Compost party

Compost party

Many hands man light work! With a small team of people taking it in turns on the shovels, we can turn a big job into a social activity. We will ride around the orchard on the tractor with a trailer load of compost, putting a few shovels on each tree. A chance to visit...
CSA Shares on sale!

CSA Shares on sale!

CSA Shares are now available for new members! As per feedback from the end of season survey, summarised here, I have extended the season to include more apples and pears. This year I am prepared to defend the apple crop with my life! Due to the increased quantity, the...
Booze News

Booze News

Excellent CSA member Anne consistently intrigues me with her Instagram posts of various bottles of fermenting goodness. Her images of miscellaneous multi-coloured bottles of gently bubbling concoctions have me fairly convinced she’s some kind of sage. Which is...
Farming Democracy book

Farming Democracy book

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) recently released a book showcasing (and written by) regenerative farmers from across Australia. With the tag line “Radically transforming the food system from the ground up”, the book seeks to shed light on...
Juicing Demo in Castlemaine this Sunday!

Juicing Demo in Castlemaine this Sunday!

Come along to the Castlemaine Farmers’ Markets this Sunday to check out a juicing demo. I’ve partnered up with community organisation Growing Abundance to show you what’s involved in juicing large quantities of fruit! Normally, this demo would happen...

Working Bee

Many hands make light work and there’s always plenty of work to do around here. In a few weeks (Sat 8 June) Gung Hoe Growers and I are hosting a CSA members potluck dinner. For those that are interested, I thought I’d open the farm for a working bee prior...