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Next activity- Poutines rapées!

November 19, 2015

During the festive season we often indulge in poutines râpées. Learn to make these with Marcel Desroches at the Club 50 d’Âge d’Or de Cocagne, Sunday December 6, 2015.

At a cost of $25, this workshop will allow you to learn how to make poutines râpées and you can have 4 poutines for supper (if your bring your own container).

Come discover and learn, Sunday December 6, 2015, 8:30am -1 pm, at Club d’Âge d’Or de Cocagne, from Route 535, Cocagne, NB. (bring your lunch). This workshop is organized by Transition Cocagne and Slow Food Cocagne Acadie.

RSVP before December 4, 2015 (limited space to 15 participants)

Info and registration: 506-531-8882 (Rémi) ; transitioncocagne@gmail.com;

Lactofermentation workshop nov 15th – FULL

November 6, 2015

The lactofermentation workshop for nov 15th is now full.

Thanks for your interest.

Introduction to lactofermentation Nov 15th 2015

November 1, 2015

Join Shannon and Bryan, owners of Broadfork Organic Farm of Nova Scotia in a practical workshop on lactofermentation.

Lactofermentation is a natural and ecological food conservation method. This
method allows us to conserve vegetables and their nutritional value without
energy consumption and without the addition of chemical preservatives. The
workshop will allow us to learn the technique using fresh organic vegetables
in season. Everyone will take home 3 jars of lactofermenting vegetables (2 –
500ml mason jars and 1, 1 litre mason jar)

Date and place : Sunday November 15th, 9:30 am -12 pm, Kent Sud Culturel Center, 5 Irving boul, Bouctouche, NB

RSVP- the number of participants is limited so first come , first serve.
Please register by email: transitioncocagne@gmail.com or by phone 531-8882 (Rémi)

The cost is $45 per person and $40 for Slow food Cocagne Acadie and Transition Cocagne members. The cost includes the bottles and vegetables.

Local product community breakfast – Sunday May 24th 2015

May 8, 2015
  • Transition Cocagne in partnership with Slow Food Cocagne Acadie will be hosting a community breakfast featuring products from Southeastern NB Sunday May 24th from 8am to 12pm at the Club d’age d’or in Cocagne.

    There will also be a plant sale and information kiosks on the host organizations.

    The cost is 10$ for adults and 5$ for children (under 12). For more information transitioncocagne@gmail.com

  • New Transition Cocagne workshop- Canning safely with a pressure cooker -Nov 9th 2014

    October 27, 2014

    Transition Cocagne and Slow Food Cocagne Acadie are happy to invite you to the following workshop

    Canning safely with a pressure cooker (bilingual)

    with Bernadette Goguen, ferme Marcel Goguen

    This workshop will look at how to use a pressure canner safely for canning different food. We’ll talk about the equipment used and considerations for different foods to ensure that the food is safe. We’ll demonstrate the techniques by canning some food that participants will be able to bring home.

    Date and place : Sunday November 9th, 2014, 1-4pm, Centre culturelle Kent Sud, 5 boul Irving, Bouctouche, NB

    RSVP- the number of participants is limited so first come , first serve. Please register by email: transitioncocagne@gmail.com .

    The cost is $15 per person and $12 for Slow Food Cocagne Acadie and Transition Cocagne members. This includes recipes that participants will bring home.

    Workshops in Cocagne- Spaces still available

    June 15, 2014

    Saturday, June 21, 10am to 5pm: Home Orchard Basics workshop with Michael Phillips, Centre 50 Club d’Âge d’Or, 10 Villa St, Cocagne, NB (morning) and Verger de la rivière Cocagne River Orchard, 501 Cocagne South Rd, Cocagne, NB (afternoon) $80 or $50 for ACORN members (Become a member here)

    Got some fruit trees in your backyard? Learn how to manage them holistically!

