Weekend Champêtre 2018

Join us on August 4th and 5th for the third edition of the Oneka Weekend Champêtre at our farm in Frelighsburg, Quebec. This year will be special because we are celebrating our 10th anniversary!

It is our pleasure to receive you on the site for free and without registration, throughout the weekend. Registration is required only to reserve your place in yoga classes and for garden tours.

Come and visit our gardens, celebrate the abundance of local products, have a picnic in an enchanting place, discover the process of distillation of essential oils, participate in a yoga class with goats, receive a shampoo or massage outdoors or just relax in the field with your loved ones. 

 

 

Oneka garden tour

Visit our gardens with herbalists and wild edible plants experts.

To promote exchanges, visits will be in small groups. This activity is free.

You must reserve your place to Oneka garden tour by registering here.

You must reserve your place to Oneka garden tour by registering here.

Saturday August 4thSunday August 5th

10h30 –  Guided tour of the gardens with Amanda Van Pypen, herbalist (in english)

12h00 – Projet de vinaigre de cidre de pomme Oneka, avec Philippe Choinière, co-fondateur (mostly in french)

12h00 - Visite guidée des jardins et dégustation avec Louise Godin, spécialiste des plantes sauvages comestibles (in french)

15h00 – Visite guidée des jardins avec Maryse Boisvert, herboriste (in french)

10h30 - Visite guidée des jardins avec Anny Schneider, herboriste (in french)

12h00 - Visite guidée des jardins et dégustation avec Louise Godin, spécialiste des plantes sauvages comestibles (in french)

13h00 - Visite guidée des jardins avec Anny Schneider, herboriste (in french)

14h30 – Projet de vinaigre de cidre de pomme Oneka, avec Philippe Choinière, co-fondateur (mostly in french)

 

 

OUTSIDE YOGA

Our friends of Yogatribes offer you several yoga classes in the open air.

Come try different styles of yoga such as Nidra, Hatha, Raja or meditation. Discover yoga with goats on Sunday morning! These activities are free.

You must reserve your place for the yoga classes by registering here!

You must reserve your place for the yoga classes by registering here!

Saturday August 4thSunday August 5th

10h00 à 11h00 –  Nidra Yoga with Shiva Nidra

11h30 à 12h30 – Hatha Yoga with Bhaskar Goswami

14h00 à 15h00 – Conference and Panel; Realize your dreams with Isabelle Laflèche, Jennifer Brodeur and John Kobel. Panel is moderated by Philippe Choinière (bilingual panel)

16h00 à 17h00 – Meditation with Dawn Mauricio

10h00 à 11h00 – Goat yoga with Alexe Lebeau

11h30 à 12h30 – Goat yoga with Alexe Lebeau

15h00 à 16h30 – Raja Yoga with Vicky Veilleux

 

 

PICNIC AND KOMBUCHA UNDER THE APPLE TREES

Bring your own picnic or buy some of the delicious vegetarian meals made from local produce at the L'Archipel restaurant.

You can also enjoy a variety of delicious kombucha offered by RISE Kombucha.

 

 

Demonstration of distillation

You are curious and would like to know how to distil essential oils?

Throughout the weekend, Oneka will present cedar distillation demonstrations using a still.

Experience the captivating scent of cedar essential oil and learn more about the distillation process.

 

 

Outdoor shampoo and massage

Live the experience of a hair washing in the open air, in front of a magnificent panorama of our gardens.

Or receive a 15-minute chair massage offered by our Scandinave Spa friends on Saturdays from 12:00 to 4:00 pm only!

 

 

Refill station and Oneka boutique

At Oneka, we do our utmost to limit the impact of our activities on the environment.

For this reason, we strongly encourage the zero-waste movement as well as the filling of the bottles.

Save a few dollars and reduce your plastic consumption at the same time! A filling station will be in place at our shop on the site.

 


 

SCHEDULE

 

Saturday, August 4, 2018

10:00 - Yoga Nidra with Shiva Nidra

10.30am - Guided tour of the gardens with Amanda Van Pypen, herbalist (in english)

11:00 am - Beginning of distillation demonstrations of essential oil

11:30 - Hatha Yoga with Bhaskar Goswami

12:00 - Start of outdoor shampoos with the Oneka team

12:00 pm - Outdoor massages by the Scandinavian spa team

12:00 PM - Oneka Apple Cider Vinegar Project, with Philippe Choinière, Oneka Co-Founder (mostly in french)

1:30 pm - Guided tour of the gardens and tasting with Louise Godin, specialist in wild edible plants (in french)

2:00 PM – Conference and Panel; Realize your dreams with Isabelle Laflèche, Jennifer Brodeur and John Kobel. Panel is moderated by Philippe Choinière (bilingual panel)

15h00 - Guided tour of the gardens with Maryse Boisvert, herbalist (in french)

16h00 - Meditation with Dawn Mauricio

5:30 pm - Festive evening with pizzas and folk music at Beat et Betterave in Frelighsburg. Entrance and meal: $ 15  

 

Sunday, August 5, 2018

10:00 - Yoga and goats with Alexe Lebeau

10.30am - Guided tour of the gardens with Anny Schneider, herbalist (in french)

11:00 am - Beginning of distillation demonstrations of essential oil

11h30 - Yoga and goats with Alexe Lebeau

12:00 - Start of outdoor shampoos with the Oneka team

12:00 pm - Guided tour of the gardens and tasting with Louise Godin, specialist in wild edible plants (in french)

13h00 - Guided tour of the gardens with Anny Schneider, herbalist (in french)

14h30 - Oneka apple cider vinegar project, with Philippe Choinière, co-founder of Oneka (mostly in french)

15:00 - Raja Yoga with Vicky Veilleux

 


 

Map

 

2 Chemin de la Poste de Boston, Frelighsburg, QC J0J 1C0

 

 

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Your guide for the garden tour

Amanda Van Pypen

Herbalist, creator of skin care products, aromatherapist and part of the R&D, garden and plant extraction team member at Oneka, Amanda is deeply passionate about the power of plants. She will talk about the Oneka gardens and the links between the plants and the products and more…