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Powisset Cooks!

Powisset Cooks!

Powisset Cooks! is designed for people who love food and farms. Excite your senses, expand your palate and broaden your cooking repertoire, with hands-on cooking classes for adults, children and couples, vacation week programs and al fresco Friday Farm Dinners – all centered around farm fresh food. Come explore Powisset Farm from field to fork!

What Do We Offer?

Public Cooking Classes & Workshops
Gather in Powisset’s state-of-the-art farm kitchen and classroom for hands-on cooking classes with professional chef instructors and cookbook authors. Classes focus on local, regional and international cuisine and offer opportunities to understand flavor profiles, new ingredients, special techniques and the importance of farm fresh food. We offer evening and daytime classes for adults and daytime classes for children. Classes are limited in size, to guarantee a rewarding learning experience and good time for all. Each class concludes with the opportunity to share culinary creations together. Pre-registration is required for all classes. A class list is available on the website.

Private Cooking Classes & Workshops
Private cooking classes are a unique way to celebrate a special occasion, or simply gather together with friends and family. We create custom classes based on your interests and led by a professional chef instructor. At the end of the class, your group will gather to dine on the delicious food they’ve prepared. Please contact powissetfarm@thetrustees.org for pricing and available dates.

Children’s cooking classes and birthday parties provide ultimate fun on the farm. Led by a Powisset Cooks! instructor, junior chefs work together to make a special recipe, and usually have enough left over to bring home a sample to share. Between making food together and enjoying birthday cake, children can visit the animals in the barnyard. Please contact powissetfarm@thetrustees.org for pricing and available dates.

Private workshops for adults focus on the importance of farm fresh, natural ingredients. Our wellness experts can lead a workshop on mindful eating, creating custom facial and body treatments, planting in the greenhouse and more. Please contact powissetfarm@thetrustees.org for pricing and available dates.

School Vacation Programs
Kiddos In The Kitchen’ is Powisset Farm’s signature school vacation program for children ages 7-12. During February and April vacation weeks, children can spend mornings at Powisset learning to cook in the Powisset kitchen. Each day includes a visit to the farm animals and time to sample culinary creations together. Single day and full week programs are available. Program size is limited and pre-registration is required. Programs are listed on the website.

Friday Farm Dinners
Powisset’s Friday Farm Dinners are a ‘must-do’ summer experience. Friends and family members will enjoy a relaxing evening including watching the sunset over the farm fields, passed hors d’oeuvres, a gorgeous al fresco dinner incorporating farm-fresh ingredients, live music, lawn games and beverages including local craft beer and wine.

Dinners are held rain or shine, from June through September, and sell out quickly. Pre-registration is required. Friday Farm Dinner dates are available on the website.


December
14
Saturday
Kids Make the Latkes
Kids, come learn how to make traditional latkes and applesauce!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
December
15
Sunday
Roasted Vegetables for the Holidays
Learn tips and tricks to cutting and roasting vegetables and how to present them beautifully with festive garinish.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
December
17
Tuesday
Tuesday Tots in the Kitchen
Calling all Preschoolers to a Cooking Class for ages 3-5!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
December
23
Monday
Holiday Kiddos in the Kitchen - Making & Decorating Cookies
Get the kids cooking in the kitchen during the holiday break!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
December
27
Friday
Holiday Kiddos in the Kitchen - Stew, Soup & Breadsticks
Get the kids cooking in the kitchen during the holiday break!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
December
30
Monday
Holiday Kiddos in the Kitchen - Powisset Pies
Get the kids cooking in the kitchen during the holiday break!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
December
31
Tuesday
Holiday Kiddos in the Kitchen - Taco Tuesday
Get the kids cooking in the kitchen during the holiday break!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
January
4
Saturday
Kids Make Scones
Kids, come learn how to make scones!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
January
9
Thursday
Gluten Free Cooking: Burrito Bowls & Mexican Hot Cocoa Brownies
Spice up your January with Gluten-free Mexican Fare!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
January
11
Saturday
Kids Make Ravioli
Kids come learn how to make homemade ravioli.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
January
12
Sunday
Cake Making with Dessert Works
Come bake with a Master Baker from Dessert Works at Powisset Farm
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
January
23
Thursday
Mastering the Air Fryer: Wings & More
Let 2020 be the year that you master your Air Fryer.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
January
25
Saturday
Kids Make Dumplings
Kids, come celebrate the Chinese New Year at Powisset Farm by making dumplings!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
January
26
Sunday
Boadacious Brunch with Leigh Belanger
Brunch at Powisset Farm with Leigh Belanger
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
1
Saturday
Kids Make Superbowl Snacks
Kids make scrumptious Superbowl snacks at Powisset Farm!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
6
Thursday
What is Sous Vide Cooking?
Come learn about the Sous Vide cooking method and discover what all the buzz is about.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
8
Saturday
Powisset Celebrity Chef Series: Chef Jay Hajj
NEW Celebrity Chef Series kicks off with Jay Hajj!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
9
Sunday
Kids Make Valentine Themed Cupcakes with Dessert Works
Kids, come make Valentine's Day cupcakes!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
13
Thursday
Aphrodisiac Alert: A Valentine's Day Cooking Class & Dinner
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a 3-course meal integrating foods purportedly known to be aphrodisiacs.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
14
Friday
Aphrodisiac Alert: A Valentine's Day Cooking Class & Dinner
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a 3-course meal integrating foods purportedly known to be aphrodisiacs.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
15
Saturday
Kids Make Crazy Toast
Kids make three variations of toast including avocado toast, French toast and one surprise toast recipe.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
17
Monday
School Vacation Winter Break: Kiddos In the Kitchen
Get the kids cooking in the kitchen during the February winter break!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
18
Tuesday
School Vacation Winter Break: Kiddos In the Kitchen
Get the kids cooking in the kitchen during the February winter break!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
19
Wednesday
School Vacation Winter Break: Kiddos In the Kitchen
Get the kids cooking in the kitchen during the February winter break!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
20
Thursday
School Vacation Winter Break: Kiddos In the Kitchen
Get the kids cooking in the kitchen during the February winter break!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
February
27
Thursday
Is Your Instant Pot Still in the Box?
Come discover why the popular Instant Pot (electric pressure cooker) is a fantastic, multi-use addition to your kitchen toolkit.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
March
4
Wednesday
Taste of Thailand Cooking Class
Learn to cook delicious, authentic Thai dishes with chef Roberta Hing!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
March
5
Thursday
Chocolate Truffle Making with Beth Kirsch (Adult Class)
Learn about chocolate and make truffles with chocolatier, Beth Kirsch
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
March
7
Saturday
Kids Make Mac n' Cheese
Mac n' Cheese - Yes Please! Kids, come learn the basics and variations of an all time favorite, mac n' cheese
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
March
12
Thursday
Knife Skills
Hone your knife skills with chef Didi Emmons!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
March
14
Saturday
Kids Make St. Patrick's Day Sweet Treats
Kids, come make St. Paddy's Day sweet treat at Powisset Farm.
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
March
22
Sunday
Kids Make Cake - Three Ways!
Kids, learn to make cake - three ways!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
March
26
Thursday
Fresh Ricotta & More Italian Favorites
Learn to make fresh ricotta and other Italian favorites with Roberta Hing!
Powisset Farm
Dover | Metro West
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