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OzHarvest – #mealforameal & Think.Eat.Save

I recently spent an inspiring morning at OzHarvest Headquarters listening to founder Ronni Kahn talk about the amazing work they do and hearing tips from 4 of Sydney’s top chefs, including two of my personal favourites, Colin Fassnidge and Mark Best. One of most valuable things I learnt was about the ‪#‎mealforameal‬ hashtag – EVERY TIME you […]

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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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The Eyes Have It

We had Corned Beef (with plenty of white sauce) for dinner last night. I’m sure it’s the same for many of you; certain meals bring back certain memories. Food has a way of tying together events and celebrations – and of course people. For my mind, there is no greater joy than preparing, cooking and […]

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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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The Butcher’s Book Club

I think it would be safe to assume that we are the first butcher to start a book club. Both Ben and I love to read; though typically very different books! One of my recent favourites is The Sorcerer’s Apprentices: A Season in the Kitchen at Ferran Adrià’s elBulli. In a nutshell, the author (Lisa […]

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