Please join us for our annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 13th.

5 pm – community potluck and farm tours

7 pm – square dancing

9 pm – local musician Charlie Millard

Bring a dish to pass and your dancing shoes; come when you can, stay as long as you like!

Harvest Festival Flier 2014


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Soup & Bread Class

Join Jib from My Sister’s Bake Shop for an afternoon of bread-baking and soup-making at

Bliss Gardens Community Kitchen.  Bake and take a fresh loaf of Honey Oat bread.

Mix and knead your own custom bread dough to bake at home.  Relax and see how easy soup is to make; choose from Rustic Potato Leek, Squash w/Roasted Apples, and White Chicken Chili – and take a quart home.

When: Sunday, November 24 at 3pm (till approx., 5pm)

Cost: $25, please bring a lunch-sized cooler to transport your doughball.

To register, contact: Mary Rapin



Questions about class, contact: Jib Liska



Wouldn’t you like to have more control over what you put on your skin?  Learn how to use natural ingredients to make your own skin care products.  Great for gift giving!  There is still room for you in Saturday’s class (August 17th) from 10am to 11:30am.

We still have room for you in the pickling workshop on Thursday night!  Come make pickles and dilly beans and learn how to can them.

Cindy Loula’s in the Kitchen…

On Saturday, August 17th, Cindy will be teaching us how to make our own natural beauty products. Moisturizing lotion, Bath Bomb Fizzies, and Bee-Bar are on the morning’s agenda. This will be a demonstration class with samples of each to take home along with the recipes. Class begins at 10am and will likely run til 11:30. Call or email Mary Rapin for a reservation, 231-838-3859 or cmrapin@gmail.com. Cost is $30.

Food Preservation and
Canning Basics
at Bliss Gardens Farm & Community Kitchen

Learn to “put up” seasonal foods to enjoy all year long!
Gail Edwards will answer all your preservation questions including drying and freezing, water bath canning and pressure canning. Come and enjoy the fun and bring home some of the bounty. All supplies provided. Sliding scale starting at
$10/per class.

August 8th 7 to 9pm- Herb drying and Herb vinegars

August 15th 7 to 9pm- Cukes and dilly Beans

August 21st 7 to 9pm- Salsas

Class size is limited. Please call or email for reservation,
Mary Rapin, Bliss Gardens Farm & Community Kitchen, 5322 Hill Rd, Cross Village. 231-838-3859 or cmrapin@gmail.com