Sarah Heath talks about culinary herbs at ROGI meeting

PASSIONATE: Sarah Heath will share her vast knowledge and passion for growing herbs at the Redland Organic Growers meeting on Wednesday.

PASSIONATE: Sarah Heath will share her vast knowledge and passion for growing herbs at the Redland Organic Growers meeting on Wednesday.

SARAH Heath is always willing to share her vast knowledge and passion for growing herbs.

On Wednesday, June 12, join members of Redland Organic Growers Inc to hear Ms Heath's journey and learn all you need to know to get you started.

The busy mother and owner-operator of Basilea Living Herbs and Edible Flowers delivers produce to stores, cafes, bars and restaurants in and around Brisbane and even a cooking school.

Ms Heath said it was her mother's tree change from Melbourne to a hydroponic herb farm in Burpengary that opened her eyes to a new direction.

"I was 14 at the time and an amazing world of culinary herbs was at my backdoor for me to discover," Ms Heath said.

"I love seeing herbs grow - their shapes, colours, taste, uses and benefits. They are amazingly interesting plants.

"For me, it's a no-brainer. If you try to grow anything, why not grow something that is useful as a food, flavour enhancer, and also has nutrients and health benefits?"

Ms Heath said she was fortunate to have seen her business grow organically through my life, particularly as she was raising her children.

One of her favourite ways to teach about herb growing is through on-the-spot educational videos.

"Live videos are great as they allow me to get the information right there and then as it happens while providing opportunities for people to interact," she said.

"They are very convenient and also let me keep other times for my family."

Ms Heath will talk about her farm open days and have a selection of herbs for sale when ROGI meets at 7pm on June 12 at Salvation Army, corner of McDonald Road and MacArthur Street, Alexandra Hills.

Doors open at 6.15 pm to purchase local organic produce.

Visitors are welcome ($5 entry) and supper is served afterwards.