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There will be a number of workshops at The Farm Byron Bay this weekend 23 and 24 September 2017.

Backyard Farming The Heirloom Way celebrates old school farm fresh produce from a garden of any size and will cover backyard chickens, establishing a beehive at home or how to develop a whole garden plan to get your garden growing.

All events are pre-ticketed and seats are strictly limited.

 Saturday 23rd September 2017

Masterclasses (2.5 Hours)

9.30am Heirloom Heroes with Julian Blackhirst, an experienced market gardener, and head gardener at The Garden of St Erth.

1.00pm Designing your Garden for Home Harvest with Claire Bickle, ABC Radio’s Chook Talkback presenter and a Brisbane-based horticulturalist with over 20 years experience.

Workshops (1.5 Hours)

10.00am Backyard Chooks

1.30pm Native Stingless Bees at Home

3.30pm Success with Seeds

Farm Tours
10.00am and 12.00noon

Sunday 24th September 2017

Masterclasses (2.5 Hours)

9.30am Fruit Trees and your Backyard Harvest with Julian Blackhirst

1.00pm Organic Gardening with Phil Dudman, the horticultural editor of ABC Gardening Australia and gardening talkback host on ABC North Coast Radio. He writes for Organic Gardener.

Workshops (1.5 Hours)

9.00am Growing Great Greens

11.00am Edible Perennials

1.30pm Preserving your Harvest

3.30pm Getting Spring Ready!

Farm Tours
10.00am and 12.00noon

Other presenters are Kevin Redd, a former restauranteur and current horticultural educator, caterer and self-professed plant geek, and Lynette Dooley a chef with 20 years experience who is now a plot holder at The Farm who supplies gourmet food to Three Blue Ducks.

Tickets can be purchased by contacting The Farm


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