 for materials per a session.

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Wyckoff House Museum

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(718) 629-5400

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