Introduction to Sourdough

Workshop spaces now open! Please sign up at and follow the directions in the email you receive once you reserve your ticket.


Learn the ancient craft of sourdough bread making in this intimate hands-on workshop led by Elora Bread’s head baker Calantha Elsby. You’ll learn the basics of sourdough bread making that will help you bake the perfect loaf at home.


Cost: $150+HST

Couples: $250+HST


Topics covered

  • Maintaining a starter culture
  • Scaling
  • Mixing
  • Proofing
  • Rolling and shaping
  • Baking techniques
  • Scoring


What you take away:

  • A freshly-baked loaf of County sourdough bread
  • Healthy sourdough culture
  • Two batches of freshly made dough to be baked off the following day at home
  • Solid beginner sourdough bread making foundations


Signing up for this event reserves your spot in the class for 1 week. You are required to put down a $50 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot in the course.