Quiet Creek 2022 Schedule
April 4th, Mon 9am - 11am Keep PA Beautiful: McManigle Road Clean Up/ Plant a Tree FREE EVENT Service Project
April 23rd, Sat 10am - 2pm Inoculating Shiitake Mushrooms $78.75 20 spots
with Jim Desantis
(includes log, Rusty's booklet, mushroom tincture, I.D. walk, and luncheon featuring a mushroom menu)
May 7th, Sat 1pm - 3:30pm Herbal Soap Making $52.50 15 spots
(includes bar of soap, Rusty's booklet, and herbal refreshments)
June 4th, Sat 10am - 4pm Spring Fest (itinerary included under 'Spring Fest' section) FREE EVENT
July 8th, Fri 8pm - 11pm Friday Night Sustainable Movie & Discussion FREE EVENT
(outdoors, bring your own blankets, pillows, chairs to sit on, refreshments & snacks available)
August 13th, Sat 10am - 2pm Medicinal Use of Herbs in the Garden $131.25 10 spots
(includes luncheon & herbal remedies)
September 3rd, Sat 10am - 4pm Fall Fest (itinerary will be listed closer to date of event) FREE EVENT
September 10, Sat 6pm - 9pm Artisan Bread Baking: Ancient & Sprouted Grains $52.50 15 spots
October 8th, Sat 8am - 5pm Mushroom Production Intensive with Tradd Cotter $250.00 20 spots
November 4th-5th, Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm Gingerbread Tour FREE EVENT
November 12th, Saturday 10am - 12 , 1pm - 3pm Holiday Wreath Making $78.75 12 spots
November 19th, Saturday 10am - 12 , 1pm - 3pm Holiday Wreath Making $78.75 12 spots
December 3rd, Saturday 10am - 12 , 1pm - 3pm Holiday Wreath Making $78.75 12 spots
December 10th, Saturday 10am - 12 , 1pm - 3pm Holiday Wreath Making $78.75 12 spots
*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.
Please register early, classes fill quickly.
***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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Class fee are non-refundable
93 Quiet Creek Lane
Brookville, PA 15825
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 $75 and you will go home with a creation to decorate your home with fresh evergreen aroma and beauty. 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: email@example.com
Sarah & Quiet Creek Team
Quiet Creek Herb Farm
93 Quiet Creek Lane
Brookville, PA 15825