Why Soil – Grown..??

Why Soil – Grown..??

So, I thought I would write an article on why we emphasise the fact that our plants are soil grown, and what the difference is with hydroponically grown plants…? I spent my late teens and early 20s peering down microscopes as an undergraduate Clinical...
New Farm – New Direction

New Farm – New Direction

Winter has arrived in the Byron Shire, our last share was at the beginning of Autumn. So, firstly – HUGE NEWS! We have moved, and are very grateful to be care-giving a farm in Main Arm owned by a local family (also a grower), in a long-term lease. Moving home,...
Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand A recent post on facebook shared a photo of a famer with a ute load of sweet potatoes which he could not sell at market. There was an outcry about the poor farmer and the fact that many people would buy his wares despite how they appeared. There was...
What we’ve been up too…

What we’ve been up too…

Hello…apologies for missing our monthly blog for the past few months It’s been very busy in our world, between the farm, running a small business, and parenting – never a dull moment around here 🙂 Summer is finally over and autumn is here, which...
January Farmletter

January Farmletter

We had every intention of writing a Farmletter for Christmas, however we were just too exhausted! We have had a gruelling year of farming, continuing to establishing our farm business and continually improving our art and skills in growing food in commercial...
We Did It!

We Did It!

We Did It…We are very proud to announce that we are now 100% certified organic, after completing our 1 year successfully as a certified organic in-conversion farm 🙂 We are firm supporters of national organic certification. It provides a minimum professional...
November Farmletter

November Farmletter

Well, it’s been a HUGE month for us, we are gaining more local outlets and support – Yay! We want to stay close to our vision of being able to provide our food and flowers locally…as we are locked out of the local Byron Shire ‘Farmers’...
Exciting News!

Exciting News!

We are proud to announce that we are one of the farms supporting Australia’s first large multi-farm CSA. Local box business Munch Crunch Organics was sold and has been purchased by Heath and Mel, who have a vision for the business to connect 5000 boxes to 50...
Spring Farming

Spring Farming

Traditionally spring in the Nth Rivers was known by the indigenous people to be the hot dry season, and this spring is certainly keeping up with tradition! We have had no rainfall for months, plus strong winds and warm weather. Temperatures across the country have...
Why Choose CSA? (Community Supported Agriculture)

Why Choose CSA? (Community Supported Agriculture)

There is no history of CSA in Australia, however, we have models and definitions from other countries…Traditionally a system in which a farm is supported by local consumers, who purchase pre-paid shares in the farms harvest, for the purpose of buying regular...