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Coming Soon!! Tours 2023

The Potato House crew is working furiously to develop a brand new collection of tours and workshops to our community in 2023. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates and on how to sign up for tours.

Tours 2022

Walking tours Join us for a walking tour of downtown Williams Lake! From bank robbers and bootleggers to parties and prisons, the handful of blocks around the Potato House are chock-full of colourful history. Whether you’re just driving through or have lived here all your life, come for a stroll of unforgettable stories for all…

Girls Guiding The Way!

Wow were we ever happy to have the Williams Lake Brownies at the Potato House on April first 2021. As we prepare for our upcoming basement renovation, or as Mary Forbes jokes, “Putting the pants on the house”, all hands are needed on deck! The entire yard of the Potato House will be needed for…


Please don’t bring… choose your fighter Bacteria, Fungi, and Actinomycetes. Now which one do you think does the heavy lifting in our composting journey? Bacteria make up 80 – 90% of the micro organisms found in compost. Animal-like Fungi can break down the toughest polymers (building blocks). Actinomycetes, a fungi-like bacteria, produces many of the…


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Where historic, environmental, and ecological education meet.

March 2023