Victorian Government Welcomes Feedlots and Rejects Free Range Pigs & Poultry
The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) is deeply disappointed at substance of the proposed new planning provisions from the Victorian Government’s work on Planning for Sustainable Animal Industries. Despite our efforts to assist Agriculture Victoria and the relevant ministers in understanding the practical realities of small-scale livestock farmers, the draft graduated controls don’t appear to reduce red tape for small-scale commercial farmers, nor homesteaders or hobbyists, and yet they make it easier than ever before to set up … CONTINUE READING
Farm fresh produce, organically and lovingly grown, see us at the Farmers Markets, or order by email or online.
This week we will have FRESH lamb, including sausage, mince, roasts, chops and more. Get in quick as we have limited supply. We’ll also bring along pork loin chops and mince and any other deliciousness we can find hidden in the freezer.
From the garden:
- Armenian Cucumbers $2 each (these are crispy, crunchy and yum, but you need to get in quick)
- Baby Kale $3/bag (mix of cavalo nero, russian and curly)
- Basil $3/bag
- Coriander $3/bag
- Kale $3/bunch
- Silverbeet $3/bunch
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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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Our poultry are free range, we are breeding chickens and ducks from eggs and aim to breed our own meat birds from scratch in the long term.
In the shorter term, we are raising them from day-olds, putting them in a brooder pen, a grower pen (where they have access to grass) and then a moveable ranging pen.
From just a few weeks they are protected within electro-netting (and also by our Maremma … CONTINUE READING