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February 28, 2018

The trees are dripping in cool shade, a natural atrium opens up like a cathedral under the trees. It's been a hot summer and this 5 acre bushland site is a welcome gathering spot to learn from two dedicated Landcare volunteers that have created something special on the...

July 30, 2017

Rehabilitating the land with animals, HOGS July Field Day: Grace Springs Farm 'We are soil & grass farmers' says Virginia, as she weaves her way through the paddock, pointing out grass types and the

July 16, 2017

We love sharing our stories of farm trips, garden visits, workshops and other activities we've been up to with you! Now our newsletter stories can be found here on our blog, so you can visit them anytime and check back on some old but good ones!

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June 12, 2015

The local habitat in Belmont, despite a recent battering from the storms, is lush and abundant in food. The well established permaculture gardens are a wonderful example of a community program that continues to grow and inspire others. Volunteers attend at least 2 days...

June 12, 2015

Tucked away in the bush on the Nelson Bay plains is Bob's Farm Berries. They specialise in growing southern highbush and rabbiteye varieties of blueberries, that thrive in the local acid sandy soils, in addition to raspberries, youngberries, boysenberries, strawberries...

May 8, 2015

CATTLE TALK

How do you become an overnight success in the cattle show ring? Talk to Kat, she's got a knack for it. On their Oswald farm they used to agist horses, but then decided to move onto cattle as a lower maintenance way to keep their abundance of lush green stuff...