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Blockhouse Bay Library

Growing Your Own Microgreens – Blockhouse Bay

Learn all the tips and tricks of growing your own micro greens and sprouts at home. Read More

$5 – $15

Different Dinners: easy, healthy meals on a budget

Join chef and health coach Andrea Bravo (Dandelion Kitchen) where you'll learn to cook, then try two flavourful recipes and get to take home a Different Dinners recipe book. You’ll leave this workshop armed with some skills to make a range of recipes that are budget (and environment) friendly and will boost you and your whanau's health. Read More


Friendly Fermented Foods

Join Marianna van Ginkel in this practical workshop on fermentation, focusing on understanding the principles so you can go home confident and excited to make your own delicious ferments. Read More

Hope Garden

Planter Box Workshop and Wicking Bed Demo

Create a great-looking and functional planter box with reclaimed wood in this Power Tools 101 class, then join a wicking bed demonstration using the berry boxes at Hope Teaching Garden. You will leave with your planter box and some great new woodworking skills, as well as a good understanding of how wicking beds work and the principles behind them. Read More

$20 – $45

Ask a Mycologist: Growing Edible Mushrooms on Logs

Join mycologist Christopher Smith for a fascinating foray into the wonders of mycology! Learn all about the process of mushroom growing on logs using inoculated dowels. Read More

Shiloh Creative Life Centre

Grow Your Own Microgreens Workshop – Onehunga

Come and learn about growing your own microgreens and reducing food waste. The event will provide tips and tricks on how to grow microgreens in gardens or containers, as well as how to cook and preserve fresh harvests. Composting will also be discussed. Read More