Picnic in the Paddock : 4th & 5th October 2014



P
ICNIC IN THE

PADDOCK

 

Sat 4th  & Sun 5th  October 2014

@ Bunya Red Farm

 


10:00am  :  Morning Tea (Home-made Scones & slices with tea or coffee) – from $7.50

10:30am  :  MORNING FARM TOUR: Walk through the caper paddock – learn how they grow, try your hand at picking. Followed by a tasting of Bunya Red Farm’s PRIZE WINNING capers & caperberries. Feed the alpacas – try for a cuddle too

12.00pm   :  Picnic lunch available for purchase – All produce has been sourced locally

  • Regional Ploughman’s Platter – $15 (Barkers Creek Ham, Maleny Cheese, Kingaroy Cheese & More)
  • Country Meat or Veg Plate served with salad $20

Time for a snooze under the trees or walk around the farm, or just enjoy the views out to the Bunya Mountains

1:30pm  :  AFTERNOON FARM TOUR: Walk through the caper paddock – learn how they grow, try your hand at picking. Followed by a tasting of Bunya Red Farm’s PRIZE WINNING capers & caperberries. Feed the alpacas – try for a cuddle

3:00pm                 Afternoon Tea (Home-made Scones & slices with tea or coffee) – from $7.50


 

COST  :  FREE , bookings essential

BOOKING  :  Contact Mandy Evans 0402 245 780 or info@bunyaredfarm.com.auSecure your place on a farm tour or book in just for lunch to soak up the view.

WHAT TO BRING  :  Picnic blanket or comfy seats, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent (just in case), comfortable footwear for walking around a farm. Don’t forget your camera for the view because it is stunning.

CAMPING  :   Available from $10 a night. Bookings are essential.

DIRECTIONS:

From Kingaroy: Travel 16 klm south west of Kingaroy, from Ken Mills Toyota, on the Bunya Highway (follow Dalby signs).  Turn RIGHT into Reedy Creek Road – travel 6 klm west (past Deep Creek Rd & Benair Rd intersections). Turn RIGHT at Wattlegrove Road cross road. Travel 1.4klm on dirt road to our gate – 544 on RIGHT.  (Signage will direct you from Reedy Creek Road).

From Brisbane: Head north via the Bruce Highway and take the Kilcoy Exit 152. Follow the signs to Kingaroy through Kilcoy making a right hand turn. Continue north west. Take a left turn in Nanango following the signs to Kingaroy.
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WHY COME VISIT OUR FARM?

  • Learn about how to grow capers.
  • We are the only caper growers in Queensland and we have won several awards.
  • Try your hand at picking capers.
  • Visit our working farm and see our animals; cows, alpacas and guinea fowl.
  • See how crops are grown in our fertile red soil.
  • Nothing beats getting some country air in the lungs. Walk around the property and enjoy our view of the Bunya Mountains. It’s breathtaking.
  • Enjoy some peace and quiet.
  • Taste the local foods from the area, along with some of our capers.
  • Camping available from $10 a night.
  • On a clear night you can see all the stars in the sky. It’s very pretty.

THINGS TO BE AWARE OF

  • The weather can be very hot & dry in the summer, and sub zero in winter.  A Mediterranean Climate – Perfect for growing capers.
  • There is about 1.5 klm of dirt road, recently graded, to get to our gate.
  • It is a working farm. There are hazards to be aware of. Barb wire fences are sharp, the ground is uneven to walk on. Please wear suitable footwear & clothing plus a hat! Be aware – keep alert, but still take the time to enjoy your visit.
  • Do not wear white! (Pants or shoes) Our red soil stains easily, even bare feet go home red.
  • People on their way to or from the Bunya Mountains or visiting the South Burnett.     We are 8 klm from the highway. TRAVEL TIME: Brisbane CBD 3½ hrs, Gympie 2 hrs, Dalby 1hr, Nanango 30 mins, Kingaroy 20 mins, Bunya Mtns 45mins, Bjelke Petersen Dam 1hr, Wineries – many, within 1hr radius.