Pottery Classes 2017

ken-making-coil-pot-019EXPERIENCE CLAY

Classes meet 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Four Saturdays in January 2017

1/07 1/14 1/21 1/28              

Four Saturdays in February 2017

2/04 2/11 2/18 2/25             

Ken Keppers, studio potter, teaches the basics –

  • a-pottery-class-001Pinch
  • coil
  • slab
  • glazing techniques
  • wheel construction available.

GREAT GIFT IDEA Sign up for one or more classes at $20 rate per class  OR prepay all eight classes for $140

Send payment to: Keppers Pottery, 235 US Hwy 8 W, Turtle Lake, WI 54889

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Reserve your space the Wednesday prior to class


Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This CSA box has salad mix, cabbage, potatoes, winter tomatoes, onions, garlic, winter squash, carrots, and beets Field Notes.   Ken’s winter routine is to ski out to the greenhouses and check for deer and rodent damage.  Soon he will be checking the inside temperatures in  for planting! Ken continues planting in winter – he is planting greens for salad mix.  People ask why we don’t do shoots and micro greens year …

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Local Food in Winter

Tonight’s supper was comfort food to my New England roots.  Saute side pork or bacon and onion, add thyme and either clams or corn.  I also had some boiled cubed potatoes to add.  Add chicken or light soup stock,  milk and cream, salt and pepper to taste.      For the muffins I had masa from our dry corn, our lard, our eggs, and kefir from a friend’s milk.  The flour is locally milled.  It …

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Pottery Season Begins!

Ken taught the first pottery class of 2017 yesterday morning.  Today he started making pottery.  He said he was “warming up” by making some larger coil pots.  As I headed down the stairs he was busy on a banding wheel.     He had decided to smooth out some texture.  Then he finished that pot.             When I went down to announce supper was ready, he was making a second …

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