Greens, Greens, Greens, Garlic, Smoked Ham and Kombucha

Fresh from the garden this week:

  • Collard Greens
  • Kale
  • Salad Mix
  • Stir-Fry Greens
  • Spring Onions
  • Broadbeans
  • Beetroot
  • Brocollini
  • Rocket and more

We’ll have fresh, chilled Kombucha available at all markets plus the last of our Christmas Garlic Braids.

We’ve just got a stack of small hams back from … CONTINUE READING

Australasian Permaculture Convergence 2018 Bookings and Submissions open now

Convergence tickets

Register now for APC14 — find prices below for the convergence and accommodation options.

Get in quick to take advantage of our early-bird discount for the first 100 tickets.

Call for participation APC14

Would you like to be involved in APC, organise a workshop, make a presentation and give your contribution? We need you to make APC a great event! Submissions are now open.

The APC 14 organising committee extends an invitation to all permies, young and old, experienced and just starting out to share ideas, passions, experience, stories, creativity and commitment to a better world … CONTINUE READING

Christmas is Coming – what are your plans?

Will you be celebrating Christmas with Local Flavour this year?

With Christmas heading our way quickly the turkey orders are closed and ham orders are rolling in. We also have limited stocks of Sommerlad Chicken and Pastured Hillside Chicken available.

The farmers market is a great place to pick up quality local produce for your festive meals including meats, chutneys and other accompaniments, bread, vegetables and more. It’s also a great place to start looking for those local hamper items such as dried native herbs, a range of sauces and jams, herbal teas, cordials and garlic braids of course!

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This week from Caroola

We’ll be at:

  • Queanbeyan Farmers Market Thursday 3-7pm
  • Bungendore Farmers Market Saturday 9am-12noon
  • Southside Farmers Market Sunday 8-11.30am

We’ll have Fresh, Organic, Grass-Fed lamb – only until it sells out, so get in quick.

We’ll have Hillside Pastured Chicken plus Organic Grass-Fed Beef and Organic Pastured Pork.

Try our delicious chicken and pasta salad at Queanbeyan for a great snack or take-home meal 🙂

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Farewell Yoann and Emilie – for now…

Our Volunteers in Residence are moving on, having come to learn how we farm and run our farming business, it’s now time to go out to pasture – so to speak.

We’d like to thank Yoann and Emilie for all the hard work they’ve put in, in the garden, with the animals and helping turn our produce into many varied and lovely things for our customers.

They’ve hatched out baby ducklings, watched the pigs grow up, the … CONTINUE READING

Fresh from Caroola Farm this week

All this gorgeous rain is making the garden boom!

Fresh from the garden this week will be:

  • Garlic – of course!!!!
  • Beetroot
  • Spring Onions
  • Brocollini
  • Silverbeet
  • Salad Mix
  • Stir-Fry Greens
  • Broadbeans
  • Kale

And maybe more…

We have organic, grass-fed lamb in being processed which will be available Fresh on Saturday and Sunday – drop us a line if you are looking for something specific!

See you at:

Queanbeyan Farmers Market Thursday 3-7pm

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Christmas Turkeys Sold Out

Just a quick notice that we’ve sold out of Christmas Turkeys, so if you haven’t had your order confirmed then there are three options:

  • Go on a waiting list in case someone cancels
  • Order a Pastured Chicken instead… These are $18/kg
  • We do have the very last of our Sommerlad Chickens in the freezer if you are after something smaller and super special (they are not being grown locally anymore) 🙁 These are $25/kg
  • Sorry!!!!!

     

    Caroola Farm @ Queanbeyan Farmers Markets this week

    We’ll be at the Queanbeyan Farmers Markets this week in Crawford Street – so, come on down and get your fresh and regional produce!

    Ready to eat food from Caroola this week is our fabulous Chicken Rissotto – at just $3 a cup this is great for a mid-afternoon snack for the kids or an entree if you are buying produce for dinner as well!

    We will have organic grass-fed beef, organic pasture pork plus Hillside Farm pastured chicken available – yum.

    The garlic braiding is in full swing, so get in now and stock up for the year – … CONTINUE READING

    Australasian Permaculture Convergence – April 2018 – Canberra

    Connecting all permaculturalists!

    The fourteenth Australasian Permaculture Convergence will be held in Canberra from 15-19 April 2018. The four day convergence kicks off with the ACT Permaculture Festival on Sunday 15 April 2018, at Canberra City Farm and then 4 days of connecting and learning at The Greenhills Centre in Cotter. Followed by tours, workshops and courses across South East NSW.

    Convergence attendees are expected to have completed a permaculture design course or equivalent, or to be participating … CONTINUE READING

    Celebrating Local Garlic

    Celebrating Local Garlic

    Across the region, the garlic harvest is in full swing, it’s been a busy month pulling out all the lovingly grown garlic and hanging it to dry.

    The local region is home to more than 30 commercial garlic growers, with the Braidwood Garlic Group having more than 65 members. Varieties grown locally include Monaro Purple, which is a hard-neck Turban variety, as well as later season crops yet to be harvested including Dunganski, Spanish Roja and Silverskins.

    It’s the perfect time to pick up fresh young garlic at local outlets including the Wynlen House Slow Food Farm … CONTINUE READING