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Introduction to Naturally Leavened Bread

Instructor: Andrew Hutchinson (Madison Sourdough Owner and Head Baker)

This hands-on class will cover cultivating a sourdough starter, mixing your leaven, basic bread shaping techniques, and baking in your home oven.


 Will there be food?

We will provide sandwiches, beverages, and (of course) bread!

What should I bring/wear?

This is a hands-on class. Please wear comfortable shoes, and clothes that you don't mind getting a little flour on them. We will provide aprons to wear, and any tools you need in class.

How many students will be in my class?

We will have up to 16 students in this group.

Is this class a demo or hands-on?

This is a hands-on baking class.

Age limits?

This is a class aimed at adults, but children between the ages of 12-15 are welcome with an adult.

How can I contact you with questions?

Call our bakery at 608-442-8009 or email

Where can I park?

There is street parking available, or you can park in our lot, next to Plan B.

Transferring tickets or refunds?

If you cannot attend, you can transfer your ticket to a friend. You don't need to let us know, just have your friend tell us who gave them the ticket when they arrive.

If you need to cancel and get a refund, this can be done by calling the bakery at 608-442-8009. We cannot grant refunds if the class is within 7 days.


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