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 quantities. We feel proud of what we...Read More: January Farmletter
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 standard that organic growers must agree to adhere to,...Read More: We Did It!
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’ Markets, we have...Read More: November Farmletter
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 farms from Brisbane...Read More: Exciting News!
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 soared over the weekend, our...Read More: Spring Farming
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 local fresh produce and sharing the risk…whilst...Read More: Why Choose CSA? (Community Supported Agriculture)
This week I had my onboarding call with the Mentoring Scholarship I won – Rare Inspiring Birds to begin the process of matching me to a Mentor. One of the questions I was asked, was how is your lifestyle? what do you do outside of work? I have been...Read More: It’s a Farming Life!
Australia has the capacity to, and more often than not does, produce more food that it needs. So much so, that it is more often than not the weather that makes farming profitable in this country. In the wake of Cyclone Debbie just over 5 months ago prices for many fresh...Read More: Bumper Crops
Market Gardening Business 101 So, we are hearing the catch cry from many groups and the media that we need to encourage new blood to come into farming, as the majority of farmers are in their late 60s, and about to retire, which is true….What we are not hearing...Read More: Market Gardening 101
I am very happy to let you know that I have been selected with 99 other female entrepreneurs Australia-wide to receive a 12 Month Business Mentorship scholarship, funded by the Federal government with the ‘Inspiring Rare Birds‘ Program :))) I had no idea when I started our organic farm...Read More: The Business Of Farming