Full Monty Gardening Workshop
Sep
7
9:30 AM09:30

Full Monty Gardening Workshop

Our most comprehensive workshop covering all the fundamentals of growing nutrient dense healthy veggies.

Nurture your passion for gardening on this one day course with our resident gardener, Nicki Murray-Orr. Nicki will teach you a comprehensive range of skills and techniques to get the most out of your veggie gardens. She covers the basics of soil health, planting from seed, pest management, crop rotation, composting and worm farms leaving you brimming with inspiration and practical knowledge.

What’s included:

  • Morning tea on arrival – delicious nibbles from Bistro kitchen served with your choice of Rocket coffee and TeeTotal loose leaf tea

  • Interactive session in the garden

  • Light lunch - gourmet wood fired pizzas and salads shared in our rustic barn. Includes glass of house wine, house beer or home made soda

  • Take Home notes

What to bring:

Gum boots or suitable footwear and raincoat in case of inclement weather

$120 per person

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Pickling and Preserving Masterclass
Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

Pickling and Preserving Masterclass

PICKLING & PRESERVING MASTERCLASS

Come and enjoy our cooking class on pickling and preserving. Identify fruit and veggies from our organic gardens and learn how we utilise excess seasonal produce to create our own range of pickles, chutneys, jams and sambal. Brad will cover the types of fruit and vegetables that can be preserved, what blends of vinegars and herbs to use when you pickle and his top tips for successful jam making.

Highlights include:

- Secrets of the Bistro kitchen including how to make our infamous Beetroot chutney

- Recreating one of house made pickles and how to utilise this in your every day cooking at home.

- Preserved lemons and how these can be used in every day cooking to enhance your dishes

- Take home recipes

- Date: Wednesday 18th September

Time: 6.30pm – 9pm

What to bring: Just yourselves and some enthusiasm!

What’s included:

Nibbles

Interactive cooking session with Brad King

$75 per person

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Bread Making Workshop
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

Bread Making Workshop

Bread Making Workshop

Nothing beats the smell of a freshly baked loaf and its a simple process so why not learn how to make your own sourdough bread at home. Brad will cover the basics of bread making and demystify the process of using a natural leaven. He will share 3 simple bread recipes and provide everyone with a sourdough starter to take home and recreate the magic.

Highlights include:

Recreate our Bread of the Day

Learn tips and tricks for making your own sourdough bread at home

Each guest receives a sourdough starter to take home

What to bring: Just yourselves and some enthusiasm!

What’s included:

Nibbles and tasters throughout the workshop

Interactive cooking demonstration with Brad King

Take home recipes

Sourdough starter for each guest to take home

$75 per person

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Masterclass in Fermenting
Oct
2
6:30 PM18:30

Masterclass in Fermenting

FERMENTING MASTERCLASS - KOMBUCHA, KIMCHI & MORE

Fermenting is a simple process but it needs to be done correctly, and in this workshop you will discover how we can manage microbial bacteria to produce highly nutritious food. Learn more about the fermentation process and why it’s so important to our health. We will show you how to make your own fermented vegetables and drinks at home to enjoy great gut health.

Highlights include:

  • Secrets of the Bistro kitchen - learn how to make kimchi and how we use this as a marinade on our menu

  • A scoby to take home to create your own Kombucha

  • Take home recipes

$75 Per Person

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Full Monty Gardening Workshop
Oct
5
9:30 AM09:30

Full Monty Gardening Workshop

Full Monty Gardening Workshop

Nurture your passion for gardening on this one day course with our resident gardener, Nicki Murray-Orr. Nicki will teach you a comprehensive range of skills and techniques to get the most out of your veggie gardens. She covers the basics of soil health, planting from seed, pest management, crop rotation, composting and worm farms leaving you brimming with inspiration and practical knowledge.

9.30am arrival. Start the day by meeting Nicki and our other attendees and share introductions over a tea or coffee with tasty treats provided by The Falls Retreat kitchen

10am – 11am Gather around in the rustic Bistro Barn for the first workshop session which will cover soil health and planting from seed.

