What types of enterprises might suit your small rural block? Want to do something a bit alternative? How might you research and develop your idea? Is it possible to run a business on a small farm while protecting the natural resource base?
At this workshop we will discuss starting a small farm enterprise and hear from farmers who have done just that.
The topics include:
The format of this workshop will include time to network and learn from farmers in our area about running a business on a small farm.
Our farmer speakers will share their experience of operating a business on a small farm. What are some of the pitfalls? What they wish they knew before they started.
Our guest speakers
David Hilhorst a small farmer and NSW DPI Bushfire Recovery Officer. David has a passion for supporting people to look after their land and water so that it may provide the lifestyle, income and experiences they are seeking. He has worked for with Greening Australia, Landcare, Catchment Management Authorities and Local Land Services.
Steph Helm from The Vintners Daughter Winery and Vineyard.
Peter and Penny Dagg from Eastern and White Dorpers.
Fiona from Bent Shed Produce.
We have developed a COVID-19 safety plan and will be following National COVID-19 safety guidelines for this event. A refund will be offered if you are sick and cannot attend. You can read the SFNCR COVID-19 policy here.
The ticket price includes morning tea, lunch, tea and coffee. Catering will be provided by the Country Women’s Association in Tarago and funds raised from the catering will go towards their community projects.
This project is supported by the Australian Government through the National Landcare Program.
Small Farms Network Capital Region IncPO Box 313BungendoreNSW 2621