Our kids classes will start back up when school is back in session.

Please check back mid-august for a full schedule of exciting culinary classes!

Kids Farm to Table

Kids' Farm-to-table 101


Grades 4-6

8 Sessions - $350 (includes materials & food fees)

Instructor: Kathy Oberman Tracy

Come learn how to cook what is growing in the gardens at Wakeman Town Farm, as well as a variety of seasonal favorites. Jr. Chefs will make tasty treats, learn proper knife skills, and experience how a kitchen class works in Wakeman’s brand-new commercial kitchen. Join Chef Kathy Oberman at the farm as we enjoy creating an array of fun recipes made with seasonal offerings. Some of our dishes will include: apricot crumble, strawberry jam and strawberry rhubarb tarts, pasta carbonara with fresh garden peas, and organic garden salads, as well as recipes using artichokes and asparagus. Students will leave the 8-week session feeling more seasonally aware and more confident in the kitchen. Of course, eating what we cook is always part of the fun!

Day Dates Code
Thursday October 26 - January 4
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Thursday January 11 - March 15 WTF206
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Tuesday March 20- May 15 WTF16
Cooking Around the Globe

Cooking Around The Globe


Grades 5-8

8 Sessions - $350 (includes materials & food fees)

Instructor: Lisa Finn

Using farm-fresh ingredients, this series will take our young chefs around the world, starting in our local gardens! In the farm’s new commercial kitchen, Chef Lisa Finn will cover basic knife skills and cooking techniques, like mise en place (putting everything in its place), while exploring creative ways of making delicious, farm-fresh, simple and nutritious recipes with some ingredients plucked straight out of our own organic gardens!
Get ready for the blooming season with a fresh new harvest that will take our spring series from South America to Southeast Asia! The spring global tasting tour will include everything from Thai Chicken Zoodle soup (with zucchini & rice noodles), Shumai Sticky Rice Dumplings, Savory Meat & Veggie-filled Empanadas to Coconut Tres Leches (Milk Cake). Of course, eating what we cook is always part of the fun. Let the food journey begin!

Day Dates Code
Wednesday October 4 - November 29
Wednesday April 18 - June 6

Chocolate Easter Egg Decorating

Monday March 26

Ages 8 & Up

$20 per person includes 6 mini eggs and 1 medium egg

Instructor:Aarti Kholsa of Le Rouge Chocolates

Join us for a Chocolate Easter Egg Decorating Class with Aarti of Le Rouge Chocolates at Wakeman Town Farm. All you need is enthusiasm and you will walk away with handmade and handpainted eggs, just in time for Easter! You will paint 6 mini eggs and 1 medium egg. Other items available to purchase separately.


Cool Ice Creams and Desserts

Tuesdays May 22- June 12

Four-class series: $260 per student Grades 1-5

Mia Costanza Wiggers

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Do your kids love ice cream? Have them come learn to make it from scratch with Chef Mia in this four-class series. We will be making it in an ice cream maker and will also learn to make homemade sorbet, tuille cookies, and sauces. If you are lucky, they will make it for you at home!

Week 1: Making Ice Cream in Zoku Makers

Week 2: Making Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce

Week 3: Making Lemon Sorbet and Tuille Cookies

Week 4: Making Vanilla Ice Cream and Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches