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Flow Hive Taster - July 6
Jul.
6
10:00 am10:00

Flow Hive Taster - July 6

Are you completely new to the world of bees, and want to learn? Ever thought about having a bee hive in your garden? This Flow Hive Taster Workshop is a brief presentation delivered in The Farm House, followed by a hands-on experience in The Farm Apiary. Take part in the interactive inspection of a working colony and enjoy a taste of some fresh honey extracted straight from the hive.

 

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Botanical Dyeing Extraction Method: Learn To Dye Your Own Clothes  - June 22
Jun.
22
1:00 pm13:00

Botanical Dyeing Extraction Method: Learn To Dye Your Own Clothes - June 22

Learn to extract colour from nature to dye natural fabrics. Sue will share with you which plants and kitchen waste can be used for dyeing, how to effectively mordant both protein and cellulose fibres and the technique of extraction dyeing. You will collect botanicals from The Garden Shed’s flower plot to go into the dye pots. At the end of the workshop you will go home with a selection of dyed linen, cotton and wool samples and the skills to dye your own clothes.

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Intro To Botanical Dyeing: Bundle Dyeing on Cotton - June 22
Jun.
22
9:00 am09:00

Intro To Botanical Dyeing: Bundle Dyeing on Cotton - June 22

In this workshop you will be introduced to the magic and beauty of natural dyeing. Sue will share with you which plants and kitchen waste can be used for dyeing, how to effectively mordant fabric and the technique of bundle dyeing. You will forage for botanicals in The Garden Shed’s flower plot to enable you to create your own unique cotton wrap reflecting the beauty of nature.

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Joel Salatin at The Farm - May 16
May
16
5:30 pm17:30

Joel Salatin at The Farm - May 16

Join us at The Farm for a screening of Polyfaces…. a film to inspire and create change, introduced by the film’s Co-Director and director of photography (DOP), Isaebella Doherty.  Following the screening, Charlie Arnott, award winning Biodynamic farmer, educator and regenerative agriculture advocate will lead a Q&A session with Joel Salatin, arguably one of the pioneers of regenerative farming.

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Intro to Backyard Ecosystems  - May 11
May
11
9:30 am09:30

Intro to Backyard Ecosystems - May 11

What is a backyard ecosystem? Come along to this FREE workshop and discover all of the elements that create a Flo Garden. The Team at Flo Gardens will show you how easy it is to make positive change for the planet right in your backyard. During this workshop you’ll learn ways to reconnect to nature and create a natural local habitat.

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Introduction to Botanical Dyeing - May 5
May
5
9:30 am09:30

Introduction to Botanical Dyeing - May 5

You will be introduced to the magic and beauty of natural dyeing. Sue will share with you which plants and kitchen waste can be used for dyeing, how to effectively mordant fabric and the technique of bundle dyeing. You will forage for botanicals in The Garden Shed’s flower plot to enable you to create  your own unique silk scarf reflecting the beauty of nature.

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Botanical Skincare Workshop - May 4
May
4
10:00 am10:00

Botanical Skincare Workshop - May 4

This aromatic workshops gives you all the tools needed to craft professional, organic and beautiful skincare products from your own home and garden. Manufacture a botanical face & body scrub while learning the intricate details of skincare alchemy, ingredients, herbal medicine and exactly how to bottle this botany to last many months. You walk away with a rich and invigorating exfoliant made for you, by you.

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Basic Native Beekeeping - April 7
Apr.
7
9:00 am09:00

Basic Native Beekeeping - April 7

This course teaches the basics of how to become a stingless beekeeper. It covers basic bee biology/life cycle and caring for your native bees, be that on your farm, or urban backyard. Steve will explain the importance of Australian Native Stingless Bees in the pollination process and how to attract more native bees to your garden.

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Botanical Skincare Workshop - March 28
Mar.
28
6:00 pm18:00

Botanical Skincare Workshop - March 28

This aromatic workshops gives you all the tools needed to craft professional, organic and beautiful skincare products from your own home and garden. Manufacture a botanical face & body scrub while learning the intricate details of skincare alchemy, ingredients, herbal medicine and exactly how to bottle this botany to last many months. You walk away with a rich and invigorating exfoliant made for you, by you.

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Regenerative Agriculture - February 14
Feb.
14
7:00 am07:00

Regenerative Agriculture - February 14

You are invited to attend the launch of the first National Regenerative Agriculture Day as farmers hijack Valentine's day. Join us as we lead a unique and dynamic conversation asking the question "can chocolate provide the missing link to making regenerative agriculture digestible to the broader public?

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