March at the Farm
There's lots to do this March at Mādahòkì Farm
Come join us for an exciting month of Indigenous programming and cultural activities as we celebrate the transition of the seasons. Explore our legacy trail while snowshoeing. Join our wonderful head chef for cooking classes where you can learn about Indigenous cuisine. And drop by for Sīgwan, our festival that celebrates the coming of Spring, featuring workshops during March Break week and a free family festival on the weekend.
Snowshoe Rentals & Trails
Enjoy the perfect outdoor activity for the whole family. Snowshoe the Legacy Trail and acres of new trails that have been beautifully maintained for you to come and explore! Bring your own snowshoes or rent onsite.
Thursday – Sunday | 11 AM – 4 PM
Available until end of season (weather permitting).
$10 – 2 Hours
$20 – Day
Discover some of the winged and furry friends that live on the farm. Trails will be marked with signs to help you recognize footprints and learn their Algonquin names.
Sīgwan (Spring) Festival
March Break Workshops
Wednesday March 15 to Friday March 17 | 11 AM to 4 PM
Join us at the Farm during March Break for a workshop, explore the trails by snowshoe (weather permitting) and visit the Ojbiwe Spirit Horses. Hot drinks and food available on site.
Sīgwan Festival Make and Take Workshops (Pre-purchase your tickets, spaces limited)*
- Medicine Bags with Makawtew Workshops: ($15) | March 15th
- Paint your own paddle with Indigenous Experiences: ($30) | March 16th
Galaxy Painting Workshop with Sherry Ann/Just Add Feathers: ($15) | March 17th
Sīgwan Free Family Festival
Saturday March 18th & Sunday March 19th | 10 AM to 5 PM
FREE ADMISSION & PARKING, no tickets needed for entry into the festival
- Snowshoe the Legacy Trail
- Meet the rare and endangered Ojibwe Spirit Horses
- Shop the Indigenous makers market with over 45 Indigenous vendors.
- Enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride through the property from 12-3pm on Sat/Sun.
- Enjoy live cultural performances of storytelling and dance on the Celebration Stage
- Savour traditional spring flavours
- Make & Take your own Medicine Bag
- Visit the Reconciliation Rock Station
- Feed the small animals from the farm and enjoy some farm play on the hay bales
Indigenous Cooking Classes
March 11th & March 25th
Join Inuk Chef Trudy Metcalfe-Coe in the kitchen and learn how to make traditional Indigenous meals. Sample your delicious creation at the end of the class and take home enough for your family to enjoy. All participants will also make enough to donate another serving for four to a non profit organization helping to feed our community.
- Bison Chili & Bannock | March 15th
- Homemade Cheesecake with Akpik (Cloudberries) and Maple | March 25th