Farmers’ stories about growing food

Farmers’ stories about growing food

Hearing stories directly from farmers about what’s involved in growing food can be very illuminating, especially if you’re interested in self-sufficiency. You’re probably interested in growing your own food, but maybe don’t have a lot of...

Packing shed — the slide show

We’re in the middle of our annual review process, and got talking about how far we’ve come in the last few years since the flood in 2011. In the dry years we’ve had since, it’s easy to forget what it was like, so to remind you here’s a...

How to Grow Fruit The Organic Way…part three

We love telling the story about how we became organic, so here’s part three. (Click here if you want to have a look at part one or part two¬† of this series. We also told you about the organic certification process here.) Learning how to grow fruit organically...

Why certified organic? Becoming an organic farmer, part 2

In the first post in this series¬† “How to become an organic farmer, part one…” we told you about the beginnings of our journey from being chemical farmers right through to becoming certified organic. Having just had our annual audit, we thought it...

From the archives – Our annual organic audit

Last week we had our annual organic audit by NASAA (National Association of Sustainable Agriculture Australia), our certifying body, and as always, it got us thinking about why we bother going through all the palaver. Don’t get us wrong – we’re huge...