Pottery Classes 2017

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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 –

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  • 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

Click here for sign up form

Reserve your space the Wednesday prior to class

 

Harvest Newsletter

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Greetings from the Garden! This week’s CSA box has salad and braising greens, potatoes, winter tomatoes, sweet potatoes, squash, carrots or beets, onions or leeks, garlic, and herbs       Field Notes.  Well, We had an honest blast of cold after last harvest.  Ken and I covered greens in both garden and mobile high tunnel,       Ken got a hoopette over the carrots and beets, moved the chickens to winter quarters – …

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Root Cellar Done!

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Each fall we fill the root cellar for winter sales and our own use.  This fall was so warm Ken has been harvesting later than usual and I have just finished getting some items in boxes and some roots buried in sand.  Damp towels keep crops moist.  Dry storage for squash and onions and garlic is upstairs in a dry cool corner       Now I move on to book keeping and seed orders.  …

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Oscar’s Winter Quarters

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Dogs and Cats live outside here.  They are an integral part of the team: cats eat mice and voles when they are on the move at night, and the dog keeps nocturnal animals like deer and raccoons away from the garden and poultry.     Ken creates a winter dog house of straw or hay bales for lots of insulation from cold and wind.  The space is small so Oscar’s body heat keeps it warm.  …

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