Twin Oaks will be offering a tour of their organic farm along with workshops and demonstrations from area farmers. The farm will be open from 10 am to 4 pm. Farm tours every 2 hours starting at 11a.m. Take time to have lunch under the oak tree featuring the farm’s products. Chickens, eggs, preserves, raw food and organic soap will be available for purchase.
Ongoing throughout the day :
Chandra Hartman of CFH Design Studio will provide an opportunity for farm tour goers to discover the world of permaculture (ecological design); an ethics based design system for creating sustainable communities. Chandra will also display and discuss how to create a small hugelkultur bed that can be created from readily available natural resources. This is a great way to make raised or sunk beds that retain moisture and are nutrient rich with minimal cost.
Raw food chef Jenifer Kuntz, owner of Raw and Juicy Organic Juice Bar, will show you how to make raw yogurt from cashews and coconuts and, will demonstrate how to boost your vitamin and nutrient intake by preparing kale into a delicious ready-to-eat salad. Increase your energy, and learn new easy raw food recipes during your visit.
With Arix Zalace learn the importance of earth worms for a healthy planet. Arix will talk about vermicomposting, and the many ways you can use earth worms at your home and in your garden.
The SoapPedaler, Celeste Cobena will have her line of organic soaps and skin care products. In addition to using organic components and essential oils, Celeste uses locally produced local honey and Twin Oak’s duck eggs in her organic soap.
The shop will be open with goodies available for purchase including eggs and preserves.
A few tips : closed shoes, we will clean up the place nice but it is still a working farm. No pets, no smoking.
Twin Oaks farm is one of the hosts of the New Leaf Market 2010 Farm Tour throughout the weekend. The Farm Tour features farms across Northwest Florida and Southern Georgia Oct. 23 and 24. For more information on locations and events, go to: http://www.newleafmarket.coop/events/farm_tour/tours.php
Driving to the farm :
I-10 to exit #112 Bonifay, go north on SR79 for 7.5 miles,
kids play ground at the corner of SR79 and Creek Road.
Turn left at Creek Road
3207 Creek Road
Phone : (850) 547 5636