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Workshops & Events 


Unfortunately, the scheduled talks at Pine River's Heritage Museum for 23rd Feb and 2nd Mar had to be canceled due to ongoing work on the museum after recent heavy rains. When the team is back in their beloved museum, these workshops will be rescheduled . 


Dates : 11th March 2024

  Discover the Enchantment of Edible Flowers!

🌼 Unearth the captivating world of edible flowers at our immersive workshops! This extraordinary event is your opportunity to step into a realm where nature's beauty meets culinary artistry. 🌸

Led by expert educator Sarah, you'll embark on a journey that will awaken your senses and inspire your creativity. Wander through the picturesque Basilea Farm, where a treasure trove of unique and vibrant edible blooms awaits. Learn the art of cultivating these natural wonders without the use of chemicals and discover their diverse flavors, aromas, and uses.

🌱 Whether you're a seasoned gardener or simply appreciate the beauty of nature, our workshop offers something for everyone. Taste exquisite petals, master the art of harvesting, and leave with the knowledge to infuse your dishes with floral elegance.

As a bonus, take home seedlings to nurture your very own edible flower garden. It's a day filled with insights, flavors, and memories that will last a lifetime.

Don't miss this chance to enrich your culinary repertoire and embrace the magic of edible flowers. Secure your spot now and immerse yourself in this extraordinary journey of taste and beauty.

🎟️ Limited spots available. Book your workshop ticket today and let the world of edible flowers unfold before you! 🌷BOOK HERE


Growing, Harvesting & Preserving Edible Flowers & Herbs

With Sarah Heath at Green Thumb Farm Samford

Sat 9th March 2024, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join the lovely Sarah Heath for one of her comprehensive and engaging workshops with a focus on effective methods to make the most of your herb patch with clever harvesting and preserving techniques.  Cost: $95  BOOK HERE




Growing & Cooking Home-Grown Herbs

With Sarah Heath

Sat 27th April 2024, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join the lovely Sarah Heath for one of her comprehensive and engaging workshops with a focus on effective methods of growing & cooking home-grown herbs as a sustainable, cost-effective and simple means of reducing waste, saving money and growing your own delicious food. Cost: $95 BOOK HERE


Date :16th and 17th MARCH 2024 9am till 3pm

Ticketed event 

More information HERE



Moreton Bay Libraries July and August 2024

_growing in small spaces_ 


Workshops On Basilea Farm


Date : 17th September 2024    

Discover the vibrant world of plants at our Farm Tour Spring Sunday Seedling Sessions! 🌱🌼

Unearth the secrets of different plant varieties and learn how to nurture them into flourishing wonders. Guided by Basilea owner, Sarah Heath, this 90-minute adventure at Basilea Farm promises a deep dive into the beauty of the season's edible plant varieties. 

Sip on herbal beverages as you wander through our enchanting farm, brimming with seasonal treasures. Get your burning questions answered during interactive Q&A sessions. Plus, take home seedlings at an exclusive Open Farm price of just $3.50 each,  Your ticket comes complete with 4 x 50mm pots included!

Intimate groups ensure a personalised experience.

Choose from three session times: 8:30 AM, 11:00 AM, or 2:00 PM.

Tickets are only $20, and include your first 4 plants! Spots will go fast!

Embrace spring, nurture your green thumb, and connect with fellow plant enthusiasts. Book now for an unforgettable day at the Farm Tour Spring Sunday Sessions! 🌿🌺🌞 #FarmTour #SpringSundaySessions #PlantLovers #GreenThumbGoals


Dates : 14th October 2024 Monday Morning

  &      : 20th October  2024 Sunday Morning

🌿 Discover Nature's Magic at Basilea Farm! 🌿

Join us for a unique adventure at our Nasturtium Seed Collection Event. Imagine a morning surrounded by Basilea Farm's serene beauty, where colorful blooms and lush greens await your gentle touch.
📅 Date Options: 14th October or 20th October
🕒 Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This isn't just seed collecting; it's a chance to connect with nature, learn the secrets of seed collecting, and make a lasting impact.
Dress comfortably, wear a sun hat, and bring closed-toe shoes, a water bottle, and your favorite tea cup for a heartwarming morning tea.
Here's what awaits you:
🌞 9:30 AM: Warm Welcome
🌱 9:40 AM: Induction & Training
🌼 10:00 AM: Dive into Seed Collection
🍵 11:00 AM: Share Morning Tea
🕛 11:30 AM: Depart with Fulfillment
Secure your spot with a $8 booking fee, ensuring only dedicated nature lovers join us. Enjoy complimentary teas, coffees, and a delightful morning tea spread.
And there's more! Each helper receives seeds and the opportunity to adopt a Basilea Farm plant as a token of gratitude.

