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May 2016

Minga Workshop: Sour Dough Bread Baking

May 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us on a Sunday morning to explore one of the most ancient human activities, baking bread.  We'll make bread using the traditional sourdough technique.  You'll leave the workshop with a fresh batch of dough to bake the next day, a freshly baked loaf of…

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Minga Workshop: DIY Body Care Products

May 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Learn to make your own personal care products with Kenna of Soleluna Cosmetics. This class is perfect for those who want a healthy alternative to conventional body care products, wants to learn to make their own cost-effective gifts, all the while meeting new people.

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Minga Workshop: Making Homemade Sausage

May 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a three-hour hands-on sausage making experience with Minga Butcher Jamie Waldron. We’ll explore all the different facets of sausage making; spice combinations, meat to fat ratios, and proper casing techniques. We will be making 4 different types of sausage and you will take home…

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Minga Workshop: Life as a River – Whitewater Canoe Course

May 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - May 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

Introducing "Life as a River":  Whitewater Canoeing with a side of Relationship Communication.  Join us for two days of whitewater fun with instructor Mike Craig.  This course is for paddlers new to whitewater, as well as paddlers with some experience. What we'll cover: Whitewater paddling…

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Minga Workshop: Foraging for Wild Edibles

May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come enjoy the wonders of nature by foraging for wild edibles in a/an late morning/afternoon spring hike! With the long-awaited return of spring, join avid forager and nerdy biologist Luke Eckstein in celebrating the reemergence of the spring ephemerals like wild leeks, trout lilies, trilliums, and all green things. And as if plants aren’t exciting enough, come and learn a bit about foraging for mushrooms as well.

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Minga Workshop: Backyard Pruning (Small Trees and Shrubs)

May 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn to prune the small trees and shrubs in your backyard! In this session, participants will learn the why, when and how of pruning common garden shrubs and small trees, with a focus on basic techniques and becoming comfortable with the equipment.

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Minga Workshop: Natural Soap Making Lab

May 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

We use soap everyday but how is it made? Join us on Sunday May 15 to learn all the bubbly details of traditional soapmaking. Discover the differences and benefits of “real” natural soap vs the commercial brands through an interactive, hands on workshop, where you…

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Minga Workshop: Natural Skin Care

May 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a morning of self appreciation, wonderful essences, and amazing natural products. Minga welcomes Kenna Whitnell from Soleluna Cosmetics natural cosmetic making workshop as she guides us through the importance of natural skin care and the benefits of natural oils and extracts. You will experiment with different oil and extract combinations to find the right combination for your specific skin type. You'll leave with a customized skin care system as well as the hand made products to nourish your skin naturally.

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Minga Workshop: Hobby Farming 101

May 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you have dreams of building a sustainable hobby farm but you just don’t know where to start?  This three hour Hobby Farm 101 workshop will provide you with a wealth of information and guidance that will give you the confidence you’ll need to achieve…

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Minga Workshop: The Art Poultry Butchery

May 31, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Art of Poultry Butchery will leave you with a ton of knowledge on butchering a bird. Your guide, Jamie Waldron, has dedicated 15 years of his life to mastering the art and skills of butchery. Through working, learning, researching and teaching, he seeks to revive an…

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