Keep It Under The Hat

One of my favorite things to do is chat with other food producers and like minded people. As a passionate person who believes strongly that a local food system can heal a community, I am finding a shift happening in the way people want to eat. They are looking for food that nourishes. They want…

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Farming: The Get Rich Quick Scheme!

As I’m writing this blog, I’m chuckling to myself! I’m sure you’ve figured it out that sarcasm is the name of the game in this post! I’m in my office going through invoices, which seem to be ever plenty, and I’m happy to pay them(sort of).  I look at the bottom line and see so…

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The Egg Lady

In all the years dreaming of what I would do with my life , never would I have thought I would be the “Egg Lady”. My aspirations were far more glamorous! Maybe I could be a singer and be surrounded by adoring fans, or perhaps work in the travel industry and see the world….the list…

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The Family Farm!

It has struck me very recently how the family farm and the people that work it are so intertwined. There is a knowledge that has been accumulated over years of working with animals, land and weather that will never be learned in a school of higher education. It is akin to finishing your partners statements…

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GM Food, Genetic Roulette!

On Christmas day in 1859, 24 rabbits were released into the Australian countryside so that settlers could hunt them and feel “more at home”. The rabbit population increased rapidly (as we all know that rabbits do) to over 200 million and spread over 4 million square kilometres. That Christmas present now cost Australians approximately $600…

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