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Spring 2013 Newsletter

2013 Garden Planning!

Mid-winter is upon us, and the sun lingers longer and longer over the horizon. Garden dreams and schemes are germinating in the minds and hearts of gardeners Winnipeg-wide. Now is a great time to contact us or fill-out our online form to book a consultation and time for a garden design. An early start on the season gives more time to explore ideas, find specific varieties and have a plan in place for when the ground thaws…

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Cob Oven Workshop 2013 at Nourished Roots

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Join us 80km north of Winnipeg in Fraserwood, at Nourished Roots, where we will build a wood-fired cob oven over the course of this two-day workshop.

Cob is a mixture of clay, sand, binder and water. It is a natural building medium, and variations of this mode of building can be found all over the globe.

Cob is a wonderful thermal mass. It comprises the oven body, and also acts as a mortar to build the plinth of the oven. The cob oven we will build during this workshop is called a black oven. This means that the firebox and the cooking chamber are the same.

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Cob Oven Workshop 2013 at Harborside Farms

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NOTE: This workshop has been cancelled due to insufficient registration. Apologies to those interested.

Join us on a beautiful farm, Harborside Farms, just outside of Pilot Mound where we will build a wood-fired cob oven over the course of this two-day workshop.

Cob is a mixture of clay, sand, binder and water. It is a natural building medium, and variations of this mode of building can be found all over the globe.

Cob is a wonderful thermal mass. It comprises the oven body, and also acts as a mortar to build the plinth of the oven. The cob oven we will build during this workshop is called a black oven. This means that the firebox and the cooking chamber are the same.

READ MORE