Community events

Sustainable Farming Events have been developed with the following aims

  • build skills and resilience of young residents under the age of 29 who have been impacted by the economic downturn caused by drought.
  • To promote agricultural sustainability focusing on the needs of drought affected farmers in soil, farm and agricultural management.

What’s On?

Events are being added to this section as they are planned.  Check back to see what’s coming up.

  • Capertee
  • Sunday, 13 October at 11am – Farmers Long Lunch, Royal Hotel Capertee.
    A social gathering with information on regenerative farming presented by Colin Seiss 2014 Bob Hawke Local Landcare Award Winner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ERLbOzqsbE
    Information on Mental health resources and services will be provided by Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) http://www.ramhp.com.au/

Hampton

  • Saturday, 23 November from 4pm till late – Farmers Long Arvo, Hampton Halfway House.
    A social gathering with information on regenerative farming presented by Colin Seiss 2014 Bob Hawke Local Landcare Award Winner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ERLbOzqsbE
    Information on Mental health resources and services will be provided by Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) http://www.ramhp.com.au/
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News and Updates

Successful Farmer’s Long Lunch at Capertee

A large crowd gathered at Capertee Royal Hotel on Sunday 13 October for the Farmers Long Lunch with over 70 members of the local community coming together for a day of music, dancing, sharing food and stories. Local band the Blow Flies entertained the crowd all...

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FREE Farmer’s Long Lunch at Capertee

Score a feed and maybe a fabulous lucky door prize at the Free Farmer’s long lunch event this Sunday. A long lunch will be held at the Capertee Royal Hotel this Sunday October the 13th. Starting at 11am the event will be a chance for drought effected local farmers and...

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Sustainable Farming Workshops for Capertee and Hampton

Colin Seis will be the special guest at a series of events to be held in the Lithgow LGA during October and November. A fourth generation farmer himself and recipient of several awards including the Bob Hawke Landcare award, Colin is passionate about improving farming...

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