Where Does Your Clothing Come From?

Farm and Mill Tour

Monday, October 18, 2021, 11 am

Long Way Homestead, Ste. Genevieve, MB

Learn how wool is harvested and spun into yarn for clothing. 

Tour the woolen mill.

Get hands-on and naturally dye some fabric
or yarn in Manitoba grown Indigo. 

Explore our local clothing supply chain,
and meet the sheep that grow your wool!

Meet new homeschooling friends.

All Ages Welcome

$8 per person or $25 per family
(pay what you can available upon request – email info@manitobahomeschool.com)

Starts at 11 am. Bring a lunch and stay to visit.


Space is limited. You must register to attend.

A few details:
-If you wish to do the hands-on dye activity, please bring a t-shirt, bandanna, wool yarn, or other natural fibre (cotton, linen, hemp, wool, alpaca only) to dip in an indigo vat.
-This is an outdoor event. There will be canopy tents to keep out the rain or sunshine, but there are no indoor facilities.They recommend footwear appropriate to the weather (rain boots if its rainy or running shoes).
-Please bring a water bottle and your own lunch.
-There is an outhouse on site.
-Covid protocols: The farm follows provincial guidelines. Mask wearing inside the outhouse and the mill (for tours) otherwise everything is outside and folks can choose to wear masks as they are comfortable.
Here is what can be expected re accessibility at Long Way Homestead. The driveway, walkways, dye studio and outdoor workshops spaces are a mix of grass and gravel with some bumpy terrain and accessible by wheelchair. The outhouse, indoor studio space and wool mill all have one step access and not wheelchair accessible. They are working to build wheelchair accessibility into the entire farm, mill and field school.

Visit the Farm Website here