Special Events




Drying Culinary, Decorative, and Medicinal Herbs


presented by

Jane Desotelle of Underwood Herbs, A Medicinal Herbalist and Wild Foods Expert

Thursday, August 17 ~ 10:00 AM



Jane will include:

- how and when to harvest herbs,
-you will prepare plants for drying using various methods
-you will take home some herbs to continue drying

$25. includes all supplies and herbs


You must preregister:

Call 518 563-4777


Email to shadygrovefarm@live.com; or underwoodherbs@gmail.com 


DIY Salad Dressings Workshop

Monday, June 19 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM



Join us for a demonstration and learning on how to create nutritious salad dressings

that are health supportive and you can feel good about. We will talk about healthy oils,

vinegars, and how you can pack a dressing with many healing foods like raw garlic,

fresh herbs and local honey.

Pre-registration preferred. Please contact Karen: 518.569.3440 OR shadygrovefarm@live.com

Cost: $10  This includes:
- A demonstration on how to make healthy salad dressings
- Salad dressing tastings
- A salad dressing to take home with you
- Instructions on how to put together healthy salads in mason jars
- Recipes of the salad dressings so you can make them at home



Food From the Farm

Saturday, March 4







Cornell Cooperative Extension of Clinton County is offering home

canning classes at Shady Grove Farm and Wellness Center. The

classes will focus on boiling water bath canning, following approved

recipes, and outlining basic canning safety.  Master Preservers,

Eileen Longware and Judy French will be instructing, along with

fellow Master Preserver Karen Bouchard-Braun. 


Thursday, August 4

6 to 9 p.m. at Shady Grove Farm


Canning  Zesty Salsa

 Join us to learn how to safely preserve the harvest!

  Space is limited.

Each class is $5 and preregistration is required.




Tuesday, July 26 at 6pm

Presenter: Karen Bouchard-Braun

       As a Master Food Preserver, Karen is able to preserve the harvest

in a fun and easy way so her family and friends can enjoy the benefits throughout the  year.

Space is limited.  Registration is required!

Click this link to register!

In advance of class you may wish to participate in please registration at blogs.cornell.edu/clintoncountyeats



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Friday, January 22nd

SOUP 101

11:00am - 1:00pm



What is better on a cold winter's day than a steamy bowl of soup?

Join us at Shady Grove Farm on Friday, January 22 for SOUP 101.

We will make and enjoy 3 types of soup and a basic vegetable stock.

There will also be opportunity to share ideas for modifying and adapting

recipes to meet seasonal availability.


There is a $5 charge for this class to cover the cost of materials.

Registration ends Monday 1/18/16 and all attendees must pre register.


For additional info, call Jordy Kivett at 561-7450 or email questions

to jbw47@cornell.edu .





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