Enhance your stay at The Haven Country House with one of our holiday packages. We offer fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced meals handmade from the produce at Peppermint Ridge Farm, private cooking classes designed to teach you how to use Australian bush foods, organic vegetable growing classes, bush food garden tours, and tours of the Cornucopia Australis exhibit to teach you about Australia’s natural and cultural history. Contact us to add a package to your stay.
Make a weekend of it and book a table at one of our signature Tour and Taste Events at Peppermint Ridge Farm. Treat yourself to a 3 course homemade, seasonally driven meal utilising fresh produce from our kitchen garden and local producers. Includes native garden tour. By booking in conjunction with your stay, you’ll receive a discount on the pp price.
Tour and Taste is only available for stays inclusive of the upcoming dates:
- Sunday, July 23
- Saturday, August 19 (dinner)
- Sunday, September 3
- Sunday, September 17
Price is $60 per person.
Learn the Secrets of Successful Gardening
Make your stay at the Haven an educational experience. Discover the secrets of creating and maintaining a flourishing no dig vegetable garden and learn how to make the ingenious wicking garden. You will learn how easy it is to incorporate bushfoods into your garden design too. Topics include soil health, wicking beds, compost and pest control.
Classes will demonstrate how easy it is to incorporate the sensational flavours of Australia’s native foods such as lemon & anise myrtle, strawberry gum, mountain pepper and native mints into your home cuisine.
Learn about Australia’s environmental and cultural history and the changing approaches to land management. The ancient Greek legend of Cornucopia is woven into the tour to illustrate how we have regarded nature as a source of endless bounty.
Enjoy a guided tour of our bush food garden and learn about native Australian plants.