Farm / Hamingja – Heritage Farm & Nature Preserve

Farm Type: Hobby Farm

Region

Central

Town

Leslieville

*Dogs are absolutely not allowed – Biosecurity measures are in place.

*Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Visitors are invited to view and hear the story of our unique Soay Sheep breeding flock (one of the world’s most primitive feral sheep), Icelandic Chickens, Rouen Ducks, Honeybees of Hamingja and the Trout Pond. Carding, spinning of self-shed Soay sheep fleece plus Soay and natural textiles will be featured.  Focussing on sustainability as well as rewilding with native plants, Hamingja – Heritage Farm & Nature Preserve also features an old pioneer log home and some antique farm implements.

Visit the Stone Circle, sit by the water or wander and picnic among tipi, Viking themed buildings, Viking Tent, and Longhouse Picnic Shelter.  Live Music and artisans will be on site.

Free self-guided farm tours are on all day both days as well as guided tours (for a small fee) with the owners (11 a.m., 1 p.m., & 3 p.m. Sat/Sun) featuring a tour through the hatching & recirculating aquaculture facility, feeding fish and ducks, and other activities for the whole family.

  • Free farm self-guided tours are available all day both days
  • Guided tours with the owners (11 a.m., 1 p.m., & 3 p.m. Sat/Sun) featuring a tour through the hatching & recirculating aquaculture facility, feeding fish and ducks, Bee Kind and other activities for the whole family are available at $5/person (under 3 free) or $15 for a family of 3 or more.
  • Food will be available for sale (cash only please) while quantities last: fruit pies & ice cream; U-cook smokies/buns, popcorn; water bottles; and Nature’s Co Co cups Beverages Truck

Hosts: Janina Carlstad is a retired educator as well as musician, poet, naturalist, and photographer. John Fletcher, also a musician, is the former owner operator of Blueberry Springs Fish Hatchery, and a welder who is upgrading the recirc facility to produce trout again. Beulah Phillpot is an educator and accomplished textiles artisan with a keen interest in nature preservation.

 

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Farm Details

Host Name: Janina Carlstad, John Fletcher, Beulah Phillpot

Email: vikingsoul-2@hotmail.com

Phone: 250-219-2771

Date

Start Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 5:00 pm

Date: Both Saturday August 13th & Sunday August 14th

Directions

Address: 115 Blueberry Meadows Lane, Leslieville, Clearwater County

Directions:

From Highway 12, turn on to Range Road 5.2 (No Exit Road) and proceed to Blueberry Meadows Lane. Turn left and follow the Blueberry Meadows Lane (No Exit) road to the end and Hamingja is the last place on the road. 115 Blueberry Meadows Lane.

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