Lunch – it’s something we eat everyday, often on the go, and unfortunately it can create a lot of waste! Learn some easy steps you can take to pack a more sustainable meal.
Plumbing leaks can waste water 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and cost you hundreds of dollars each year. Test your taps and toilets for leaks as a part of the Leak Detector Challenge!
Learn how to safely hold and use your knife, and how to make some simple cuts that will make you look like a professional to your friends and loved ones!
In this online class, FortWhyte Farms’ Owen Campbell will teach you how to make your own vinaigrettes for quick and easy weeknight meals, plus a classic hollandaise sauce, béchamel, and velouté.
What type of bird seed should I use to feed certain birds? What kind of bird feeder should I have for that seed? Let Maddy from the Nature Shop answer these common bird feeding questions and help you learn how to feed our feathered friends.
FortWhyte Alive’s resident Ski Instructor Katrina Froese goes over the ins and outs of ski basics!
Connor Milligan from FortWhyte Alive shows you snowshoe basics to get you feeling ready to head out into the fresh powder.
Enjoy hands-on tips on how to create an enjoyable winter weather experience with your whole family, from building a fire with your child to planning your outdoor take-along kit.
A few basic wilderness skills can make a big difference for your family’s outdoor time. Get creative with building outdoor shelters, and learn about how animals survive during the winter months.
This session will dive into how you can incorporate storytelling and art outdoors in winter with your family.
Learn how to start your own seeds at home and how to care for seedlings indoors before you plant them in your garden. Staff from FortWhyte Farms will walk you through the basics of seeding and steps before transplanting as well as the equipment you’ll need to grow strong and healthy seedlings!
Download the Starting Seedlings Guide
Take a virtual tour of FortWhyte Farms to see the behind-the-scenes operations and learn about all of the programming that happens here year-round. Visit with our chickens & rabbits, enjoy a tour of our passive solar greenhouse and take a look at our farm to plate training kitchen.
Special thanks to the Safe at Home Manitoba Grant Program, which allowed us to develop and provide these programs for free.