Author Archives: Rachael Koch

Winter Solstice: Seasonal Eating Gets Harder

local organic fruit

In the abundance of late summer, seasonal eating is a breeze. Don’t get me wrong, we miss peas, and broccoli can be in short supply. But berries and stone fruit are still lingering. Apples and pears are at their peak. Citrus is just starting to return. Tomatoes, eggplant and capsicum are still bringing their bounty. […]

Parking our Chooks for Winter

organic chooks

We raise our chooks free range, and organic. From 1 day old our baby chicks have only certified organic feed, as well as veggie scraps, squares of pasture, and any bugs we pick out of the market garden. And as soon as they are old enough (around 6 weeks) they are outside, and never locked […]