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GRuB Farmhouse

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2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
www.goodgrub.org

Garden Raised Bounty (GRuB) inspires positive personal and community change by bringing people together around food and agriculture. They partner with youth and people with low-incomes to create empowering individual & community food solutions. They also offer tools & trainings to help build a just & sustainable food system.

The GRuB Farmhouse is located on the westside of Olympia off of Harrison Ave behind the Handy Pantry.

June 2019

Magnificent Mycelium

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Magnificent Mycelium: A deeper look into the symbiotic relationship between Plants and Fungi: Fungi and plants have been allies for millions of years! Learn about the fascinating relationship between these organisms, and how to harness this ancient symbiosis to enrich green landscapes at any scale. We will the use of mycorrhizal fungi, gardening with edible mushrooms, and how fungal sugars may benefit bees. Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality…

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Cooking With fermented Foods with Awren Schwartz

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Fermented foods are good for you body, your belly, and your mind. Come learn how to make all kinds of fermented foods that have been staples in peoples' diets from all over the world for thousands of years. We will be preparing Gluten Free Vegetarian meals so bring your appetite and sense of adventurousness. awren has worked in a number of professional kitchens cooking food that ranges from Haute Cuisine to sprouted vegan gluten free free range organic air. While…

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Garden planning

June 9 @ 10:30 pm - June 10 @ 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Garden planning is a year-round effort. This workshop will discuss integrated gardening principles; site choices; easy foods to grow; processing and preserving. Handouts will be provided.  

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MycoRestoration and Saving the Bees with Tristan Woodsmith of Fungi Perfecti

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Mycorestoration and Saving the Bees: A brief overview of our research on the use of fungi for filtration of water (mycofiltration), the breakdown of toxic wastes (mycoremediation), empowering ecoforestry strategies (mycoforestry) and helping to influence and control pest insect populations (mycopesticides), also Tristan will cover how mushrooms may help save the bees!   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms. In business since 1980, we…

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July 2019

Baby & Me Gentle Yoga

July 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

This class is oriented on babies and their caretakers. We will focus on bonding with the baby through very basic yoga techniques (such as breath work, gentle movement and singing mantras). The goal is to learn easy to remember tools to share with your little one on your own. It’s best if babies are at least 2 months, and all the way up right before becoming toddlers. It will be an opportunity to relax, have fun and support each other!…

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Edible Weeds

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Edible Weeds will cover gathering and foraging; recipes, processing and preserving; responsible harvesting. Handouts will be provided.  

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Farming with Fungi

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Farming with Fungi: This talk is an overview and exploration of a variety of ways that mushrooms can be incorporated into a sustainable farming practice. From benefiting soil structure, to increasing bloom production and supporting the health of your animals, fungi are your farms newest old friend.   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms. In business since 1980, we have been instrumental in developing…

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August 2019

Growing with Fungi

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

The Olympia Food Co-op is proud to announce that Fungi Perfecti select mushroom starter kits, that were previously only available through mail order, are now available for purchase at our Westside Garden center. Join us for this informative presentation that will feature information on low tech mushroom cultivation for home and garden, people and planet.   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms. In business…

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EASY RUSTIC FRUIT TART

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Learn how to make a delicious rustic fruit tart.  I will demonstrate how to create   a baked fruit tart with butter pastry and fruit filling. There will be a tart for you to sample. I will provide a recipe for you to take home.  

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September 2019

Healing Salves

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Join Kate to learn about making healing salves. Properties of herbs will be discussed, and samples will be provided. Please bring small jars if you can – two salves will be available to take home as samples. Handouts will be provided.

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PIE MAKING

September 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

You will learn how to make flakey and delicious pie crust with fruit filling. The recipes that I provide are for I double crust pie or 2 single pie shells.  If you like you can make a SINGLE PIE SHELL that we can bake in the class, or you can take home to bake. If you plan on making a pie shell, bring a pie pan and rolling pin. I will have pie for you to sample.   

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