Workshops & Events

Winter Stone Turtle Baking School Schedule Now Available!

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Ever wondered where you can get world-class baking instruction and try out a gorgeous Le Panyol wood fired oven? It’s easy if you live in the Northeast, just pay Michael and Sandy Jubinsky a visit at the Stone Turtle Baking School in southern Maine. Michael and Sandy are amazing instructors–there’s no one better to show you around a wood burning oven. ...

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Bay Area Bootcamp for Bakers.

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October 23-26, Cindy Mushet, author of the recently released 450-page mega-tome The Art & Soul of Baking will be in Sur la Table stores throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. At locations in Los Gatos, San Francisco and Palo Alto she will be conducting three-hour intensive workshops covering everything from basic breads to Chocolate Soufflé with Cocoa Nib. It’s not wood fired baking, but the recipes should translate well and ...

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The Heart of the Home Within a House.

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In Skandinavia, it seems that a new creative idea for improving home energy efficiency emerges every day. Take, for example, this article on treehugger.com (a hip little enviro-blog now owned by none other than the Discovery Channel), featuring the Naturhus–a modest home built within a larger greenhouse.

Anything that makes the long, dreary Swedish winters more bearable is a boon, but the Naturhus ...

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See you at the Common Ground!

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Maine Wood Heat will be at the Common Ground Country Fair, September 19-21 in Unity, Maine. For those of you outside of New England, the Fair is an annual event organized by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. It’s a three-day celebration of rural living at its best: sustainable living, organic farms, Maine-grown food, artisans, craftspeople, demonstrations, concerts and homegrown Green ...

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Friends in Knead, Friends Indeed.

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Kneading Conference Day Two photo gallery now up! Take a short cut by clicking here.

Richard MiscovichDay Two brought sunshine and a host of excellent presentations by Ciril Hitz, Richard Miscovich, and Stephen Lanzalotta, among others. The sheer volume of knowledge and expertise these folks brought to the event was absolutely amazing. Loaf after beautiful loaf of bread came streaming ...

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The 2008 Kneading Conference.

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The second annual Kneading Conference came to Skowhegan, Maine earlier this month. Maine Wood Heat is proud to play a part in bringing a diverse assortment of professional and home bakers, farmers, millers and local foodies together in the name of reviving local grain production and traditional baking cultures. The conference has roots in a very simple idea that we hold near ...

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Stone Turtle Baking School Fall Schedule Now Up!

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If you’ve visited us on the web a few times, you may have come across a few pictures of this oven from time to time. It belongs to our friends Michael and Sandy Jubinsky, the owners of the Stone Turtle Baking School in Lyman, Maine.

The Jubinsky’s school is one of the best spots around to get up up close and personal with a ...

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