Learning True Value

Learning True Value

Learning True Value The topic of ‘value and values’ is something that Mel and I talk about and try to wrap our heads and hearts around on a daily basis. It’s a broad topic that influences everything we do here from why we choose to farm, how we choose to do it and how...
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...