    Sunday, June 22, 10am to 5pm: Orcharding the Holistic Way with Michael Phillips,Centre Club d’Âge d’Or, 10 Villa St, Cocagne, NB (morning) and Verger de la rivière Cocagne River Orchard, 501 Cocagne South Rd, Cocagne, NB (afternoon) $80 or $50 for ACORN members (Become a member here)

    Geared to the commercial producer

    Please visit ACORN’S website for full workshop details and to register (spaces are limited): http://acornorganic.org/events/calendar/michael-phillips-workshops

    Sunday, June 22, 10am to 5pm: Foundations in Herbal Healing with Nancy Phillips,École Blanche-Bourgeois school, 20 Cocagne Cross Rd, Cocagne, NB $70 or $40 for ACORN members (Become a member here)

    Learn the power of herbs and the role these plants can play in our lives

    Please visit ACORN’s website for full workshop details and to register (spaces are limited): http://acornorganic.org/events/calendar/nancy-phillips-herbalism

    Cob oven workshop – June 22 2014

    May 16, 2014

    Transition Cocagne invites you for a one day course on cob oven building. Rémi Donelle of Aster group (astergroup.zenutech.com) will lead this workshop in French.  The course will aim to introduce methods of earth/cob building, and will include theory and practice with the emphasis on hands-on learning. Participants should leave feeling confident in their ability to build the cob parts of an oven and to make and apply an earthen plaster.

    Please bring a hat, work gloves, water canteen, and sturdy shoes or rubber boots, bug spray, towels, change of clothes, Pen/pencil and notebook

    Date: June 22 2014

    Time: 10 am to 4 pm (ending time approximate)

    Location : Lewis Mountain  fresh farm

    5801 Route 880, Lewis Mountain, NB E4J 3A4

    Cost : 80$/ person, 140$/couple –places limited to 10 participants. First come first serve.

    For registration and payment info 506-227-8032 or transitioncocagne@gmail.com

    Payments will be received at the door.

    The workshop will be filmed for Champs libres of Mozus production.  Champs libres is a series that follows Patrick Thibeault down the food revolution path. Patrick will be realizing his dreams of self-sufficiency. The show can be watched on TV5-UNIS in January and February 2015.

     

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    Local product community breakfast – Sunday April 27th

    April 11, 2014

    Transition Cocagne will be hosting its fifth community breakfast featuring products from Southeastern NB Sunday April 27th from 8am to 12pm at the Club d’age d’or in Cocagne. The cost is 10$ for adults and 5$ for children (under 12). For more information you can leave a message at 576-1152 or consult the blog http://www.cocagnetransition.org.

    Informal gardeners meeting – 16th March 6:30 pm

    March 4, 2014

    Transition Cocagne is organising the annual informal gardening meeting, on Sunday March 16th at 6:30 pm to help plan the 2014 planting season. It’s an informal meeting between gardeners who want to share their knowledge, tricks, and cherished varieties.

     Bring your garden plan, leftover seeds, catalogues, and questions. It’s an informal meeting so feel free to bring drinks (beer, wine, juice, tea). The meeting will take place at the offices of the Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group (4585 Route 134, Cocagne).  You can invite your friends.  BYOB http://www.transitioncocagne.org

    Cider-making Workshop with Claude Jolicoeur – New Price

    November 27, 2013

    Thanks to a new partnership with the Really Local Harvest COOP we are able to offer the cider making workshop at a reduced cost.

    Really Local Harvest, Transition Cocagne along with Slow Food Cocagne Acadie are holding an apple cider-making workshop on December 7 and 8th at Cocagne River Orchard 501 Chemin Cocagne Sud with Claude Jolicoeur a cider-making master and award winner from Quebec and author of The New Cider Maker’s Handbook, a book which is acclaimed as the most comprehensive reference on cider making.

    This two day bilingual workshop will introduce you to the art of cider making as you create your own 19 or 23 litre batch (24 to 30 wine bottles). Participants will also receive Claude Jolicoeur’s book the New Cider Makers Handbook (a 50$ value). The workshop will be from 9am to 4pm — Bring your lunch

    The new cost is $75 or $45 for Slow Food members and includes the full two days of workshop plus the apple juice and the book.

    You must supply your own primary fermentation bucket for the workshop. Additionally, some other basic equipment will be required to permit completing the fermentation:, 19 (or 23) liter carboy, racking tube and hydrometer. We can arrange for beginner kits to be bought at the workshop for about $80 and these will last a lifetime of future cider/wine/beer making.

    Register by December 5th, places are limited and first come, first served.
    To register email at Transitioncocagne@gmail.com or call 506-227-8032 (Rémi)