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Grantham and Awassi Cheesery

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Grantham
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Join us on a Grantham and Awassi Cheesery Tour - a story of Resilience and Industry

Time: Please indicate when booking

A  Arrive 7.50 for 8.00 departure Bus stop 27 Park Av (Clayfield) near EJ station

B   Arrive  8.20 for 8.30 departure Brittain Park (near 172 Troughton Rd.) Coopers Plains Car Parking available

What: 10.30 – 1.30 pm See a boutique sheep farm and dairy in the Grantham hills owned by Di and David Piggott. They have created a lactose and gluten free range of premium cheeses and ice cream from a historically rare breed of sheep.

Tea and Coffee on arrival

Light Lunch in Avocado grove included - 3 courses: A Cheese Platter, Quiche and salad, and sheep milk ice cream. (There is the opportunity to purchase products so bring a small Esky)

Afternoon 1.40 Hopefully Jamie Simmonds (Author of the book “Rising from the Flood”) or Narelle Poole who was also involved with relocating Grantham, will accompany us.

On 10 January 2011 a 3 metre wall of water swept out of the Lockyer Creek. This town was severely damaged in the huge flash flood, 12 people died and a large number of houses and other buildings were destroyed.

See and hear how a town was relocated. It is a story of resilience.

Arrive home Stop B 4pm Stop A 4.30

Participants please note: The outing involves sitting on a bus for 90mins there and back. Some standing during the dairy talk (15 mins). Wear closed shoes, sun safe clothing, hat and bring camera.

Cost: Members $81 and non-members $91

Register and pay by Fri 29 September 2023

Limit 30 participants. A waitlist will operate.

Coordinator: Jeanette Lamont

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