Join us at Kelowna Free Graze Lamb in Kelowna, BC for a farm tour, sheepskin tanning demo, and potluck social!
We are a diversified livestock farm, approximately 36 acres a few minutes from downtown Kelowna operating an on-farm class A abattoir. A heritage house is on the property as well. The land is currently being donated to a land trust whereby it is to be held by the BC Foodlands Cooperative. We have formed a cooperative to manage the property when the donation to a trust takes place.
Sheepskin Tanning: Come and find out about preserving skins through hand stretched alum tanning. We will walk you through the steps required to making your own sheepskin at home. Facilitated by Cecilia Hogan and Kevin Morin.
This event is free and open to everyone! Children are welcome but please leave furry friends at home.
Date: Saturday July 27th, 2019
Location: 3652 Spiers Rd, Kelowna, BC
3-4 pm – Farm Tour
4-5 pm – Sheepskin Tanning Demo
5-6 pm – Intro Circle
6-8 pm – Potluck
What to Bring: Please bring a dish to share, tools to eat with, and a chair or a blanket.
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Kelowna Free Graze Lamb
Cecilia and Kevin raise sheep, chickens, and pigs at Kelowna Free Graze Lamb. Mark and Amber live in a heritage house on the property as well. The farming operation focuses on regenerative agricultural practices, such as rotational grazing, on farm composting and short circuit marketing.
We operate a Class A abattoir for sheep, goats and poultry servicing many farmers in the area.
- Children are welcome to join us us for this event but please leave pets at home.
- Carpooling is encouraged! Have space in your car? Need a ride? Post in the Facebook event discussion.
- Not sure what to bring to the potluck? Consider supporting your local, organic farmer and/or food producer and find inspiration with their ingredients. Also, it is greatly appreciated if you can include a little card with the ingredients list for your dish in case people have food allergies/sensitivities
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