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Sourdough Bread Baking

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10C Shared Space

42 Carden St.

Guelph, ON N1H3A2


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Join us on a fragrant Sunday morning to explore one of the most ancient human activities, baking bread. We’ll make bread using the traditional sourdough technique. You’ll leave the workshop with a fresh batch of dough to bake the next day, a freshly baked loaf of bread, a healthy and predictable sourdough starter, and the knowledge and confidence you need to make high-quality, rustic, sourdough bread at home.

The master recipe that you will learn can be modified to create unique recipes that include various types of whole grains and whole grain flours, nuts, seeds, and fruit.

What you will learn

  • The steps to make an excellent loaf of rustic, sourdough bread.
  • How to weigh and mix ingredients.
  • How long to let the dough rise
  • How to shape it and how to support it while it rises again before baking.
  • How to care for your sourdough starter so that it will always make excellent bread.

Using hands to shape sourdough bread

What you will take home:

  • A healthy batch of sourdough starter to nurture and use for years to come!
  • A batch of sourdough bread that you made yourself, which you can practice baking at home using your newly acquired skills.
  • Flexible instructions so that you can easily make excellent bread at home, as well as recipes to try on your own that build upon the master recipe.
  • A freshly baked loaf of sourdough bread to take home and enjoy with friends and family.

fresh out of the oven sourdough bread

This workshop is for you if

  • You’ve always wanted to learn how to make that sour, chewy and rustic bread at home.
  • You like connecting and learning with other people who share your love of yummy bread
  • You like to know what's in your food, the science of how it works, and where to source the best ingredients

mixing sourdough bread with hands


"I just made a loaf of sourdough bread this weekend! I’m still amazed every time I make it just how easy it is and yet so impressive and tasty a loaf results! Very rewarding! I’ve been enjoying experimenting a bit with different flours (whole wheat, multi-grain) and add-ins (flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, walnuts)… the possibilities are endless! What I particularly liked about the course was that it was very well organized and incorporated some science and some art!

Thanks for a great experience!"




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  • Sunday January 26
  • Sunday March 22
  • Sunday May 24

Time: All dates above are from 10:00-1:00pm

Where: 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St. Guelph ON.

Class size: 16

Cost: $85 - $100 includes:

  • take home sour dough starter
  • loaf of freshly baked artisanal bread
  • freshly made dough to bake at home
  • take home step-by-step hand-out
  • a delicious spead of freshly baked breads and cheese of various flavours served during the workshop
  • light refreshments

What To Bring: a large mixing bowl, a tea towel, a dutch oven with a lid (a 3 quart size or larger. Ideally around 5 quart), and an apron


Your Instructor: Eric Voss

Eric is an engineering program manager by day who is passionate about sourdough bread baking in his off hours. Having always appreciated sourdough bread but never attempting to make his own, it was the Minga Sourdough Bread Baking workshop taught by Richard Preiss in December of 2017 that gave Eric the confidence to really dive into bread making. Through trial and error and much repetition, he has personalized his bread making process and developed it into a truly rewarding and fulfilling pursuit. The combining of flour, water, salt and starter to produce beautiful, delicious loaves of bread continues to amaze him while the reward of a finished loaf never grows old. Eric is thrilled and thankful to be able to share his experience in hope that others will follow suit and develop their own bread making ability.



What do I bring into the event?

You must bring three items to the workshop:

  1. A large mixing bowl
  2. A tea towel
  3. A dutch oven with a lid (a 3 quart size or larger. Ideally around 5 quart)
  4. An apron

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Jordan at minga@10carden.ca or call 519-780-5030

What's the refund policy?

  • Minga will provide a 100% refund for workshops cancelled by Minga.
  • If a registrant cancels a workshop with more than 5 days notice, a 100% refund will be issued.
  • If a registrant cancels with less than 5 days notice or does not show up, no refund will be issued.
  • We are unable to provide a refund after the workshop takes place.
  • The above policies apply for pre-registered workshops. Refunds or credits will not be issued for a missed class.

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10C Shared Space

42 Carden St.

Guelph, ON N1H3A2


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