Bread Camp

July 21-25. 2021

Searsport Shores

Join us to restore our food traditions, heritage grains,
bake artisan bread and celebrate the harvest


All Morning - Open kitchen to help make Mezze Dips and Toppings

Afternoon Arrival
Explore the land and sea of Searsport Shores 

4:00 Registration 

6:00 Buffet with Introductions

7:00 Evening Open Music and Campfire

7/20 Thursday - Myth and History of Bread

8:00 Registration and Breakfast

9:00    Opening Circle and Introductions

9:30  Native American teach Mother Corn - pending or

Grain Biodiversity - Mill, Sift, Flour Quality
Discover diverse qualities of durum, aestivum, kamut, rye, buckwheat,
spelt, quinoa, gluten-free
Why does modern wheat make us sick?

10:45  Living Water, Salt of the Earth
Mix flour with rain water, tap water, vortexed bottled spring water,
wild water cleansed through a ceramic filter, salty water

Experiments of Proportions of Water, Flour and Salt

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Pizza, Pita and Gratitude Flatbread Doughs

           1. Einkorn, Emmer, Durum, Barley, Wheat - Biblical Grains
           2. Gluten-Free, Flax and Corn

Gratitude Breads
Mix doughs for Flatbreads: 10 flour mixed with oil, 10 flour with toppings,
10 scalded flour mixed with oil. Refrigerate then bake Friday afternoon.

3:00  Restoring our Heritage of Bread and Biodiversity 
1. Bread from the Earth - Secrets of the Grain Spirit - Eli
2. Celtic Lammas Traditions - Michael
45 minutes each then switch

4:30  Sacred Fire  
Bake flatbreads in wood-burning ovens 
5:00  Swim, Kayak, Hike
6:00  Dinner 

     Feeding our Mother Starters

7/22 - Friday:  The Arts of Sourdough Bread

8:00   Hike, Swim, Breakfast 
9:00  (1) Master Class - Baking Sourdough Bread  

12:00 Lunch

1:00  (2) Masker Class - Baking Sourdough Bread

Shaping and dough handling techniques 

3:00  Celebration Bread Arts - Braid, Score, Sculpt

5:00    Hike, Kayak and Swim

6:00    Sacred Fire - Bake Breads and Gratitude Flatbreads

7:00    Festive Shabbat Dinner with Blessings and Song


7/24 - Saturday- Dancing in the Fields

9:00   Hike and Swim

10:00 Dancing in the Field  
          Spiral Dance with Sheaves  
          Lammas Traditions

11:00 Torah Study

- Tu B’Av, Ancient Israeli Harvest Festival
-  Bread of Gratitude                             
- Kaballah of Challah and Matzah

12:00   Lunch

1:00   Master Class Question and Answers

1. Introduction to starting your own micro bakery
2. Re-visit sourdough techniques 
3. Re-visit baking in a wood fired oven, hands-on learning.

2:00 Community Seed Exchange with Cr Lawn, Nate Kleinman, Mark Fulford

Wheat Weaving and Arts…
4:00   Hike, Kayak, Swim
6:00   Dinner and Song

7:00   Campfire and Dancing

 7/25 Sunday  - Bringing Bread Camp Home

9:00 Master Baker problem-solving

11:00 Brunch
1:00   Bringing Bread Camp Home

Plan Follow-up to Showcase future Breads to Group 
Closing Circle