11am – 11.30am Head over to the Falls Retreat glass house for an interactive session – here you get to see behind the scenes and have a hands on experience with planting seedlings.

11.30am – 1pm Lunch consisting of delicious wood fired pizzas and fresh salads using produce harvested from the gardens, plus a drink to accompany your meal. Nicki joins you for lunch so this is your opportunity to pick her brains and ask questions which apply to your own garden.

1pm –2pm Nicki will teach you all you need to know on composting and worm farms, pest management and crop rotation.

2-3pm Head into the Falls Retreat kitchen veggie gardens to visit our compost and worm farm. See first hand the elements of good garden design, companion planting and crop rotation and learn how these can be applied at home.

Timing is approximate and course content may be subject to change.

What’s included:

Morning tea on arrival – delicious nibbles from Bistro kitchen served with your choice of Rocket coffee and TeeTotal loose leaf tea

Interactive session in the garden

Light lunch - gourmet wood fired pizzas and salads shared in our rustic barn. Includes glass of house wine, house beer or home made soda

Take Home notes

What to bring:

Gum boots or suitable footwear and raincoat in case of inclement weather

$120 per person

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Pasta Masterclass - From Zero to Hero
Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

Pasta Masterclass - From Zero to Hero

PASTA MASTERCLASS - FROM ZERO TO HERO

We have been making our own pasta here at The Falls Retreat for years and we have a tried and tested recipe that we will share with you. We will demonstrate and explain the kneading and resting process, show you how to create different types of pasta and cover the different types of tools and equipment required to roll your dough and create your very own pasta. Taste the difference and you will never want to go back to the packet version!Date: Wednesday 9th October

Time: 6.30pm – 9pm

What to bring: Just yourselves and some enthusiasm!

What’s included:

Nibbles

Interactive cooking demonstration with Brad King

$75 per person

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Seasonal Cooking Class
Oct
16
9:30 AM09:30

Seasonal Cooking Class

Seasonal Cooking Class

Come and enjoy a full day cooking workshop including an interactive garden session and a cooking demo where you will watch, learn and create a 3 course meal using seasonal produce from our veggie gardens.

In this class, Brad will take you into the garden to identify and harvest seasonal veggies and herbs that can be utilised at this time of year to create simple and delicious meals.

Day includes:

9.30 Morning tea on arrival - something delicious to nibble on from the Bistro kitchen served with Rocket coffee or Tea Total loose leaf tea while introductions are made

10.00 - Head into the garden to identify and harvest herbs and veggies

10.30 - Prepare the meal! Get the dessert organised and ready for later and then learn how to create a simple, delicious entree using easily sourced garden produce

11.30 - Brad will show you the various elements of the main course how to put them all together.

1.30 - Lunch is served. Sample the delicious 3 course menu before you go home to recreate it in your kitchen

A cash bar will be available to purchase additional drinks throughout the day.

What’s included:

Includes morning tea on arrival and a delicious 3 course lunch. Wine/beer and additional drinks can be purchased on the day.

Interactive cooking session with Brad King

Take home notes and recipes

$150 per person

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Full Monty Gardening Workshop
Aug
3
9:30 AM09:30

Full Monty Gardening Workshop

Our most comprehensive workshop covering all the fundamentals of growing nutrient dense healthy veggies.

Nurture your passion for gardening on this one day course with our resident gardener, Nicki Murray-Orr. Nicki will teach you a comprehensive range of skills and techniques to get the most out of your veggie gardens. She covers the basics of soil health, planting from seed, pest management, crop rotation, composting and worm farms leaving you brimming with inspiration and practical knowledge.

What’s included:

  • Morning tea on arrival – delicious nibbles from Bistro kitchen served with your choice of Rocket coffee and TeeTotal loose leaf tea

  • Interactive session in the garden

  • Light lunch - gourmet wood fired pizzas and salads shared in our rustic barn. Includes glass of house wine, house beer or home made soda

  • Take Home notes

What to bring:

Gum boots or suitable footwear and raincoat in case of inclement weather

$120 per person

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