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Special events

Full of Surprises

Events with Fat Pig Farm

 

 

This is the page where we list things that are a little out of the ordinary. Farm tours, summer cruises on the Huon River, workshops and other events. Keep an eye on this page, or subscribe to our newsletter for news of other special events. And if you’d like to talk to us about a private event, please drop Zara a line on zara@fatpig.farm

Upcoming events

September

The Weaner Workshop: meet the pig - Saturday 26 September 2020

Saturday September 26

We're poised to introduce you to the pig! Well... the pork.

This is an essential class for anybody who wants to know how to choose meat properly, and why different cuts cook and cure differently, how to cook them and the fundamentals behind how to preserve them. 
PRICE: $250
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October

Family Farm Day - 10.30am, Friday 9 October 2020

Friday October 9

This school holidays, take a "back-stage" tour of our beautiful farm in the Huon Valley. There's plenty of time to relax, or to run wild in the paddocks.

Whether it's your first time visiting or if you're coming back to check on our progress. Whether you're a young child or an adult, a meat eater or vegetarian... we look forward to seeing you!
PRICE: $55
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Family Farm Day - 1pm, Friday 9 October 2020

Friday October 9

This school holidays, take a "back-stage" tour of our beautiful farm in the Huon Valley. There's plenty of time to relax, or to run wild in the paddocks.

Whether it's your first time visiting or if you're coming back to check on our progress. Whether you're a young child or an adult, a meat eater or vegetarian... we look forward to seeing you!
PRICE: $55
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The Porker Workshop: get to know the pig - Saturday 17 October 2020

Saturday October 17

The Porker is for those of you who have already had a little bit of experience of pork butchery. Rob and Thea will dive into the science of fermentation, including how to make prosciutto and smoke bacon. As well as how to get the most out of each cut of free range pork so there is no waste. 
PRICE: $350
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November

The Goat Workshop - 1 November 2020

Sunday November 1

A workshop for people wanting to keep goats holistically, productively and consciously.
We're teaming up with Hannah Moloney from Goodlife Permaculture and our goat guru Jilly Middleton.
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Fat Pig Afloat - 7 November 2020

Saturday November 7

Join us for Fat Pig Farm goodness and a relaxing cruise down the picturesque Huon River on the tall ship, Yukon.
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Small Farm Design - 8 November 2020

Sunday November 8

A full-day workshop that brings together the brilliant minds and practical skills of Hannah Moloney (Goodlife Permaculture and Gardening Australia) with Nick Ritar (Milkwood). This workshop at Fat Pig Farm is for hobby farmers and those who aspire to create a viable small-holding.

Whether your aspirations lean towards commercial or environmental sustainability, this course will set you on the right path!
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Real Skills For Growing Food, 14-15 November 2020

Saturday November 14 - Sunday November 15

Growing food and eating it is what we're all about. We love this class: two days of hands on learning to equip you to grow food in your own home. With plenty of tasty farmhouse food to fuel the learning.
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Fat Pig Afloat - 28 November 2020

Saturday November 28

Join us for Fat Pig Farm goodness and a relaxing cruise down the picturesque Huon River on the tall ship, Yukon.
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December

Fat Pig Afloat - 12 December 2020

Saturday December 12

Join us for Fat Pig Farm goodness and a relaxing cruise down the picturesque Huon River on the tall ship, Yukon.
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bookings