Food Sovereignty Convergence
Join us in Canberra on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th October 2017 for two days of debate, stories, analysis, sharing, strategising and planning, all in the cause of building a fair food system for all Australians! Farmers, consumer advocates, right to food activists, urban agriculturalists, educators, communicators, innovators – whoever you are, wherever you’re from – if you see yourself as part of Australia’s food sovereignty movement, this is for you!
Food sovereignty asserts the right of peoples to nourishing and culturally-appropriate food produced and distributed in ecologically sound and ethical ways, … CONTINUE READING
We know, we know it’s only September, but that’s how long it takes to grow Turkeys out in time for Christmas.
This year we’ll have limited numbers of Turkeys, so, again – first in, best dressed as they say 😉
We encourage you to think now about your Christmas fare, and to submit an online order (below) if you’d like to reserve a Pastured Turkey for this Christmas. We’ll ask you to confirm your order by making … CONTINUE READING
Wow, what wind… hopefully there will still be produce left in the garden to harvest for the weekend…
In the meantime, we know we’ll have Organic, Pastured Pork including:
- leg roasts, loin chops, belly and spare rib.
Organic, Grass-Fed Lamb including:
A range of Organic, Grass-Fed Beef
PLUS the last week of whole Sommerlad chicken (then we’ll be carrying the Hillside Pastured Farm Pastured Meat Birds, but … CONTINUE READING
With the end of Winter in sight, there is lots of action on the farm, from pruning the roses (productive roses), to planting out seedlings.
The daffodils are in flower, the fruit trees are budding, the wattle is stunning and there is more… The ducks and chickens are laying!!!!
The seeds in the polytunnel have jumped into action, the broadbeans are shooting up, as are the cauliflowers, the garlic, the celery and silverbeet (mostly a … CONTINUE READING
Fresh in the fridges this week you’ll find a range of pastured, organic pork! Plus we’ll have Duck Eggs available (pending the arrival of cartons 😉 and a new supply of Vegetable and Chicken Stock.
- Loin Chops
- Sausages (preservative, gluten and grain free)
If you want us to set anything aside for you please email us and let us know.
We still have organic, … CONTINUE READING
Join us for a fund-raising Indigenous themed, Fair Food Long Table Lunch, Guest Speakers, Games and Auctions at Contentious Character Wamboin on Sunday 15 October 2017
Treat yourself to:
- Two courses of locally grown and produced food,
- Matched with a glass of Contentious Character’s lovely cold climate wine,
- Some of our region’s Fair Food heroes speaking about their food journeys,
- An exciting auction for amazing locally crafted items,
- Supporting Southern Harvest Association to assist our local farmers, producers and food industry.
Bookings essential and tickets limited!
Roundhouses are an ancient building method dating back to as early as the Bronze Age. These structures are quick, easy and cheap to set up and are a perfect building option to create a guest room, shed space or a studio.
This workshop will be led by Dan Harris-Pascal who has studied natural building and Bio-construction in Australia, New Zealand and Chile. The wattle and daub roundhouse emerged by blending a range of natural building techniques.
Over the weekend we will study the different components of a building and construct a foundation, roof and walls using non-toxic, accessible natural building … CONTINUE READING
Paddock to Plate
4th November – Vegetables and 18th November – Animals 10am to 4pm
Want to grow organic produce from your paddock to the plate?
- Or both?
These workshops will show you how, from start to finish using organic production methods. From planning and preparing your space, growing from scratch, to harvesting the final produce and all the bits in between.
This workshop series is based on a working certified organic farm.
Your instructor: Penny Kothe owns and manages Caroola Farm with her partner Paul McKinnon. They have been growing organic fruit, … CONTINUE READING
Join us for a Caroola Farm Tour
- Vegetable and fruit systems
- Animal systems
- Product sampling
2.30pm to 4.00pm
Saturday 14 October 2017
as part of Fair Food Week