The milk is back!

The milk is back!

The milk is back! Thanks to Joyce’s calving, the milk drought has broken! This week at market we will have milk and yoghurt for sale so get in quick. Thanks for being patient and sharing in the realities of small scale dairy. Thanks to all our CSA members for...
Life and Death

Life and Death

Waiting, waiting, waiting. I feel like there’s been a lot of waiting for the past 6 weeks. Waiting for Olive to calve and as a result; waiting for more milk so I can a). meet my CSA orders and b). sell some milk at the market, waiting to write a blog post about...
An Ode to the Land and HOFC

An Ode to the Land and HOFC

My internship at Gung Hoe Growers is about to come to a close. I guess I will use this blog as a moment to reflect on my last five and a half months. My heart is full of mixed emotion, and it feels difficult to put in to words the intense amount of love, gratitude and...
A Speck Circling the Sun

A Speck Circling the Sun

A Speck Circling the Sun The Sun is love. The lover, a speck circling the Sun.A Spring wind moves to dance any branch that isn’t dead.-Rumi- When people ask us what our busiest time at the patch is, our usual answer is: start of August to end of May. Thats not...
garlic…gARlic… GARLIC!!!

garlic…gARlic… GARLIC!!!

garlic…gARlic…GARLIC!!! We’ve just pulled up our sixth crop of organic garlic grown here on the granite skirts of Leanganook in Harcourt. It marks our time farming on this land as 5 1/2 years ! They say it takes four years for garlic to acclimatise and...
Change is what we’re looking for.

Change is what we’re looking for.

The whole world needs change It’s bigger than they think It doesn’t matter, Though it seems to. Nothing changes Unless we do. Nothing changes Until we choose to. It doesn’t matter Who wins or loses You will still bet your horses You will still drive for miles You will...
Guest Blog – Sam

Guest Blog – Sam

This year Tellurian Fruit Gardens is running it first ‘volunteer residency’, whereby we invite a willing participant to come and live on the farm and learn the ins and outs of growing fruit and running a farm business, plus some food sovereignty knowledge...
Flow rate

Flow rate

There’s a lot to consider when planning to have a steady milk flow all year round. Particularly when you are working with such a small herd, one cow can completely throw out your predictions. The coming couple of months are going to be very tights for milk...