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Sep 22 2014

Garden tour 2014

Sunday 21st September we visited three farms.

First was the Birds and the Beans where Natasha and Foster showed us around

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Next we met with Heather and Simon at Good Earth Farm

 

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And our third farm was Amara Farm with Arzena hosting a tour and lunch.

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Each farm had a labour saving tool. The Birds and the Beans had a corn husker, tried out by one of our youngest members, using black heritage popcorn and other amazing colourful corn varieties.

 

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Good Earth had a strawberry picking tractor, manually operated, which we saw when they let us loose in the strawberry patch.

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Arzena demonstrated the use of the winnower after pre cleaning the dill with her pink gloves. We were all offered a pair of pink gloves to take home.

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