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2015 Spring Farm Tour April 18

Broad River Pastures Spring Farm Tour

 

American Guinea Hog herd on pasture

Farm Tour April 18, 2015 1:30-3:00 PM

2973 River Road Elberton, GA 30635

Preregistration Required - contact broadriverpastures@gmail.com

Rain Date April 25th

What you will see and learn about:

·      Managed rotational grazing of rare Gulf Coast Native Sheep and rare American Guinea Hogs (including March lambs and April piglets)

·      A variety of conservation practices

·      Pastured heritage poultry layers

·      Fencing: perimeter, cross-fencing, and portable electric

·      Rainwater collection system (barn roof run-off)

·      Biointensive annual beds

·      Perennial crops

·      Biodynamic composting

·      Diversity in the soil and on the farm

·      The role of Heritage Livestock on small sustainable farms

·      Lattice pole barn rabbitry with heritage meat and fur rabbits

·      Examples of homestead helps and resources

·      Opportunity to purchase farm products (bring bags or cooler): pastured eggs, frozen rabbit meat, dog treats, cat toys, furs, and handspun wool yarn

Must pre-register and pre-pay to attend

$10 adults

$3 supervised children ages 3-12

Under 3 in arms or by hand - pastures are not stroller-friendly

Contact: Cathy Payne broadriverpastures@gmail.com

 

 

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