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December 2017

Sourdough Bread Baking – December

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rockmosa Community Centre, 74 Christie St
Rockwood, Ontario n1e 3e8 Canada
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$75.00 - $90.00

Minga is excited to be offering this workshop in partnership with the Township of Guelph/Eramosa and the County of Wellington's Taste Real Program.  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 knowledge and…

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Minga Holiday Gift Swap

December 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ella’s House, 331 York Road
Guelph,
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Free

Do you love to give homemade goodies for the holidays? Do you love to be inspired by the yummy, crafty creations that you find in baskets and under trees at this time of year? Would you enjoy getting together with other crafty gift makers for a cup of mulled cider to swap recipes, tips, and patterns? If so, we hope that you will join us for our first ever Minga Holiday Gift Basket Swap.     Here's how it will work:…

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January 2018

SOLD OUT – Custom Sausage Making – January

January 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bella Roma Foods 37 Empire St, Guelph, ON N1E 2Y4, 37 Empire St
Guelph, ontario N1E 2Y4
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$160.00 - $180.00

Minga is excited to be offering this workshop in partnership with Bella Roma Foods! Ever felt a bit dizzy reading the long ingredient list for your sausages? Do you love the sizzle of sausage on a grill AND want to know where your food is coming from? Does your imagination run wild at the thought of developing your own unique house spice blend?  In this intimate small group workshop you will learn how to break down a bone-in pork shoulder butt, grind the…

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SOLD OUT – Sourdough Bread Baking – January

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rockmosa Community Centre, 74 Christie St
Rockwood, Ontario n1e 3e8 Canada
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$75 - $90.00

Minga is excited to be offering this workshop in partnership with the Township of Guelph/Eramosa and the County of Wellington's Taste Real Program.  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 knowledge and…

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February 2018

Designing Tiny Homes, Cozy Cabins and Small Spaces: Insight, Foresight, and Practical Planning

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, 5420 ON-6,
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2 Canada
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$65 - $80

Feeling inspired about building your own tiny home, cabin, bunk house, small space or even a studio?  While the internet is full of ideas, taking the next step into designing your own space and implementing it can be daunting.  This workshop will give an overview to construction styles, information on passive solar layout, working on a budget and many design considerations you may have not even thought of. A little foresight, insight and time to geek out on design, will…

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The Art of Pork Butchery – February

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wellington County Museum and Archives, 0536 Wellington Road 18
Elora, Ontario N1M 2W3
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$250.00

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. Check out the action of a past workshop featured on CBC's The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright.     You will learn:  Pig anatomy How to…

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March 2018

SOLD OUT – Sourdough Bread Baking – March

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rockmosa Community Centre, 74 Christie St
Rockwood, Ontario n1e 3e8 Canada
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$75 - $90.00

Minga is excited to be offering this workshop in partnership with the Township of Guelph/Eramosa and the County of Wellington's Taste Real Program.  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 knowledge and…

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SOLD OUT – Minga Talks Resilience: 3 takes on shifting social, economic, and personal paradigms to increase resilience

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Royal City Brewing Co., 199 Victoria Rd S, Unit C8
Guelph, Ontario N1E 3J3 Canada
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SOLD OUT

Minga is pleased to be partnering with Transition Guelph and Royal City Brewing Co. to present the keynote event of inspirational presentations and conversation to launch the 2018 Resilience Festival. Join us to connect and hear three takes on shifting paradigms related to how we get around, how we design our stuff, and how we build our lives. Thought leaders and practitioners from the fields of design, energy, and community re-skilling will share their passion for their craft, offering you a…

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SOLD OUT – Planning A Successful Home Food Garden

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Zocalo Organics Farm, 5881 Third Line
Erin, Ontario N0B 1Z0
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$65 - $75

Join Bethany and Seb of Zocalo Organics for an informative tour of their organic farm, and a ground-breaking (pun intended!) workshop to help you bring your gardening to the next level. Beth and Seb will take beginner and experienced gardeners on a journey to explore the many ways you can approach garden planning. They will include concepts from permaculture, biodynamics, space-intensive growing, and will share ecological gardening methods and stories from the Organic Farming Community. Our philosophy is that each person gardens…

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April 2018

Grow Your Own Oyster and Wine Cap Mushrooms

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, 5420 ON-6,
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2 Canada
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$75 - $90

Level up your gardening game with a permaculture take on home mushroom cultivation, both indoors and out. Growing your own mushrooms is an easy way to increase the productivity, health and interest of your gardens and your plate. This workshop will offer an overview of some of the many ways you can grow delicious edible and medicinal mushrooms in your garden and in your home or apartment, by reusing easy to acquire, usually free natural materials. You will also be…

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