This Riel Day churn butter and bake bannock with a pig

February 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Agriculture, Outreach

The Bruce D. Campbell Farm & Food Discovery Centre will host a fun-packed day with family and friends on Monday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visitors will have the opportunity to churn cream into butter, bake some barley bannock, watch bees make honey and strap on some snowshoes to walk through the deep snow.

The Discovery Centre is located 15 minutes south of Winnipeg on Highway 75 (Pembina Highway) at the University of Manitoba’s Glenlea Research Station.

The Centre’s hands-on exhibits lead visitors from the farmer’s wheat field to the kitchen table, and include a peek into a day in the life of a pig.

Admission costs include guided tours through the exhibits every hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults $5.  Youth 7-18, $3.50.  Children under 6 are free.  Seniors, $3.50.  Family, $14.50. (Plus GST.)

Travel directions can be found at www.ffdc.ca.

For more information, contact please contact Siobhan Maas or Guy Robbins at 204-883-2524 (discoverycentre@umanitoba.ca).

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