~ A totally new concept in shopping tours.
~ ARE you aware that the produce you buy on a TCP Farmgate Tour is ultra fresh and the quality and life span is far superior to supermarket produce? By cutting out the middleman you can save money and food miles. The farmer can often supply information about how their produce is grown, harvested and how they themselves cook or prepare it!
~ IT is reassuring to know that you can make a difference because you are supporting the diminishing farming community of Sydney’s outskirts.
~ THE tours are run every second Friday and the usual stops are, Honey Producer, Olive Grove, Fig Farm, Egg Supplier, Smallgoods Manufacturer (Italian Deli Butcher) and Vegetable Farm. But depending on your groups interests you can have a tailor-made tour to suit your needs.
~ IN the appropriate seasons there is also fruit picking, two stops are missed out to go fruit picking. Contact TCP Farmgate Tours on 0424 188 779 to find out what fruit is in season for picking.
Experience all the rural charm that the Hawkesbury district has to offer by visiting one of Australia's oldest wineries, orchards, a working cattle or a vegie farm plus much more.
We will personalise your tours to suit your needs, you can stop and pick your own from our local orchards where you can purchase fresh produce.
You can taste test our fresh goats cheese and wines before you purchase from the producers or you could wander around a vegie farm with the farmer whilst your fresh product is picked.
We offer half day tours and week ends away or you can charter one of our deluxe buses and we will personalise a tour to suit your requirements.
We are open 9am - 5pm , 7 days per week.
Picking on the farm is now finished until March. Coffee shack and shop will remain open 9-5, 7 days a week. We are offering free tractor rides at 10.30 daily during the school holidays.
Here at Canoelands orchard we are aiming to give the public the opportunity to buy direct from the farmer.
We Harvest tomatoes March April May June.
We Harvest passion fruit May June July and possibly January February
Stone fruit PYO is all of November, December and early January so we will remain open 7 days during all harvests.
We have, honey, jam and chutney all year round and we offer school excursions and tours all year on bee keeping, farm practices and sustainable farming.
Our main produce is nectarines but we also grow plums and peaches.
We will be offering pick your own nectarines,plums, peaches, tomatoes, passionfruit
We will let you know as each type of Fruit comes into season, so keep in touch. We will have plums in our stall around the 20th of November. They are yellow flesh candy plums and our Lewis blood plums come in over Christmas/new year
We will also offer farm tours so you can see how it all happens.
We want you to come and experience the aroma of the fruit and enjoy the background of where it comes from.
We have a stall on the property where we sell our fresh produce and our own honey and jewellery. We have coffee, snacks, icecreams and drinks also available. Come and relax, bring a picnic along if you like.
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Open 7 Days Mar-Sep 10am-4pm. Oct-Feb 10AM-5PM
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