Events and Workshops

 

 


Join us at the Farm for some awesome workshops and events!

Workshops are facilitated by either our Farmer, Amy or expert guest presenters. Workshops are free or discounted for North Freo Social Farm members (including Social Members - you can sign up to become a Social Member now!). 

Many events at the Farm are free and we welcome you to come along, meet your neighbours and get in the community groove!

First Saturday of the month, 9am, North Freo Social Farm

The first Saturday of each month is our Little Pantry Store!

We are open from 9am until sold out. Pop by and stock up on bulk honey (BYO jar), jams, chutneys and dried goods all hand made in Freo with mostly Farm grown produce. 

All proceeds go straight back into the Farm. 

Saturday 1 April, North Freo Social Farm 

Little Pantry Open at 9am

Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10.30am

The first Saturday of each month is  Little Pantry day, and this month the Easter Bunny is making a special visit! Join us for a simple, fun, free community Easter Egg Hunt! 

The Little Pantry is also open from 9am until sold out. Pop by and stock up on bulk honey, jams, chutneys and dried goods all hand made in Freo with mostly Farm grown produce. 

Thursday 27 April to Sunday 30 April, North Freo Social Farm

Book to join in and pick your own olives and get your share of olive oil. Find and pick your own trees, then we collect them all on Sunday 30 April, and deliver them to York Olive Oil for pressing on the Monday 1 May. 

Cost: $20 booking deposit (non refundable) then you pay for your portion of olive oil, less the deposit.

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Sunday 7 May, 10am to 3pm, North Freo Social Farm

Do you want to learn what plants really eat? And how to help them get it? Fall passionately in love with good soil as you work through the key characteristics of the stuff, followed by practical principles for repairing, building and maintaining your own bit of earth. You will never see the ground in the same way again...

Cost: $40 for members, $80 non-members. New social members always welcome, become a member here!

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Sat 20 - Sun 21 May, various times and locations

Volunteer with the crew to pick olives from the suburbs so we can turn it into olive oil! All the oil from this pick will go directly to the Farm's Little Pantry Stall to be used for sale for fundraising. 

Details are TBC as we work out the best trees to pick just a few days prior. To stay in the loop email Amy your phone number and we will let you know when and where we are meeting.

hello@northfreosocialfarm.org

 

Saturday 27 May, 9.30am to 11.30pm, North Freo Social Farm

Learn the basics of simple soapmaking with Amy. This event is a demonstration of how to make cold pressed soap using ingredients that are often found in your kitchen cupboards!

You’ll receive a recipe and some knowhow to make your own soap at home.

Cost: Free for members, $25 non-members, $30 Grow the Farm. New social members always welcome, become a member here!

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Saturday 17 June, 9.30am to 11.30pm, North Freo Social Farm

Do you want to learn the secrets to authentic Chinese cooking? Gloria will demonstrate principles and techniques of stir fry and fried rice. 

Born in Hong Kong, Gloria grew up with Cantonese stir fries and they remain her go-to dinner for something quick, delicious and healthy.

Cost: Free for members, $25 non-members, $30 Grow the Farm. New social members always welcome, become a member here!

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