2015

JUNE

Foraging and cooking

Wild Edibles

with Tom Seymour

Saturday June 20th | 9:30am – 1:30pm

Deer Isle Hostel, Deer Isle

Join Tom for a foraging session in the Tennis Preserve, covering both forest, meadows and shoreline. Afterward a light meal will be prepared with the plants, mussels and locally made bread.

Saturday June 27th

Belfast, Maine

JULY

Preserving

the Harvest:

with Jason Bolton

Tuesday July 7th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

Join Jason to learn the basics of hot water bath canning. We will cover the equipment needed, introduce a few different pickle recipes and discuss food safety when canning.

Tuesday July 14th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Charlie Anderson

Whole

Join Charlie to learn simple techniques to get the most out of a whole chicken. We will go over marinades, brines, and cooking techniques. The class will cover how to roast it whole, as well as breaking down a bird into its parts for cooking.

Tuesday July 21st | 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Micah Woodcock

Cooking with

Join Micah to learn about the native seaweeds of Maine. You will taste a variety of seaweeds and learn how to prepare several dishes, including kelp noodles, seaweed salad, toasted nori snacks, and more.

Tuesday July 28th | 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Sheila Eddison

Join Sheila to learn all about lacto-fermentation and the foods you can make using this method, including sauerkraut and kimchi.

AUGUST

with Ross Florance

Sunday August 9th | 5:30pm 

Location TBA

Join Edible Island for the summer's most unique dining experience. Ross Florance will make his third appearance on the island, where he will serve a five course meal highlighting local seafood, farm produce, and foraged ingedients.

Tuesday August 4th 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Lisa Turner

Breakfast 
Baking

Join Lisa to learn the basics of making homemade breakfast pastries. We will cover doughs used to make cinnamon buns, biscuits, and even create a beautiful braided loaf. Weekend morning will never be the same in your kitchen!

Sunday August 23rd | 10:00am – 12:00pm

Deer Isle Hostel, Deer Isle

with Brighid Doherty

Making Medicine
from your

Join Brighid in this workshop to  learn how to make and use medicine with common lawn and garden weeds.


Summer

with Kim Kral

Tuesday August 25th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

Join Kim to learn the secrets to a fantastic pie crust. You will make a versatile dough that can be used for pies, galettes, and many other summer desserts. 

September


Backyard

Sunday August 30th | 10:00am - 5:00pm

David's Folly Farm, Brooksville

Join us to learn all about raising and processing poultry, mostly on a home or small-farm scale. The workshop will span from the field to the plate, starting with a humane slaughter and ending with a shared meal.  

with Michael Gallina

and Devin Finigan

Sunday September 13th 

Aragosta, Stonington

Join Edible Island for a very special dinner from Michael Gallina of Blue Hill at Stone Barns and Devin Finigan at her restaurant Aragosta. The meal will feature a bounty of local seafood, farm produce, and foraged ingredients.
 
 

October

Nose to Tail

with Brian Polcyn

October 23-25

Brooksville and Deer Isle, Maine

with Kim Kral

Friday December 18th | 5:00 – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

2016

January

Winterfest

Lunch

Saturday January 16th | 11:30 – 1:30pm

DIS Elementary School, Deer Isle

February

Austrian

Strudel

with Michele Levesque

Friday February 5th | 5:00 – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

March

Men Who

Cook

Benefit Dinner

Saturday March 12th | 5:30 – 7:00pm

DIS High School, Deer Isle

Enter your specialty dish in the 12th Annual Men Who Cook benefit dinner and enjoy an evening of great food, good music, and FUN! All proceeds go to Edible Island's High School Scholarship. Contact us to register.

Friday March 18th | 5:00 – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Mia Kanazawa

Family Style

JUNE

Foraging
and cooking

with Tom Seymour

Saturday June 25th | 10:30am – 1:30pm

Scott's Landing Preserve, Deer Isle

Cooking Class:

Monday June 27th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Lisa Turner

JULY

Fresh 

Tacos

Tuesday July 5th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Rob and Sam

Cooking Class:

with Sam Hayward

Monday, July 11th 

David's Folly Farm, Brooksville

Monday July 18th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Margie Litman


Cooking Class:

Flavors of the

Edible and

Medicinal

with Greg Marley

Wednesday July 20th | 9:00am – 3:00pm

St Brendan Church, Deer Isle

Monday July 25th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Harry Kaiserian

Cooking Class:

AUGUST

Monday August 1st | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Lucy Benjamin

Cooking Class:

with Ross Florance

Sunday August 14th 

East Blue Hill, Maine


Cooking Class:

with Kim Kral

Monday August 22nd | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

Monday August 29th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Micah Woodcock

Cooking Class:

OCTOBER

with Mark & Jill Baker

Nose to Tail

October 21-23

East Blue Hill, Maine

December

Wednesday, December 14th | 5:00 – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

Christmas Cake:

with Kim Kral

Wednesday December 21st | 5:00 – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

2017

Armchair Wine Tour:

Wednesday, February 8th | 5:30 – 7:00pm

Water's Edge Wines, Stonington

February

Wednesday, February 22nd | 5:30 – 7:00pm

Water's Edge Wines, Stonington

Armchair Wine Tour:

with Sigrid Coffin

Wednesday, March 8th | 5:30 – 7:00pm

Water's Edge Wines, Stonington

March

Benefit Dinner

Saturday March 18th | 5:30 – 7:00pm

DIS High School, Deer Isle

JUNE

Tuesday, June 27th | 5:00 – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

JULY

with Michael Leviton

Sunday, July 9th 

David's Folly Farm, Brooksville

Tuesday July 11th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Elena Bourakovsky

Tuesday July 18th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Vanessa Young

Tuesday July 25th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Margie Litman

AUGUST

Tuesday August 1st | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Harry Kaiserian

Cooking Class:

Foraging
and cooking

with Tom Seymour

Tuesday August 8th | 10:30am – 1:30pm

Scott's Landing Preserve, Deer Isle

with Ross Florance

Monday August 14th 

East Blue Hill, Maine

Tuesday August 15th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Lisa Turner

Cooking Class:

Tuesday August 22nd | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Wes Norton

Cooking Class:

Tuesday August 29th | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Micah Woodcock

Cooking Class:

OCTOBER

Saturday October 14th | 10:00am – 1:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Brighid Doherty

Wild Foods Class:

DECEMBER

Dinner and a Show:

Wednesday December 13th | 5:30pm

Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School

Community Meal

Join Edible Island for a delicious meal before the Reach's performance of A Christmas Carol. Have a night on the town with dinner and a show. 
Meal starts at 5:30 - $5
Show starts at 6:30 - By Donation

Community Meal

Thursday December 14th | 5:30pm

Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School

Dinner and a Show:

Join Edible Island for a delicious meal before the Reach's performance of A Christmas Carol. Have a night on the town with dinner and a show. 
Meal starts at 5:30 - $5
Show starts at 6:30 - By Donation

Community Meal

Friday December 15th | 5:30pm

Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School

Dinner and a Show:

Join Edible Island for a delicious meal before the Reach's performance of A Christmas Carol. Have a night on the town with dinner and a show. 
Meal starts at 5:30 - $5
Show starts at 6:30 - By Donation

Saturday December 16th | 10:00am – 1:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Max Mattes

Cooking Class:

JANUARY

Saturday January 13th | 10:00am – 1:00pm

Island Community Center, Stonington

with Brighid Doherty

Cooking Class:

Winterfest

Lunch

Saturday January 20th | 11:30 – 1:30pm

DIS Elementary School, Deer Isle