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The Balancing Act

With Winter now passed the longer, warmer days are starting to see the farm come alive again. Because of our elevation there is still some cold weather in front of us yet, but the worst has passed. Overall Winter was kind to us, and we have had some good falls of rain. But as we […]

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10 Facts about Food Production and Consumption in Australia

Australian fresh food production is valued at more than $42 billion annually, and contributes many millions of export dollars to the Australian economy. Here’s 10 facts about Australian food production and consumption. 52% of Australia’s land mass is used for agriculture. In a trade valued at 4.4 billion dollars Japan imported the largest share of […]

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Ethics, Sustainability, Traceability and Pricing

If you’re a regular reader of our blog or newsletter, you’re probably already familiar with what we produce and sell, and how we (and our like-minded farming partners) make it happen. From the beginning we’ve encouraged questions from customers and we never shy away from the tough ones. This week I received a question via our […]

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50 Shades of Purple

Things are still a bit tight at home. We have received some rain since Christmas, but no large falls to get any depth of moisture. The grasses had some good growth after some further falls in February, lucky for those showers we have some feed on the ground for Winter. As a result our oats […]

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