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Winter Solstice Extended Hours and Winter Break Workshops

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Open Hours: Solstice Week:  Wednesday, December 21st to Saturday, December 24th inclusively – 11am to 7pm CLOSED SUNDAY DECEMBER 25TH Winter Break Hours:  Wednesday to Friday, December 28th to 30th CLOSED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY DECEMBER 31st AND JANUARY 1st.  HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Open Wednesday, January 4th to Sunday, January 8th – 11am to 4pm   Thank you to everyone who braved the cold to celebrate the Solstice! We had a great time visiting with everyone who stopped by. For those who couldn’t make it, the rest of the week should be warmer so please drop in for some Solstice cheer...

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“No Thanks” to Energy East Pipeline in St. Norbert

Posted by on Sep 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

At the end of October, Aurora Farm will have a 20-minute time slots to address the National Energy Board panel reviewing the Energy East Pipeline.  We applied for and got what they call “Intervenor” status. Unlike so many people who care, we will have a say in whether or not bitumen should be transported from Northern Alberta to the East Coast of Canada through a pipeline that is 40-60 years old. The proposed pipeline in our neighbourhood is less than a kilometre away from Aurora Farm. This is the same pipeline that  many folks in St. Norbert witnessed exploding in 1996, taking...

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Chicken Tractor Rental

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Aurora Farm Summer Chicken Tractor Rental This summer, we have decided to try out a pilot project of renting out Chicken Tractors to folks in the city who would like to try it out but not have to make a full commitment.  We are offering 3 chickens in movable pens with all the necessary supplies for one monthly rental fee.  We will deliver and pick-up with no questions asked if it doesn’t work out.  If you love it, and your neighbours are compatible, then you can purchase the chickens and equipment.  Nice and easy! Monthly rental fee: $50/month Damage Deposit: $50 Delivery and Pick-up:...

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Where Can I Find Aurora Farm Products?

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

FINDING AURORA PRODUCTS! ➢ Aurora Farm Store OPEN Summer HOURS 11am – 4pm every Saturday AND every Sunday – 4265 Waverley Street, 4kms south of the Perimeter hwy. ➢Thompson Nickel Fest – Thompson, Manitoba – June 23-26. ➢ Winnipeg Folk Fest – Handmade Village, July 7-10 ➢ Ness Creek Festival, Big River, Saskatchewan,  July 14-17 ➢ Icelandic Festival in Gimli – July 30 – August 1st ➢ Morden Corn and Apple Festival – August 26-28 ➢ Aurora Farm Soaps and products in stores!! Sage Gardens – 3410 St Mary’s Rd Borowski’s Health Shop...

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Everything Aurora!

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

New Workshop:  Summer Camp for Adults! EVERYTHING AURORA! 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, making cheese and the best Latte!  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. Each afternoon will be small group horse-back riding lessons. Lunches and snacks will come right out of our...

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Summer 2016 Garden Food Box

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Aurora Farm Garden Food Box We are very excited to be well into our seedling planting and it’s coming up beautifully.  Sign up to get our food box for 10 weeks this summer into the fall harvest. How does it work?  Each week for 10 weeks, mid-July till the end of September, we send you a list of all our available produce and products.  You get to pick from available food categories. Food box pick-up at the farm or delivery each Saturday.  Each week we calculate what you have purchased and take it off your initial payment.   Delivery within the city is an additional $10 per week....

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