We have two exciting Forest Gardens workshops coming up in April 2014 at Caroola Farm – do one or do both!
$450 for both courses, or $225 for one.
Be quick for $390 ‘first in’ for both courses (for first 10 students only).
5 and 6 April 2014
Forest Gardening: Creating a Food Forest
Forest Gardening is an exciting method of growing perennial plants that generates abundant yields over time. These systems are designed to mimic the structure and ecology of a forest ecosystem. This means that the different layers of the … CONTINUE READING →
Just tried this and it was so beautiful, just fell apart J
1kg Pekin duck (or larger)
Sea salt and freshly milled black pepper.
2 cups cherries (fresh, pitted)
1 cup red wine
1/2 cup sugar
Pre-heat oven to 150 degrees C
Use a paper towel to dry the duck, and get it to room temperature before you cook it.
Prepare the duck by wiping it as dry as possible with kitchen paper.Place the duck on a roasting rack in the tin or make a rack yourself by crumpling the kitchen foil and placing it in the bottom … CONTINUE READING →
Learn how to use culinary and common herbs as Herbal medicine Increase your understanding of the benefits and science of herbal medicine for nutrition, weight control, allergies and sensitivities, anti-oxidants, using herbs and herbal extracts for therapy and prevention. This course includes practical elements in herb identification, use and application and well as a detailed list of different herbs and their medicinal and other effects. One day course, Sunday 9 February at Caroola Farm $195, or $170 early-bird (for first 10 bookings only) Course outline:
Very excited to be a part of the ‘Meet your Local Food Producers’ twilight evening in Bungendore (at the Food Lovers Market) next Friday 29th with our free range chickens and ducks – heading to Bega midnight Sunday for processing. This is part of our ‘Local Food Initiative’ project to grow resilient local food economies – so if you have excess produce, are great at preserving or preparing food products let me know email@example.com! MEET YOUR LOCAL FARMERS final
Who said winter was a quiet time on the farm. I have to say we’ve never been busier, preparing, planting and more.
Forest Garden Prep
With many of the trees around the house and old tennis court burned by the bushfire, we set about removing them. We had to use large machinery in many instances, but suffice to say the remaining soil was fairly much … CONTINUE READING →
Our Holistic Management grazing planning has seen us through winter, and now with the grass growing, the cattle and sheep are moving much more frequently. A visit to the paddock today saw a few new additions 🙂
Two very cute looking baby sheep, already bouncing around and trotting after the flock.