What to do on your family day out at Ford's Farm

Your Family Day Out At Ford’s Farm

The Season to Pick Mandarins

phoca_thumb_l_20110605_13The first mandarin of the season at our farm is the Satsuma Mandarin, a seedless variety, easy to peel, full of juice and sweet. We have an abundance available for you to pick. They are the children’s first choice as they are easy to peel, very juicy and is a seedless variety.

Imperials follow closely as well as the Hickson and Emperor Mandarins. Other citrus available when in season are lemons, limes, cumquats, oranges and kaffir limes.

Our season commences on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May 2017 from 10am to 4pm and every weekend until all the fruit has been picked, possibly 6 weeks.

There Are Other Products at Ford’s Farm

home-made-jam-honeyWhen you visit our “shed” you will find a variety of home-made jams, chutney and cordial which are all made and grown on the farm.

We have beautiful honey from our own bees which we extract ourselves. Each year the honey has a different flavour purely because of what the bees are collecting at different buy letrozole online times of the year. It is pure with no additives.

Again this year we will have a variety of infused vinegars and oils for cooking purposes.

You can purchase your favourite citrus trees from our shed, we stock all the varieties that you tried while at the farm and would be happy to give you hints as to how to look after your own tree, whether in a unit or on a house block.

Picnic while having Fun with Kids

feed-the-sheepWe have a picnic area set aside for you to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet of the bush surroundings.

Once you have picked your fruit and paid for it, take a stroll through the orchard to talk to our sheep. There is hay available for sale in the shed to feed the sheep.

We have an area under cover at the shed should it be raining – what an experience picking in the rain. Bring boots and raincoats or a change of clothes.