Tag Archives: Mornington Peninsula

Duck, Duck, Gone

organic ducks free ranging at Heritage Farm

I’ve had ducks for almost ten years now, but that’s about to change. For a time at least. At the end of every summer, ducks moult. Moulting causes the ducks to lose their feathers, stop laying eggs and begin building up their nutrient reserves. Ducks tend to lay best over the cool wet months – […]

Opening up farm tours again

lamb on farm tour heritage farm

We’re looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the farm again as soon as it’s safe. So we’re planning on hosting farm tours again from Saturday 7 November. Until at least the start of December, farm tours are probably only going to run on weekends. All farm tours run at 10am in the morning. Our […]

Spring time

Rach and Kingsley in front of the broadbeans

Sun, warmth, fast growing plants and lambing. Goodbye to the depths of winter. Welcome to spring! Rach has already discussed some of the challenges growing vegetables in spring (tl;dr there’s very limited produce growing on our farm and the Mornington Peninsula at this time of year – most produce at the supermarket now is shipped […]