It’s just a couple of weeks till the 2016 Kneading Conference, a full schedule for which is available here. From what I understand from past participants, it’s like the best of spending time with the great bakers and teachers at King Arthur Flour’s education center except many classes are held simultaneously and you can wander back and forth as you like. All-inclusive registration price (including classes and meals) is $325 for the two days.
The event takes place all day Thursday and Friday, July 28 and 29, on the County Fair Grounds in Skowhegan, ME. This is in the heart of the grain belt (lots of local growers/millers/bakers represented), about 30 miles north of Portland. It’s about a 5 hour drive from my location in upstate New York so I plan to stay for the duration. Will also probably go for the night-before dinner (meet the speakers/bakers; $75 extra cost) and stay over for a local artisanal baking market on Saturday morning.
I am especially looking forward to the keynote speaker, who is none other than our local baking pal Amy Halloran. You can bet she’ll bake up some of her Ambassador Pancakes, and show you how to do it using whole grains. See you there!