Dates Available: April 11 and 18
It’s Maple Season at the Village! Discover fascinating facts about how the people of the past 150 years made and used maple sap over 150 years ago.
Guess the use of some “sweet” maple sugaring objects and artifacts found in the Black Creek Pioneer Village collection and roll up your sleeves to mix some Maple Harvest Switchel. This Gatorade-like drink that was drunk by farmers in the 19th century to stave off dehydration after a long day in the fields or even the sugar bush.
This virtual workshop will be delivered through Zoom. You will receive a link to join the Zoom event the morning of the program.
How do I join this virtual program?
All registered participants will be emailed a Zoom link on the morning of the program. You do not need a Zoom account to join the program, simply click the link and wait for the host to let you in. If you have any issues connecting please contact our Historic Programs Supervisor, Victoria Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do I need any supplies to participate?
We’ll conclude our program by mixing up some Maple Harvest Switchel, a Gatorade-like drink that was drunk by farmers in the 19th century to stave off dehydration after a long day in the fields or even the sugar bush.
Supplies needed to join the program:
- 4 tsp of maple syrup
- ¼ tsp ground ginger
- 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 cup of water
Do I need to have my camera/mic on to participate?
It’s totally up to you! Participants can choose to have their video on or off and either unmute themselves to ask questions or use the chat function on Zoom to communicate with the Host. Recording of the event is not permitted.