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Workshops & Courses

We are all about practical, down to earth advice to get you started confidently on your journey to grow, harvest and preserve home-grown food; and living more sustainably.

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Workshops & Courses

We are all about practical, down to earth advice to get you started confidently on your journey to grow, harvest and preserve home-grown food; and living more sustainably.

Upcoming Workshops

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Weaving a Harvest Basket 

With Betsy Mills

Sun 21st & 28th April  9:30 am - 1:30 am

This is a two-part workshop where we will sit together in circle - enjoying our connection to Mother Earth, the plants we use and each other - while learning to make a harvest basket. The first workshop will find us creating the structure of the basket, and in the second you can choose either twined or random weave to complete your basket. Cost: $90 for adults, and a special deal to bring a child/grandchild (aged 11 - 18 years) for free! Limited places. 

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Growing and Cooking Home-grown Herbs

Growing & Cooking Home-Grown Herbs

With Sarah Heath

Sat 27th April 2024, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join the lovely Sarah Heath for one of her comprehensive and engaging workshops with a focus on effective methods of growing & cooking home-grown herbs as a sustainable, cost-effective and simple means of reducing waste, saving money and growing your own delicious food. Cost: $95 + concession prices, and bring a friend discounts!

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Fresh Cheese and Sourdough Making Workshop

Fresh Cheese & Sourdough Making Workshops

With Elizabeth Ferconia

Sat 25th May 2024, 9:30am - 4:30 pm 

Join award-wining and accredited Permaculture teacher Elizabeth Ferconia for a day of learning the art of food fermentation. Experience creating food that is good for your gut as well as your soul imparting life-long culinary skills. We will be learning to make Mozzarella, Feta, & Halloumi as well as sourdough and lactic fermented foods! Cost: $95 for one workshop | $180 for both + concession prices, and bring a friend discounts!

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Growing Food at Home: Introduction Course

With Susanne Engelhard

Sat 15th June + 16th June 2024: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join our very own Green Thumb Farm founder Susanne Engelhard for this two day introductory course to growing food in your own backyard.  Full of practical demonstrations combined with straightforward local knowledge - you will get all the answers you need to be successfully growing food at home in no time without complication and overwhelm! Early Bird: $350 + concession prices, and bring a friend discounts!

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Harvesting and Healing Properties of Winter Wild Green

Harvesting & Healing Properties of Winter Greens

With Kate Wall 

Sat 13th July 2024, 10 am - 12 pm

Join Leading National Weed Expert Kate Wall for an engaging and insightful experience learning how to harvest and harness the healing and restoring properties of common garden weeds, including a tutorial for creating a luxurious skin balm using all natural ingredients. Cost: $95 + concession prices, and bring a friend discounts!

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We love hearing from happy green thumbs!

Growing Made Simple

“The workshop was wonderful. I have walked away feeling more knowledgeable about gardening. Venue was beautiful, lunch was amazing. ”

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Growing Made Simple

“Susanne is so well organised and well spoken. She includes everyone's plans for their garden and manages to make sure everyone goes home happy with a plan to go forward to grow their edible garden. And lunch made from her garden was yummy. ”

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Growing Made Simple

“It was time well spent. I learnt more in a few hours than I have the last few years trying to figure it out on my own. ”

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