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 am||Taking the first step. Sadie’s journey from the city to small scale farming.||Sadie Chesterman of Fat Pig Farm. www.fatpig.farm|
|11.15 am||Futuresteading. Jade shares her thoughts on living like tomorrow matters.||Jade Miles of Black Barn Farm. www.blackbarnfarm.com.au|
|12.00 pm||Regenerative Farming. Understanding and Implementing Regenerative Farming||Marshall Roberts of Valleyfield Farm. www.valleyfield.com.au|
|12.45 pm||Setting 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 pm||Building 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 pm||Cultivating 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 pm||Growing stronger food systems. Online farmers market for Tassie local, sustainable and ethical produce||Chez 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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|Small Farms Stall|
|Tasmanian Producers Collective|
|Natural Resource Management|
|Compost Demonstration and Quoll proof chook shed|
|Seed Saving and Plant Co-operative|
|Natural Resources and Environment|