Grafting Workshop – Sat 8th Sept 2018

 In Events, Workshops

Day includes:

  • Expert hands on tuition from Black Barn Farm orchardist and graftsman Charlie Showers

  • Grafting notes

  • Full local fare lunch

  • 2 of your very own grafted apple trees to take home (choose from over 20 heritage and modern apple varieties)

  • Black Barn Farm tour

Join us at Black Barn Farm in our old apple packing shed during an early Spring morning while the moon is waxing and the sap is starting to flow as you learn the ancient art of grafting your very own fruit trees.

Charlie will take you through the different types of grafts, why graft at all, best time of year to graft, knife safety, rootstocks, scion wood and permaculture tips and tricks. You will be taken through a grafting demonstration and of course coaching through plenty of grafting practice before you eventually try your skills on your very own apple trees to take home.

This workshop is limited to just 25 tickets so book early, last year sold out.

$10 discount for Beechworth Food Co-op members, if you’d like to join or find out more about the Beechworth Food Co-opĀ click here

 

 

Eventbrite - Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop 2017

 

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