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Boorowa Landcare Grazing Group Bus trip

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Boorowa Landcare Grazing Group warmly invites you to our annual bus trip to visit properties around Wombat, Young & Monteagle.

We know how much you love getting out to visit each others properties to kick the dirt...
All welcome to join us on this full day bus trip.

Our hosts for the day are:

  • Jake & Gemma Chandler at 'Tumbleton' Wombat at their mixed enterprise family farm running shorthorn X angus cows and non-mulesed SRS self-replacing merinos, canola and grazing wheat.Their business vision is simple and productive, promoting a relaxed atmosphere with diverse plants, animals and people.
  • Chris Hall from Hall Family Orchards at Wombat, who started to introduce regenerative horticultural methods to improve the soil health and biodiversity within his 20ha orchard and 200ha farm. In 2019, Chris was awarded a National Carbon Cocky Award from demonstrated improvement in carbon management in horticulture or viticulture. Chris was also a finalist in the National Carbon Cocky Award for outstanding performance in soil carbon sequestration.
  • The Fowler Family has been farming in Monteagle, near Young since the late 1860’s at 'Rosewood' and 'Coolegong'. Its main enterprises being merino sheep, wool, cattle, and cropping.The family completed extensive RCS training last year and plan to move the farm in a regenerative direction with a focus on rotational grazing, improved soil health and tree planting.

    The farm is also home to a soon to opened brewery – the Bulla Creek Brewery which is run by Tony and Mary-Louise’s daughter Stephanie and her husband Mike. They will be happy to offer a casual beer tasting at the conclusion of the farm visit.

    Catering contribution will be $20 per head.
    Registrations are essential by Friday 11th November, as numbers will be limited.

    Friday 18th November 2022
    7:30am - 6.30pm

7:30am: Meet Magistrates Tea Rooms - Arts and Crafts - Visitor Information, Marsden St, Boorowa NSW 2586

7:45am: Bus leaves

8:30am – 10am: Farm tour Tumbleton

10 – 10:30am: Morning tea

11am – 12:30pm: Farm tour Hall Family Orchards

1pm – 2pm: Lunch at Grove Estate Young

2:30pm – 4pm: Farm tour Rosewood

4pm – 5:30pm: On site brewery Beers & cheers

6:30pm: Return to Boorowa

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