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Periodically it's good to provide an opportunity for members to get together and talk dirt (and sheep, and goat's and fencing, crops, rabbits, weather and soil moisture...) The committee decided it's about time and we can use the opportunity to update members on a few things (and hopefully we will have confirmed some very exciting news/developments and announce it on the night). The night will begin with a short session on how to buy via the e-market and a longer…Find out more »
An overview of the year
Nominations for Committee
A chance to talk about where we're going as an organisation, what we're up to, what you're up to, what you'd like to see more of...Find out more »
Speakers Roger Martin & Letetia Ware will provide an introduction to working to create a dynamic soil full of microbes, bacteria, fungi, amoeba, protozoa and worms that will increase fertility and productivity.
Organic Farming focuses away from use of chemicals and using organic inputs, the next step is biological Farming, working with nature to create living soils.
Saturday 10 Sep - 10am-4pm
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The training will be held on Saturday 4February from 11am - 2pm If there are sufficient numbers interested there will be 2 X 3 hour training sessions - morning and afternoon. The RTO (Registered Training Organisation) training will provide you with a Certificate of Attendance, which is not a qualification, but is still good for inclusion in a resume. Most feedback we've received is from people wanting to know more about how to make a great coffee for personal use rather…Find out more »
It will be 4 years in August since we first started the Huon Producers' Network. It started with an initial brainstorming session at the Lady Franklin. There were 40 plus present and we discussed a number of issues that constrained local producers, and ways we could work together to overcome them. Out of that came bulk buys, training, the Farmers' Market and e-market, festivals, resources, funding and initial research into a Small Animal Abattoir. But the committee agrees that we…Find out more »
Click on the image to view Member price is $35 and nonmember $50 Please select the appropriate choice below. Membership renewals on login to www.huonproducers.com.au and are per property rather than per person and cost $20 a year. Membership entitles you to take part in bulk buys, here first of new opportunities and cheaper training.Find out more »
Have you always wanted your own backyard orchard but don't know where to start? Have you inherited some trees but don't know how to care for them? Are you interested in giving your plants a boost? How about checking out a home orchard being planted from scratch? Or are you just keen to talk fruit and enjoy some cake? Then join us for a morning of tips for planting out and caring for your orchard. We will be discussing the following: Designing an orchard layout: orientation…Find out more »
These days you can wear it, walk on it, sleep under it and even drink it! Perhaps the world's most versatile grass, Bamboo also presents itself as a great option for incorporating into your property or garden. Not simply valued for the end product, its cultivation can also provide you with privacy, shelter and help regenerate your soil. Join us for an evening of debunking myths and demystifiying your concerns about growing Bamboo and learn about varieties suited to a Tassie…Find out more »
We're hosting our HPN Annual General Meeting on Thursday 27 September at the Palais Theatre in Franklin. Come along for a great social evening, chat with local producers, sample some delicious Sri Lankan cuisine and quiz some of the council candidates on their vision for supporting local producers during the Q + A session. We'll need to know numbers for catering, so please register at the EventBrite link here. It's free for HPN members but we'll be asking a $10…Find out more »
Familiar with Earl Grey, but unsure how to make a good Compost Tea? Wondering how you can best enhance your soil life? Keen to unlock the potential and turn your dirt into healthy, fertile soil? Then join us for a day of soil and soil related activities. We will be discussing the following: Understanding your soil’s needs (elemental & mineral requirements) How to check for soil life through practical microscopy How to build soil fertility through proper amendment preparations Tour of Scrubby Hill Farm & seeing…Find out more »