A field day on agricultural capacity and capability to adapt to change.
You are invited to this exciting field day on climate change resilience in Bass Coast.
Soil Scientist, Declan McDonald, will be speaking on the following topics.
Come and join us during the Easter school holidays at the iconic 340-acre Phillip Island property, Bimbadeen.
A recent visit to Amber Creek Farm in the Fish Creek region of South Gippsland proved to be a real highlight for over 40 Bass Coast landcarers. Amber Creek Farm is owned and managed by Dan and Amelia Bright. Dan and Amelia have a wonderful story to tell us all on sustainable resource management and ethical practices. They raise pasture raised pigs and run a sawmilling operation targeting local timber plantations and salvaged timber. Dan and Amelia live ‘off grid’ and believe in having a positive impact on their environment and community, have a no waste philosophy, adopt regenerative farming techniques and have a ‘local’ focus. It is this local focus that has enabled them to create a niche for themselves in the sawmilling industry.
How much space do you need to grow enough food to feed yourself?
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Explore the beautiful Spa country in its autumnal beauty. Visit leading farmers who embrace sustainable systems to produce quality food and wine.
Welcome to Amber Creek Farm, a 165 acre property owned and managed
by Dan and Amelia Bright.
You are invited to celebrate the launch of the Bass Coast Landcare Networks River Garden Project, a community garden, trials, innovation and education precinct on the banks of the Bass River.
Please join us for this free community workshop focusing on the links between Healthy Soil, Nutritional Food and Healthy People. There will be presentations focusing on the importance of producing and eating high quality food which is sustainably produced with minimum impact on the environment.
Welcome to The House on the Hill Olive Grove, a property owned and managed by Justin and Melanie McCulloch. Situated on the picturesque Anderson/San Remo Peninsula, the property has over 1000 olive trees and produces locally grown olives and award-winning Olive Oil. You are invited to join us for a tour of the property and hear Justin and Melanie’s story of sea change and their journey to become Olive Oil award winners.
In partnership with the French Island Landcare Group, come and join us for our exciting one day bus tour to Peppermint Ridge Farm and participate in a training bush foods workshop. After lunch we will be visiting the property of respected agronomist, Chris Alenson, for a tour of his Macclesfield property.
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