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.
JUNE FIELD DAY:
PURPLE PEAR FARM
Saturday June 12th
Purple Pear Farm outside Maitland is an incredible place to visit, complete with mandala market garden and a variety of animals on 14 productive acres.
Mark Brown and Kate Beveridge have more than 20 years experience in permaculture and biodynamic farming, providing for the local community with a Community Supported Agriculture food box system, Permaculture Design Certificate courses and a range of workshops including cheese and soap making.
Join us on Saturday 12 June (the long weekend) for a tour of this amazing property and learn from the wealth of wisdom held by Mark and Kate.
12.30pm Lunch BYO (optional)
1.15pm "Spotlight on..." our new mini educational series
1.30pm Tour of property
4.00pm Estimated end of activities (feel free to leave at any time)
Bookings for this event open on Tuesday 1 June.
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.