Homesteaders Natural Products

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Upcoming Events

More events will be added as time goes on and we will try to keep this page as up-to-date as possible. 

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Workshop - Forest Foraging - Mid-Spring

April 24 at 1 PM - 4 PM  @ 100 Robar Road, New Germany, N.S.

Join us to learn about Forest Foraging in our own back yard!

Nathan Lavigne will teach us how to find and use wild medicine and edible plants with a big emphasis on trees and their many uses. There will be 3 or 4 sessions throughout Spring, Summer and Autumn to discover which plants are available depending on the season. Nathan will go over simplified treatments and show a few remedies for each ailment in the following categories: aches/pains, digestion, burns/cuts/topical applications, lungs, circulatory system, mental health and more!

This workshop cost is $10/person, $15/couple (kids under 12 free). Fee includes workshop and refreshments (donation requested for kids if they will be eating with us).

Pre-registration with payment is required by April 21st. Payment options include e-transfer ([email protected]) or we can arrange for credit card or cash payment.

Cancellation policy:

Registration fees will be returned if requested before the registration deadline. After the deadline, the registration fees will not be refunded. If the class/workshop is cancelled by the instructor due to inclement weather or illness, the fees can be returned.

Soap Making Class

May 1 at 10 AM – 12 PM @ 100 Robar Road, New Germany, N.S.

Please note this is a demo class, not hands on. Attendees will not be making soap but watching me make soap.

During this class you will learn how to make various types of soap, about the process, ingredients and tools needed. You will go home with recipes, resources and a bar of handmade soap. This will not be a scent-free class, however, I use only essential oils, no perfumes or fragrance oils.

The cost for this class is $20. Space is limited so register early.

Pre-registration with payment is required by April 21st. Payment options include e-transfer ([email protected]) or we can arrange for credit card or cash payment.

Cancellation policy:

Registration fees will be returned if requested before the registration deadline. After the deadline, the registration fees will not be refunded. If the class/workshop is cancelled by the instructor due to inclement weather or illness, the fees can be returned.

Workshop - Mushroom Hunting 

June 5 at 1 PM - 4 PM @ 100 Robar Road, New Germany, N.S.

Come for a walk through the forest with an experienced mushroom forager and learn how to identify edible and medicinal mushrooms.

Liz Forsey will teach us how to forage, cook, and preserve your mushroom finds. At the end of the workshop we can taste some of our collections and chaga tea too!

This workshop cost is $10/person, $15/couple (kids under 12 free). Fee includes workshop and refreshments.

Pre-registration with payment is required by May 28th. Payment options include e-transfer ([email protected]) or we can arrange for credit card or cash payment.

Cancellation policy:

Registration fees will be returned if requested before the registration deadline. After the deadline, the registration fees will not be refunded. If the class/workshop is cancelled by the instructor due to inclement weather or illness, the fees can be returned.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be returned if requested before registration deadline. After the registration deadline, fees paid can be applied to a future class/workshop. If the class/workshop is cancelled by the instructor due to inclement weather or illness, the fees can be returned or applied to a future class/workshop. 

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