Ready to sow the seeds of change? Book now, and contact Sarah at 0413241576 for questions or to express your enthusiasm.
Join us for a day of nurturing, learning, and growth as we embark on this enchanting journey together! 🌻🌿🌷 #BasileaFarmHelpers

Information on the 'One On One' Workshops and public speaker topics from Basilea Farm owner & Head Farmer and Culinary Herb Educator Sarah Heath.

   Sarah offers a range of workshops and speaker topics encompassing diverse subjects from Sarah's 20 years in the industry, such as herbs, salads, edible flowers, and hydroponics. These options are designed to cater to both seasoned enthusiasts and beginners, providing them with valuable knowledge and guidance.

Sensory Herbs: Dive into a world of sensory delights as Sarah takes you on a captivating journey through all your senses. Discover culinary herbs with unique qualities that you can grow in your own kitchen garden. Immerse yourself in these remarkable herbs' aromas, textures, and flavors, and learn how to incorporate them into your culinary creations. This session is a feast for the senses and will leave you inspired.

The Jazzed Salad: Elevate your salad game with Sarah's exploration of "The Fancy Salad Leaves." Delve into the world of vibrant and flavorful salad greens, and learn how to cultivate them in your garden. Uncover the secrets of growing beautiful and nourishing salads packed with a variety of textures and flavors. Get ready to jazz up your salads and impress your guests with a burst of freshness and creativity.

Easiest Herbs Ever To Grow: If you're new to gardening or simply looking for hassle-free herbs, this presentation is perfect for you. Sarah will guide you through the process of growing easy and rewarding herbs that thrive in various environments. Discover the best herbs to grow, care for them, and explore their culinary and well-being uses. Gain confidence in your gardening skills and enjoy the abundance of nature's bounty right at your doorstep.

The Tastiest Edible Flowers to Grow and Why You Should Grow Them: Experience the delightful world of edible flowers as Sarah shares her expertise on the tastiest varieties to grow in your garden. Learn about their unique flavors, growing techniques, and how to incorporate them into your culinary creations. Engage in a sensory adventure as you savor the flavors of these exquisite blooms. This session is a treat for both the eyes and the palate.

Hydroponics Essentials: Want to unlock the potential of hydroponics? Sarah's comprehensive presentation draws from her 20 years of experience. Whether you're a beginner or have dabbled in hydroponics before, this session will equip you with the knowledge and skills to achieve successful gardening without soil. Learn about the common pitfalls to avoid, essential techniques, and how to create an optimal hydroponic system. Embrace a new way of gardening and witness the bountiful rewards it brings.

Harvest for Abundant Growth: Harvesting is an art, and Sarah will guide you through the best practices for harvesting herbs and edible flowers. Discover the optimal time and techniques for harvesting different varieties, ensuring abundant growth and continuous harvests. Gain insights into preserving and storing these precious botanical treasures to savor their freshness long after the harvest season. Embrace the rhythm of nature's cycle and make the most of your garden's bounty.

Herby Lunch Snacks: Join Sarah as she explores the art of incorporating herbs into your daily snacks, elevating your lunchtime experience. Discover the delightful world of herby lunch box snacks that Sarah prepares for her own growing children. Uncover innovative and delicious ways to infuse your snacks with the flavors and benefits of herbs. For a truly immersive experience, tastings of these delectable herby treats are available as an optional add-on.

Culinary Herb Propagation: Expand your garden and enjoy the benefits of fresh herbs by mastering the art of herb propagation. Sarah will share her knowledge and personal experiences, providing you with the tools and confidence to propagate your favorite herbs at home. Learn about different propagation methods, from seeds to cuttings, and gain insights into the best practices for nurturing young plants. Embrace the joy of watching your garden flourish and reap the rewards of your propagation efforts.

ONE on ONE Workshops Include​

  • One Topic choice 

  • Duration: 90 minutes

  • Location: Basilea Farm

  • Days: Via arrangement, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 

  • Participants: One person (with the option to bring a support worker)

  • Printed PowerPoint notes for reference

  • Opportunity for shopping during the workshop (pots available at $4 each)

  • Convenient on-site parking

Some optional extras are available to enhance your workshop experience for an additional fee

  • Extra People: Additional participants can join the workshop (maximum of 5 people).

  • Morning or Afternoon Tea: Enjoy a delightful tea service 

  • Lunch: Indulge in a satisfying meal from the local Cafe during the workshop. All dietary needs catered for

  • Extended Duration: Extend the workshop for extra learning to Two Topic choices.

For further details or to customize your workshop, please contact Sarah.

One on one infromtion

Community tours of the farm!


Basilea Farm can cater to community groups, from tours of the farm to interesting fun Fram presentions and learning workshops. This is an amazing opportunity for you to bring your group to Basiea Farm for a unique experience.  

Interested in visiting us ?  Enquire here

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