CROP SWAP // JANUARY
Jan
27
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // JANUARY

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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WILD FOOD IN THE CITY // SUMMER
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

WILD FOOD IN THE CITY // SUMMER

Oliver Brown from 'Fat of the Land and Sea' is back after his truly successful workshop last year. He will be joining us for a years worth of seasonal workshops to shine some light on what wild food is available from summer through to winter. For the summer session, think foraged greens, fruits and seaweeds. There's an abundance of food that the sunny season has to offer. 

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SEASONAL FERMENTS // FEBRUARY
Feb
4
10:00 AM10:00

SEASONAL FERMENTS // FEBRUARY

Co-founder of Iku Wholefood and author of the newly released 'Ferment', Holly Davis, is joining us monthly on the farm to impart her knowledge around all things funky and fermented. Join us for her February session. It will be an interactive and hands-on workshop where produce from the farm will play a starring role. 

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FARM CHATS // URBAN FARMING
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // URBAN FARMING

2018 brings forth an exciting collection of monthly talk series to be held on the farm. These nights will include and involve local and young regenerative farmers, innovative people working in food, food waste and sustainability in fun/friendly discussions and panels. Join us for our very first farm chat, which will involve a conversation around Urban Farming with some of the world's and country's leading experts on the movement. Good chats, snacks and local frosty beverages will be a plenty!

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GROWING GREENS: HERBS + SALADS
Feb
10
10:30 AM10:30

GROWING GREENS: HERBS + SALADS

Spend a Saturday morning with our farm manager Zag and learn about the beauty of greens. These babies are some of the simplest and most satisfying additions to your growing space. Whether it be tiny or massive, there's no better feeling than ducking out and pinching off some lettuce leaves or thyme sprigs. 

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WOODEN SPOON CARVING
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

WOODEN SPOON CARVING

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
Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

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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HOW TO BE AN UNFUCKER
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

HOW TO BE AN UNFUCKER

Want to do something about the environment but feel kinda helpless? Join The Unfuckers to figure out what you can do to influence change in your world. And we’re not talking about strapping yourself to a tree kind of change, more like finding out what you’re passionate about and giving you the prompts to do something about it. 

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 CROP SWAP // FEBRUARY
Feb
24
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // FEBRUARY

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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CORNERSMITH // SALADS + PICKLES
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

CORNERSMITH // SALADS + PICKLES

Cornersmith have gone absolutely gangbusters. With two cafes, a picklery and two successful cookbooks they are waste warriors and community builders. With the recent release of their book, 'Cornersmith: Salads and Pickles' we thought it would be a great opportunity to have them here to share their tricks in creating the tastiest of vegetable based dishes and preserves. 

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FILM + FEAST // SEED: THE UNTOLD STORY
Mar
2
6:30 PM18:30

FILM + FEAST // SEED: THE UNTOLD STORY

Join us for a feast and film on the farm, where we will screen the renowned documentary, 'SEED: The Untold Story'. As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, SEED reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000 year food legacy.

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THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN
Mar
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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FARM CHATS // WOMEN WHO FARM
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // WOMEN WHO FARM

2018 brings forth an exciting collection of monthly talk series to be held on the farm. These nights will include and involve local and young regenerative farmers, innovative people working in food, food waste and sustainability in fun/friendly discussions and panels. Falling the evening before International Women's Day it's only natural that we celebrate some of the Australia's leading ladies of agriculture. Good chats, snacks and local frosty beverages will be a plenty!

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SEASONAL FERMENTS // MARCH
Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

SEASONAL FERMENTS // MARCH

Co-founder of Iku Wholefood and author of the newly released 'Ferment', Holly Davis, is joining us monthly on the farm to impart her knowledge around all things funky and fermented. Join us for her March session. It will be an interactive and hands-on workshop where produce from the farm will play a starring role. 

