Welcome to
Mary´s Wholesome Living

My passion for homemaking began when I was in 8th grade, making home-cooked meals for my dad, younger sister and brother. Having a hot meal on the table for my family was important to me, even then. I was creative when preparing new dishes, and quickly learned that simple ingredients made from scratch rivaled anything that came out of a box – both in taste and cost!

Offering Classes in

Hearty Artisan Breads
Gluten Free Baking
Preserves, Jams, Jellies
Jamaican Ginger Beer
Simple Cooking Methods

And Much More!

Upcoming Classes and Events

Heritage Prairie Farm Artisan Craft & Food Fair November 11th and 12th, 2017

Heritage Prairie Farm is very excited to begin working on their 9th Annual Artisan Craft and Food Fair.

SCARCE Green Fair September 30, 2017

SCARCE has been educating schools, businesses, and municipalities on environmental safe practices and products.    This Green Fair is an opportunity to educate the community on a variety of green initiatives and products.

Learn to Can Tomatoes and Marinara Sauce

Tomatoes are one of the easiest vegetable (really a fruit) to use while learning to can.  We will show you how to preserve your tomatoes for use in homemade sauces all year round.  As bonus, we will also make a simple ma


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