Workshops & Events

Discover a world of holistic living, sustainability, weaving and llamas and learn a new set of skills at one of our workshops here at White Stone Farm and further afield.

Join us for a Sustainability or Permaculture workshop, learn the amazing (and super easy!) art of Japanese SAORI weaving or find out more about the wonderful world of llamas.

Upcoming Workshops:


SAORI WEAVING & NATURAL DYE


SAORI Weaving Advanced Techniques & Warping

Develop your SAORI weaving skills further and learn how to make your own warps for your SAORI loom in this intensive 1-day workshop.  The Introduction to SAORI weaving or SAORI scarf workshop is a pre-requisite for this class.  Places are strictly limited.
Saturday 26th March

10am – 5pm
White Stone Farm, Clunes


Make a SAORI Scarf workshop
Learn the beautiful and easy art of SAORI weaving to create a gorgeous scarf. Immerse yourself in the freestyle creativity of SAORI, discover the unique philosophy and enjoy a fun day of creativity at the loom.  All materials are supplied and looms are warped up and ready to go – just bring your enthusiasm and an open mind for freestyle creativity!
No previous weaving experience is required.  Places strictly limited.
Saturday 16th April
Celebrate, Buninyong

Make a SAORI Scarf workshop
Saturday 30th April
Open Drawer Studio, Camberwell

Make a SAORI Scarf workshop
Sunday 1st May
Hastings Uniting Church, Hastings

SUSTAINABILITY & PERMACULTURE WORKSHOPS

Introduction to Permaculture
Learn the essentials of Permaculture during this weekend introductory course. Delve into the Permaculture principles and get a glimpse of the wonderful ways to harness the seasons, use the landscape effectively and adapt to a changing environment.
15th – 16th October
White Stone Farm, Clunes

Sustainable Chook Keeping
Learn how to keep your chickens happy and healthy with natural food, remedies and sustainable chook-keeping practices. Drawing on her vast zoological career experience and knowledge of captive and wild bird behaviour, Prue will share with you the keys to natural chicken keeping, housing, feeding and care for maximum health and vitality. Perfect for beginner chicken owners or those thinking of keeping chooks in the future.
Sunday 6th November
White Stone Farm, Clunes

Practical Herbalism
Get to know which herbs are great for health and wellbeing and turn your garden into your own natural medicine cabinet.  Join herbalist Bianca Patetl from Ingara Healing for amazing insights into the power of herbs for health. Bianca is an experienced and gifted naturopath, herbalist, artist and sprititual intuitive life coach.
Date: TBC
White Stone Farm, Clunes

Fermenting Foods – Harnessing the Power of Beneficial Bacteria
Discover the amazing power of fermented foods and learn how to make your own tasty sauerkraut and kombucha at home.  Your digestive system helps to stabilise your overall bodily health and emotions – learn how to supercharge this amazing system!
Sunday 4th September
White Stone Farm, Clunes

To find out more, to register your interest or to book in any of these workshops, please email us at info@whitestonefarm.com.au.  Places are limited so register early!

Catch us at these upcoming Festivals & Events:

Lost Trades Fair
12th & 13th March
Kyneton Racecourse
www.rundellandrundell.com.au/#!lost-trades-australia/c1p7p

Seven Sisters Festival
18th – 20th March
Mt Martha
www.sevensistersfestival.com

Ballarat Rural Lifestyle Expo
Saturday 2nd April
Ballarat Showgrounds
www.rurallifestyleexpo.org.au

Andersons Mill Festival
Sunday 3rd April
Anderson’s Mill, Smeaton
www.andersonsmillfest.org.au

Westernport Craft Fest
Saturday 9th April
Hastings Uniting Church
https://www.facebook.com/WesternPortCraftFest/?fref=nf

Bendigo Artisan’s Textile Festival
15th – 17th July
North Bendigo Bowls Club