Upcoming Workshops

Aurora Farm Upcoming Workshops 2018

Beginner Horseback Riding Lessons

Eight lesson Mondays starting October 1st to November 26th 6pm or 7pm – $320

 

Goat Milk Soap Making Workshop

Learn how to make goat milk soap from scratch. Make your own designer batch of soap and take it home at production costs.

Three dates to choose from:

October 10, 6-10pm

October 24, 6-10pm

November 14, 6-10pm

PLEASE NOTE: Cutting and picking up of the soap will be the following day from 6-7pm.  Soap requires 30 days minimum to cure.  The soap made at these workshops will be ready for seasonal gift giving.

Cost per session: $50 Plus materials.  One batch of soap which will cut to approximately 24, 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.

 

Thanksgiving Family Farm Experience Day

Here is an opportunity for parents and grandparents to spend a day with the children in your family learning some new skills and sharing stories.  We will milk the goats by hand, collect some eggs from the hen house, feed that alpacas, and brush the horses.  Then we’ll head into the kitchen to make ourselves a nourishing home-grown soup and fresh bannock from scratch.  Our afternoon activity will be to card alpaca fleece and make a felted alpaca soap bar and other soap crafts and a pin with our favourite Aurora Farm critter.

October 8th 10-2pm, $20 per person – all ages welcome!

 

Dyeing the Natural Way with Guest Instructor LeVerne Tucker

Explore the vibrant world of natural plant dyes with Charter herbalist/textile and fibre artist LeVerne Tucker. Learn the basics to safely gather plant material and dye your own fibres and textiles at home.

Please bring 2m of withe cotton or linen with no synthetic content and/or 100% light coloured natural yarn.  Bring notebook, pen and scissors.

Saturday October 27th, 10am-3pm, $95

 

Farm Fun for Crafty Youth

November 9th, 10-2pm, $25 plus materials

 

Make Your Own Natural Make-up

Using a pallet of natural minerals, clays and flowers, we will create and test eyeshadow, mascara, lip gloss, foundation and powders.  Leave with your own final products tweaked to your skin tone and preference.  To start the evening, we’ll enjoy Aurora Farm’s  Goat-Milk facial, Rose Toner and Rose Night Cream.

November 28, 7-10pm, $50

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.

November 30th, 7-10pm, $50

 

Please email info@aurorafarm.ca or call 204-261-6279 to register

 

 

 

 

Please email info@aurorafarm.ca or call 204-261-6279 to register