Spring and Summer 2017 Workshops

Goat Milk Soap Workshop 

Learn how to make goat milk soap from scratch. Materials for home soap-making can be purchased so that you can continue to make your own soap for yourself at home. Or you can purchase the tray of soap that you make at production costs.
Thursday, April 13, 6pm-10pm
Thursday, April 27, 6pm-10pm

PLEASE NOTE: Cutting and picking up of the soap will be on Wednesday, April 14th and April 28th from 6-7pm.

Cost per session: $50 Plus materials.  One batch of soap which will cut to approximately 25, 110gr bars is $25 base price plus essential oils.  You will need 60mls of essential oils which you may purchase at wholesale price from Aurora Farm or visit Hollow Reed Holistic on Corydon Ave for a complete line of essential oils.

 

Cheese and Crackers.

Learn how to make chèvre, ricotta and feta cheeses and design your own crackers to serve with them!  These are the easy and essential first cheeses that anyone can make at home.  Home-made crackers are delicious, nutritious, easy to make and very economical.

Thursday, April 20, 7:00-9:30pm.  $50 includes materials and recipes.   Basic equipment and ingredients can be purchased to carry on your cheese-making at home.

 

Three Day Goat School

Learn everything you need to know to have your own small herd of dairy goats for your family’s dairy needs!
May 12-14, 9am-3pm
$375. Early Bird price of $325 till March 1st

 

Backyard Chickens Workshop

An intensive workshop on how to set-up your own backyard chicken coop to have fresh eggs for your family.
Sunday, May 7th, 1-4pm $10 per person/ $20 per family

 

Lotions and Potions for Teens

A workshop for teenagers!  A fun-filled evening of sharing and taste-testing.  We’ll go through the basics of some of our best products that teenagers will love like facials, toners, creams, deodorant, etc.  Then we’ll turn our attention to non-alcoholic herbal cocktails for party nights that give our immune systems a spring time boost at the same time.

Friday,  April 7th – 7pm to 10:30pm.  $25.  Samples and Recipes included.

 

Everything Aurora – Farm Camp for Adults!

This four-day workshop for adults gives a well-rounded approach to the basics of homesteading as practiced at Aurora Farm.  Each day will start with milking the goats and making one cheese.  Each afternoon will be small group horse-back riding lessons.  Lunches and snacks will come right out of our gardens, chicken coops and some wildcrafting.  Each day will have one topic focus:  soap-making, natural personal care products, bread-making and canning and medicinal herbs.  Each participant will take home many samples and can choose to purchase at cost their batch of soap.  If you’ve always wanted to take ALL the Aurora Farm workshops, plan your summer holiday so that you can join us for this four day intensive.  Guaranteed to inspire, commune with animals and gardens, gain some practical skills and have a ton of fun with like-minded folks!!

Cost:  $325 – includes lunches, snack and materials for products.  Soap batch may be purchased at cost which varies from $25 – $65 for 25 bars.   Early Bird price before March 1 is $285.

Session 1: August 7-10                                                                                                                                                                                       Session 2: August 14 – 17
9am – 3pm

 

Customize a workshop for your group!
Looking for something different to share quality time with family and friends?  Why not book a workshop.  We can host groups up to 12 and teach any of our Aurora Farm products.

 

Register online here.

Or in person at Aurora Farm, 4265 Waverley Street.  Open Saturdays and Sunday, 11am-4pm.

Or call 204-261-6279

Or email info@aurorafarm.ca