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Pie-Making 101


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This hands-on class is fun, casual and great for beginners! You will learn the fundamentals of pie baking including basic pie ingredients; essential tools; making pie dough; rolling and preparing the crust; as well as pitfalls to avoid and tricks to working towards a flaky, perfect crust. A good crust is only half the challenge in baking a great pie, you will also learn about favorite fillings and decorative finishing techniques to make your pie beautiful. The cost of the class covers all of the ingredients and each participant will take home a freshly-made pie ready to bake.

Instructor: FWBG Adult Education Manager, Crissa Nugen, is a Horticulture Educator who has a passion for connecting people to plants and nature. She is confident that “the more you know, the stronger you will grow” and strives to offer adult education programming that will always keep the Garden visitors exploring, discovering and engaging!

Crissa holds a Master’s of Science degree in Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences from Tarleton State University and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree. Her background includes owning a wholesale nursery and landscape company as well as instructing Horticulture classes at Tarleton State University. Crissa believes her work at FWBG|BRIT is the culmination of her career, and where all of her horticulture passions have come together.

Crissa loves being in nature and watching plants grow and spends all her extra time in her garden at home. When she is not gardening, she enjoys camping, fishing, canning, stitching and reading.

Saturday, October 29 (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 26

$40 /Non-Member or $35 /Member 

Location: BRIT Building

Materials: all included


Oct 29 2022


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The event is finished.