SEASONAL FERMENTS // JANUARY
Jan
13
10:00 AM10:00

SEASONAL FERMENTS // JANUARY

Co-founder of Iku Wholefood and author of the newly released 'Ferment', Holly Davis, will be joining us monthly on the farm to impart her knowledge around all things funky and fermented. Be some of the first to kick-start this epic series in January. 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 // 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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FILM + FEAST // SEED: THE UNTOLD STORY
Feb
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 FORAGER'S YEAR // SUMMER
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

THE FORAGER'S YEAR // 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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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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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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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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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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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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THE FORAGER'S YEAR // AUTUMN
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

THE FORAGER'S YEAR // 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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THE FORAGER'S YEAR // WINTER
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

THE FORAGER'S YEAR // WINTER

Oliver Brown from 'Fat of the Land and Sea' is returning for the winter session of 'The Forager's Year' series. Winter offers an abundance of earthly delights such as citrus, mustard and sea lettuce. During this workshop you will learn how to identify said foods as well as how to sustainably and respectfully forage them. You'll even make your own salt. Now that's livin'!

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THE FORAGER'S YEAR // SPRING
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

THE FORAGER'S YEAR // SPRING

Oliver Brown from 'Fat of the Land and Sea' is returning for the spring session of 'The Forager's Year' series. Spring offers an abundance of earthly delights such as mulberries, elderflower and warrigal greens. During this workshop you will learn how to identify said foods as well as how to sustainably and respectfully forage them. 

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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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