2021 Business of the Year!

2021 Business of the Year!

We were awarded Mount Alexander Shire Council Business of the Year 2021! Harcourt Organic Farming Cooperative (HOFC) was awarded two awards at the annual Mount Alexander Shire Council Business Awards; The AgriBusiness Award and 2021 Business of the Year.  HOFC were...

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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...

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Garlic ~ Its that time again!

Garlic ~ Its that time again!

We've got our seventh crop of garlic safely out of the ground before the next big rain (PHEW!!)  It was touch and go this year as to how the crop was going to be. The wet and cooler than usual weather has been great for some crops, but garlic really needs a good,...

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Hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground

Hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground

I was bought up in neither a farming nor a religious family. I grew up surrounded by bush and river, barefoot and free to explore the world. I spent a lot of time alone in nature and here I learnt to listen to, love and care for the land I am on and all my kin who...

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Grass converters

Grass converters

Nutritious milk comes from healthy cows, who have a healthy gut function, who eat nutrient dense feed which comes from a well balanced soil.

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