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Josee Bremner | Home Canning Instructor |
Fats Rendering Instructor | Wildfox Wellness & Creations

Josée is a young entrepreneurial mother of two, Certified Health Coach and sustainable living enthusiasts. Josée and her husband planted their roots on an acreage near Rimbey AB. where Josée’s passion for preserving homegrown foods, along with creating tallow products, has blossomed.  Josée is a self-taught canner and has been practicing for the past 5 years. Additionally, she has been selling her own Bison tallow products since the beginning of 2022. The art of canning and creating tallow products is something she enjoys doing with friends & family, and now is so excited to share and educate other on.

Canning Instruction Events

  • Traditional Tanning Hair On Large Hides (waitlist)
    Traditional Tanning Hair On Large Hides (waitlist)
    Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    from sheepskins to elk rugs, this start to finish full instructional weekend will guide you though each step in the process of traditional brain tanning with hands on and fully interactive experience. Guided by Cher Reynen of Wildfibre Organic Tannery TM. / Prairie Rose Sustainable Skills Inc.
  • RSVP Baby Moccasins Class (waitlist)
    RSVP Baby Moccasins Class (waitlist)
    Time is TBD
    Niton Junction
    Time is TBD
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    Traditional leather baby mocs! this start to finish full instructional class will guide you through each step in the process of making leather baby moccasins.
  • RSVP Live Lambing Clinic (waitlist)
    RSVP Live Lambing Clinic (waitlist)
    Time is TBD
    Sangudo
    Time is TBD
    Sangudo, Sangudo, AB, Canada
    Come out for a day or night, at Frostad Farms, near Sangudo, AB, and participate in some live lambing. Learn in depth how to deliver lambs, the labor process, special health requirements of ewes and lambs, proper birthing and repositioning technique and how to avoid common mistakes.
  • RSVP Drum Making Class (waitlist)
    RSVP Drum Making Class (waitlist)
    Time is TBD
    Niton Junction
    Time is TBD
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    from rawhide to drum, this start to finish full instructional class will guide you through each step in the process of making rawhide and rawhide drums.
  • Small Animal Hide Handling & Prep
    Small Animal Hide Handling & Prep
    Sun, Feb 25
    Niton Junction
    Feb 25, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. MST
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    This small animal hide handing and prep includes handling guidelines, preservation, interactive skinning, hands on guided techniques, guided fleshing techniques.
  • Traditional Tanning Large Hair-On Hides Workshop
    Traditional Tanning Large Hair-On Hides Workshop
    Sat, Feb 24
    Niton Junction
    Feb 24, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – Feb 25, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    come empower yourself to learn something new in an immersive 2 day hair-on traditional brain tanning weekend workshop. Enjoy hands-on experience with interactive demonstrations on how to traditionally tan medium - large hides with brain (lecithin) and smoke, from start to finish.
  • Pallet Christmas Tree
    Pallet Christmas Tree
    Sat, Dec 09
    Stony Plain
    Dec 09, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Stony Plain, Stony Plain, AB, Canada
    Join us for a fun filled day of upcycling; creating a beautiful, custom Christmas tree from an old pallet, destined for the landfill. We will go through each step from pallet disassembly to finished product.
  • Live Lambing Clinic
    Live Lambing Clinic
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Oct 21
    Frostad Farms
    Oct 21, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Frostad Farms, Sangudo, AB, Canada
  • Live Lambing Clinic
    Live Lambing Clinic
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Oct 20
    Frostad Farms
    Oct 20, 2023, 9:00 p.m. – Oct 21, 2023, 9:00 a.m.
    Frostad Farms, Sangudo, AB, Canada
  • Live Lambing Clinic
    Live Lambing Clinic
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Oct 20
    Frostad Farms
    Oct 20, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Frostad Farms, Sangudo, AB, Canada
  • Tallow Rendering and Soap Making
    Tallow Rendering and Soap Making
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Oct 14
    Niton Junction
    Oct 14, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    Single day class working with tallow and lard, learning the basics on natural soap making.
  • Moccasin Making Class
    Moccasin Making Class
    Sat, Oct 07
    Niton Junction
    Oct 07, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    Traditional leather baby mocs! this start to finish full instructional class will guide you through each step in the process of making leather baby moccasins. Guided by Heidi Houle, Metis Leatherwork artisan.
  • Build a Rocking Chair
    Build a Rocking Chair
    Sat, Sep 30
    Niton Junction
    Sep 30, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    Beginner woodworking class guided by Raelle Houle with Balanced Building. Come out for the day and learn to make a satisfying and functional project for your home in this hands on class for beginners
  • Rawhide Drum Making
    Rawhide Drum Making
    Sun, Sep 24
    Niton Junction
    Sep 24, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    Come spend the day learning how to make rawhide and your own rawhide drum and drumstick from start to finish. Guided by Cher Reynen & Dano Brisebois of Wildfibre Organic Tannery TM near Niton Junction, Alberta
  • Wildfibre Shearing Day
    Wildfibre Shearing Day
    Sat, Sep 23
    Niton Junction
    Sep 23, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    Shearing Day with the Wildfibre flock! Electric & blade shearing demos with hands on guidance, hoof trimming, general sheep discussion along with wool handling and processing instruction and even make your own set of dryer balls to take home!
  • Traditional Tanning Small Furs Weekend
    Traditional Tanning Small Furs Weekend
    Sat, Sep 16
    Niton Junction
    Sep 16, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – Sep 17, 2023, 3:00 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    Come spend the weekend learning the traditional method of tanning your own small animal pelts using brains (lecithin) and smoking. Bring your own prepped fur or choose from a Wildfibre Organic Tannery TM prepped fur, that is yours to keep once tanned.
  • Traditional Tanning Large Hair-On Hides Workshop
    Traditional Tanning Large Hair-On Hides Workshop
    Sat, Sep 16
    Niton Junction
    Sep 16, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – Sep 17, 2023, 4:00 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    come empower yourself to learn something new in an immersive 2 day hair-on traditional brain tanning weekend workshop. Enjoy hands-on experience with interactive demonstrations on how to traditionally tan medium - large hides with brain (lecithin) and smoke, from start to finish.
  • Tallow Rendering and Soap Making
    Tallow Rendering and Soap Making
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Sep 09
    Niton Junction
    Sep 09, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Niton Junction, Niton Junction, AB T0E 1S0, Canada
    Single day class working with tallow and lard, learning the basics on natural soap making.
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