Workshops

  • Learn to make sausages with beautiful free-range pork.

    July 17 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Join Adam and I, Mara, for a wonderfully instructive, joyous and vibrant, sausage making workshop an...

  • Fungi Feast Forage Walk

    July 31 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Join me for an edible fungi foraging adventure in Hepburn. This is how I’d like this day to wo...

  • Come and make gnocchi with me!

    August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Gnocchi are little potato dumplings! They are made using a schiacciapatate, a handful of eggs, a lit...

  • Learn to Ferment Vegetables in Bulk

    August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Fermenting is one of the simplest ways to preserve food! With the price of food going up enormously ...

  • Learn to Ferment Vegetables in Bulk

    August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Fermenting is one of the simplest ways to preserve food! With the price of food going up enormously ...

  • How to make a Braided Rag Rug with Ilka White

    September 11 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Join the extremely talented Ilka White here at ORTO Farm and learn to make your own braided rag rug ...

  • Wearable Felted Body Wraps: a beginners class

    September 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Join the incredibly talented Catherine O’Leary, for a felting class at ORTO farm and learn to ...

  • Wild Weed Forage Feast

    October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Wild weeds in your garden can be used to create sumptuous rewilding meals! In my kitchen garden, I m...

  • How to Make Sourdough Bread

    October 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Learn to make sourdough, it is easy to do. And you don’t need a perfect schedule to make one or tw...

  • Learn to make Vegan Soap

    October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Learn to make beautiful handmade soap at home using readily available kitchen tools. I will teach yo...

  • Straw Passive Solar Home, Wetland and Permaculture Farm Tour

    February 19, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at ORTO Straw Eco Farm

    Join us for a tour and chat about all things as they relate to passive solar design and building wit...