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Cloud Mountain Farm Center

6906 Goodwin Rd., Everson, WA

Phone:
1-(360)-966-5859

Website:
www.cloudmountainfarmcenter.org

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Upcoming Events

Introduction to Permaculture

Gardening

In this workshop, you will learn about the ethics and principles of Permaculture, as well as the basics of Permaculture design. Expect to leave this class with a better understanding of what Permaculture is and ways you can apply these lessons to your life, suggestions of plants to use in Permaculture systems, and resources for further education on this topic.

Information:

• Sat 8/18/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Wine Making from NW Washington Grapes: Three Part Series

Gardening

This class is open to anyone wanting to learn the basic craft of small scale wine making. This is a lecture/demonstration/hands-on class where you will have the opportunity to participate in the making of wine. Part 1: Before Harvest (September 8th, 9 am-12 pm): Field evaluation of grapes; what do we mean by ripeness? We'll discuss pest and disease management and growing healthy grapes. We'll look at equipment and instruments for determination of ripeness and for grape processing. We'll also include an overview of transformation of grape constituents into wine and basic wine chemistry. Part 2: Harvest, Crush, Fermentation (September 22nd, 9 am-12 pm): We will harvest and crush grapes and review the fermentation process. Part 3: Post Fermentation Activities (October 20th, 9 am-12 pm): Topics will include malolactic fermentation, discuss barrel aging or using carboys, wine clarification, S02 management, and bottling.

Information:

• Sat 9/8/18 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
• Sat 9/22/18 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Trial Vineyards Open House & Wine Trials Evaluation

Gardening

Following the one-hour tour with Executive Director Tom Thornton, you’ll have the chance to taste wines made from the grapes grown in the trial vineyards. Fruit will be available for sampling. Numerous wines, both red and white, will be opened for taste and discussion. If you have fruit or wines you want to share, you are welcome to bring samples. Please let us know what you are bringing.

Information:

• Sat 9/22/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Making Hard Cider

Gardening

Are you overwhelmed with apples every year? Thinking about turning them into hard cider? This two-hour workshop is your chance to learn about hard cider production. You’ll learn the basic procedures for juicing fruit and fermenting, including equipment needs, apple varieties and blends, yeasts and sanitation. And yes, you will get to taste some hard cider.

Information:

• Sat 9/29/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wine Making from NW Washington Grapes: Three Part Series

Gardening

This class is open to anyone wanting to learn the basic craft of small scale wine making. This is a lecture/demonstration/hands-on class where you will have the opportunity to participate in the making of wine. Part 1: Before Harvest (September 8th, 9 am-12 pm): Field evaluation of grapes; what do we mean by ripeness? We'll discuss pest and disease management and growing healthy grapes. We'll look at equipment and instruments for determination of ripeness and for grape processing. We'll also include an overview of transformation of grape constituents into wine and basic wine chemistry. Part 2: Harvest, Crush, Fermentation (September 22nd, 9 am-12 pm): We will harvest and crush grapes and review the fermentation process. Part 3: Post Fermentation Activities (October 20th, 9 am-12 pm): Topics will include malolactic fermentation, discuss barrel aging or using carboys, wine clarification, S02 management, and bottling.

Information:

• Sat 10/20/18 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM