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Farmers’ Olympics Festival

Farmers’ Olympics Festival

Back by popular demand, the Wellness Tent’s “Farmers’ Olympics Festival” of outdoor family friendly activities, games, prizes and food is happening Saturday October 2, 2021.

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Sustainability Solar Project

Sustainability Solar Project

The Pugwash Farmers’ Market Association plans to bring a solar installation to the shores of the Northumberland Strait and is running a monthly 50/50 draw to help offset some of the cost.

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Beeswax Wraps vs Plastic Wrap

Beeswax Wraps vs Plastic Wrap

We all use too much plastic! It’s not good for the environment and not good for your pocketbook. In this video, Carol Benjamin recommends using reusable beeswax wraps to keep your food fresh and tasty.

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Vermiculture: Worms at Work

Vermiculture: Worms at Work

Maureen Woodlock of KGB Recycling and ‘Worms at Work’ demonstrates the benefits of using vermiculture to compost vegetable scraps and create the best fertilizer for your garden.

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Rebuilding from Scratch

Rebuilding from Scratch

Kelly Burgess set out to revamp a shed from scratch using repurposed materials and tapping into the resources in her community. In the process she developed new skills and the confidence to tackle anything!

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Fix It, Don’t Pitch It

Fix It, Don’t Pitch It

In this video, Charlotte Fresia shares her good ideas about how to extend the life of a favourite piece of clothing using traditional skills like felting and rug hooking.

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Dump Treasures

Dump Treasures

Louise Cloutier shares her secrets for how to economize when decorating interiors, repurposing great finds from places like the land fill and the side of road!

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Clever Dehydrating Hack

Clever Dehydrating Hack

Don’t have a dehydrator to preserve your food? Catherine Bussiere’s playful animation shows you how to use your car and the energy of the sun to dry your herbs and veggies.

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