Keppers Pottery Annual Spring Opener

This year Keppers Pottery is fortunate to join the Earth Arts Spring Art Tour on Saturday May 5th and Sunday May 6th from 10 – 5 both days.  Again this year Joyce Halvorson of Barron will be demonstrating her blacksmithing skills and offer her wares for purchase.





As many of you know Ken died December 19, 2017. I will be here as well as the usual cast of characters – Big Red and Oscar.

 NO sales prior to the event; sales after will be by arrangement in advance.


Thank you for your support over the years,


Memorial Service for Ken Keppers


Memorial Service and Celebration for Ken Keppers



When: Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1 p.m.

Where: D D Kennedy Park Shelter, Amery, WI 54001

What: Sign in, music, readings to remember and celebrate the life of Ken Keppers


Snow in April

Wow.  This has been quite a month and it’s only half over!  We had lows in the single digits earlier in the month, and Last weekend many of us got a foot of new snow after an earlier eight inches.  So, today I was shoveling.      Today sun was in the forecast, so I went down and opened vents and shoveled out the area by the door.  The sides have so much snow!   …

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Bread and Crackers

I took on Ken’s sourdough when he died.  I am still learning about bread baking, but can do a passable loaf.         I ended up with extra sourdough.  I guess this is a fairly common occurrence.  I am not a big pancake eater – one of the ways to use the extra starter, but I decided to try the recipe using starter in crackers.  Today I made my first batch, and I …

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Taking on Tasks Ken Did – Starting Seeds

Ken and I formed a team.  People are often surprised at areas where our skills did not overlap.  Ken loved planting seeds.  And he had his set up on the lower level adjacent to the pottery studio.  A few years ago he built a germination cabinet.     Ken started each season with the onion seeds.  On a trip to the root cellar I could walk by and see him planting.  Sometimes we’d discuss what …

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