It’s smoky out there

It’s smoky out there

Gidday out there. I think I’ve been putting off writing this week’s blog because there’s so many different things going around in my head/heart/world this last month.  Usually its me on high alert for bush fires and I am regularly leaving my home during...
It’s garlic time…

It’s garlic time…

The stars have aligned and today we pull out our 5th crop of garlic! Always a momentous occasion! This time we celebrate with a special treat of mint slices and pub squash! We consulted our oracle–the Brian Keats Astro Calendar–to find the best day...
Spring has sprung in the patch

Spring has sprung in the patch

Happy change of season and daylight hours out there! Hope this finds you reawakening as one does when the light gets longer and the air begins to blush with warmer winds. The Gung Hoe patch in spring I think the turnover seasons are my favourite on the...
Peaches and cream…

Peaches and cream…

It’s happening! We are expanding our patch from 0.5 acres to 1.5 acres. Eek! We have been growing incrementally by design and out of necessity since we started over four years ago. Starting with 1/8 of an acre and then slowly taking on more land as time, finance...
Deep Winter 2019

Deep Winter 2019

Hi there out there, hope this finds you well.  We are in the middle of the deep, dark winter out here with cold fingers, sunny (hurrah!) skies, wet soil and busy minds… In mid June Sas, Ant (amongst heaps of others) and I travelled to South...
How to feel proud to be Australian

How to feel proud to be Australian

Cohen giving his speech at the Sorry Day ceremony in Harcourt This week we have a guest spot, from Cohen Saunders who regularly volunteers here at the farm. Cohen is also on the Student Representative Council at his local high school, and won this year’s local...