Tellurian Fruit Gardens

We acknowledge that we live and farm on Dja Dja Wurrung country, and that Aboriginal sovereignty on this land has not been ceded.

We pay our respects to the Dja Dja Wurrung people as the traditional custodians of this land, and to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Certified Organic Fruit

Fruit preserves are available for pre-order and collection from Castlemaine Farmers Market Weekly.

Tellurian fruit Gardens is a certified organic fruit orchard growing cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, apples and pears. We sell through CSA shares, farmers markets, pick-your-own, farm shop, and custom orders. For weekly specials, events and opening hours (farm shop and pick your own), get our newsletter.

Tellurian Fruit Gardens is a member of the Harcourt Organic Farming Cooperative (HOFC), along with Sellar Farmhouse Creamery, Gung Hoe Growers, Carr’s Organic Fruit Tree Nursery and Grow Great Fruit.

We acknowledge that we live and farm on Dja Dja Wurrung country, and that Aboriginal sovereignty on this land has not been ceded.

We pay our respects to the Dja Dja Wurrung people as the traditional custodians of this land, and to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Certified Organic Fruit

Fruit preserves are available for pre-order and collection from Castlemaine Farmers Market Weekly.

Tellurian fruit Gardens is a certified organic fruit orchard growing cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, apples and pears. We sell through CSA shares, farmers markets, pick-your-own, farm shop, and custom orders. For weekly specials, events and opening hours (farm shop and pick your own), get our newsletter.

Tellurian Fruit Gardens is a member of the Harcourt Organic Farming Cooperative (HOFC), along with Sellar Farmhouse Creamery, Gung Hoe Growers, Carr’s Organic Fruit Tree Nursery and Grow Great Fruit.

We acknowledge that we live and farm on Dja Dja Wurrung country, and that Aboriginal sovereignty on this land has not been ceded.

We pay our respects to the Dja Dja Wurrung people as the traditional custodians of this land, and to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Certified Organic Fruit

Fruit preserves are available for pre-order and collection from Castlemaine Farmers Market Weekly.

Tellurian fruit Gardens is a certified organic fruit orchard growing cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, apples and pears. We sell through CSA shares, farmers markets, pick-your-own, farm shop, and custom orders. For weekly specials, events and opening hours (farm shop and pick your own), get our newsletter.

Tellurian Fruit Gardens is a member of the Harcourt Organic Farming Cooperative (HOFC), along with Sellar Farmhouse Creamery, Gung Hoe Growers, Carr’s Organic Fruit Tree Nursery and Grow Great Fruit.

Volunteer Residency Program begins Oct – apply now!

Volunteer Residency Program begins Oct – apply now!

Learn how to manage an organic orchard and run a small farming business – Learn about community supported agriculture and co-operatives – Accommodation and food supplied, plus a small weekly stipend – Applications close late Aug.

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Participate in CSA study

Participate in CSA study

There is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to food systems research…which is looking at the role of CSA in facilitating transitions to more sustainable, healthy, and just food systems.
People who have been members of food CSAs in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand can participate in a survey (prior to 20 July 2020) or via a phone interview

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CSA 2019 summary

CSA 2019 summary

When asked what you enjoyed most, the answered varied from the convenience and excitement of regular deliveries that were already paid for, to the freshness and diversity of produce that is grown “with love”. Some enjoyed witnessing the seasonality as different varieties came and went. Others really liked having confidence in the provenance of their food and a connection to the farmer.

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Down, down, prices are down!

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Action on Climate Change A Food Sovereign Future Summary Food sovereignty is a kind of holistic thinking that must be applied to all aspects of life in the Mount Alexander Shire. I implore the council to implement a Food Sovereignty Officer, whose role it would be to...

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