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Small Farms Expo

Small Farms Expo at the Huon Show 2023

The Small Farms Expo presents speakers, demonstrations and stalls inspiring and supporting small-scale sustainable farming.

Whether you are dreaming of becoming a farmer or well on your way, Small Farms will connect you with valuable supports and knowledge.

Chat with a variety of stall holders that can support you to be productive and sustainable.

Hear from leaders in small scale and sustainable farming in the Small Farms Speaker Tent.

Jade Miles will share her recently launched book, Futuresteading, a practical and inspirational guide to living in a way that values tomorrow: a slower, simpler, steadier existence that is healthier for you, your home, and the environment.

Speaker Tent Schedule

10.30 amTaking the first step. Sadie’s journey from the city to small scale farming.Sadie Chesterman of Fat Pig Farm.
11.15 amFuturesteading. Jade shares her thoughts on living like tomorrow matters.Jade Miles of Black Barn Farm.
12.00 pmRegenerative Farming. Understanding and Implementing Regenerative FarmingMarshall Roberts of Valleyfield Farm.
12.45 pmSetting up for Success. Planning around animals and weeds.Facilitated forum, led by Celia Laverton, featuring Narelle Jones of the Dept of Natural Resources, Environment and Michelle Joy of NRM.
1.30 pmBuilding healthy eco-systems. Seed saving, composting and growing your own food.Facilitated forum, led by Dr Alana Mann featuring Heather Macfarlane of Happy Valley Permaculture and soil health educator, Nadia Dante.
2.15 pmCultivating Business Success. Learn how Sprout helps aspiring farmers turn their ideas into thriving, sustainable small businesses.Sprout Tasmania Hear from a local Christie Lewis of Old Orchard Farm about the impact of Sprout’s Producer Program.
3.00 pmGrowing stronger food systems. Online farmers market for Tassie local, sustainable and ethical produceChez Orchard from Tasmanian Producers Collective


Small Farms stalls include Parks and Wildlife, Landcare Tas, Biosecurity, Plant Co-Op, Seed Library, Weed management, native plant nursery, Tas Produce Collective, Sprout and more!

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Stall Details
Small Farms Stall
Tasmanian Producers Collective
Sprout Tasmania
Natural Resource Management
Compost Demonstration and Quoll proof chook shed
Seed Saving and Plant Co-operative
Natural Resources and Environment