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May 2016

Board Meeting

May 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
70 Forest St, 70 Forest St
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Closed meeting, but we are always looking for new board interest! Give us a shout if you'd like to learn more: info@transitionguelph.org

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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
$300

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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Treemobile 2016: Sorting!

May 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming, Dundas Lane, U of G Campus + Google Map

TreeMobile is a working group of Transition Guelph. It is a project designed to increase resiliency and reduce carbon emissions in Guelph by increase the tree canopy (since trees absorb carbon as they grow). We aim to increase local food yields thereby reducing the average food miles…

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Community Tree Planting with OPIRG

May 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Howitt Park, 81 Beechwood Ave
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Come Celebrate Spring with us! Join us for OPIRG’s Speed River Project Community Tree Planting Days! Event 1 Saturday May 14, (9am-1pm) River land at Howitt Park Event 2 Saturday May 28th, (9am-1pm) River land at Hadati Creek OPIRG Guelph’s Speed River Project has teamed…

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Minga Workshop: Foraging for Wild Edibles

May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$50

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
$55

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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Food Forest Launch Party!

May 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University Village Park, 91 Ironwood Rd
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Hello all you fine folk! This is an invitation to join us in celebrating, supporting and planting Guelph's first urban Food Forest! The Food Forest Launch Party will be located on the garden's site in University Village Park, 91 Ironwood Rd and taking place from…

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Treemobile 2016: Planting!

May 15, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming, Dundas Lane, U of G Campus + Google Map

TreeMobile is a working group of Transition Guelph. It is a project designed to increase resiliency and reduce carbon emissions in Guelph by increase the tree canopy (since trees absorb carbon as they grow). We aim to increase local food yields thereby reducing the average food miles…

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Minga Workshop: Natural Soap Making Lab

May 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
$100

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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