Once a month join us to learn about growing vegetables & fruits, raising farm animals, and how to care for your soil. Meet the farmer, or tour a backyard growers garden. Make friends and exchange produce, ideas and smiles! Open to members and visitors.
APRIL FIELD DAY:
Saturday April 17th
Limestone Permaculture Farm is a highly productive one acre demonstration property, designed & operated on permaculture principles.
Limestone Farm showcases practical examples of most Permaculture Principles, Components and Functions including:
Integrated Permaculture Farm Design / Organic Principled Market Gardening
Intensive Orchard & Food Forest on Swales
Animal Management & Husbandry of Poultry, Sheep & Goats
Farm gate produce sales / European & Native Bee Keeping
Native Bush Foods / Seed Saving & Propagation
Companion planting & Plant Guilds / Composting, Manure Teas & Soil health
Building with recycled materials / Farm fresh nutritious cooking
Solar, Water & Wood fired energy
Brett and Nici are in their tenth year in their wonderful homestead, showcasing what is possible on a 1 acre parcel of land.
10.00am Tour of Limestone Permaculture
12.30pm Lunch BYO (optional)
1.30pm Estimated end of activities (feel free to leave at any time)
Bookings for this event open on Thursday 1 April.
Due to COVID restrictions, bookings are limited to current financial members.
If you're not a current member, please visit the Join Us page.
Location details provided in your booking confirmation.
ABOUT FIELD DAYS
Field Days Field days are usually held once a month except in January.
Lunch is at 12.30pm, and talks or tours start at 1.15pm. We usually finish by 4pm but you are welcome to leave whenever you like.
What to bring: A folding chair, lunch and drinks, hat and sturdy shoes, produce to swap/share/sell.
Members - free
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only current financial members are eligible to attend field days. Bookings are compulsory due to limited numbers. BOOK NOW
Wet Weather: Check our Facebook field day event page or tune into 2NURFM 103.7 or 1233 ABC Local Radio for updates on the day.