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.

Harcourt Organic Farming Coop
Delicious Produce Awards Gold Medal

Certified Organic Fruit

Fruit specials are available for pre-order throughout the fruit season (Dec-May) and preserves are available sporadically year-round. Click below to see what is available now or sign-up to our co-op newsletter to stay updated on specials, events etc.

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 specials are available for pre-order throughout the fruit season (Dec-May) and preserves are available sporadically year-round. Click below to see what is available now or sign-up to our co-op newsletter to stay updated on specials, events etc.

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Tellurian fruit Gardens is a certified organic fruit orchard growing cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, apples and pears. We sell through Farmers Markets, Community Supported Agriculture, Pick-Your-Own, Farm Shop, and custom orders. For more info on where and when to find us, plus weekly specials, events and more 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.

Soil nutrient cycles

Soil nutrient cycles

Many of you may not know that I do not have a long history of farming. Just 5 years ago, I left my full-time employment, packed up my possessions and hit the road, eager to learn how to grow food. Everything I know now I have learnt through my farming mentors, reading...

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Down, down, prices are down!

Down, down, prices are down!

There’s been a lot of hubbub about how farmers markets have become too expensivelately. This is not a new concept but it seems to have flared up recently. Kate Archdeacon from the Victorian Farmers Market Association (VFMA) composed this rebuttalto the above opinion...

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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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Queer Farmers

Queer Farmers

Yesterday I arrived home from Food Sovereignty Convergence 2019. With our highest proportion of farmer attendees yet, I feel excited and invigorated that we will continue to create a food system. One that relies on agroecology, direct relationships, radical...

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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...

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The Soil Microbiome

The Soil Microbiome

I recently took the opportunity to go on a short co-op road trip to attend a soil microbiome presentation by Dr Christine Jones. Dr Jones is a soil scientist and microbiologist, which is relevant to us as farmers with an ‘agroecological’, or ‘regenerative’, mindset....

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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...

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Castlemaine Farmers Market Collaboration

Castlemaine Farmers Market Collaboration

About a year ago Tess (of Sellar’s Farmhouse Creamery) ‘roped me in’ to the Castlemaine Farmers Market committee (I secretly loved the idea). In spite of knowing my participation beyond offering my two cents at bimonthly meetings would be seriously limited, I...

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Food Sovereignty. What and why?

Food Sovereignty. What and why?

Prior to my arrival at the Harcourt Organic Farming Co-op, I spent some time working at Jonai Farms and Meatsmiths. Not only did I make some excellent new friends in Tammi, Stuart and their community, but I also became involved with the Australian Food Sovereignty...

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