Workshops & Farm Tours

At KoruKai Herb Farm we offer workshops that reconnect you to your primal being and teach you how to grow your own, organic produce, filled with nutrition and love. We help you to create wholesome, nourishing food and bring back health and wellbeing to the home garden and kitchen where it belongs. 


"Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food." Hippocrates

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Farm Tour

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Price $25.00
Availability: Out of stock

Date: November 2021 (to be announced)

Unavailable over the winter period as the gardens are dormant.

A guided tour will give you an insight into the work we do here at KoruKai Herb Farm.

It covers aspects of:
Self-sufficiency
Growing nutrient dense food and potent herbs
Permaculture design and forest gardens
Biological/regenerative horticulture


Private Farm Tour

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Price $150.00
Availability: 9998 In Stock

Guided farm tour for individuals, couples and groups of up to 20 people. Price is the same for 1 person and for 20 people. Starting at $7.50 per person.

Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours.
Either 9:30 - 12pm or 1pm - 3:30pm
Place: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay
Dates: by arrangement from November - April (please see available dates below for Nov-April)


Online Compost Making Workshop

Price $195.00
Availability: Out of stock

8 weeks of learning with like-minded people. Sign up below and get notified once it is available.

We are in the middle of creating the videos, lectures and files for this workshop. It's a massive task!

You will be able to sign up in September 2021. We will have early bird specials. 

The class will run in February and March 2022, so you can set up your own system and make compost in autumn.

This amazing class brings together what we have learnt, observed and experienced over the last 10 years of making compost, both on small and medium scale. Compost brings back vitality, regenerates the soil, inoculated your gardens and farms with microbiology so your plants can thrive. With high quality compost we grow plants that are nutrient dense and resistant to pest and diseases.

Soap Making and DIY Cleaning Products Workshop

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Price $110.00
Availability: 12 In Stock

Learn how to make soap from scratch and produce 4 cleaning products that you get to take home.

Date: 25th July 2021

Time: 10am-3pm

Make your own cleaning products at home is easy and fun. We have made our own cleaning products for 8 years now and make a range of soaps for our KoruKai customers.

Soap making for the first time can be scary, but we will guide you through step by step to make this as safe and easy as possible.

All ingredients provided. Please bring your own containers (details below).

Foraging Tour on Bikes

Price $95.00
Availability: Out of stock

Sign up below if you are interested in this event.

Fun family event on bikes exploring Pigeon Bay

Foraging, connecting to nature, collecting mussels and seaweed and preparing the harvest to make a delicious dinner together.

Date: October/November 2021
Time: to be confirmed
Location: Pigeon Bay waterfront, Banks Peninsula

Price includes dinner!


Foraging Tour: Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

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Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

Next workshop will be in October 2021. Sign up below to get notified once we have set a a date.

Date: to be announced
Time: 10am - 3pm

Location: Pigeon Bay waterfront and KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula
1 hour from Halswell, Carpooling from Chch is usually possible.

Price includes a delicious, healthy and nourishing lunch, an informative booklet and a healing salve.

Sourdough Bread Baking Workshop

Price $110.00
Availability: 5 In Stock

Learn how to make artisan sourdough bread successfully at home.

Date: 1st August 2021

Time: 10am - 2:30pm

We started our sourdough bread baking journey 13 years ago and now bake a large variety of breads and sweet treats for our family and friends.

You will walk away with a recipe booklet and a free sourdough starter.

Grow Your Own Food - Autumn Workshop

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Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

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New date to be announced for autumn 2022.
Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula
1 hour from Halswell, Carpooling from Chch is usually possible.
Accommodation options in Pigeon Bay, surrounding bays and Akaroa.

When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions (view here).

Medicinal Herbs for Winter Wellbeing

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Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

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In this workshop you will learn about a range of wild and cultivated medicinal herbs with antiviral and antimicrobial properties to boost immunity for the coming winter months. You will also create a unique herbal winter tea, a foot soak and an inhalation blend.

Date to be announced
Time: 10pm - 3pm

Location: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula

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