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Spring and Summer 2015 Workshops

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring and Summer 2015 Workshops

Three-Day Backyard Dairy Goat School Learn everything you need to care for your own dairy goats. Three-days of hand-milking Aurora goats will get you ready for action. Practical skills like trimming hooves, administering needles and basic first aid will all be taught with hands-on exercises. We’ll go over planning for shelter and fencing with your existing spaces in mind so that all participants can leave with a set-up plan. We’ll spend the afternoons in the kitchen making cheeses: chèvre, ricotta, feta, mozza and paneer, yogurt, cream,...

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Garden Food Box 2015

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 5 comments

Sign up for Aurora Farm’s weekly food box for summer 2015. A ten-week program featuring your choice of fresh produce, fruits and berries, home baking, fresh ground organic grains, pickles and jams, medicinal herbs and of course, our regular line of natural products. Plus surprises every week. Each Tuesday, Food Box families will get an email listing the choice of weekly abundance. Pick up on Sundays at Aurora Farm between 1pm and 4pm or delivery to your home each Sunday after 4pm.  At the end of the harvest season, you will have first option...

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We are off to the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair! March 30 – April 4

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on We are off to the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair! March 30 – April 4

I can remember going to the Brandon Fair every spring growing up.  I loved the baby animals, the superdogs and marveled at the heavy-horse hitches.  As Zona grew up starting at age 12, we went to the fair so that she could compete in the horse jumping competitions.  That was quite the experience for both of us!  I can see that I was slowly thinking about how to take up farming.  The huge trade show became more of interest to me, taking all the time to talk and learn about all the latest news in agriculture.  As I began developing Aurora Farm...

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Aurora Horse Back Scavenger Hunt- November 2nd

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Aurora Horse Back Scavenger Hunt- November 2nd

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So many “Thanks” to give!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on So many “Thanks” to give!

The winds are beginning to remind us of our impending winter. And yet the harvest is still coming in without a significant frost to kill the gardens yet. We had a very successful Open Farm Day on September 21st, we’d like to thank everyone who came out to visit the farm! Thank you to Sisler High School Grade 11 and 12 Food classes for their help in harvesting a big batch of fall vegetables! Also, a big thank you to everyone who participated in our first Food Box Program! It was a great experience for us, and sure to be continuing with...

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Open Farm Day – September 21st!

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Open Farm Day – September 21st!

Our next big Open Farm Day is this Sunday, September 21st from 10am – 5pm! Come and meet us, learn about our products, see our goat-milking demonstration at 10am, and experience our pony rides, mini-tours and other activities! This is a province-wide Open Farm Day, please visit this website for more information:...

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Manitoba Mist on CBC

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Manitoba Mist on CBC

Aurora Farm has been receiving lots of attention for our Manitoba Mist product after being featured in an article by CBC! Our Manitoba Mist bottles are $5 for small (75ml) bottles and $15 for large (250ml) bottles. We sell them at our weekly markets, in our online store, and at Aurora Farm Open Farm Days (from 1pm to 4pm every Sunday). The article is linked below: Mosquito repellents: Test-driving brands and natural...

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Baby Alpaca

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Baby Alpaca

A beautiful new baby alpaca at Aurora Farm, Jasmine! Daughter of Indigo. Thanks to Susan Johnston for the lovely video.

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Breakfast Television at Aurora Farm

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Breakfast Television at Aurora Farm

This morning Breakfast Television from City TV came to visit Aurora Farm! Here are the links to the videos: http://www.btwinnipeg.ca/videos/3604877352001/ http://www.btwinnipeg.ca/videos/3605053403001/ http://www.btwinnipeg.ca/videos/3605053483001

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Aurora Farm in the Manitoba Co-operator

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Aurora Farm in the Manitoba Co-operator

http://www.manitobacooperator.ca/contributor/louise-may/

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