How to Build and Fire a Cob Oven Workshop - June 29
Dates: Sat, June 29
Time: 10-12 noon
Facilitators: Karin & Greg, from Little City Farm
Both adults & kids are welcome to this class on how to build your own Cob Oven.
Cob is a natural building material used around the world, to build bake ovens, benches, walls, and even entire homes. Cob is a mixture made of clay-sand-straw, can be entirely locally sourced and even biodegradeable when you are finished. It is a user-friendly, intuitive building material, that does not need special equipment or tools to work with.
In this workshop, we will show you the Cob Oven at Little City Farm and talk about our building process. We'll go through the stages of building that you would need to create your own oven (including building permits and bylaws, oven designs, making cob mixtures, foundations, hearths), and also how to fire and bake with the oven. Workshop participants will get the chance to with a cob mix, as well as watch the firing and baking here in the oven - our workshop ends with delicious hot wood-fired pizza lunch for you!
Take home lots of information and a hand-out resource for getting started on your own cob oven!
At time of registration, please let us know if you are bringing a child along. 1 adult + 1 child can register together for one fee.
Please dress to be outdoors. This is an OUTDOOR workshop so dress for the weather (ideal is outer wear that you don't mind getting a bit muddy/dusty). Please also bring you own water bottle for lunch.
Please inform us of any food allergies at time of registration. We will be using organic wheat flour (sourdough). Our kitchen is not a nut-free facility.
Cost: $40 + HST (includes organic wood-fired baking!)