Autumn Harvest Festival 2016
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For one day only, you’ll be able to taste and shop from a hand-picked selection of artisanal goods – smoked and fresh meats, eggs, dairy, heirloom produce, tea and coffee, confectionary, pickles, chutneys, fermented vegetables, bush honey, cordials, vinegars, olive oils, artisan cordials and fresh tree nuts - that reflect the food heritage of Rouse Hill House and Farm and still feature heavily on our kitchen tables today.
You’ll have the opportunity to meet our producers and artisans, all of whom have a strong commitment to handcrafted, or locally grown and made foods, embracing sustainable practices and reviving traditional preparation and preservation methods.
Throughout the day, enjoy a series of talks hosted by foodie, author and media personality Indira Naidoo.
Bring the kids to meet our resident chooks in the chicken coop or help feed the cows. They can get hands on with free cooking demos and tours.
Remember, there’s plenty of free parking on site (entry from Guntawong Road). Accessible and stallholder parking is also available at the Visitors' Centre.
Or, you can hop on the free shuttle bus from Riverstone Station to Rouse Hill House & Farm operated by Sydney Bus Museums.
The single shuttle will operate a continual service from Riverstone Station to Rouse Hill House & Farm (approximately 15 minutes each way). The first bus leaves Riverstone Station at 8.55am and the last bus will leave Rouse Hill House & Farm at 2.10pm.
Please note: This is a rural property with uneven terrain. Please wear enclosed shoes suitable for walking across a farm property. The event will run in most weather conditions – please consider bringing sunscreen, hats and wet weather gear. Occasionally events are cancelled due to extreme weather conditions or other situations which may affect the safety of our guests, in these circumstances we provide cancellation notifications through our social channels and on our website.
Please note that no pets (with the exception of special service dogs (i.e. guide dogs) are allowed on site at Rouse Hill House and Farm.