Category Archives: Artisan Bread

Artisan Bread School in Kentucky


We recently had a special opportunity to attend the Artisan Bread School’s course in Kentucky with Carl Shavitz. This would be our second course with Carl and it offered us the chance to delve deeper into the crusts and crumbs of hand-made loaves & artisan bread recipes. The class was held just outside of Louisville […]

Kneading Conference & Artisan Bread Fair


Inspiring. Motivating. Delicious. These are my three take-aways from the Maine Grain Alliance 2013 Kneading Conference and Artisan Bread Fair in Skowhegan, Maine. Much like the NOFA Organic Farming Winter Conference, this was a gathering of kindred spirits bonded around common passions: namely, artisan bread. I was fortunate enough to get into the production workshop led […]

The Fermentation Arts


I know this blog is called ADK Farmer Dan, but honestly,  I’m just here farming ideas. Luckily my main creative outlet has been the continued experimentation in the fermentation arts. This weekend was bottling our latest five gallon batch of homebrewed ales: a Summer variety of a yet to be named brew. The weekend before […]