SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS MARKET GARDEN TOUR Sun 8th Nov 2-3.30pm $10
"Roebuck Farm is not only producing high quality food, they are producing knowledge and transferring it, which has far wider implications for the sustainability of our food system.” Emily King @spira, Sustainability Award judge, ONZFPA
Jodi will walk + talk you through our practices: Our initial planning + why we chose this site Planning + design of this site How we prepare beds The irrigation systems we use Composting 101 Glasshouse operations Harvesting techniques Microgreen production Washroom design Post harvest systems Innovative tools: Greens Harvester, the Jang + SixRow Seeder Using tarpaulins Stale seed bedding Cloches for winter production + preventing insect damage + more
$10 per adult, children under 16 free Limited places Tour starts at 2pm + finishes at 3.30pm
We are here: 310 Hurford Rd, Omata, New Plymouth, Taranaki
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Alternatively if you would like to enquire into a private tour, contact us directly to make arrangements. We can tailor to meet your interests but also expect to learn about the history + developments of Roebuck Farm, the market garden processes, greenhouse + washroom operations, tools + technology, restorative grazing practices + to meet the sheep if they are grazing our own blocks at the time.