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August 2017

Small Pantry Canning – August

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rockmosa Community Centre, 74 Christie St
Rockwood, Ontario n1e 3e8 Canada
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$110.00 Early Bird price, 6 seats available until July 8, 2017 $125.00 Regular price  There is nothing as satisfying as opening the jar of peaches from your stash in February or putting together a beautiful gift basket assortment of your handmade jars for someone special. Learning the art of canning is a great way to connect with food and community while stocking your cupboard with delicious, fresh reminders of summer. This introduction to water bath canning is a hands-on, fast-paced…

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$100.00

Grow Your Own Gourmet Mushrooms At Home

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rockmosa Community Centre, 74 Christie St
Rockwood, Ontario n1e 3e8 Canada
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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 and medicinal mushrooms at your home or apartment and highlight ways you can make use of recycled materials- including coffee grounds or shredded paper- as a food source for your mushrooms.     You Will Learn About: Everything you need to know to grow mushrooms…

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$110

Build a Wood Fired Cob Pizza Oven

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wellington Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, 570 Belsyde Ave., E.
Fergus, ON Canada
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Wood fired pizza, fresh baked breads, slow cooked meats and tasty sweet treats; they can all be done with a single firing of a thermal mass cob oven over an afternoon.    Join Adam Krop, experienced cob builder, as he teaches all the steps necessary for you to build your very own cob oven (cob is a mixture of sand, clay, and straw).  A cob oven is a thick monolithic domed structure that gets heated from the inside with a wood…

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September 2017

Small Pantry Canning – September

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rockmosa Community Centre, 74 Christie St
Rockwood, Ontario n1e 3e8 Canada
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$110.00 Early Bird price, 6 seats available until August 1, 2017 $125.00 Regular price  There is nothing as satisfying as opening the jar of peaches from your stash in February or putting together a beautiful gift basket assortment of your handmade jars for someone special. Learning the art of canning is a great way to connect with food and community while stocking your cupboard with delicious, fresh reminders of summer. This introduction to water bath canning is a hands-on, fast-paced…

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Permaculture Design Course

September 30 - October 13
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, 5420 ON-6,
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2 Canada
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With 72 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction, this course is the international standard for permaculture certification and is taught by award-winning engineer and ecologist, Rob Avis of Verge Permaculture. The Permaculture Design Course will provide you with the skills to design and implement living environments that are both sustainable and regenerative, in both rural and urban settings. For the first time ever, there is a course being offered in Guelph, Ontario, from September 30th - October 13th, 2018. For…

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