The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm Trust in New Milford will offer vacation day classes for children.

Two classes will be held Jan. 20 -- "Young Chefs Winter Warm Up" for children ages 6 to 10, which will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by "Teens and Tweens Winter Warm Up" from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

"Valentine's Sweets for the Sweet," a three-hour class for children ages 5 to 11, will be held Feb. 17 and cover the basics from homemade cookies to candies.

Classes will be taught by Nancy Stuart, Silo Cooking School assistant director, and are full-participation.

Students will learn basic skills such as kitchen safety, proper food handling, food preparation, cooking and baking techniques.

The cost is $45 or $50 per student, depending on the class.

For more information and sign up, call the 44 Upland Road school at 860-355-0300 or visit