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Posts Tagged ‘diy’

Posted September 30, 2018 by

The Art of Pork Butchery will leave you with a ton of knowledge on butchering an animal and a load of freshly cut pork to take home!  Your guide, Jamie Waldron, has dedicated 15 years of his life to mastering the art and skills of butchery.  Through working, learning, researching and teaching, he is reviving this age-old craft. […]

Posted September 22, 2018 by

Fungi are often a hidden part of natural communities but they are very important and incredibly fascinating in the many ways they work ‘behind the scenes’ of nature. They are a very diverse group adapted to every niche and despite often being tough to find, there are probably mushrooms all around you when you venture […]

Posted May 6, 2018 by

Join us on a fragrant Sunday morning to explore one of the most ancient human activities, baking bread.  We’ll make bread using the traditional sourdough technique.  You’ll leave the workshop with a fresh batch of dough to bake the next day, a freshly baked loaf of bread, a healthy and predictable sourdough starter, and the […]

Posted April 9, 2018 by

Back in February 2018, I wrote about several ways that attending the 2018 Guelph Organic Conference changed my life. One of those ways was that I committed to having worms in my kitchen by the end of the month. Well it’s been a couple of months now since they arrived and we have found a […]

Posted November 11, 2017 by

Minga is excited to be offering this workshop in partnership with the Township of Guelph/Eramosa, the County of Wellington’s Taste Real Program, and the Sage Soap Company.  Do you linger over the hand-made soap at the market? Do you have sensitive skin that needs some special loving care? Do you perhaps just love the countless […]

Posted November 5, 2017 by

Minga is excited to be partnering with Heartwood Farm and Cidery to offer this workshop! Do you have an apple tree that gives you beautiful apples each year? Are you looking to expand beyond apple sauce, pies, butter, and crumble to something a little more risqué? Maybe you are just looking to cut your winter booze […]

Posted August 19, 2017 by

We are excited to be offering this workshop in partnership with:  DIY Fungi, Guelph/Eramosa Township and The County of Wellington’s Taste Real Program Growing your own mushrooms is an easy way to boost your home-grown nutrition and grow your own medicine. This workshop will offer an overview of some of the many ways you can grow delicious edible […]

Posted November 6, 2016 by

We use soap everyday but how is it made? Join us on Sunday November 6 to learn all the bubbly details of traditional soap making. Discover the differences and benefits of “real” natural soap vs the commercial brands through an interactive, hands on workshop, where you will learn the techniques, the ingredients and equipment needed to […]

Posted March 19, 2016 by

If you haven’t attended the Resilience Festival in previous years, its highly recommended that you attend this year on March 19th. Minga is back to host the popular ReSkilling Fair. This free event (donations are welcomed) is open to anyone interested in skill building. Workshops start at 11:00am. Pre-registration is not required. Its located in Palmer Hall at St George’s Anglican Church, […]

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