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Yep, it's cold

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The cold weather is upon us - as usual for these parts it started with ANZAC Day. Unfortunately it also causes me problems with the pigs fencing - every year it's the same, we get failed wires Read More ›

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Free Pig Food

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      Somebody asked me the other day what my pigs eat and how much it costs to feed them?  I told them they eat lots and it's all free.  During teh winter months down here - specially Read More ›

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When is free range - free range

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  This is from the ABC website and is good news. I've seen alot written lately about this and I'm horrified at what people are trying to get away with. Organic and free range claims to be Read More ›

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Day at the Show

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I went off to the major agricultural show of our district this weekend.  The dry means I haven't had anything ready to show fro the farm so I went along as a spectator.  I wasn't surprised Read More ›

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Potato Salad

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The Cook made a great potato salad the other day – the potatoes came strait out of the ground and onto our plate. She grows a variety of spuds in the garden every year including some of the purple specimens which name escapes me. She use’s them in her famous potato salad, a derivation of the German potato salad her mother used to make, and; which I look forward to every summer. The purple potatoes add that wow! Factor and always attract people’s attention and once they see the intriguing purple colour they simply just have to try them.

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New ARRIVALS

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We grow alot of our vegitables, this year withteh dry things went off a little quicker then normal - but we still had a harvest.  Onions, radish, and Garlic started us off.  We had lots of freckle Read More ›

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Our Plan

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Our plan is to build a farm around rare and heritage breed animals and plants, being fully sustainable, ethical and having as many closed farming systems as possible. By achieving this we hope to Read More ›

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River Cottage - Down under

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For the moment we are caught between the fires and the floods.  Our Bush Hut is located on the banks of the currently dry Bredbo River on the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales - the Read More ›

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