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    Basilea Farm Open Day

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    Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Basilea Living Herbs and Edible Flowers. Wander through a peri-urban farm in the heart of the City of Moreton Bay, where the essence of local flavour blooms.

    Explore a sun-hardy variety of edible seedlings nurtured with care and dedication. As you stroll through our lush greenery isles, inhale the fragrant aromas of freshly grown culinary herbs, gourmet greens, and edible flowers and select your seedlings to purchase on the day.

    Engage with knowledgeable staff, passionate about sharing their expertise in herb cultivation and sustainable farming practices. Learn a few secrets to growing and using herbs, greens, and flowers to elevate your culinary creations and beautify your living spaces. 

    Delve into the fascinating world of native bees with an educational display by Queensland Herb Society member Harold. It's a unique opportunity to learn more about these essential pollinators.

    Taste the freshness, embrace the beauty, and savor the unique flavors only Basilea Living Herbs and Edible Flowers can provide.
    Experience a journey of discovery and delight. Whether you're a chef seeking inspiration for your menu or a home grower looking to cultivate your garden oasis.

    The experience continues kickstarting your morning on-site with a cup of aromatic coffee from Burpengary-based Chilli Coffee Australia and exploring locally-made preserves by Joyous Jams.
    Fulfill your soil and compost needs with In The Loop BNE and Red Soil Organics offerings, ensuring your garden thrives.
    Welcome new local producer Ibis Brewing Company with their Strawberry Lemonade & Finger Lime Soda, cleverly named 'Bin Juice'.
    Share this delightful morning out with your best garden pal & don't forget your hat, sunscreen, and a bag or box to carry home your newfound treasures. *Note: If it's a wet day, best to wear closed in shoes, gumboots or similar are perfect. 

    Join us for a day of discovery, community, and the finest in local produce at Basilea Farm Open Day. All Welcome - Parking On-site - Eftpos Available.
    Ladies visit Basilea Farm Open Day
    Gardening friends visiting Basilea Farm Open Day, sharing-in a delightful morning out.

    More information including frequently asked questions and accessibility statement can be found on our website.

    A rundown of our Farm Open Days:

    9:00 am - Welcome!

    Take a basket and head off around the farm, choosing your favourite herbs and edible flower seedlings. There is also compost, sugarcane mulch, organic plant food and local craft and preserves from makers and bakers. Enjoy browsing and chatting with local producers.

    11 am - Meet the Grower talk (20 mins) and often we have a special guest!
    Meet owner and grower Sarah Heath at the workshop courtyard to hear about the farm and get useful tips for planting and using herbs.

    When ready, make your final purchase at the cashier at the top of the hydroponic system near the shed.  Please ask us if you would like your plants labeled. 

    1 pm - Closed for the day. We look forward to seeing you next time!

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