FIELD DAYS

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:
LIMESTONE PERMACULTURE

12.30pm

Saturday April 17th

Stroud Road

About

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.

Schedule

9.45am Arrival

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.

Cost:

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.

 

Car Pooling: Head over to our Facebook page and post in the field day event listing to offer or ask for a lift. Alternatively contact us via phone.

BE OUR HOST

Share your knowledge for a sustainable future. Host a field day at your garden or farm.

ABOUT US

We are gardeners, farmers, and first time producers of our own backyard fodder, who meet monthly to learn about living and growing sustainably in the Hunter Valley and surrounds.

Secretary (Barbara): 0402 052 248

 

Mailing address:
60 Oswald Lane, Oswald 2321 NSW

 

hunterorganicgrowerssociety@gmail.com

All members receive free entry to field days, one free workshop per year, our monthly newsletter and that good feeling that you're a part of positive change.

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