Laura the butcher

Laura the butcher

It’s been over 5 years since I’ve picked a fresh peach from Mount Alexander Fruit Gardens, but having Katie and Hugh in my home takes me right back to the orchards.  I’ll never forget my first day working at the farm on my first visit in 2010, coming from the...
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...

Organic farmers get thrown out of organic cafe!

Yes, it’s true, this year’s Australian Network of Organic Orchardists (ANOO) conference (yep, all of us) was asked to leave the cafe where we were holding our meetings (you can see from the photo what a rowdy bunch we are) after the management decided we...

Wild Boars in Vietnam

  Everywhere we go as we travel through Vietnam (where we’re currently taking a short break) we’re constantly looking at the landscape through farmers’ eyes as we try to make sense of the farming systems we’re observing. It’s...