Girragirra Green Living


Luxury accommodation in Forbes NSW

Sharing skills and knowledge to help build a resilient community – that’s what we’re on about on this page! Oh and having fun, let’s not forget the fun bit .

Check out our Sourdough and Farmhouse Ferments workshops below.

And did you know you can buy a gift voucher for that special someone for any of our workshops? You sure can!! Just contact us here and we’ll get it done.

Sourdough Workshops:


Have you ever wanted to learn how to make and bake your very own loaf of beautiful, health giving sourdough bread? Well have we got the workshop for you!

We limit our Sourdough workshop to ten lucky people so you get to actually make a loaf yourself, with your own sticky little fingers, from start to finish….and watch it grow and develop before your eyes!

sourdough workshop

Wendy will guide you through the process with lots of hands on practice and a complete set of notes to take home with you along with your own loaf to bake next morning.


And of course you own starter/ mother / bread pet …whatever you want to call it. We call ours Princess Berta.


This is a full day workshop starting with morning tea on arrival at 10am, includes lunch and finishes around 3.30 pm

Current dates for 2017: All classes limited to ten places

Feb Sunday 5 2017               |   sold out

April Saturday 22 2017       |  sold out

August Sunday 20 2017     |   sold out.

October Sunday 15 2017  |  sold out

To to be placed on a wait list, please email

Farmhouse Ferments : Milk, Veggies and Drinks

Learn how to make your own health giving probiotic fermented (cultured) foods including milk based ferments like kefir, yoghurt, cheese and cultured butter as well as fabulous vegetable ferments like kraut and kimchi. We limit these workshops to ten lucky people so you get lots of opportunities to be hands on and ask questions!

Cultured Milk Products:

Learn how to make cultured milk products including kefir, yoghurt, creme fraiche, cultured butter and simple cheeses in your own kitchen.

We’ll have a lot of fun and you’ll leave with :

  • hands on experience, a comprehensive set of notes, your very own cheese pet (kefir grain) so you can make your own cultured milk products at home using any kind of milk, samples to take home in glass jars.

This is a half day (3 hr) workshop starting with  a delicious morning tea on arrival at 9am for a 9.30 start, finishing at 12.30. Cost $99.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to see current workshop dates for 2017 :  All classes limited to 10 people.


milk ferments


Cultured vegetables:

Learn how to make health giving cultured, probiotic vegetable ferments like kraut and kimchi in your own kitchen.

We’ll have a lot of fun and you’ll leave with:

  • hands on experience, a comprehensive set of notes and jars of ferments made with your own fair hands to take home and enjoy.

This half day (3 hr) workshop begins at 1.15 for a 1.30 start, finishing at 4.30 with a delicious afternoon tea. Cost $99.



Workshop dates for 2017

March Sunday 12 2017             |   Sold out.

September Sunday 10 2017    |  Sold out

November Saturday 4 2017   |   9 am – 12.30 pm Cultured milk products | 6 places available | $99 | Book here

                                                                     1.15 pm – 4.30 pm Cultured vegetables  | 6 places available  |$99 | Book here

  ** Book both in for both classes and receive a bonus lunch between classes here at Girragirra featuring the goodies you will be making **

Other workshops:

We’re developing courses around other things we’re passionate about. It’s a bit like that at Girragirra!

We’ll be launching these new classes soon so if you’d like to be kept in the loop, sign up for our newsletter here. It will be fun!