Protecting the planet since 1961

Rooted in Airlie’s proud farming heritage, we feel a special connection to the land and we work tirelessly to safeguard it every day. Our conscious, environmentally-friendly practices have placed Airlie solidly at the forefront of sustainable business development and green hospitality. Below are a dozen initiatives we’re fully committed to that help make the world a better, greener place.


The worldwide annual phenomenon to promote sustainability was born here at Airlie


We raise our own cattle and pigs and grow our own produce for true pasture-to-plate cuisine


Nestled into our 300 scenic acres you’ll find stunning formal, organic and butterfly gardens

Pedal Power

Our convenient village setting means you can park your car and bike around the property

Wildlife Habitat
Airlie is a National Wildlife Federation “Certified Wildlife Habitat” with buffer zones around lakes and ponds to help our resident species feel at home

Recycling & Composting
We recycle everything from grease to lamps (and so much more), plus we compost kitchen scraps in our organic garden.

Water Conservation
We provide guests with the opportunity to use the same towels and bed linens for the duration of their stay to save water

Efficient Lighting
We’ve converted nearly all property-wide lighting to compact florescent or LED technologies to save energy

Clean Cars
We maintain a fleet of hybrid and electric vehicles for staff and offer complimentary charging stations for guests in our main parking lot

Green Team
This dedicated crew conducts regular audits to ensure Airlie’s environmental standards are maintained and employees are up-to-date on best practices

LEED Certification
Our LEED-certified Pavilion was also recognized for the rigorous environmentally-friendly construction practices used in its renovation

Off-Grid Office
Our farm office runs on 100% solar power—with geothermal a/c, radiant floor heating and enough battery storage to go four days without sun