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...
Time to bud graft…

Time to bud graft…

A little bit Frankenstein, a little bit God – bud grafting fruit trees in the nursery is the best way to create edible multi-graft monsters.

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...
Girls can be farmers too!

Girls can be farmers too!

Having been a woman farmer for almost 20 years, and being around so many other awesome women farmers all the time, it’s easy to forget that most people still think of the stereotypical farmer as a man. Luckily Kate Keegan, who is a producer at ABC ME, is aware...