DIY Homesteader Festival – June 6th, 2015

In my spare time – pause for laughter – I teach traditional food courses. Everything from how to make probiotic sodas to sourdough bread to fermented vegetables – you can do it at home, and I can show you how! I will be presenting a workshop on Fermentation 101 with my lovely colleague Danielle Nykoluk!Continue reading “DIY Homesteader Festival – June 6th, 2015”

August 1st is around the corner and you know what that means ….

IT IS TIME TO PRUNE THE ELM TREES !!! Why now? Well, here in Manitoba, we have a nasty little pest called the Elm Bark Beetle. If you were to prune an elm tree during the ban (which runs from April 1-July 31st inclusive), these beetles would be attracted to the fresh wounds and potentiallyContinue reading “August 1st is around the corner and you know what that means ….”