Open Farm days connect farming and urban Kiwis together
Urban visitors and host farmers share a similar vision of sustainable farming, according to the Open Farms survey conducted by Our Land and Water National Science Challenge.
A successful second national Open Farms Day
An estimated 2,500 Kiwis visited 37 farms last week as part of the nationwide Open Farms Day to get a slice of New Zealand’s farming life.
The Open Farms hosting experience with Kate Broadbent (Nikau Coopworth)
We talk to Kate Broadbent who owns and manages Nikau Coopworth about her experience of hosting an Open Farms day last year and why she’s hosting again this February.
Open your farm gates to urban Kiwis this February
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is encouraging farmers to take part in the nationwide Open Farms initiative on February 21, 2021 by hosting urban Kiwis and telling your farming story, your way.
Open Farms visitors feel more connected to farmers
The latest feedback survey from the Open Farms' movement reflects positive visitor and host experiences.
Open Farm day proves popular
Over 5,500 people registered to take a look at what happens behind the farm gate at this country’s inaugural nationwide Open Farm day.
Farmers encouraged to open their gates to connect with urban New Zealand
Greg and Rachel Hart are opening their Mangarara Station gates on Open Farms Day (Sunday 1 March), and inviting urban Kiwis to learn about their how they farm first-hand.
Sheep and beef farmers encouraged to open gates for Open Farms
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is encouraging farmers to open their gates and support the newly launched Open Farms movement, which aims to reconnect rural and urban New Zealanders through a nationwide Open Farm Day on Sunday 1 March 2020.