The farmers with whom we work are a fascinating mix from all sorts of backgrounds, from sixth generation farmers through to tree changers migrating from urban careers to follow a dream of living on the land. Some are certified and some aren’t, but all have an unwavering commitment to leaving their land (and the people they are feeding) in better shape than they found it.
Their methods of farming are as diverse and distinct as the geography and terrain of their farms and they are all at varying stages on the path to sustainable management.
Some are certified Demeter bio-dynamic, organic, or free range. Some aren’t interested in certification and some are simply too small to afford it.
We go out on farm trips about five or six times a year and we try to visit all the farms we represent at as often as possible. Read our guiding principles. They determine who we work with, what we buy and how we run our business.
Hear Grant interviewed on ABC Radio National’s Bush Telegraph on 24/7/14 about visiting farms.
One of our first farm trips to Highland Heritage pigs in 2007. Feral three was younger then.