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Strawbery Banke offers special  hearth cooking experiences in Wheelwright House.  The two-hour hands-on workshops (11 am to 1 pm) allow participants to learn open-hearth cooking skills as they make and enjoy a traditional menu.

In 2015, hearth-cooking workshops include:


January 17

Winter Bounty


Prepare a meal of beef stew, parsnip pancakes, anadama bread, churned butter and mincemeat pie.


February 14

Valentine's Day


Prepare a meal of roast chicken & stuffing, cranberry chutney, squash, Brussel’s sprouts, parsnip pancakes, churned butter, cheesecake and chocolate tart.


March 14

St. Patrick’s Day


Prepare a meal of corned beef & cabbage, roasted root vegetables, pickled beets, mustard, soda bread, churned butter and apple pie.


March 28

Bottom of the Barrel


Prepare a meal of bean soup, cod cakes, cabbage salad, churned butter, gingerbread and whipped cream.


April 25

Welcome Spring


Prepare a meal of dressed macaroni (macaroni & cheese), ham, pickled vegetables, mustard, spring greens soup, churned butter, and rhubarb pie.


May 10

Mother's Day


Prepare a meal of frittata, Chelsea buns, fruit compote, sausages, herbed lemonade, churned butter, coffee and Liberty Tea.


Each workshop requires a minimum of 6 participants. To purchase tickets online for a hearth cooking workshop, please click here


Cost: $55/Members, $65/Non-members per workshop.





Reservation/Event Policy



Hearth cooking classes are not able to guarantee that food abides by dietary restrictions such as allergies not nuts, tree nuts, dairy or gluten. Menus will be posted ahead of time to notify participants the types of foods present.


Cancellation Policy:

If a workshop is cancelled due to weather or any other reason, registrants will be notified via email

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