On-farm education

Hands-on, inspiring, life-changing - our farm workshops are very popular and can book out fast. We get people coming here from allover New Zealand. If you are from Auckland then book your spot when you next visit your aunty in Christchurch.

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Grow Your Own Food - Spring...
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Grow Your Own Food - Spring Workshop

9 Review(s)
Price $120.00
Availability: Out of stock

SPACES ARE FILLING FAST. Only 1 space left.

Date: Sunday, 4th September 2022
Time: 9:30am - 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.


Please find Covid related info and Terms & Conditions here. When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Foraging Tour: Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

8 Review(s)
Price $125.00
Availability: 6 In Stock

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

Date: Sunday, 30th October 2022.
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


Please find Covid related info and Terms & Conditions here. When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Foraging Afternoon for Homeschooling Families

4 Review(s)
Price $25.00
Availability: 10 In Stock

An afternoon of foraging in Pigeon Bay for homeschooling families.

Time: 12-3pm

Date: Wednesday, 9th November 2022


 

Adults and kids 13 years and over: $25

Kids from 5-12 years: $15

Kids under 5: $0 (simply bring along, no booking required)

Please find Covid related info and Terms & Conditions here. When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Farm and Garden Tour

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

Date: Sunday, 3rd December 2022
Time: 1-4pm
Place: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay

Children under 12 years 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


Private Farm Tour

3 Review(s)
Price $150.00
Availability: 50 In Stock

We are taking bookings now for next summer from November 2022 right through to April 2023.

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

Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours.
Either 9:30 - 12pm or 1pm - 3:30pm
Place: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay
Dates: Send a message to [email protected] to arrange a suitable date before making a booking.

Grow Your Own Food - Autumn...
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Grow Your Own Food - Autumn Workshop

4 Review(s)
Price $120.00
Availability: Out of stock

Date: to be confirmed. April 2023
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.


Please find Covid related info and Terms & Conditions here. When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Organic Gardening with the...
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Organic Gardening with the Soil Food Web

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Price $250.00
Availability: Out of 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, May 2023, date to be announced

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.

Please find Covid related info and Terms & Conditions here. When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Microscope Analysis of...
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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...
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Medicinal Herbs for Winter Wellbeing

5 Review(s)
Price $125.00
Availability: Out of 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.

Next date: to be confirmed for May 2023. Sign up below to get an email once it is available for bookings.
Time: 10pm - 2:30pm

Location: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula


Please find Covid related info and Terms & Conditions here. When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Fermentation
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Fermentation, Microbiome and Gut Health Workshop

7 Review(s)
Price $125.00
Availability: Out of stock

Sign up below to get an email once a date has been set for the next workshop.

Date:  to be confirmed for June 2023

Time: 10am-2:30pm

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

Please find Covid related info and Terms & Conditions here. When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Sourdough Bread Baking...
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Sourdough Bread Baking Workshop

5 Review(s)
Price $120.00
Availability: Out of stock

Sign up below to get notified once we have set a new date for it (winter 2023).

Learn how to make artisan sourdough bread successfully at home.
Please note that this workshop uses the rye sourdough starter and wheat spelt and rye flours in the finished products.

Date to be confirmed  July 2023

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 rye sourdough starter.

Soap Making and DIY...
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Soap Making and DIY Cleaning Products Workshop

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Price $120.00
Availability: Out of stock

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

Date to be confirmed. Sign up below to get an email once we have set a date for it.

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).

Please find Covid related info and Terms & Conditions here. When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions.

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