Latest updates from the other HOFC farmers.

Growing For the Murnong Mamas Kitchen

Growing For the Murnong Mamas Kitchen

This week for the Gung Hoe Growers blog Claire has taken the spotlight. We are working with her and Aunty Julie and Melinda Harper to transform one of our plots into bush foods. This project is super close to our hearts and we are beyond excited to be working with such wisdom and wonderful, strong women. We’ll let Claire tell the rest!

Delicious Produce Awards – Gold Medalist

Delicious Produce Awards – Gold Medalist

‘Delicious’ today revealed the full list of the 2020 Gold medallists. National Judge Matt Moran said: “I absolutely adore every part of judging the awards…Honestly, this year I think I tasted the best pear I’ve ever eaten”

A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

A new chapter is starting next week at Gung Hoe Growers with the begining of their first ever internship. This weeks blog is written by Ruby, the intern to be.

Veggies are Joyful!

Veggies are Joyful!

This month we’ve asked one of our long time dedicated volunteers, Abigail to share some words from her perspecitve about how volunteering with Gung Hoe is for her. Almost every week, Abigail (along with other long time collie Cohen) ride their bikes the 45min...

Orchard Internship – Apply Now

Orchard Internship – Apply Now

Tellurian Fruit Gardens is running an internship program for the 2020/21 fruit season. Successful applicants will learn the ins and outs of managing an organic orchard. It will include accomodation, food and a small stipend. Applications open until mid sept 2020.

CSA 2019 Summary

CSA 2019 Summary

Here’s the results of our feedback survey for the 2019/20 fruit CSA. I had 70/100 members fill out the survey which is excellent! Of those respondents, 95% rated our CSA 4 or 5 out of 5 for ‘quality of produce’, ‘value for money’ and ‘communications’ – and that is even more excellent!

Changes in the Nursery

Changes in the Nursery

Three years ago Katie was looking for someone to join forces with her and Merv in the bare rooted fruit tree nursery. They had been doing it for years together, Katie learning everything about growing new fruit trees from scratch side by side with her dad Merv. They wanted to ramp up production and spread […]

Reusable packaging

Reusable packaging

Here at Sellar Farmhouse Creamery we were never interested in selling milk in single use packaging. However there’s much more to it than you might think.

Winter Veggies

Winter Veggies

We are currently seeking grants and creative funding opportunities to get our first internship program off the ground. We are hugely excited about this and our vision is that it will become a program we offer each year for aspiring growers to learn the ins and outs of being a market gardener. Ruby is our […]

Planning Times and Carpets of the Mind

Planning Times and Carpets of the Mind

It’s all about planning times and carpets of the mind. How important is it to be well of mind and body…plus some great pics of the dream team!

How old are the fruit trees we sell in our nursery?

How old are the fruit trees we sell in our nursery?

This is a very common question from people looking to buy a fruit tree from Carr’s Organic Fruit Tree Nursery, particularly at this time of year before orders close on June 30. Unfortunately it’s a bit tricky to answer, and there’s lots of “ifs” and “buts”, but here goes – we’ll try to answer succinctly, […]