THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN

This workshop will teach you the background of our Australian native bush tucker, how to identify species, as well as how to grow, care for, propagate and harvest bush foods. You'll also have the chance to taste test some of our local species and learn how to use them in your cooking or for medicinal use at home.

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TRADITIONAL WEAVING
Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

TRADITIONAL WEAVING

Taking things right back to basics, 'Wildcraft Australia' teaches the skills necessary to go into the wilderness and draw all of your needs from nature. Join them on the farm for this workshop where you will learn the traditional Indigenous art of coil basket weaving. 

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SMALL SPACE VEGGIE GARDENING
Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

SMALL SPACE VEGGIE GARDENING

This workshop will teach you the skills you need to design, set up and maintain your own organic small space garden regardless of space or experience. You'll learn how to create and maintain healthy organic soil, understand the needs of plants, and how to work them into a space together to create a productive edible garden.  

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WOODEN SPOON CARVING
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

WOODEN SPOON CARVING

Back by popular demand is the Spoon master himself! A day spoon carving with Spoonsmith is an unhurried and mellow experience where you learn to use the tools of the trade in a safe and effective way. This workshop will guide you through the stages of axe work, knife work and hollowing out the bowl (that exciting part of the day when the spoon emerges). Learn about sourcing sustainable materials, the basics of traditional tool use, and how to safely turn a log into your favourite wooden utensil. Everyone starts with a log of sustainably sourced native timber and ends up with a spoon or two! And all the shavings will be composted at our farm.

 

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THE HAND CARVED KITCHEN
Mar
17
10:30 AM10:30

THE HAND CARVED KITCHEN

Learn an age-old craft and discover the sense of meditation and slowness to be found in whittling life's essential objects. This workshop will guide you through the stages of axe work and knife work. Learn about sourcing sustainable materials, the basics of traditional tool use, and how to safely turn a log into your favourite wooden utensil. Everyone starts with a log of sustainably sourced native timber and ends up with a utensil or two! And all the shavings will be composted at our farm.

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BACKYARD NATURAL DYEING
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

BACKYARD NATURAL DYEING

In this hands-on experience you will explore a variety of natural hand dyeing and colour application techniques and create your own fabulous colours on fabric using natural methods and materials. Bring goods from your garden or veg scraps and learn how to transform them into decorative delights. No previous design or printing experience required.

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DEHYDRATING FOOD
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

DEHYDRATING FOOD

Did you know that dehydrating is the oldest method of food preservation? Dried fruits, spices, herbs, teas, vegetable chips, jerky and soup mixes are all made using this age-old technique, and can easily be made at home for a fraction of the store-bought price (especially if you grow your own!). Come to this comprehensive and hands on workshop, where you will cover the basics required to dry products at home for your pleasure!

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MAKE SERIES FOR KIDS! // FABRIC PRINTING PRODUCE BAGS
Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

MAKE SERIES FOR KIDS! // FABRIC PRINTING PRODUCE BAGS

Join our Christmas gift workshop series – this one’s for the kids! They’ll have the chance to get crafty, printing using potato stamps onto reusable calico produce bags to take home and gift their loved ones. Calico produce bags are a great alternative to plastic at the super market, and also help keep your veggies fresh in the fridge. And who doesn't love potato stamps!?

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NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING

This workshop will teach you all you need to know keeping native stingless bees. Learn about the structure and construction of a nest, view an interactive demonstration and discussion of a 'split/propagation' and  'honey harvest', discover how to split/propagate a hive, find out how and when to harvest honey, and last but not least, take the opportunity to taste honey and take some home.

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FARM CHATS // FERMENT
Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // FERMENT

So what's the juice on all this fermenting hype? Hear from panelists who ferment their way through a variety of ingredients and end up with wildly different products - krauts, lacto ferments, pickles, breads, beers, and of course that mysterious wonder beverage kombucha.  

