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 5th December

3 Review(s)
Price $25.00
Availability: 16 In Stock

Date: 5th December 2021
Time: 1-4pm
Place: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay

Children can attend for free with adult supervision.


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


Foraging Tour: Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants...

10 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: 7 In Stock

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

Date: Sunday, 17th October 2021
Time: 10am - 3pm

Location: Pigeon Bay waterfront and KoruKai Herb Farm, 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).

ONLINE CLASS: Fermentation, Microbiome and Gut...

2 Review(s)
Price $65.00
Availability: 95 In Stock

If you are also wanting to order products to get shipped to you then please place a separate order so the shipping gets charged correctly.

We are excited to bring our very popular fermentation workshop to your home!

Classes consist of videos, online lectures, step-by-step instructions, recipes and tips and tricks. We will also answer all your questions and help you along the way. You can join anytime and watch the content at your own pace. You get 6 months to view the contents and ask questions in the forum.

Farm Tour 9th January

5 Review(s)
Price $25.00
Availability: 20 In Stock

Date: 9th January 2022
Time: 1-4pm
Place: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay

Children can attend for free with adult supervision.


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


Foraging Tour: Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants...

5 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: 10 In Stock

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

Date: Friday, 5th November 2021
Time: 10am - 3pm

Location: Pigeon Bay waterfront and KoruKai Herb Farm, 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).

Farm Tour 13th February

Price $25.00
Availability: 20 In Stock

Date: 13th February 2022
Time: 1-4pm
Place: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay

Children can attend for free with adult supervision.


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


Soap Making and DIY Cleaning Products Workshop

1 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

Fully booked! Sign up below to be notified once a new date is set for this class.

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

New date to be announced

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).

Private Farm Tour

3 Review(s)
Price $150.00
Availability: 20 In Stock

Available from November until April.

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: See calendar below for available dates and send a message to [email protected] before making a booking. If you can't find a suitable date, let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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!

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.

We will teach you the classic hot composting method as well as our very own no-turn hot compost, which we developed and refined over the last 10 years.

Foraging Tour on Bikes 21st November

Price $95.00
Availability: 3 In Stock

Fun event for the whole family exploring Pigeon Bay on bikes

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

Date: 21st November 2021
Time: 10am - 2pm

Lunch included!

Location: Pigeon Bay waterfront, Banks PeninsulaPigeon Bay is 1 hour from Halswell.
Accommodation options in Pigeon Bay, surrounding bays and Akaroa.
A great opportunity to spend a day or a whole weekend on the Peninsula.

Sourdough Bread Baking Workshop

4 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: 10 In Stock

Learn how to make artisan sourdough bread successfully at home.

Date: 24th July 2022

Time: 10am -3:30pm

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.

Organic Gardening with the Soil Food Web

13 Review(s)
Price $250.00
Availability: 12 In Stock

A deep dive into biological/regenerative farming and gardening for soil health, animal health and environmental health.

The soil food web, nutrient cycling, plant and soil microbiome, making hot compost and liquid extracts.

Date: Saturday and Sunday, 7th and 8th May 2022

Time: 10am - 3pm on both days

Location: KoruKai Herb Farm, 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).

Microscope Analysis of Compost, Soil, Extracts...

Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

Date to be announced. Sign up below to show your interest and to get notified once a date has been set.

Analysing your compost, compost extracts and teas with a microscope gives you instant answers on how you are tracking in terms of soil life and vitality.

In this course you will learn how to use a compound microscope, how to set up a sample, and how to analyse your samples.

Medicinal Herbs for Winter Wellbeing

4 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: 10 In Stock

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: Sunday, 29th May 2022
Time: 10pm - 3pm

Location: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula

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