Corn Culture - Learn how to plant and grow corn, harvest and store, nixtamalizing (alkaline processing), grinding and making into tortillas and tamales.
Sauerkraut and other pickles - learn to make delicious sauerkraut at home as well as other pickled vegetables.
Homemade Ginger Beer - Learn how to safely make carbonated beverages at home with healthy ingredients. Includes a discussion on homemade wines.
Plant Propagation - Learn how to successfully start plants from seed, cuttings and root division.
Planning a Sustenance Garden - Healthy food is not a right, but a responsibility. Come and learn how to plan, prepare, and start your own sustenance garden.
The Ancient Art of Brain Tanning - Come and learn this ancient art and help convert the largest organ in a n animals body into soft, beautiful and functional buckskin, using only natural methods which could be done in any primitive manor.
Participants will physically do all the tasks involved in tanning the hide from rinsing salted hides to smoking finished hides.
Moccasin Making - learn to make moccasins that are tailored to your feet! Participants will make a prototype and then the real thing using all natural brain tanned buckskin.
Simple Salsa - Learn how to make salsa verde and process to store for later use (home canning) using simple ingredients.
Strawberry Jam - Learn how to make strawberry jam using organic ingredients.
Homemade apothecary - Learn how to make helpful teas, tinctures and salves using common locally grown herbs.
Mushrooms for food and medicine - Gain confidence by dispelling myths and learn techniques for safely identifying wild mushrooms.
Daniel Morreale, artist and peasant farmer is self taught in many disciplines. Former College Instructor for Continued Education, Daniel has led workshops at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, Ontario, as well as for the Inverness County Recreation Department, on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia