Skilled organic farmers just don’t magically happen – they need land, training, resources and time to learn the discipline and intricate skills it takes to reliably grow and bring in a crop.
As the name First Generation Organics suggests the Walkers are relatively new to agriculture.
The Backyard Bee Census is a simple 10 minute count of all the insect pollinators you can see visiting a chosen tree/bush/plant in your backyard, street or park.
Through the storm of this last eighteen months Joe’s Farmgate is growing up; evolving its identity from CERES’ little sister site into something entirely its own.
Like Baltic pine there are lots of other native timbers we use every day but don’t talk about – Merbau from South East Asian rain forests, Cumaru from South American jungles, even our own old growth Mountain Ash.
In times of trouble we seek sanctuary and in weeks like these CERES, more than ever, feels like a Mother Tree.