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Bouquet in glass vase with red and pink tulips

February Floral Design Workshop

Ooh la la! Effortlessly chic by nature and elegant in approach, Parisian style sets the stage for a springtime rendezvous. French tulips, freesia, and pussy willow provide diverse color and soft texture. Variegated aspidistra leaves line the tall, stately vase, while bear grass and hanging amaranthus drape around its edges to give this grandiose arrangement a dramatic presence.

Grilled Cheese 4 course meal at Redhead Creamery

Grill or Be Grilled

The month of April is National Grilled Cheese Month, and as cheese lovers, we must celebrate accordingly.

We’re joining forces with Third Street Brewhouse to host a unique event that combines some of our favorite elements: cheese, beer, and shenanigans. We’ll be serving a four-course grilled cheese dinner. You’ve read that correctly. Four courses.

Each containing a distinctly different grilled cheese sandwich made with Redhead Creamery cheese. Each course will be paired with a different brew from Third Street. If you didn’t believe that dreams came true, surely you believe differently now.

Throughout the dinner there will be trivia and prizes, so bring your appetite and bring your thinking cap.

Cheesemaker non profit event on February 10

League of Minnesota Cheesemakers Inaugural Fundraiser

The League of Minnesota Cheesemakers is hosting a fundraising event at the Cheese Cave in Faribault, Minnesota. Guests will have the opportunity to visit one-on-one with Minnesota cheesemakers while enjoying a drink and some of the best cheeses made in our great state!

Each cheesemaker will be showcasing their best appetizer utilizing their cheeses. Come taste for yourself and to vote along with our panel of prestigious judges on the best.

Guests will also receive a one-year Friend of the League membership with ticket purchase.

This is your chance to be a part of the start of something grate (pun intended)! Party with us to get 2018 off to an awesome start!

The League of MN Cheesemakers is a non-profit organization.

Bees with a hive

Introduction to Beekeeping

This class introduces basic beekeeping practices. Topics of the course will include biology, purchasing equipment, hiving a package of bees, best management practices, honey production, strategies for the first winter, and strategies for healthy bees. Registration closes January 26, 2018.

Bees with a hive

Introduction to Beekeeping

What’s all the buzz about? Join this in-depth beekeeping class to find out! You’ll get an extensive look at what it means to be a beekeeper through a presentation and hands-on learning. You’ll have an opportunity to work with hives (minus the bees). The first half of the day will cover beekeeping terminology, biology of bees, pests and diseases, and beekeeping equipment. The second half of the day will include buying bees, hive and pest management, winter preparation, extracting honey, and working with beekeeping equipment. At the end of this class you will have a better understanding of what it takes to be an effective beekeeper.

Bees with a hive

So You Think You Want to Be a Beekeeper

This class introduces the students to honey bees and basic beekeeping practices. Topics include  biology, purchasing equipment, hiving a package of bees, best management practices, honey production, strategies for the first winter, and strategies for healthy bees. Click here to visit The Bee Shed website.

Bees with a hive

So You Think You Want to Be a Beekeeper

This class will be an introduction to bees! We will start with an overview of beekeeping, followed by a short review of bee biology. We will spend time on bee health and why it is important to pay attention to what is happening in the hive. You will be introduced to the equipment and costs needed to start beekeeping. We will explain common beekeeping terms (buzz words and acronyms). Register here.

Local artisan cheese day is February 10 from 10 to 1

Local Artisan Cheese Day

Come over and discover some of our best local cheeses. Sample a wide variety of cheese from creamy goat cheddar to classic smoked Goudas. We will celebrate local pairings that go well with some of the area’s best cheese. While you sample, listen to live music by Tyler Stehr and shop over 75 area farmers and food makers!