Open Farm Day 2019
Date(s) - April 7, 2019
Time - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This is a third-party event not organised by Permablitz. We've added it because we reckon it looks pretty good!
Location - Open Farm Day
Open Farm Day 2019
Explore farming on the fringe at Open Farm Day on Sunday 7th April from 10am to 4pm.
This is a fantastic opportunity to discover and visit 16 working farms, and producers, and meet local farmers. Farms will open their gates to showcase their fruit and veggies, livestock and animals, orchards and vineyards, flowers and food.
You are welcome to follow the trail, or just visit the farms that are of interest to you. Meet the farmers to learn more about farming on the urban fringe as well as opportunities to sample some fresh produce and participate in activities at selected farms, including farm tours, demonstrations and more!
The Trail Map and Passport is your guide to discovering the farms and local producers for Open Farm Day. Visitors will be able to present their Open Farm Day Passport at each farm to collect a sticker. Collecting three or more stickers and completing the visitor survey allows entry to the prize draw, featuring some amazing prizes! The Trail Map and Passport is available to download at https://www.nillumbik.vic.gov.au/People-and-family/About-Open-Farm-Day or you can collect a copy at each of the participating farms and businesses on the day.
Choose the farms you want to visit to make your own Open Farm Day trail and experience:
• farm tours
• farm animals
• product tastings
• and more…
Open farms and businesses include:
BALASHI FLOWERS & NURSERY.
CRAFT Kitchen and Bar
Edendale Community Environment Farm
Hilderbrand Ridge Organic Vineyard
Jock and Eddie
Kings of Kangaroo Ground
Nillumbik Estate Winery
Shaws Road Winery
Turners Bakehouse Eatery
Weeping Grevillea Nursery
Yarra Valley Custom Meats
Open Farm Day is an all-weather event. Please:
• Wear appropriate clothing
• Wear covered shoes on all farms
• Supervise your children at all times
• Leave your pets at home
• Stick to designated visitor areas on farms
• Fill your car up with fuel before you start your Open Farm Day trail.
• Bring your camera
• Bring some cash to purchase some regional farm gate produce
Have a great day out exploring the region!
This event is proudly partnered by the Hurstbridge and Doreen & Mernda Community Bank Branches of Bendigo Bank and the Kinglake Branch of Bendigo Bank. The event is supported by Nillumbik Shire Council, City of Whittlesea and visit Victoria.
Please note: Open Farm Day 2019 is a free event although costs may be incurred at individual farms and businesses for entry or activities. Please read the terms and conditions in your Trail Map and Passport when planning your day out.