Farm Tour: Exploring Alternative Farming Enterprises

Are you thinking about diversifying your farm income?

Are you interested in exploring alternative farm enterprises?

Or are you looking for farming options for a small property?

When:
Saturday 16 April 2016

Where:
Meet at Mansfield Coffee Merchants,
23 Highett St, Mansfield VIC 3722

Time:
9.30am for coffee, 10.00am to 3.00pm

Cost:
$20 per person (please pay via cash on the day), includes lunch and bus hire.

RSVP:
By Thursday 14 April 2016 to the Goulburn Broken CMA by emailling [email protected] or phoning 03 5764 7507.

Join in a farm tour of the Tolmie region investigating different farming enterprises and business models. The tour will visit local farms and demonstration sites where you’ll hear how innovative farmers have grown alternative crops such as garlic, capers, and cider apples.

After a delicious lunch at the Tin Shed Cider, Amanda Garner, Chairperson of the Australian Native Food Industry Limited (ANFIL), will talk about the growing demand for Australian native foods from the restaurant industry both locally and overseas. Rowan Reid, Coordinator of the Australian Master TreeGrower Program will also discuss the agroforestry practices required to grow native foods.

The farm tour is great for farmers looking to diversify their income streams or for small property owners looking for enterprises that can be grown on a small scale.

Click here for the flyer.