April 9, 2019

I finally said ‘enough is enough’ and ripped out the tomatoes on the weekend. There were still plenty of lovely green ones on the vines.

One of the best tips I’ve used when it’s the end of the tomato season and still have plenty of unripe fruit, is to hang the vines in a cool dark place. If you have a cellar, brilliant. We don’t, so I hang them in the old shed beside the last of the garlic that is waiting for me to clean it and plant soon.

There are also the...

March 25, 2019

Welcome to a new week! And what a blustery, cold start it’s been here in our corner of the Otways. We had an amazing storm last night, giving us a spectacular light show. Of course the gutters blocked in a few minutes and Frans went out in the rain to do what handy blokes do. Climbing a ladder with lightning lighting up the sky is not advisable! He managed to clear the problem in a few minutes and hastily made it back indoors. We’ve had rain on and off all...

July 13, 2016

We're doing a happy dance here on the farm today! We got news last night that we have been awarded a gold medal for both entries we submitted to this year's Australian Food Awards. What a buzz!!

Our first product is Black Garlic Salt. If you haven't tried this little condiment on your roast spuds, sprinkled on your steak or lightly dusted your grilled tomatoes with it yet, then you're in for a delicious treat! Of course you can be sure that the garlic comes...

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