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Posted October 16, 2018 by

(We are so grateful for the writing genius of Serena Tene who provided this post) Eric Voss’s story is equal parts science and magic. “My day job is in engineering,” says the novice sourdough bread baker as we sit on a bench just outside the Guelph Farmers’ Market on a cool yet mostly sunny Saturday. […]

Posted October 9, 2018 by

One of the things that drives both of Minga’s Leading Ladies is a deep conviction that we all deserve the space to create a life that lights us up, a life that has us waking up ready to take on the world every morning… a life on our own terms. That was the motivation for […]

Posted September 25, 2018 by

  written by Ella Henderson  Here at Minga HQ we’re still buzzing from our recent announcement that we are now offering individual coaching AND working with other businesses to integrate kick-ass experiences into their mix of products and services. It is exciting and a little scary to step into this new reality, but the thing […]

Posted September 5, 2018 by

Minga has super powers that the world hasn’t seen yet Dearest Minga-lovers, We are incredibly excited to finally be ready to let you know about some really exciting shifts that are coming to this business and our community of skill-loving folks. In addition to the awesome workshops that you all know and love, we are up-ing our […]

Posted July 25, 2018 by

(We are so grateful for the writing genius of Serena Tene who provided this post) As soon as I begin my interview with Glenn Roberts in the lounge of the Guelph Public Library (he’s come from Grand Valley to meet with me), he unexpectedly gifts me, a person he’s never met, with a jar of […]

Posted June 13, 2018 by

If you’re interested in learning more about foraging, join us this Sunday: Foraging for Wild Edibles – Summer.  I arrived in France last week to spend a few days with my friend Cecile Billard before we headed to Germany for a University reunion.  I studied Forestry in Germany over 10 years ago and the reunion drew […]

Posted May 24, 2018 by

(We are so grateful for the writing genius of Serena Tene, who provided this post) As soon as I walk into Siobhán Hanley’s large, comfortable kitchen, I can sense a lot about her and where her passions lie. This is the kitchen of someone playing, learning, and actively exploring what it means to be self-sufficient. […]

Posted May 16, 2018 by

Guest post by Luke Eckstein instructor for the upcoming workshop: Foraging for Wild Edibles – Spring on May 19th.   Spring is my favourite time of year. Everything is waking up from sleeping under a blanket of snow for months and is quick to become vibrant, alive and full of colour. The flowers start to bloom as […]

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Mother’s day is coming up on may 13 and if you are anything like me, you it surprises you every year (kind of like birthdays and Christmas) and you go into a minor mental spin about how to show your mom that you love and appreciate her. It’s a tall order. I mean none of […]

Posted April 24, 2018 by

Guest post by Susan Poizer instructor for the upcoming workshop: Fruit Tree Pruning and Pest and Disease Resistance on April 29th.  Looking to grow some fruit trees? Fantastic! Like other trees, fruit trees are great for the environment – they clean our air and they stabilize our soil. And by eating locally grown fruit we […]

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