The Canberra Times Good Food Month Terroir The Taste of the Bungendore Region

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Friday March 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

$100.00

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Terroir is a French word which broadly means a ‘sense and taste of place’.
Terroir comprises the unique elements; natural environment, climate and human  influence.
Chef Christophe has prepared a menu using carefully selected seasonal produce and where possible organic. A unique dinner showcasing Bungendore’s terroir –
the unique tastes and flavours in and around our beautiful place.

MENU

On arrival – amuse bouche
Egg mimosa – … CONTINUE READING

This week on the farm

It’s been hot and busy this week. So much so that we haven’t written a newsletter…

We’ll be at the On-Farm Shop 3-7pm Friday and 11-4pm Sunday plus at Braidwood Farmers Market on Saturday.

Email us to order a Harvest Box and let us know what you’d like in it. We’ll have:

  • Chicken
  • Salad Mix
  • Zucchinis
  • Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Herbs (Mint, Oregano, Thyme and a little Basil)
  • Salad Dressings
  • Kombucha
  • Kefir

We’ve been busy working in our voluntary capacities on the Preserving the Harvest workshop series (starts this Sunday 6 March, booking still available, just email us) … CONTINUE READING

On the farm

What’s happening on the farm…

Upcoming activities at Caroola Farm

Farm tours Sunday 11am (in case it is hot) – bookings essential here

March 6 – Sugar and vinegar preservation of fruits and vegetables (eg: jam, jelly, paste, cordial, chutney, relish, sauce)
April 3 – Fermentation of vegetables and fruits (eg: sauerkraut, kimchi, miso, tempeh, ketchup, Indian chutney)
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Farm Tour Sunday 28 Feb 11am

Want to see the farm?

On Sunday 28 Feb, we will be doing a farm tour.

11.00am tour only (allow min. 1 hour) Tours will still proceed in wet weather (you’ll just need to come prepared)

Join us on farm for:

  • An informative short talk on the history of Caroola Farm and our plans into the future. Inspiring you to think about what you can achieve in your own space – no matter what the size!
  • Walking tour and explanation of the forest gardens and homestead area
  • Walking tour and overview of our market garden enterprise
  • Learn about our … CONTINUE READING

Harvest Boxes – order by 2pm Friday 26 Feb

Order your organic Harvest Box in advance (by 2pm Friday) and don’t miss out. Just $40 each and valued at over $50. This week each box will include:

  • Tomatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Zucchini
  • Fresh salad mix
  • Cucumbers
  • Blackberries
  • Kombucha and Kefir drinks and
  • Fresh herbs plus
  • Extras thrown in for good measure

Just let us know if you want to substitute anything.

Other produce available on-farm or at the markets includes:

  • Garlic (of course)
  • Zucchini Flowers
  • Green Beans
  • Red onions
  • Rhubarb
  • Apples
  • Home-made salad dressing
  • Chicken stock
  • Duck stock
  • Cordial (Rhubarb and Vanilla or Refreshing Mint)
  • Duck eggs
  • Honey
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Harvest Boxes – for collection 19-21 Feb

Don’t miss out on Caroola Farm organic produce!

Order by 2pm Friday for collection of your Harvest Box – choose our Farm Fresh Collection Box or select products individually and you can choose what goes in it.

Collection options are:

  • On-farm at Caroola Farm Friday 3 to 7pm
  • Braidwood Farmers Market 9am to 12.30pm Saturday
  • On-farm at Caroola Farm Sunday 11am to 4pm
  • Deliveries on Mondays by prior arrangement (min. order $50)

Farm Fresh Collection Box (easy to order)

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Plus one of the following – let us know what you want or we’ll select for you … CONTINUE READING

Harvest Boxes for collection 12-14 Feb

Don’t want to miss out on Caroola Farm organic produce?

Order by 2pm Friday for collection of your Harvest Box – choose our Farm Fresh Collection Box or select products individually and you can choose what goes in it.

Collection options are:

  • On-farm at Caroola Farm Friday 3 to 7pm
  • Southern Harvest Farmers Market in Bungendore from 9am to 1pm Saturday
  • On-farm at Caroola Farm Sunday 11am to 4pm
  • Deliveries on Mondays by prior arrangement (min. order $50)

Farm Fresh Collection Box (easiest to order)

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Select products individually, or add something to the box that you … CONTINUE READING

Farm Tours this Sunday 14 Feb 11am

By popular demand, and following from the resounding success of our Open Day, we have set a date to open the farm for a farm tour.

On Sunday 14 Feb, one day only (and yes, it is Valentine’s Day – great present?), we’ll be offering farm tours for limited numbers.

11.00am tour only (allow min. 1 hour) Tours will still proceed in wet weather (you’ll just need to come prepared)

Join us on farm for:

FRESH chicken and duck, including portions this weekend at Braidwood and Southside

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Also available at the on-farm Shop 3-7 Fri and 11-4 Sun. Plus garlic, potatoes, tomatoes, zucchinis, beans, salad greens and more…

We’re processing poultry this week and for the first time will have duck portions available. We’ll be at the following locations and times over the weekend:
* Friday 3-7 On-Farm Shop (at the farm)
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Bungendore Show, Farm Shop Sat, Tomatoes, Zucchini and Garlic

IMG_9665We’ll be joining in at the Bungendore Show this Sunday 31 Jan – a great day out for everyone. So, that means we will have the farm shop open on Saturday instead of Sunday if you were going to drop by.

We have loads of premium beef mince plus whole chickens and a stack of veggies including:
Garlic
The first of our tomatoes
Potatoes
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