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CROP SWAP // DECEMBER
Dec
1
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // DECEMBER

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community! Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

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THE ART OF SHIBORI + INDIGO DYEING
Nov
24
12:00 PM12:00

THE ART OF SHIBORI + INDIGO DYEING

In this workshop you will be creating and designing with Shibori and Indigo on your own shawl + Furoshiki wrapping cloths - a traditional Japanese technique to package and transport gifts - as a sustainable alternative to wrapping paper! The wraps are a beautiful and environmentally friendly way to gift-give, and can be used over and over again for other occasions. 

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FARM CHATS // WATER & DROUGHT
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // WATER & DROUGHT

There's alot circulating in the media right now about the current drought - and along with that comes all sorts of opinions around how to best aide farmers, what is best practice in land management, and what to do in the interim before the next big rain event. Hear from a panel of farmers and those involved with land management about what is happening on the ground in different areas, and how we as city dwellers can actually be ongoing supporters.

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CROP SWAP // NOVEMBER
Nov
3
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // NOVEMBER

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community! Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

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BACKYARD NATURAL DYEING
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

BACKYARD NATURAL DYEING

In this hands-on experience you will explore a variety of natural hand dyeing and colour application techniques and create your own fabulous colours on fabric using natural methods and materials. Bring goods from your garden or veg scraps and learn how to transform them into decorative delights. No previous design or printing experience required.

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THE ORGANIC VEGGIE GARDEN
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

THE ORGANIC VEGGIE GARDEN

This workshop will teach you the skills you need to design, set up and maintain your own organic small space garden regardless of space or experience. You'll learn how to create and maintain healthy organic soil, understand the needs of plants, and how to work them into a space together to create a productive edible garden.  

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 CROP SWAP // OCTOBER
Oct
6
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // OCTOBER

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community! Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

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FARM CHATS // RETROSUBURBIA
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // RETROSUBURBIA

This month we're chatting about retrofitting the suburbs. The panel will kick off with David Holmgren sharing about his new book Retrosuburbia, a compendium of innovative designs that Australian householders (renters included!) can use to live well while making better use of the house, growing food and other activities that kick-start the household non-monetary economy towards resilience in the face of uncertain futures.

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NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING

This workshop will teach you all you need to know keeping native stingless bees. Learn about the structure and construction of a nest, view an interactive demonstration and discussion of a 'split/propagation' and  'honey harvest', discover how to split/propagate a hive, find out how and when to harvest honey, and last but not least, take the opportunity to taste honey and take some home.

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THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN

This workshop will teach you the background of our Australian native bush tucker, how to identify species, as well as how to grow, care for, propagate and harvest bush foods. You'll also have the chance to taste test some of our local species and learn how to use them in your cooking or for medicinal use at home.

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CROP SWAP // SEPTEMBER
Sep
8
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // SEPTEMBER

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community! Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

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HOW TO BE AN UNFUCKER
Sep
1
10:00 AM10:00

HOW TO BE AN UNFUCKER

After their kick ass workshop early in 2018 and upon high demand, The Unfuckers have decided to return to help you figure out what you can do to influence change in your world. Landing on a Saturday morning you will start your weekend right by realistically workshopping what you are into and what small steps you can make to change at least one thing in your life.

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DEHYDRATING FOOD
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

DEHYDRATING FOOD

Did you know that dehydrating is the oldest method of food preservation? Dried fruits, spices, herbs, teas, vegetable chips, jerky and soup mixes are all made using this age-old technique, and can easily be made at home for a fraction of the store-bought price (especially if you grow your own!). Come to this comprehensive and hands on workshop, where you will cover the basics required to dry products at home for your pleasure!

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TRADITIONAL WEAVING
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

TRADITIONAL WEAVING

Taking things right back to basics, 'Wildcraft Australia' teaches the skills necessary to go into the wilderness and draw all of your needs from nature. Join them on the farm for this workshop where you will learn the traditional Indigenous art of coil basket weaving. 

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CROP SWAP // AUGUST
Aug
11
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // AUGUST

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community! Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

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