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Private Tours of ORTO Permaculture Farm

ORTO Straw Eco Farm 100 Allisons Road, Blampied, Vic, Australia

This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to build a passive solar home & permaculture garden, includes a welcome platter & drinks. Join me! The ticket price is for two people. Purchase multiple tickets for larger groups. Call me on 0487, 063 745, to arrange a date. Ask us questions about how we created […]

How to make soap, extract essential oil & hydrosol

ORTO Straw Eco Farm 100 Allisons Road, Blampied, Vic, Australia

This is a hands on class for a group of 8 people. What you will learn Learn to make beautiful handmade soap at home using readily available kitchen tools. And learn to extract essential oil and hydrosol from various plants through distillation. Class Detail We will make oil and hydrosol from seasonal plant material, either lavender, eucalyptus, rosemary, […]

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Home made pasta class, lunch, folk songs & pizzica dancing

ORTO Straw Eco Farm 100 Allisons Road, Blampied, Vic, Australia

Home made pasta you are silky delicious, easy to make and a joy to eat! And children really love to make pasta too! When my children were young we hosted pasta making birthday parties and while at first my daughters hesitated saying "mum I don't think our friends will like it", doubt was soon replaced […]

How to make artisanal sourdough bread-Hands On Class

ORTO Straw Eco Farm 100 Allisons Road, Blampied, Vic, Australia

This is a 100% hands on class where each of you make two loaves of bread: Orto Loaf & Chocolate Savoury Bread. For this class it is Extremely important to arrive at 8am & no later :) Learn to make sourdough, it is easy to do. And you don’t need a perfect schedule to make […]

How to make soap, extract essential oil & hydrosol

ORTO Straw Eco Farm 100 Allisons Road, Blampied, Vic, Australia

Soap making is a rare & very beautiful trade. What you will learn Learn to make beautiful handmade soap at home using readily available kitchen tools. And learn to extract essential oil and hydrosol from various plants through distillation. Class Detail We will make oil and hydrosol from seasonal plant material, either lavender, eucalyptus, rosemary, or some other […]

How to make liqueurs for you or as gifts

ORTO Straw Eco Farm 100 Allisons Road, Blampied, Vic, Australia

This is really fun. Liqueurs are very simple to make and the flavours you can play with endless. They are so delicious that they must be made in moderation otherwise it might be hard to leave the house. Come and make liqueurs with me. I will provide all ingredients & introduce you to the following […]

Garlic! We love you! Harvest & Braid & Lunch

ORTO Straw Eco Farm 100 Allisons Road, Blampied, Vic, Australia

Garlic you make everything taste good. You are used to flavour krauts, stir fries, sauces, stews. You are rubbed on toast to create bruschetta, crushed into oil to make mayonnaise, stuffed into poultry to flavour chicken, or slow fermented to make black garlic. We love you! Let's harvest garlic together and I will teach you […]

Make a seasonal summer wreath

ORTO Straw Eco Farm 100 Allisons Road, Blampied, Vic, Australia

It's summer! Woooo hooooo! And the garden is bountiful once more! Soak yourself in its golden light as we harvest indigenous grasses, wildflowers and fragrant plant clippings to make a summer solstice wreath. You will take home a wreath made by you, using flowers and grasses of your choice grown here at ORTO Farm and […]