Producers & Growers Events

Council is inviting artisan agriculture producers and growers from the Hepburn Shire and broader region to attend two upcoming events.

New and Aspiring farmers forum and farm walk

Clare Fountain from Sorted, will conduct a free morning workshop that will provide producers with the opportunity to understand and implement the key elements of financial management for business.

The elements will include;

  • where you see your business in 5-10 years’ time;
  • financial literacy 101; and
  • keeping on track but avoiding pitfalls.

Prior to the workshop participants will be invited to complete a short online survey that supports producers to review the key elements of their business.  This information will assist producers in understanding why financial performance is key to the business success puzzle.

The afternoon will be hosted a short drive away at Inara Farm in Trentham. Guest speakers Andrew Ritchie owner of Inara Farm will share his insights about being new to farming and Tessa Sellar from Sellar Farmhouse Creamery, Harcourt will also be sharing her experiences of working collectively with others. Places are limited.

Date:                     Saturday 24 April 2021

Time:                    10am to 4pm (please arrive earlier for registration)

Where:                 Trentham Uniting Church, Cnr of Market and Camp Street, Trentham, VIC, 3458

 

Register now

 

Regenerative Farming Chit Chat and Farm walk

 Brookland’s Free Range Farm walk hosts Nat and Jono, will introduce and discuss what Regenerative Agriculture is and what approaches are generally agreed to be ‘regenerative’ on both large and small scale.

Special guests, Jade Killoran from Healthy Farming Systems and Jason McAinch who works with rural land managers to achieve their lands  full potential will provide an update on current industry trends and their on the ground experiences. Places are limited.

Date:                     Monday 17 May 2021

Time:                     10am-12pm

Where:                 340 Blampied-Kooroocheang Road, Blampied, VIC 3364

 

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For further information please contact Sharon Hebbard on E: shebbard@hepburn.vic.gov.au M: 0456 610 261.

 

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