2019 Cultivate

Save the dates: November 6th to the 10th cultivate will be at Camp Obadiah!
A seventy-five acre rural getaway located four hours north of Sydney on the beautiful mid-north coast of New South Wales, Australia. With direct access to the Pacific Highway midway between the major regional centers of Taree and Port Macquarie.

Registration Now Open

Seminar Streams

The four main learning streams will be:

A. Country Living (to inspire and equip those either already living in the country, or planning to - a variety of subjects including general country living skills, and Landscaping)

B. Vegetable Production / Market Gardening (whether you are a home gardener seeking self-sufficiency as much as possible, or planning on making an income as a market gardener or similar, this will be profitable for you)

C. Fruit Growing / Orcharding (as with B, this stream will be useful on the family or business scale, but with more of a focus on produce from trees)

D. Soil Health / Restoration (who needs to improve their soil?  This will also be of great benefit, small or large scale, whether your soil is great [but how long will that last?], or whether it is poor).

Speakers will include Darren Greenfield (Weimar Institute Farm USA), Sheldon Vincent (NZ farmer), Rod Bailey (Market Gardener NSW), Jeremy Price (Orchardist from WA), Ian Mot (Agronomist, VIC), and Justin Epps (Landscape gardener, NSW).


Main Talks

As well as the specific learning streams, there will be keynote talks for the whole group, in keeping with the Cultivate movement towards spiritual revival  and drawing nearer to God through discovering His original design for our lives. 

There will also be question and answer forums, and opportunity for fellowship at various times.

The Sabbath of course will be a highlight day, a day to relax and reflect, to be inspired with encouraging words, and with the beauties of nature.


Seminar Dates/Location

This year's conference starts on Wednesday evening November the 6th, and ends after lunch on Sunday the 10th of November, 2019 at Camp Obadiah.


Accommodation Costs

You have three options to consider - please note that "children" means less than 12 years old, whereas children less than 5 years old are free.


1. Camping (tents/vans/campers etc)

Adults $10 per night

Children $5 per night


2. Bunk rooms (rooms with nothing but multiple bunk beds (mattress only) - bathroom is close by along an undercover verandah)

Adults $20 per night

Children $10 per night


3. Self-contained, shared housing

Adults $30 per night

Children $15 per night


Registration Costs

Family $220

Single $110

Day Visitors:

Family - Thurs $90 Fri $90 Sabbath $20 Sunday $20 

Single - Thurs $45 Fri $45 Sabbath $10 Sunday $10 


Meal Costs (or you can self-cater)

Adults $8 per meal

Children $4 per meal (less than 12 years old)

Children less than 2 years old are free


Transport (costs are per individual or family)

To bring you to Camp Obadiah from:

Airport/train station pickups between Taree and Port Macquarie $25

Airport/train station pickups in Newcastle $60

Airport/train station pickups in Sydney $100.

Feel free to enquire with Paul on 0402 047717 for help regarding transport options.


665 Upper Rollands Plains Rd
Rollands Plains, NSW 2441

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