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People of Agfest: Saturday

People of Agfest: Saturday
May 10, 2016

One final gallery of images taken at Agfest on Saturday 7 May 2016.

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Caution: contains moving parts

Caution: contains moving parts
May 07, 2016

Pictured above: Karl the Blacksmith is one of a few dozen blacksmiths still working in Tasmania. He said that Tasmania has more working blacksmiths than the mainland. Karl says that's because Tasmania still had working blacksmiths years after they fell into obscurity on the mainland.

Agfest has a huge area dedicated to heritage machinery. Get down there if you like tractors in all shapes…

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Lunch: the mission

Lunch: the mission
May 06, 2016

I am not a foodie. When I say “Hey, I don’t mind what we eat,” I actually mean it. I do not go out every Saturday morning looking for the Next Big Thing in brunches. The most complex meal I cook is lasagne, and that’s only if I ever cook. My point is, if I could eat nothing but custard powder and peanut butter and not have it kill me, I would totally eat nothing but custard powder and peanut butter.…

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People at Agfest who are having more fun than you

People at Agfest who are having more fun than you
May 06, 2016

Pat Richards and Sue Atkinson, pictured above shopping at Perry's Lemon Myrtle Rainforest Products, are having more fun than you. Probably because they're at Agfest and you're at work and not at Agfest. 

Remember, the Agfest Field Days are on tomorrow too, so come down, buy a walking stick (they're A Thing, apparently) and join the throngs of fun-loving maniacs hanging out and getting muddy.

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Good Morning, Agfest!

Good Morning, Agfest!
May 06, 2016

Weather set to warm up for second day of Agfest Field Days 2016.

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The Tiny Horses of Agfest

The Tiny Horses of Agfest
May 05, 2016

Who can resist a herd of frolicking ponies? Not this reporter.

The Olympus Feeds Arena played host this afternoon to miniature ponies, miniature horses, shetland ponies, and their owners. Ponies and their people competed in egg-and-spoon races, sack races, and show jumping, just for the fun of it.

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