Book now with Eventbrite to attend the Fleurieu Olive Harvest Open Day, Sun May 7, Free Entry!
Learn to pick, plant, prune, press and pickle the olives of the Fleurieu Peninsula, with a host of the best local growers and allied food producers from the region and music!
This is a fun family event, you can shop from stall to stall – learn to make and identify extra virgin olive oils, pick your own olives, go on guided walking tours of the property, take interactive cooking classes or put the kids on a hay ride and enjoy a glass of wine, local roast lamb and wood-fired pizzas.
This is a great way for you and the family to get to know the Fleurieu Peninsula.
For $30, visitors will enjoy unlimited roast, wood fired pizza, cheese, side dishes, and Nangkita Ridge Wines. (Kids Lunch $10)
Demonstrations, Speakers and Experiences throughout the day from 10 am.
Creams and potions from olive oil" - Bob Gilliver, Talinga Grove
"Beeswax, Honey and Olive Oil" - Mark Rose, Rose Herbs & Honey
"Choosing & Using Pruning Tools" - Trevor Scott, Cut Above Tools
"How to Taste Olive Oil" - Richard Gawel, The Aroma Dictionary
"Cooking with Olive Oil "- Sue Linton
"How to pickle olives" - Gerri Nelligan, The Olive Grower and Processor, Aust & NZ
"Free Range poultry" - Catriona Byrne
Aust. Olive Assoc. Code of Practice - Peter MacFarlane
Free Hayride Tours of the grove
Making Olive Oil in miniature - Brook Engineering
Wood turning olive stumps- Vicki Bolt
Making knife blades and olive wood handles - Axel Calvert
Hand harvesting with Pellenc Battery rakes - Theo and Patti Patrakis
Pruning, grafting and planting - Peter Antoniou
KI Spirits Gin bar
From Humble Grounds - Coffee
Feather and Peck free-range eggs
Apples & Pears - Pethick Orchards Ashbourne
Wood Fired Pizza oven
Wheels on Fire Grill & spit roast
Strawberries and Cream -Harvest the Fleurieu
Spice Girlz Sauces and Pantry goods