[sust-mar] MEDIA ADVISORY: Families on the Eastern Shore Will Gather to Learn About Maple Tree Tapping at The Deanery Project (For Immediate Release)

Lauren Latour laureneclatour at gmail.com
Mon Mar 6 09:28:58 EST 2017


Date: March 6th, 2017 

CONTACT: Lauren Latour
       The Deanery Project 
       laureneclatour at gmail.com 
       thedeaneryproject at gmail.com
Families on the Eastern Shore Will Gather to Learn About Maple Tree 
Tapping at The Deanery Project

On Saturday March 11th individuals and families from across the region will have the opportunity to come togther at The Deanery Project in Ship Harbour to learn about Maple Tree Tapping from Horticulturalist Jim Turner.  With classes in the morning and afternoon attendees will learn about how to tap for sap, and cook up taffy, syrup and tonics. The workshop is one of meany heald throughout the year at The Deanery Project dedicated to the sharing of traditional skills, highlighting the importance of resiliancy, community, and environmental sustainability. Opportunities for visuals of families and individuals enjoying the outdoors on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore. To register, interested parties may call (902.845.1888) or email thedeaneryproject at gmail.com. 

What: Maple Tree Tapping Workshop 
Who: Held by Horticulturalist Jim Turner for people of all ages
When: Saturday, March 11th; am class 10:00-12:30, pm class 1:30- 4:00
Where: The Deanery Project, 751 West Ship Harbour Rd. Lower Ship Harbour, NS
Why: Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to tap maple trees for sap, how to cook it up and turn it into taffy, syrup and tonic. In addition to providing a space for outdoor recreation, traditional skill building is seeing an increase in popularity for reasons related to resiliance, envionmental sustainability, and the health of individuals and communities.

The Deanery Project is an arts and environmental learning centre located on the Eastern Shore. Situated on 25 acres of woodland waterfront The Deanery offers a wide variety of workshops and events throughout the year with an emphasis on topics related to environmental sustainability, community building, artistry, rural living skills, and natural building. The Deanery Project’s facilities, comprised of a main lodge, accomodations for 20, woodland trails, protected waterfront, classrooms, and workshops are also available for rent. 


Lauren Latour
Outreach & Communications 
The Deanery Project
laureneclatour at gmail.com

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