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An intimate walking tour of the inspirational and productive Burnside Organic Farm. Family owned, small scale and certified biodynamic. (Demeter #743).

Learn about small scale commercial organic farming, self-sufficiency and community. An intimate walking tour of the inspirational and productive Burnside Organic Farm. Owners Jamie and Lara will guide you over their intensively managed, diversified farm. See the market garden, fruit orchard, avocados, vines, capers, winery, beehives, animals and much more. Be inspired to grow your own food. Learn about organic wine making, and enjoy a wine and produce tasting. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Food and wine lovers who care where their food comes from. The walk is for about 2km, for an hour, rain or shine. Not suitable for children under 4 years, due to length of walk. Babies in slings ok. WHEN Every Thursday & Friday 10.30am - 12pm No tours in winter - June, July & August WHAT WILL YOU SEE Animals and crops. Produce and wine tastings. Winery tour. Insight into farming organically and opportunity to ask Lara & Jamie lots of questions. Jamie and Lara work full time farming. Jamie is a former journalist, sailor and furniture maker who wanted to be a farmer when he was five years old. Lara is a former economist and stockbroker whose Polish grandmother inspired her to grow her own food. They have three young adult sons who also help out seasonally. The youngest son, Dan, has planted his own vineyard on the farm.

Cancellation Policy

Please book carefully. We are a small business and sorry we don't offer refunds.