2013 Kneading Conference & Artisan Bread Fair, July 25 – 27

Word is out that this year’s Kneading Conference may be the best one yet! Held annually by the Maine Grain Alliance at the Skowhegan State Fairgrounds, ME, this two-day event is jam-packed with workshops for experienced and budding bakers, and growers alike. Along with tours of Somerset Grist Mill, sessions include:

• Building an Earth Oven
• Artisan Nooks and Crannies: Sourdough English Muffins
• Acorn Flour and Rocket Ovens
• Flatbreads from the Tandoor Oven
• The Sweeter Side of Wood-Fired Baking
• Malting in New England

Following the Kneading Conference, the Artisan Bread Fair will take place on Saturday, July 27th. This separate event is free and open to the public.

2013 Kneading Conference
Skowhegan State Fairgrounds, Skowhegan, ME
Thursday – Friday, July 25 – 26, 2013
Cost: $300.

The Maine Grain Alliance and King Arthur Flour proudly present the 2013 Kneading Conference and Artisan Bread Fair. Working together toward a baker in every village and nourishing grains in every community’s food shed. Tuition includes two days, multiple workshops, presentations and demonstrations, and delicious meals from local farms and producers.

Artisan Bread Fair
Skowhegan State Fairgrounds, Skowhegan, ME
Saturday, July 27, 2013
9am – 3pm
Free and open to the public, all-day parking $2.

Last year 2500+ people took part in the Artisan Bread Fair, and this year we anticipate double that number who will come to sample delicious breads and pastries, enjoy handmade pizza baked in a wood-fired oven, buy the best books and equipment for baking at home, talk to professional bakers, listen to live music, find antique baking tools, beautiful kitchen linens, and scythes and other tools, get tips from King Arthur Flour experts about the use of their various baking flours, watch demos, and eat superb Maine made foods.

For more information: www.kneadingconference.com

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