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SUNDAY SOCIAL // BACKYARD NATURAL DYEING
Mar
11
11:00 AM11:00

SUNDAY SOCIAL // 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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CROP SWAP // MARCH
Mar
24
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // MARCH

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 // SUSTAINABLE CHEFS
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // SUSTAINABLE CHEFS

2018 brings forth an exciting collection of monthly talk series to be held on the farm. These nights will include and involve local and young regenerative farmers, innovative people working in food, food waste and sustainability in fun/friendly discussions and panels. April's conversation is going to be driven by sustainable chefs working in Sydney. The conversation will revolve around why these chefs have chosen a sustainable practice and the subsequent benefits of such ethics and principles.

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SAVING SEED
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

SAVING SEED

Save organic, fertile and locally-adapted seeds from your vegie patch for strong future crops! Learn why seed saving is important locally and globally, and the fundamentals of good seed saving. This workshop will teach you the techniques to collect, clean and store your own seeds.

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SEASONAL FERMENTS // APRIL
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

SEASONAL FERMENTS // APRIL

Co-founder of Iku Wholefood and author of the newly released 'Ferment', Holly Davis, is joining us monthly on the farm to impart her knowledge around all things funky and fermented. Join us for her April session. It will be an interactive and hands-on workshop where produce from the farm will play a starring role. 

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CROP SWAP // APRIL
Apr
21
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // APRIL

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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CROP SWAP // MAY
May
19
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // MAY

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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WILD FOOD IN THE CITY // AUTUMN
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

WILD FOOD IN THE CITY // AUTUMN

Oliver Brown from 'Fat of the Land and Sea' is returning for the autumn session of 'The Forager's Year' series. Autumn brings forth many earthly delights such as apples, acorns, elderberries, olives and more. You will learn how to identify said foods as well as how to sustainably and respectfully forage them. 

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CROP SWAP // JUNE
Jun
16
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // JUNE

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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CROP SWAP // DECEMBER
Dec
16
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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NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING
Dec
9
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 SUCCULENT GARDEN
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

THE SUCCULENT GARDEN

This workshop will teach you the skills you need to grow your own succulent garden. You will learn how to make your own succulent mix, propagate different succulents, how to provide the optimum conditions and care for them, and what pests to look out for. Attendees will choose between a planter or a terrarium to plant out with a vast variety of succulents to take home with them - or to pass on as a Christmas gift!

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WOODEN SPOON CARVING
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

WOODEN SPOON CARVING

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). 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 EDIBLE BALCONY
Nov
25
10:00 AM10:00

THE EDIBLE BALCONY

Join Indira Naidoo, author of The Edible Balcony and The Edible City, for this workshop as she guides you through her best tips on soil building, sun requirements, pot selection, and how to feed plants and protect them from pests and disease. You'll get your hands dirty learning the best way to pot up your own plants to take home, and have the opportunity to pick Indira's brain on balcony growing.

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GROW YOUR OWN SEEDLINGS
Nov
18
10:30 AM10:30

GROW YOUR OWN SEEDLINGS

This workshop will get you get you started in the art of growing your own seedlings from seed and plant propagation. You’ll gain first-hand experience and knowledge in seed selection, the when and how of harvesting and storing seeds, along with the growing mediums and techniques to germinate and grow your seeds. 

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CROP SWAP // NOVEMBER
Nov
18
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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WILD FOOD IN THE CITY
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

WILD FOOD IN THE CITY

Want to fill your plate with food that is sustainably, ethically and locally grown or foraged? Think you can't do it because you live in a city? Meet Oliver Brown, from Fat of the Land and Sea. Oliver has just finished spending a year living on wild and homegrown food, while living in the eastern suburbs of Sydney. Oliver's diet was grown, foraged, fished, hunted and bartered - all while he worked his day job in the city.  It can be done, and in this four-hour workshop Oliver is showing us how.

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THE ORGANIC VEGGIE GARDEN
Oct
15
1:00 AM01:00

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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