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Exploring AgriTourism – connection, possibility, and adaptability.

An opportunity to gather, connect, and discover, with Emily Shipway of @Lenswood.


In this half day workshop Emily will cover:


  • The journey from intensive care nursing, to purchasing a commercial apple orchard.
  • The evolution of diversifying and developing an AgriTourism operation; @Lenswood
  • Expanding your entrepreneurial mindset to identify AgriTourism opportunities and making more with what you already have.
  • Innovation, adaptability, and resilience in agriculture
  • Seasonal practices in the orchard


Friday 12th May 2023

9.45 am for a 10.00am start, to 1.00 pm with lunch to follow




122 Harris Road, Lenswood



$22pp plus booking fee.

The day includes morning tea, lunch and a bag of apples to take home.

The full cost of this workshop is $100. The fee has been heavily subsidised thanks to the generous support from WOTL and the event sponsors.

Numbers are limited for this workshop so please book early to avoid disappointment.



Sponsored by

This workshop is supported by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

More Information

Register quickly as places are limited – RSVP 8th May, 2023

For further information contact Kim Blenkiron, WoTL EO, Ph 0427 592 243, eo@wotl.com.au


About your presenter

Emily Shipway, @Lenswood

Emily and husband Chris Shipway were both intensive care nurses from the city who bought a 23 acre apple farm in at Lenswood in 2019. In 2021 they launched @Lenswood Pick Your Own that offers a range of experiences of families and couples. Emily’s personal goal is to be able to help farm owners from all sectors understand the opportunities they already have on their land through an innovating an entrepreneurial mindset.