Quiet Creek 2021 Schedule
April 5, Mon 9am - 11am McManigle Road Clean Up/ Plant a Tree Service Project
April 10, Sat 10am - 2pm Inoculating Shiitake Mushrooms $75 20 spots
with Jim Desantis
(includes log & booklet, and tincture)
May 8, Sat 1pm - 4pm Herbal Soap Making $50 SOLD OUT
(includes bar of soap & booklet)
June 5, Sat 10am - 4pm Spring Fest, Free
(includes yoga with Paul, live
music, and medicinal herb tours, $15 lunch optional)
June 5-6, 10am - 5pm Cook Forest Herb Fest www.sawmill.org TBD
July TBD 10am - 4pm Wild Edibles & Medicinal TBD (includes luncheon)
August 7, Sat 11am - 2pm Medicinal Use of Herbs in the Garden $125 SOLD OUT
with Sarah & Dustin
(includes luncheon & herbal remedies)
September 4, Sat 10am - 4pm Fall Fest Free
(includes yoga with Paul,
demo on DIY beeswax wraps with Tara, live
music, and farm tour, $15 lunch optional)
September 11, Sat 10am - 12 Field to Vase Floral Design with Shita $50 15 spots
October 9th, Sat 10am - 12 Inoculating Shiitake Mushrooms $75 20 spots
with Jim Desantis
(includes log & booklet,
November 6-7 10am - 5pm Gingerbread Tour Free
November 13, Saturday 1pm - 4pm Herbal Soap Making $50 10 spots
(includes bar of soap and booklet)
November 20, Saturday 10am - 12 , 1pm - 3pm Wreath Making $75
November 27, Saturday 10am - 12 , 1pm - 3pm Wreath Making $75
December 4, Saturday 10am - 12 , 1pm - 3pm Wreath Making $75
December 11, Saturday 10am - 12 , 1pm - 3pm Wreath Making $75
Private Classes Available for Individuals and Small Groups. Come learn with us alongside Nature!
- Sprouted Grain Bread Making
- Using worm bins to ‘eat your garbage’
- Make your own herbal remedies
- Growing your own herbal garden
- Field to Vase Floral Design
Email email@example.com or call 814.849-9662 for a complete list
Quiet Creek open Fri/Sat 9-5 p.m. (March 26- Dec 18, 2021)
Apprenticeships and Volunteering year-round
Please register early, classes fill quickly.
Class fee are non-refundable
93 Quiet Creek Lane
Brookville, PA 15825
*Children (16 and under) accompanied by a paying adult are welcome at half price. Child care may be available when registering early (depending on if we have available staff), please call or email to inquire. $5 per child per hour.
Descriptions listed below:
Plant Propagation Here is the bargain class of the year! Class includes tons of plants (medicinal and culinary herbs,
ornamental flowers and more!) that you will go home with while obtaining the knowledge of how to propagate plants from seeds, cuttings, root layerings, and bulbs. Class Fee: $125 (free this year) limit to 30 folks.
Grafting Apple Trees. Multiply your existing orchard by grafting new varieties! Learn methods including tongue & whip, as well as cleft grafting. Students take home knowledge and scion woods. Bring to class: leather gloves, sharp knife, pruners, and scion wood to share. This class is given in early-mid spring before the apple trees bud. $30
Essential Oils/Hand Sanitizer Class: Come discover the healing properties of 25 essential oils. This hands-on class will immerse you with the understanding of how these oils are distilled, how they are used, how they heal, and how they are applied. You will go home with new knowledge and a massage oil that you blend specific to your needs. The class offers handouts, herbal refreshments, essential oil materials, and a relaxing time and the Fee is $50 (free in May)
Herbal Soap Making Soft, smooth and natural—Rusty will show you how to make soap from scratch. Learn how to mold, cut, scent and color soap. Take home 1bar and Rusty’s soap book all for $50 which includes refreshments. (free in June)
Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation Intensive Homesteaders are always looking for products that will help diversify their offerings, increase their profitability, and expand their seasons. Cultivated mushrooms offer an excellent economic opportunity that can complement the production season on many farms. Discover the key concepts of growing, harvesting, preserving, cooking, and medicating with Shiitake, Oyster, Nameko, Wine cap, Lion's mane, Comb tooth and Maitake mushrooms at this full-day intensive class with several experts in mushroom production.$125 includes logs, luncheon and more!
Herb, flower and perennial plants, all-natural soaps, teas, salves, vinegars, essential oils, and gardening books will be offered. Special activities will be garden and hi tunnel tours, pampering seminars, children games and jam session. There will also be an herbal luncheon available for purchase ($15). You are welcome to pack a lunch, too. There is no admission fee to the public. Come one and all.
Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants & Mushrooms
Trample through the woods and meadows of Quiet Creek identifying and harvesting nutritious and appetizing wild herbs. When you return, sit down and enjoy a delicious meal with the healthful ingredients. Bring hiking shoes and wear rain/shine clothing. Class Fee = $85
Kick up your heals and enjoy an old-fashion contra dance. For all ages, no prior contra dancing necessary (lessons given throughout the evening). Free, although please donate for caller, if possible.
Bread Making (Sprouted Grains & Sourdough)
Don't miss attending the Whole Grain Bread Making and Herbal Butter Making Class.
Learn the secrets of adding nutritional bread into your family's diet. You will go home with recipes, knowledge, bread, and
butter. Come and enjoy! Class Fee:
Learn how to bring in the fall harvest. There will also be special activities related to the children plus herb, flower and perennial plants, all-natural soaps, teas, salves, vinegars, essential oils and gardening books. There will also be an herbal luncheon available for purchase ($15). You are welcome to pack a lunch, too. Free to the public.
Gingerbread Holiday Open House Quiet Creek and other local artisans will feature holiday gift items ready just for you. Stop by to pick up a map. A whole foods luncheon will be available on Saturday ($15) to help you relax during your hectic holiday shopping schedule. Always the first full weekend in November. Quiet Creek will be available the Friday and Saturday (we are closed on Sundays, but do enjoy the rest of the Gingerbread Tour).
Holiday Wreath Making Quiet Creek will be hosting Holiday Wreath classes. The class fee is $50 and you will go home with a creation to decorate your home with fresh evergreen aroma and beauty worth $75. Herbal refreshments are included.
Volunteering Service Project Opportunities: learn how to prune trees, raspberries, blueberries, harvest organic produce, earthen building, mushroom cultivation and more available year-round at Quiet Creek. Please email interests and dates/times: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah, Shita and Dustin
Quiet Creek Herb Farm
93 Quiet Creek Lane
Brookville, PA 15825