• 664 Davis Drive, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1R2
  • 905 391 8655 | 905 391 8666
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Thunder Ridge Bison Workshops on the Farm

Back to Basics Farm Life Workshops

Back to Basics Farm Life Workshops will help you learn how to bring the farm home. We will be hosting workshops on designing, planting, and caring for your own vegetable garden, how to raise chickens, and how to easily include farm fresh goodness in your diet.

Workshops will be led by the wonderful farmers in our community. The classes will be held in our beautiful, century old bank barn. Each workshop will include a take away for you to continue your farm experience at home. 

We currently do not have any workshops planned.  Below are examples of workshops previously offered.

5 Steps to Creating a Successful & Nutrient Dense Vegetable Garden!

Presented by Abby McRuer of Sage and Shepherd Farm!

In this 2 hour workshop you will learn:

  1. Our Current Food System- why you should grow your own food
  2. Determining The Right Location & What to Grow In - location analysis, microclimates, raised bed, in-ground, containers pros and cons
  3. Determining What to Grow - easy starters, sun and shade loving veggies
  4. Designing Your Garden - layout and spacing
  5. How to Achieve the Perfect Soil - why it's so important

Plus: Go home with

  • A planted tray of seeds to plant in your garden this year
  • A $5 off coupon for Abby's new ebook HomeGrown: How to Start a Vegetable Garden
  • A fillable garden analysis page!

Cost: $60 per person/ $100 per couple

Number of Participants: 20

Backyard Chickens

Have you ever dreamed of going out to your own backyard and collecting eggs for your breakfast? It can be more than a dream! 

Come and learn how you can have your own little flock of chickens in your own backyard. 

In this Workshop you will learn:

  • How easy it can be to care for your own chickens
  • How to choose the right breed of chicken for your flock
  • What is the ideal coop for your yard
  • How to care for your chickens
  • What to do about predator and pest management

We will also be visiting the “lovely ladies” on our farm.

All participants will go home with a fact sheet and some farm fresh eggs for you to enjoy!

Cost: $60 per person, $100 per couple

Number of participants: 20


Kombucha is a fermented tea that has been consumed for thousands of years.

Not only does it have the same health benefits as tea — it's also rich in beneficial probiotics.

Kombucha also contains antioxidants, can kill harmful bacteria and may help fight several diseases.

Come and learn more about this drink, sample some different flavours, and learn how you can make this healthy beverage at home. 

Cost: $60 per person, $100 per couple

Number of participants: 20

Great to "MEAT" you!!

Join us as we host Herrington's Quality Butcher's for a night of Sausage making!  Learn how to make your own sausage. 

You will make 5lbs of pork sausage to take home with you! 

Choose from Honey-Garlic, Oktoberfest, or Hot Italian.  

$100 per person  Limited availability

Register for Back to Basics

Payment due upon confirmation of registration.  E-transfers will be accepted.

Thunder Ridge Bison Co., Bison Breeding in Uxbridge, Ontario

We Have a Passion for Bison

  • "On a spring day it is amazing to see the young bison frolicking around the pasture. Despite their big size, they prance around like bunnies and tussle with each other. It makes me laugh to see them having so much fun in the pasture."
    - Michelle Arnold