Shtetl Skills Workshops: Fall 2018/5779

All workshops are sliding scale suggested donation. Nobody turned away due to lack of funds. Some workshops have an additional materials fee.

Chocolate Gelt from Scratch!

Sunday, December 2  |  12-3 pm

This workshop is sold out.

Co-sponsored by Kol Tzedek Synagogue

Learn everything it takes to go from raw, ethically-sourced cacao beans to wrapped Hanukkah gelt in this hands-on, DIY workshop!

 

Led by Alex, professional-chocolate-maker-turned-jewish-educator and current Jewish Farm School JOFEE Fellow, we will explore the fascinating history of the jewish relationship to chocolate, and learn how to make chocolate from scratch without anything more complicated than an oven, a blender, wind, and lots of finger strength!

 

This workshop has a required $5 materials fee for each participant in addition to the suggested donation of $10-$20.

Winter Medicine Making with Kelly McCarthy

Wednesday, December 5  |  6:30-8:30 pm  |  707 S. 50th St.

This workshop is sold out.

In this workshop we'll talk about common kitchen herbs that can boost immunity and ease symptoms of a winter cold. Together we'll make a cough syrup and sinus steam, and we will cover cold- and flu-fighting properties of other herbs and how to use them. If you have an extra 4-8 oz jar, bring that along!

 

Kelly McCarthy is a clinical herbalist and educator who brings years of training and a deep love for accessible medicine to her work. She runs her own business, Attic Apothecary, based in West Philly.

 

This workshop has a required $5 materials fee for each participant in addition to the suggested donation of $10-$20.

 Learn about our past workshops.

 Shtetl Skills workshops are generously supported by the

the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia,
and the Moses Feldman Family Foundation.