Don Lewis is an artist, who paints in oils, on all kinds of different “canvasses”. He paints outback scenes on traditional art board, milk cans, cross cut saws, hand saws, billy cans, circular saw blades, kettles, gold pans, cow skulls and more! He paints on site, and keeps crowds entertained as they watch a painting come to life before their eyes.
We are a small family owned and operated company specialising in custom welding and fabrication of aluminium, steel and stainless steel products. The business employs 4 hardworking staff that strive themselves on producing high quality custom made products. We cover a broad range of design and fabrication and can do jobs of any size.
Mi-Feed Stockfeeds is a local south east Qld company which manufactures a wide range of animal feeds. Nutrionally balanced and formulated rations are manufactured by our team. We supply poultry, beef, dairy, goat, hobby and equine feeds.
At everGREEN wastewater we are the leaders in the domestic wastewater industry in South East Queensland. With a strong focus on customer service and delivering the very best products, our team are specialists in our field.
Established over 25 years ago, Opposite Lock is an Australia-wide chain of 4WD specialist accessory stores owned and operated by genuine 4WD enthusiasts.
Combining bulk buying power with nationwide warranty and support, Opposite Lock offers a comprehensive range of accessories and equipment to suit all popular 4x4s.
Star 8 is an innovative technology company, continuously introducing new green technology products and applications.
We are a global leader in innovative and functional solar.
Plega Healthcare is an Australian owned company serving the community since 1984 by manufacturing a comprehensive range of Adjustable Beds, Lift Chairs and Mobility Aids.
These products offer sufferers unprecedented temporary relief, support and mobility.
Ace Alarms and Security is dedicated to the safety and security of homes and commercial spaces. Launched in 1983, we have considerable experience in installing, servicing and maintaining alarms and security systems.
Chronic Back Pain? Help is at Hand.
Do you suffer from chronic back pain or headaches? Did you know that poor posture is a risk factor for this? We will be offering Free Postural Assessments and Spinal Health Checks by licensed Chiropractors over the weekend. Find out how to improve your posture and spinal health along with having any questions answered by our team of health professionals.
Paal are Australia’s leading manufacturer of modern steel frame, architect inspired kit homes, specifically designed for the Owner Builder and the Owner Manager. Choose from a range of stylish designs that combine practical floor plans, with the choice of quality fittings and finishes.
Earthlife is an Toowoomba based manufactur
Claire Bickle is a qualified Brisbane based horticulturist, having a Diploma in Horticulture and an Advanced Design Certificate in Permaculture Design. She has worked in multiple areas within the horticultural industry for over 20 years. She is currently the vice president of The Horticultural Media Association of Qld.
DAILY FROM 9.30AM, 11.30AM & 1.30PM
Jennifer Hill and Annette Long are sisters, mothers and Grandmothers sharing a lifetime interest in food. We enjoy using seasonal produce and cooking from scratch, limiting packaged and processed foods as much as possible.
In July 2013 we wrote our first cookbook – Back to Basics. We had heard so many people mention that they no longer had the time to cook and we realized there was a need for a basic cookbook that simplified cooking for the family.
BOOK READING AT 11AM FRIDAY 30 JUNE
In 1988 to combat drowning, Laurie Lawrence created the Kids Alive – Do the Five water safety program. The Kids Alive community service program educates the public on five important steps to reduce the risk of preschool drowning.
At the Farm Fantastic Expo on Friday 30th June, Laurie will be on stage at 11am to read the book “Boo’s adventures on the Farm” – Join water safety experts Lifesaver Lil and Wise Owl as they teach their friend Boo about water safety on the farm.
EVERYDAY OF THE EVENT
Alpacas produce luxurious fleece but did you know how much fun there is in breeding them? These eco-friendly animals are suited to small lifestyle blocks as well as large broad-acre farms. Their soft padded feet, communal dung piles, low water intake and gentle grazing nature make them very low impact on the land. The region offers friendly, personalised service to prospective alpaca owners whether you are looking for pets, lawn mowers, herd guards or breeding stock.
DAILY FROM 10.30AM, 12.30PM & 2.30PM
Ken Sykes has been involved with working dogs for most of his life. He has managed extensive sheep, goat, and cattle properties in the New England Region of New South Wales, and has worked on and managed sheep, goat, and cattle properties in the traprock region of Queensland.
Paul Plant is a Registered Horticulturist, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Horticulture and is involved in training within Australia and Singapore.
Noel Burdette is a highly respected and well-known Brisbane horticulturist, plantsman, gardener and regular gardening presenter on radio and community television.
Noel has been a regular contributor for several inspiring horticultural publications over the years including Subtropical Gardening magazine, (Searles) About the Garden, Rural press (QLD smart farmer), Gardening Australia magazine and Garden Gurus magazine.
Kerry West from Fruit Salad Tree Company, will be presenting daily at the 2017 Farm Fantastic Expo. Kerry will explain how to bud graft fruit trees, the necessary elements for success and why graft at all! You may like to ‘rework’ a tree you have in your garden! Also, how to grow fruit trees in a pot and their maintenance, plus the special care points of all the Fruit Salad trees.
PLUS Fruit Salad Trees will also be giving away 3 Fruit Salad Trees, one at each of the daily shows !
Take a break and catch the free Event Train ! The Event Train will be running everyday of the event, plus will give you a break from all the walking.
Fruit Salad Tree Company are giving away 5 Fruit Salad Trees at the 2017 event !
3 Fruit Salad Trees will be giving away at the event, while 2 Fruit Salad Trees will be up for grabs by entering our Email Newsletter Club. To enter into the competition fill out the form below:
Star 8 Australia is giving one lucky email newsletter subscriber the chance to win a Solar LED 1000 lumens PIR Security Light.
WIN FAMILY PASSES + PRIZES
JOIN OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER CLUB TO GO INTO THE DRAW
Join the Farm Fantastic Email Newsletter Club to go into the draw to WIN family passes to the event.