Friday, April 26 2019 • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm • Culinary Loft

Cost// $45
Date// April 26th
Registration Deadline// April 24th

Bread Basics will cover methods and techniques for baking great breads at home. Information on grains, equipment, fermentation, and baking will be covered. Course also includes bread tastings, bread-based recipes, and a short demo on making homemade butter.

About the Artist: Benjamin Gardner owns Almanac Home Bakery and started baking bread with his mother on snowy days when school was cancelled. He is also an artist and teaches drawing and Honors courses at Drake University. Always interested in learning, Gardner is interested in foodways and different ingredients, techniques, and methods of home cooking and baking.   


The Des Moines Social Club is passionate about creating accessible arts and culture opportunities for all members of the Des Moines community. For a scholarship application, please email