Our farm events are unique paddock to plate experiences featuring produce grown in the fields you’re sitting in.
The drought had us put this side of our business on hold, so we are pleased to say that planning is underway for the resumption of Meals in the Fields later in 2020.
Alternatively, you can come and participate in a mornings activities at the farm with Sundays at Near River, and then sit down to lunch garnered from our fields.
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Why would anyone in their right mind hold a pop up event for 60 people in the front paddock?
It all started with Breakfast in the Beds, our first on farm event in 2012 that allowed us to open Near River to our community and have them enjoy a meal on the farm right next to where the food had been grown – truly authentic paddock to plate dining. Following it’s success, Eric Robinson from The Other Chef took up the challenge, and Meals in the Fields was born, an annual celebration of local, ethically raised produce from our farm and other artisan producers from region. Each year has built on the previous, and with all events selling out, the call has been heeded and Meals in the Fields is now held more often. You can view images and menus from past events here.
Why not include one of our events in your next visit to the Mid North Coast?
Only 4 hours from Sydney by car, the region has plenty for everyone to discover and enjoy. Destination NSW is a wonderful resource, and the Legendary Pacific Coast is a great guide too. For all things Port Macquarie check out our regions Tourist Information site and the Eat, See, Do guide.