21 10, 2022

Mount Gambier Show

By |2022-05-24T14:20:46+09:30October 21st, 2022|, , , , , , |0 Comments

Established in 1860 the Mount Gambier A&H Society provides the community with a major source of fun and entertainment, whether it’s the thrills of the side shows, the promise of show bags, or the enticement of the usual hot cinnamon doughnuts, the Mount Gambier show has something for all ages. Held on the third weekend of October (after the first full week) the show is the largest of its kind outside of the Royal Adelaide [...]

4 06, 2022

Winter Pruning Fruit Trees

By |2022-05-24T09:39:06+09:30June 4th, 2022||0 Comments

If you don’t know what you’re doing when it comes time to pruning your orchard, or perhaps you think your trees could be fruiting more than they do? Then you’re going to love this class. At the end of this 4 hour hands-on class, you will have the confidence, know-how, and ability to prune and care for your fruit trees, including Citrus and Espaliering. Cindy's experience comes from a 27 year Horticulture career and an [...]

25 05, 2022

Delicious Fresh Cheeses

By |2022-05-26T10:23:27+09:30May 25th, 2022||0 Comments

In this class, you'll learn some fantastic fresh cheeses to make at home. Learn how to make ricotta from scratch, then make it into sweet and savoury dishes, then why not learn how to make labneh? Another specialty that looks sensational in a jar with Olive Oil. Cream cheese is next with the rich and creamy cheese, being quite simple to make. (Of course we turn it into cheesecake for our dessert) then finish it [...]

25 08, 2021

Webinar: Regenerative Farming in Your Backyard

By |2021-07-12T10:40:59+09:30August 25th, 2021|, , |0 Comments

What is “Regenerative Farming” and how does it build soil, grow productive plants, and build our future? How can you support regenerative agriculture, and how can you do it in your own backyard? Join us for this free webinar to learn the answers to these questions, as well as get hints and tips on growing your own food, how to compost successfully and much more. Presented by City of Mount Gambier’s Environmental Officer, Aaron Izzard. [...]

22 08, 2021

Farm & Art Open Day

By |2021-07-12T10:36:28+09:30August 22nd, 2021||0 Comments

ART TALK & WALK 10am to 10.45am Starts at The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre for a guided tour of the Earth Canvas exhibition. Portland Artist Carmel Wallace will share her experience creating an art piece while working at Glenhuntly. FARM TOUR & LUNCH 11am to 3.30pm Travel to Glenhuntly 51 Bones Road, Eight Mile Creek SA 5291, 15 minutes from Mount Gambier. A mixed farming business combining production, conservation and regenerative farming practices. Producing The Splendid [...]

17 07, 2021

Watercolour Birds with Julia Reader

By |2021-07-05T09:54:42+09:30July 17th, 2021|, |0 Comments

Paint a black cockatoo with Limestone Coast artist, Julia Reader at the Apple Farm. All materials included. This workshop has come in response to many personal messages that I received during my Bird-A-Day-In-May series. The message was loud and clear - you want to learn how to paint birds! YES! Join me at The Apple Farm on Saturday 17 July, from 9am-12pm, as we paint a watercolour black cockatoo. Over three hours we will learn [...]

6 06, 2021

Last Minute Plans – Soup on Sunday at The Apple Farm

By |2021-06-01T16:54:53+09:30June 6th, 2021|, |0 Comments

Open 11.30am - 4.30pm As if you couldn't already tell it's Winter! So we decided to light up the pizza oven, cook some soup, add some other winter warmers to the menu and invite the public to spend winter Sundays at the Farm! Come and spend a lazy Sunday afternoon at the Farm - there will be something for everyone. Bookings are highly recommended via FB Messenger page or 0402 181 655. More dates to [...]

22 12, 2017

Echo Farm, an eclectic mix now open

By |2017-12-22T13:41:02+09:30December 22nd, 2017|Family, Members|0 Comments

Echo Farm, offering families and visitors a chance to interact with animals while engaging in some local history, will re-open under new management on Boxing Day.   The 17 acre pioneer farm featuring farm and native animals and an assortment of vintage and antique items is the perfect place to spend some precious time with your favourite little people or bring Nana to reminisce.  Visitors can stroll the Echo Farm walking trail and enjoy the company of a multitude of animals [...]

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