15-17 June 2020 | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Tours

Don’t miss your chance to join the Hort Connections 2019 tours.

Registration is now open!

Participate in the highly valuable and informative Retail Tour or see some of the leading operations in Australian Horticulture on the Horticulture Field Day.

Don’t forget to bring your business cards with you – you never know who you’ll meet along the way.

Not included in an all-access pass.

 


Retail Tour

Monday 24 June 2019
Tour cost: $100 inc. GST

Itinerary
1100 – 1125 Depart Melbourne Convention Centre
 1125 – 1200
Tour of La Manna and Sons
1200 – 1225 Bus transfer to David Jones Food Hall
1225 – 1300 Tour of David Jones Food Hall
1300 – 1330 Bus transfer to Woolworths Camberwell
1330 – 1415 Tour of Woolworths Camberwell
1415 – 1430 Bus transfer to Apple and Sage Organic Wholefoods
1430 – 1500 Tour of Apple and Sage Organic Wholefoods
1500 – 1540 Bus transfer to Melbourne Convention Centre
1540 Arrive at Melbourne Convention Centre

Horticulture Field Day

Monday 24 June 2019
0600–1530
Tour cost: $100 inc. GST
Included food/drink: Breakfast, tea, coffee, water, lunch and refreshments

The Horticulture field day is a must-attend event for any industry professional, affording you to see the operations of some of Victoria’s leading horticulture operations, hear about innovative practices in our industry and network with like-minded peers.
Past popularity means that this year there are two field tours, one going east and one to the west after both beginning with breakfast and a tour at the Melbourne wholesale markets. See below for full location itinerary details and to register.

Itinerary
Western Farm Tour
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Eastern Farm Tour
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Innovations: Machinery-part logistics, developing new-food products & large-scale vegetable systems
Industries: Broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, lettuce & cabbage
Innovations: Pathogen reduction, hydroponic systems & supply chain logistics
Industries: Lettuce, micro and macro herbs, flowers & nursery
Both tours depart at/return to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne Wholesale Markets – Tour the markets and this part of the supply chain (breakfast included)
John Deere – transport, logistics of parts (tea/coffee) Agri Bio research facility at La Trobe University – Pathogen detection (tea/coffee)
CSIRO – food processing innovation & research (refreshments) Butler Market Gardens – Hydroponic and potted herb production (lunch)
Fresh Select – Vegetable production, processing, transport (lunch) Ball Australia – Plant breeder/researcher facility, seed and vegetative lines for flowers, vegetables, herbs, cut flowers and tissue culture