Welcome to Blackcastle Farm, a biodiversity focused Bord Bia approved farm outside Two Mile Borris, Thurles where John & Ann Commins have a herd of purebred Piedmontese cattle. Beef products include traditional beef cuts, beef sausages, Bresaola, Carne Salada, Pastrami and other beef charcuterie.
Farm Tour includes a 1 hour tour of the farm and food unit. See these unique Piedmontese animals and all of the biodiversity on the farm which is so important to the Commins family. Option to see ancient ring fort located on the farm also. Tea/coffee and scones with family member at the end of the tour.
Full programme of workshops in the 200-year-old sustainably restored cow sheds, focused on food and sustainable living are available. Workshops include seasonal and cultural cooking, smoking, curing & preserving foods, building a back-yard smoker or clay oven, growing food, herbs and spices, river biodiversity walk, catching and cooking fish, enhancing biodiversity in your space. Join a workshop, meet new friends and live the dream.
WHEN: All year round by arrangement.
WHERE: Blackcastle Farm, Two Mile Borris, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. E41 TK65.
FARM TOUR PRICE: Price per person: €10. Min. charge of €50 applies..
WORKSHOP PRICES: Cost varies for each e,g. ½ day for €80, Full day for €120, 2-day workshops for €230. Workshops include participants sharing a meal with food sourced from Blackcastle Farm and The Tipperary Food Producers.