Why We Grow the Way We Do

Post image for Why We Grow the Way We Do

by Peter on June 7, 2015

Our CSA is not just about providing a box of fresh vegetables.  We are trying to provide nutrient dense food grown in a sustainable way to our local community – nourishing them, ourselves and the earth throughout. We have identified several sustainability indicators which we are trying to achieve on our farm: Providing local food [...]

Read More...

CSA AUTUMN SHARE WEEK #10 Today Peter is disassembled a 60m greenhouse.  We are hoping to be able to put this on rails-allowing it to move through the paddock- and use it throughout the growing season.  It will help with crops like tender greens and lettuce in the Autumn, early peas in the Spring and [...]

Read More...

CSA AUTUMN SHARE WEEK #9 The eggplant and capsicums were composted last week and we have harvested the last of the sweet corn (which Friday members received last week).  With winter upon us, our warm weather crops have finished. NOTES ON WHAT’S GROWING The cold seems to have settled in, even though we have been [...]

Read More...

This is a wonderful winter salad.  Just add a chunk of bread for a delicious lunch. Ingredients Mixed greens (lettuce, rocket, spinach, braising mix) 150 grams of Pumpkin 1/2 a Sweet Potato 1 med Beetroot 1 large Fennel Bulb 2 garlic cloves 100 grms Sugar Snap Peas Tamari 1/3 cup of pepita seeds 200 grams [...]

Read More...

CSA AUTUMN SHARE WEEK #8 The sun for three days was a welcome change to the wind, rain and hail of last week!  In sorting through photos of last season, late Autumn this year has been colder and wetter.  This has really slowed down the growth of some of the root crops – we were [...]

Read More...