Our organic farm is less than an hour from Melbourne’s CBD, located on the Mornington Peninsula: perfect for visits. We offer overnight accommodation in our Farm Stay, or just come down for a day trip!
Our Farm Gate Shop is open from 9am-12 noon on Saturdays. We have a range of fresh produce available including our fabulous duck and chook eggs. We also use our farm gate as a pick up point for our Bulk Buy Coop, and our Organic Veggie Boxes. Want to know more about how our farm gate operates, and what you can do when you visit? Check it out here.
We also host regular events including:
- Feed the Animals Tours
- Experience Sustainable, Organic Farming Tours
- Private Tours
- Workshops and Classes
- Working Bees
Already know what you want? You can check availability and snap up the dates you want on the booking calendar below. Want more details before you decide? No problems! Keep reading!
Feed the Animals Tours
Our ‘Feed the Animals’ tours run multiple days per week- usually on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. These are family friendly tours aimed at introducing you to our animals. You’ll get to hand feed our sheep, get up close to our alpacas, chooks and ducks, and hold baby ducklings or chickens when we have them. If you want to visit an animal farm near Melbourne, then this is the tour for you. You can find more information about these farm tours here.
Experience Sustainable, Organic Farming Tours
Our ‘Sustainable, Organic Farming’ Tours run for longer, and have a stronger focus on the environment and our food system. These tours are run seasonally and are for anyone interested in the ethics of what they’re eating, or interesting in being a small scale farmer. We happily answer any and all questions about how and why we farm. So if you’re interested in learning more about regenerative agriculture, organic farming or sustainable food, this tour is for you. You’ll still get a chance to feed our sheep, alpacas, and get close to our other animals. But you’ll learn along the way. To check dates, prices and book in please contact us. Children are welcome on this tour, but it’s not designed for them, the way our Feed the Animals Tour is.
We offer private tours for families and friends, community groups, workplaces, kindergartens and high school excursions. We’re working on a few standardised offerings and a specific web page, but at the moment our private tours are customised around what you want, so the best thing to do is get in touch.
In 2020, we’re offering farm tours for the following:
- School classes.
- We’ve worked closely with Year 9 and 10 classes but can customise our tours. Happy to work with any ages (and we have a current Working With Children Check).
- French classes. Francesca our farm hand is an excellent French speaker (having lived in France) and is able to run tours for school students studying French.
Workshops and Classes
We run a series of workshops each year, designed at sharing skills and information in a hands on way. We don’t just lecture- our emphasis is on everybody having a go while we’re right there and can give advice. All our workshops have accompanying notes to take home, so you can double check details later, and include a snack or lunch (depending on time). You can check what workshops we have scheduled for 2019 here. Or, if you’d like to co-host a workshop with us, or have an idea you’d like us to coordinate, contact us and we’ll do our best to arrange it.
Want a more authentic experience of an Australian farm? Prefer to give back to your community and farmers? We have regular working bee days where visitors are welcome. But please remember you’ll also be put to work. These aren’t days for patting animals or scattering chook food. Jobs range from fencing, to painting, to harvesting and you’ll be sweating hard long before the farm house lunch we provide! No specific skills needed, but if you have a can do attitude, please get in touch!