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Setting Up A Small Farm

  • Canberra Environment Centre Cnr Lennox Crossing and Lawson Crescent Acton (map)

Whether you are looking to supplement your income or take the leap to full time farming, setting up a small farm of one's own is an increasingly appealing lifestyle option.

Join local permaculturist and farmer Martyn Noakes for an introduction into what to consider before diving in.

Topics will include:

  • Selecting the right property

  • What to consider before selecting what you farm – from production to market.

  • Costs – the real price of farming.

  • Fencing and the Boundary Fence Act

  • LLS and extension services

  • Applying for Grants

  • Farm planning

  • Education & courses

Refund Policy: Please kindly note that tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can be transferred to other workshops if notification is given at least 21 days prior to the workshop. Tickets are non-transferrable after this time. You are welcome to pass your ticket on to another person.

Accessibility: the Canberra Environment Centre has an accessibility ramp and spacious indoor area. The CEC has two regular sized toilet cubicles. For all accessibility enquiries please contact us 6248 0885


Earlier Event: 26 September
Creating a Garden for the Canberra Climate
Later Event: 8 October
Making Pot Set Yoghurt