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January 2019

The Art of Pork Butchery – January 2019

January 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 Join us for an immersive experience in Heartwood Farm and Cidery's gorgeous tasting room for The Art of Pork Butchery. Enjoy samples of heartwood's house-made hard cider, and get hands-on breaking down a whole hog. This workshop will leave you with a ton of knowledge about what goes into creating those cuts of meat that end up on your plate, how to make delicious use of some of the more under appreciated parts of the animal, a load of freshly cut pork to…

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February 2019

Tiny Homes, Cozy Cabins and Small Spaces: Insight, Foresight, and Practical Planning – February 2019

February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
To be announced Guelph, Ontario + Google Map
$65.00 – $80.00

  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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March 2019

Chickens in the City: Introduction to keeping happy birds (and happy neighbours)

March 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ami’s House: 28 Inkerman street, Guelph, 28 Inkerman street
Guelph, ontario N1H 3C5 Canada
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$73.00 – $90.00

  Backyard hens are amazing pets, and a powerful way to connect with easy, low-cost, delicious, and nutritious local food. Join Minga's very own Ami Dehne for a workshop that combines a perfect mixture of theory, stories from the trenches of years of chicken mothering,  and hands-on work that will set you up to have farm-fresh eggs every day right outside your door (and many, many photos of your beautiful chickens)! Keeping backyard laying hens is not difficult, but there are…

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Planning a successful home vegetable garden – March 2019

March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Zocalo Organics Farm, 5881 Third Line
Erin, Ontario N0B 1Z0
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$70.00 – $85.00

Back by popular demand! Join farmers Bethany and Seb of Zocalo Organics for one of Minga's consistently most popular offerings: a comprehensive, practical, garden planning  workshop that will set you up for your best growing season ever! Whether you have some experience growing your own food, or are starting from scratch, this workshop will help you break through the overwhelm of planning a home veggie garden, connect you with some like-minded folks, and send you home full of ideas, tried and tested…

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April 2019

Chickens in the city: Introduction to keeping happy birds (and happy neighbours) – April

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ami’s House, 28 Inkerman Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H3C5 Canada
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$73.00 – $90.00

Backyard hens are amazing pets, and a powerful way to connect with easy, low-cost, delicious, and nutritious local food. Join Minga's very own Ami Dehne for a workshop that combines a perfect mixture of theory, stories from the trenches of years of chicken mothering,  and hands-on work that will set you up to have farm-fresh eggs every day right outside your door (and many, many photos of your beautiful chickens)! Keeping backyard laying hens is not difficult, but there are a…

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May 2019

Tiny Homes, Cozy Cabins and Small Spaces: Insight, Foresight, and Practical Planning – May 2019

May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
To be announced Guelph, Ontario + Google Map
$65.00 – $80.00

  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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Wild Edibles! Identification and Foraging – May 2019

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
To be announced Guelph, Ontario + Google Map
$50.00 – $60.00

Hone your senses and learn to seek out yummy treats in the natural world around you. You don't have to go into the deep dark woods to find wild edibles! This workshop will help you gain some basic literacy about the natural world, and what you can safely eat in your own backyard, along your favourite trails, or even in your school yard (Kids under 12 can attend for FREE with a ticket-holding adult!!!).  Whether you are excited about building…

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Grow Your Own Oyster and Wine Cap Mushrooms – May 2019

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
To be announced Guelph, Ontario + Google Map
$75.00 – $90.00

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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June 2019

Grow Your Own Oyster and Wine Cap Mushrooms – June 2019

June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
To be announced Guelph, Ontario + Google Map
$75.00 – $90.00

  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…

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Wild Edibles! Identification and Foraging – June 2019

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
To be announced Guelph, Ontario + Google Map
$50.00 – $60.00

Hone your senses and learn to seek out yummy treats in the natural world around you. You don't have to go into the deep dark woods to find wild edibles! This workshop will help you gain some basic literacy about the natural world, and what you can safely eat in your own backyard, along your favourite trails, or even in your school yard (Kids under 12 can attend for FREE with a ticket-holding adult!!!).  Whether you are excited about building…

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