Whole Grain Connection
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Whole Grain Discussion Groups & Whole Grain Connection Chapters

Would you like to meet others interested in good whole grain foods? Would you like to attend whole grain bread baking classes, visit local mills and bakeries and farms growing grains for the local market and the like? Let us know of your interest by creating a Whole Grain Connection chapter near you, or attending meetings of a chapter near your home. Click on the link above for more information.


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2017 Gourmandise Grain Conference. September 24 & 25, 2017. Gourmandise School, Santa Monica, CA

Stone Milling & Whole Wheat Bread Workshop. October 9 & 10, 2017. Bakery "The Midwife and the Baker", Mountain View CA

Presenters at the "Stone Milling & Whole Wheat Bread Workshop" are as follows. Click their names to go to their websites.

Mac McConnell

Roger & Larry Jansen

Doug Mosel

Monica Spiller

Fall 2017 Schedule. Palo Alto Adult School Cooking Classes

Monica Spiller will be teaching whole wheat sourdough breadmaking in the Palo Alto High School kitchen classroom this fall. Recipes will be similar to those already to be found in the RECIPES section of this website. Emphasis will be on using locally produced grains. Additional recipes and information will be given out in the classes. The sourdough starter class is a requisite for later classes. Please note there are required items to bring to the class; some items can be purchased in the class. Information about Registration is given in the Palo Alto Adult School Schedule, see above.

Whole Wheat Sourdough Starter. September 23 or October 21, 2017

Items to bring to Sourdough Starter class

Whole Wheat Basket Bread. September 30, 2017.

Items to bring to the whole wheat bread class

Whole Wheat Fruit, Nut & Seed Breads. October 28, 2017

Items to bring to the whole wheat fruit & nut bread class