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November 2019

Mead Brewing Workshop Day 1

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$65

Learn to brew mead using raw honey produced by Convivium’s bees! In this two-day workshop, you will learn all about this alcoholic drink made from fermented honey AND get hands-on experience making your own bottle of this ancient brew to then take home. In the first class, you will help make rich batches of mead using the ancient "washed wax" method. We will discuss the history and myth of mead, the equipment you need to make it, mead-making techniques, and…

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Knife Skills & Sharpening

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$18

A sharp knife and strong knife skills can dramatically shorten the time you spend in the kitchen and give you the confidence to tackle any recipe. In this knife skills class, Convivium chef, Tomas, will teach the best use for different knives, cover knife safety, and will explore both basic and advanced knife techniques that take you beyond just dicing and julienne. Your skills will then be put to use making a homemade mirepoix, a flavor base used in a…

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Natural Flu Remedies

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$15

Staying healthy doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive this flu season – your own kitchen can be the first line of defense against common illness! Join Bri Cushman, for Natural Flu Remedies, where you will learn simple, effective remedies to boost immunity and fight colds and the flu using common herbs that can be easily found year-round in most supermarkets. During class you will explore the many uses of sage, ginger, thyme, garlic, and more - no special equipment…

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Mead Brewing Workshop Day 2

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$65

Learn to brew mead using raw honey produced by Convivium’s bees! In this two-day workshop, you will learn all about this alcoholic drink made from fermented honey AND get hands-on experience making your own bottle of this ancient brew to then take home. In the first class, you will help make rich batches of mead using the ancient “washed wax” method. We will discuss the history and myth of mead, the equipment you need to make it, mead-making techniques, and varieties…

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Cooking with Quinoa: Fall Recipes

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$30

Difficult to pronounce, but delicious to eat, quinoa (keen-WAH) is a versatile superfood that will quickly become a must-have in your pantry. Join Convivium chef, Saralyn, for Cooking with Quinoa as she explains everything you need to know about this gluten-free, protein-packed seed: how to pronounce it, how to cook it, and the best ways to enjoy it. In this hands-on class, participants will make a Fall Quinoa Salad, Quinoa Breakfast Bowl, and a Chicken Parmesan Quinoa Casserole (pictured here).…

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