With the success of the Local Food Initiative and Australian Capital Region Food Hub, it has become evident that there is a growing demand for locally grown produce, preferable grown using organic practices. To assist in meeting this growing demand, Permaculture eXchange is proud and excited to announce a series of workshops on ‘Market Gardening for small-scale production’.
This series of five, day long workshops aims to take people who already … CONTINUE READING
Join us for One day ONLY – Sunday 13 July 2pm to 5pm
Exclusive Farmgate Shopping opportunity (well, let’s be honest and call if a FREEZER RAID!!!) – On-farm (directions here)
Your opportunity to purchase some of our gorgeous beef (and maybe some other produce if there is any left) direct from farm. Individual packs prepared by the butcher including a variety of steaks, mince, roasts, corned beef and more. … CONTINUE READING
Want to meet other people in the area growing their own food?
Want to learn & share knowledge and resources?
Want to see Bungendore Community Garden come back to life with a brand new plan for a heritage-based food garden?
Or find out more about upcoming free workshops?
We know you are out there and we’d love to meet you, catch up and find out what you are doing!
Kicking off with a Winter Solstice BBQ meet up at Bungendore Community Garden
Saturday 21st June
9am : Tree Care on the Common
11am-12pm : Short talk outlining plans for … CONTINUE READING
Our sheep are Dorpers. We only have a small flock and the lambs are processed at around 6 months to provide tasty, tender young meat.
Challenges: Managing the health of a small flock of sheep without chemical supplement in order to provide organically grown meat.
Solutions: Our sheep are grazed on our 100 acres of primarily native pasture using holistic management practices. This provides them with a constant source of fresh pasture and … CONTINUE READING
At Caroola Farm, our chickens are more than just free range, they are pastured and certified Humane Choice. They are housed in the paddock with mobile chook houses that they may go into if they choose, rather than primarily housed in sheds and let out to roam if they choose…
Challenges: It’s great to have our chickens on pasture, challenges can be limited pasture in times of drought, weather extremes and predator foxes … CONTINUE READING
Humane Choice True Free Range is a whole of farm accreditation system for Australian and New Zealand true free range, pasture raised pork, beef, lamb, chicken and egg producers.
They believe free range meat and eggs should come from pigs, cattle and poultry that have been free … CONTINUE READING
Thinking about a tree change? Have a block and don’t know quite what to do with it? Already doing your best but need to know more about sustainable practices?
Join us at Caroola Farm, a working permaculture farm just outside of Canberra. Learn how to design natural systems to grow food, conserve energy and make the most of limited resources. (Just $195 early bird for the full weekend)
This two-day course focuses on … CONTINUE READING
We’re incredibly excited to be teaming up with Permaculture eXchange and David Spicer to deliver the following three courses later in the year.
If you’ve done your Permaculture Design Certificate, maybe an Introduction to Permaculture, have an interest in the practical side of managing a property, or have bought a property but really need some practical insight, then these courses are for you!
Farm Fencing Practical 9 and 10 August … CONTINUE READING
For all you fresh produce lovers out there. Caroola Farm’s next batch of organically grown, sustainable, pastured Chicken, Duck and Pork will be available on Friday 4 April 2014.
You can order directly from us for collection or delivery. Find us at Braidwood Farmers Market on Saturday 5 April, Northside (UC) in the afternoon on Saturday 5 April, Southside Farmers Market on Sunday 6 April or in-store at Food Lovers Market Bungendore.
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Limited stocks of our Caroola Farm Beef are now available at Food Lovers Bungendore. If you miss out, our next lot of freshly processed Free Range, Humane, Locally Produced beef will be available for free delivery to the Canberra Region from February 2014.
Pre-orders are only for full, half or quarter portions. We have limited stock, so order early. A $100 deposit is required and the balance payment based on $15.00 per kg … CONTINUE READING