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26 May 2013

Mareema Pups

Written by Nicole Sadlier, Posted in Following Nature

Mareema Pups

We welcome Mitzie & Lizzie to the farm

Graham (our Poultry Man) is always passionate about keeping his girls safe (we're talking about his laying hens here).  So when the fox action started increasing at Duralla, Graham jumped to it introducing two adult Mareemas, Winnie & Bingo, to the farm.  And to make sure all flocks were covered, he also brought on two new apprentices, our very adorable and fluffy, Mareema pups, Mitzie & Lizzie.

14 May 2013

Landcare Central Tablelands

Written by Nicole Sadlier, Posted in Following Nature

Landcare Central Tablelands

MCNF Field Day as part of the Farming Systems Workshop Series

At MCNF we want to do more than produce nutritious food using regenerative farming practices, we also want to share our knowledge and learning with other farmers and landholders who are interested in improving their natural resource management practices.

12 May 2013

Seasonal Eating at the Chestnut Festival

Written by Nicole Sadlier, Posted in Following Nature

Seasonal Eating at the Chestnut Festival

Locals gather at Hoskinstown in celebration of chestnuts

Chestnuts have always held mystery for me...they're something of Christmas tales in the Northern Hemisphere, of paper bags and charcoal braziers.  So when I saw that our local Hoskintown was holding the Annual Chestnut Roast, I just had to check it out.

05 May 2013

International Permaculture Day

Written by Nicole Sadlier, Posted in Following Nature

International Permaculture Day

Melliodora and Rural Road Trip

When Nic & Phil planned to visit Taranaki Farm on one of their monthly Farm Tours, they never imagined it would turn into a road trip that saw them eating cake in David Holmgren and Sue Dennet's kitchen at Melliodora on International Permaculture Day.

27 April 2013

Traffic Light Tomatoes

Written by Nicole Sadlier, Posted in Following Nature

Traffic Light Tomatoes

Preserving the harvest

When the days start getting shorter and the tomato plants start to brown and shrivel with the onset of frosty evenings, it's time to get busy harvesting and creative in the kitchen.

12 April 2013

Action on the Ground

Written by Nicole Sadlier, Posted in Following Nature

Action on the Ground

Minister Joe Ludwig visits Mulloon Creek Natural Farms

Minister Ludwig made the announcement at Mulloon Creek Natural Farms near Bungendore - about 40 minutes from Canberra - which uses biodynamic farming to underpin a successful grazing, cropping and carbon building enterprise.

13 March 2013

Allan Savory

Written by Nicole Sadlier, Posted in Following Nature

Allan Savory

On how to fight desertification and reverse climate change

Savory Institute President and founder Allan Savory’s presentation “How to green the desert and reverse climate change” at TED 2013 global conference “The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered” was enthusiastically received by the audience.

10 March 2013

Budding the Honey Locust

Written by Cam Wilson, Posted in Following Nature

Budding the Honey Locust

As part of our winter tree planting last season, we planted hundreds of Honey Locust (Gleditsia Triacanthos) in various locations along the flats. One of the main reasons they were chosen was the glowing endorsement by John Weatherstone who has now enjoyed the benefits they provide to his pasture and livestock for around 20 years.

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