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    Our 2 day group workshop is an inspiring experience. Working hands on with master yurt builder Mattimus you will work with the other participents to construct a complete 14 foot Yurt, you will learn the skills and gain the experience you need to construct your own yurt of any size and style.

    Throughout the weekend you will learn traditional and modern styles of yurt construction taking you through 4000 years of yurt history. You do not need any pre-exisiting skills or experience to participate in this wonderful weekend workshop.

  • Workshop Dates: June 11th & 12th 2022 & August 13th & 14th 2022
  • Where: Foxfire Heritage Farm, Powassan Ontario
  • Workshop Fee: $225 Per person
  • Accomodations: Contact us to check the availability of our Yurts or pitch a tent on site.
  • $50 deposit required to hold your spot - SPACE IS LIMITED
  • Contact us to register and secure your spot!! Email: FoxfireHeritageFarm@gmail.com or Phone: 705-840-8598

    Our 3 day Blacksmithing course is taught by Master Blacksmith Terry Bailey. Terry has over 30 years experience as a blacksmith & farrier, holds a doctorate in the field of archeology specilizing in european history and is a master many vocational skills.

    Durring the 3 day course you will work on three unique projects which revolve around the workshop theme, traditional skills and tools. you get to keep your finished projects at the end of the weekend.

  • Introduction to blacksmithing 101.
  • Learn the blacksmithing basics. twisting, splitting, drawing out, bending and joining steel
  • May 21st, 22nd & 23rd & September 3rd, 4th & 5th

  • Medieval Weapon making
  • using traditional techniques and tools make three different weapons used durring the Medieval era
  • July 1st, 2nd & 3rd

  • Tools of the trade
  • Learn how to make three different tools that you use durring every day blacksmithing.
  • August 5th, 6th & 7th

  • Where: Foxfire Heritage Farm, Powassan Ontario
  • Workshop Fee: $625 Per person
  • Accomodations: Contact us to check the availability of our Yurts or pitch a tent on site.
  • $100 deposit required to hold your spot - Blacksmithing workshops limited to 6 Participents
  • Contact us to register and secure your spot!! Email: FoxfireHeritageFarm@gmail.com or Phone: 705-840-8598

    Our experimental Archeology workshop is a new series for 2022. Taught by Terry Bailey PHD in Archeology specilizing in European history and assited by his son Leon student of Archeology you will lean about history and get hands on working on a project straight out of the hisory books.

  • Build a Medieval Trebuchet
  • June 18th & 19th

  • Durring this two day workshop you will use era accurate tools and skills to construct a working Medieval trebuchet, learn about the history of seige weapons and why they hold such iconic immagery.

  • Where: Foxfire Heritage Farm, Powassan Ontario
  • Workshop Fee: TBD


  • Medieval Weapons making
  • July 1st, 2nd & 3rd

  • A hybrid workshop combining our blacksmithing and experimental archeology class you will not only work hands on to create your own Medieval weapons, learn about their history and use, we will also be using era accuate methods to make our own coal from scratch to bed used in the blacksmithing process.

  • Where: Foxfire Heritage Farm, Powassan Ontario
  • Workshop Fee: $625 Per person
  • $100 deposit required to hold your spot - Blacksmithing workshops arelimited to 6 Participents
  • Contact us to register and secure your spot!! Email: FoxfireHeritageFarm@gmail.com or Phone: 705-840-8598


Please contact us to book your workshop spot or for any questions!

EMAIL: FoxfireHeritageFarm@gmail.com or PHONE: 705-840-8598

*Deposits are non-refundable 30 days prior to workshop date