Locals are being encouraged to get a taste of the farms on their doorstep at the next Scenic Rim Farm Gate Trail on 13 March.
Half a dozen farms on the outskirts of Beaudesert are among 22 local producers who will participate in the industry-led Destination Scenic Rim event.
Dallas Davidson from Towri Sheep Cheeses said it was an opportunity to experience local working farms, which are not always open to the public.
“Farmers are around you everywhere. We supply your food, and we just love it when you come out to us with your lovely big smiles and just have a good time,” she said.
“We love the support, and we just love producing food. It’s good times.”
Beaudesert and surrounds farms opening for Farm Gate Trail are:
Running Creek Beef. 1464 Running Creek Rd, Running Creek.
- Oaky Creek Farm and Harvest Cafe. 208 Oaky Creek Road, Oaky Creek.
- The Overflow Estate 1895. 1660 Beaudesert Boonah Road, Wyaralong.
- Towri Sheep Cheeses. 206 Saville Road, Allenview.
- White’s Farm. 2028 Kerry Road, Kerry.
- Tommerup’s Dairy Farm. 2142 Kerry Rd, Kerry.
- Ladybrook Farm (dog friendly). 2763 Kerry Road, Darlington.
Destination Scenic Rim board member and dairy farmer Kay Tommerup said it was a significant event for farmers in the region.
“Farm Gate Trail is important to our business because building connections with our customers is at the core of our values,” she said.
“We love being able to share our farm story, our produce, and encourage visitors to take the time to visit other amazing producers across the region.”
Farm Gate Trail has continued to grow in popularity since it was first held in 2020, now attracting more than 5000 visitors to the region.
The 6 March event will go from 9am to 3pm.
For more information including a map, visit www.destinationscenicrim.com