Foot and Mouth Disease

Foot and Mouth Disease

PLEASE NOTE: If you have been to Bali/Indonesia in the past three months please notify us before coming on farm. If you have, do not wear shoes, clothing or bring equipment which you traveled with onto our farm, or any farm in Australia for 6 months. Please avoid...
CSA Dairy pick-ups only from market this week

CSA Dairy pick-ups only from market this week

Like most of the country we farmers are also battling the winter sicknesses and due to being short staffed the only thing we will be sending to market this week is the CSA dairy subscriptions. So unfortunately that means no sales of dairy or veg. Hopefully we’ll...
The circle of life

The circle of life

This is my  reflection on the life and death of our two beautiful steers, Otis and Rupert.  This is possibly the most controversial part of dairy, the part many would prefer didn’t exist and in fact something which many would not even consider. Our first...
A lesson in mutual flourishing

A lesson in mutual flourishing

Through spring, the grey shrike thrush could be heard whistling from up in the poplars on the edge of peaches and cream. As summer hit, the thrush grew quiet, making space in the morning song for the galahs and sulphur crested cockatoos that dart across the sky we...
The dairy people

The dairy people

In my blog posts I have covered many components which make up Sellar Farmhouse Creamery. I haven’t yet talked about the amazing humans who bring my crazy dreams to fruition. So as we come to the end of our second year of both milk production and a global...
A cuppa with Merv

A cuppa with Merv

A cuppa with Merv Merv Carr Orchard Keeper Ingrid sat down with Merv Carr to yarn about his background in orchard keeping….. Taking on this orchard lease, a second-generation orchard of 4000 trees sitting at the foot of the powerful Leanganook on Dja Dja Wurrung...
Grass converters

Grass converters

What a magnificent Spring to be a dairy farmer in Central Victoria. The grass is vibrant, the sun is out, the soils moist and the cows couldn’t be happier. I thought I’d take this opportunity to tell you a little about what the cows eat to create their beautiful milk....
Losing Stella

Losing Stella

Well it’s been a while since I’ve done any farm updates and to be honest it’s been a pretty rough winter. It was always going to be a hectic winter with four calving, pushing my system, which is designed for two calves at a time, to the limits. Pluto...
Flash Fruit Tree Sale

Flash Fruit Tree Sale

Are you feeling sad that you missed out on fruit trees? Don’t worry, you have one last chance to buy some! Luckily, it’s still the right time to be planting fruit trees in your garden – but only just. The buds on the peach trees have definitely...