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THE ART OF SHIBORI + INDIGO DYEING
Nov
24
1:00 PM13:00

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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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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GROW YOUR OWN SEEDLINGS
Jul
28
11:00 AM11:00

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 just before spring hits! 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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THE WINTER GARDEN + PREPPING FOR SPRING
Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

THE WINTER GARDEN + PREPPING FOR SPRING

When things are slow during the colder months it's hard to know what's available and what the best preparation strategies are to plan for spring. Our resident garden guru, Jon will divulge some important tips to fostering a healthy winter garden. Ensuring it's at its prime for spring herbs, fruit and veg, no matter what size or shape your space may come as. 

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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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