We’re excited to introduce Vincent Vercillo’s Sourdough Workshop, a hands-on experience that goes beyond baking and delves into the heart of homesteading skills. Vincent, a seasoned expert in sustainable food and agriculture, will guide you through the art of sourdough bread making, offering insights that resonate with the spirit of self-reliance.

Workshop Spotlight: Sourdough Bread Making at Home

Join us for a practical workshop led by Vincent Vercillo, an experienced artisan with a deep passion for sourdough baking. Vincent’s down-to-earth approach and insights will guide you through each step of the sourdough bread-making process.

Vincent’s Background: With over a decade of experience in sustainable food practices, Vincent Vercillo is a true advocate of self-sufficiency. His journey began with a passion for traditional food skills and eventually led him to the world of sourdough bread. Working in various capacities, from cheesemaking to curing meats, Vincent’s diverse expertise brings a unique perspective to homesteading.

Workshop Highlights: In this workshop, you’ll gain valuable insights that extend beyond the kitchen. As you learn the art of creating a perfect sourdough loaf, you’ll learn how to feed and maintain a sourdough starter, judge different stages of fermentation, select the right flour, and follow baking procedures—all while embracing the principles of self-reliance.

Why This Matters: Homesteading is not just about growing your own food; it’s about fostering a deeper connection with the environment, mastering skills that sustain you, and achieving self-sufficiency. Vincent’s workshop is a unique opportunity to align your baking practices with the broader concepts of homesteading, creating a holistic approach to a more sustainable lifestyle.

What to Expect: In this workshop, you’ll roll up your sleeves and dive into the practicalities of sourdough bread making. Here’s what’s in store:

Starter Mastery: Discover the art of creating and maintaining a lively sourdough starter – the heart of flavorful loaves.

Fermentation Essentials: Learn to navigate different fermentation stages to achieve the perfect rise and texture in your bread.

Baking Techniques: From shaping dough to achieving that ideal crust, Vincent will walk you through the baking process.

Hands-On Experience: Get hands-on as you craft your very own sourdough loaves under Vincent’s expert guidance.

Class Insight: This workshop is designed to equip you with practical skills to confidently master sourdough bread making at home. Vincent will share valuable tips, techniques, and his personal experience, ensuring you’re ready to create outstanding loaves that reflect the essence of sourdough. You’ll receive a sourdough starter to continue your bread-making journey at home.

Raving Review: “I never thought I could bake my own bread… and now I haven’t purchased any bread products since taking the Sourdough Bread Class at Willow Haven Farm in 2022.” Lisa, farm member.

 Workshop Details:
Date: September 2, 2023 Time: 10 am & 1:30 pm
Location: Willow Haven Farm, New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
Price: $29 per session. 12 person limit per session.

Spaces for Vincent’s workshop are limited, so secure your spot now to ensure you don’t miss out on this enlightening experience. Register today using the link below:

Next step: After you purchase your tickets you’ll be sent a link to fill out our registration form.

Whether you’re an enthusiastic beginner or a seasoned home baker, Vincent’s workshop offers a chance to enhance your skills and explore the world of sourdough bread making.

Join us on September 2nd for an enriching workshop that will add a new dimension to your baking repertoire.