Back by popular demand, Black Barn Farm will throw open their gates and invite you in to see a commercial scale permaculture orchard and nursery in its infancy.
Established as a new horticultural operation in 2016, Black Barn Farm is still two years off producing fruit for pick your own and local markets however this is a rare chance to see the application of permaculture design philosophy at the crucial first steps of a new farming business.
You will hear about and see the farm vision, farm design, orchard design including keylines, woodsy compost, solar irrigation, mycorrhizal fungi, understory plantings, grafting and rootstock selection, weed and pest control, animal integration and diversification.
As is custom with new friends, Black Barn Farm would like to invite you to join them for a potluck lunch in their old apple packing shed after the farm tour. If you wish to stay for lunch please bring along a plate to share, ideally home grown or local produce however, do not stress if you cannot, life is busy and that is not always possible.
Please book early as there is limited capacity and events typically book out.
Kids under 14 are free.
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