Hosting 101

Inviting Kiwis to experience farming, firsthand.

Urban Kiwis don't have a reason to visit rural New Zealand these days. So let's give them one.

The experiences that will change people’s perceptions of farming and help them reconnect with the land, are behind your farm gate.

On this page, we cover what’s required to host an event and what a partnership with Open Farms means for you.

What's Required to Host an Open Farms Event?

Hosting is a partnership between you and Open Farms. We’ve streamlined the process to take as much off your plate as possible.

Event Hosting Guide

On registration, you’ll receive the full Open Farms Host Handbook. Here’s a selection of what we cover.

A Farmer's Take

David Kidd – a farmer on the Kaipara harbour – shares his hosting experience.