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Grated Horseradish root

Price $11.50
Availability: 11 In Stock

Fresh horseradish root grated in certified organic apple cider vinegar.

Nothing else. No additives, no flavours, no fillers.

Organic horseradish root from KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand. Certified organic apple cider vinegar from Good Health Organisation.

Elecampane dried root

Price $9.50
Availability: 40 In Stock

Dried elecampane root pieces ready for processing into a cough syrup, a tincture, glycetract, decoction and ultimately your own medicine and health product.

Elecampane (inula helenium) clears dense, sticky mucus from the bronchial system. It is warming to the system and relieves coughing and asthma. High in inulin it is also a prebiotic for your gut flora. 

50g in a biodegradable, compostable pouch.

Cavolo Nero Kale Seeds

Price $4.50
Availability: 36 In Stock

Cavolo Nero Kale (Brassica oleracea var. palmifolia) seeds. Heirloom seeds organically grown at KoruKai Herb Farm.

Cavolo Nero is a variety of kale with a long tradition in Italian cuisine, especially that of Tuscany. It is also known as Tuscan kale, Italian kale, dinosaur kale, kale, flat back kale, palm tree kale, or black Tuscan palm.

This is our favourite kale and we have selected seeds from strong, healthy plants that do well in our New Zealand climate. We sow them in spring and end of summer and sometimes harvest from the same plant for over 12 months. That's generous, right?

Approximately 200 seeds per pack.

Capsicum seeds

Price $4.50
Availability: 43 In Stock

This is our family favourite and we have grown them for over 10 years now.

It is a beautiful sweet capsicum, full of flavour and very versatile.

Our kids love it raw. We also have it in salads, stir fried, in a curry, or pasta sauce, stuffed, roasted and fermented. You can also dry it and make your own paprika powder with them.

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.

Mullein seeds

Price $4.50
Availability: 5 In Stock

Mullein (verbascum thapsus) is an upright biannual herb growing a rosette in its first year and a flower spike up to 2 metres tall in the second year of its lifecycle.

In our moderate New Zealand climate they often grow a rosette in spring followed by the flower spike in late summer or even autumn. Seeds germinating in autumn may grow the flower spike in early summer after the winter period.

200 seeds per pack.

Calendula seeds

Price $4.50
Availability: 6 In Stock

Calendula (calendula officinalis) seeds.

Striking orange calendula from our KoruKai Herb Farm collection.

We have bred these over the years and selected for very orange and large flower heads. They make a gorgeous medicinal oil.

Jerusalem Artichokes

Price $9.50
Availability: 25 In Stock

Helianthus tuberosus. Commonly called Jerusalem artichoke, sunchoke or sunroot. It is a type of sunflower. 

Organic Jerusalem artichokes grown at KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula. Free from synthetic fertiliser, pesticides and herbicides. 

Order is for 3 tubers.

Growing instructions can be found here.

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.

Lung Support Tea

Price $14.00
Availability: 14 In Stock

This tea contains herbs that have been used for chest complaints for centuries. It may reduce inflammation, sooth irritated mucous membranes and create a productive cough.
Use it when your lungs need support - be it a cough, asthma, shortness of breath or tightness.

To boost your immune system, we recommend our Immune Boost Tea in combination with this tea.

30g loose tea in compostable packaging.

Organic Onions

Price $5.50
Availability: Out of stock
Organically grown at KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand.
Free from chemical fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides.

We have limited quantities of onions available and sell them in 500g bags only.
These are brown onions with a lovely flavour. They range in size as they grow in clumps.

500g in a paper bag.

Grow Your Own Food - Autumn Workshop

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Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

Sign up below and be the first to find out once we have set a new date.

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).

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