MEET HOWARD OUR NEW ROTARY HOE

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Honestly this is the best $500 investment we have made for our market garden to date. Howard the vintage 1960’s rotary hoe is a keeper! Earlier this week we picked up Howard from some farmers in a neighbouring town and yesterday we took him for his first test run on … Read More . . .


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Quick Veggie Mini Pizza Recipe

A couple of weeks back I attended a friends bub's first birthday. I wanted to make something that was easy and bite sized, so you can shove it in your mouth while holding a little one on your hip. These mini pizzas are great for adults as well as the kids. I prefer savoury food at Read More . . .

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New Market Garden Internship

Market Garden internship applications for Huthwaite Farm are open! And applications for our first round  close on 15th February. Please read and pass this info along to whoever you think might be up for the challenge. This year at Huthwaite Farm we’re offering internships. This internship will provide hands on learning for backyard veggie growers or beginner Read More . . .

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5 PLACES I LOVE ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

How great is Australia. Today I wanted to share with you my five favourite places in our area. They are all less than an hour away from our home. Which makes visiting them so easy. However I wanted to share my part of Australia with you today and if you are ever in the area Read More . . .

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Learning to Splash

These past couple of days it has rained. Rain is great for staying indoors, cuddling up watching movies and eating bowls of soup. Our little adventurous farm girl has other ideas when it comes to rain - puddles. This past week Isla has discovered the art of splashing. On Monday at our local outdoor gym Read More . . .

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Crushed Cucumber with Sesame Dressing

It was a long time ago that Roy and I were in China. Lately with our glut of cucumbers we reminisce about sitting on wooden crates sipping beer and chowing on some cucumber doused in sesame sauce. This recipe has been a long time coming and I can finally say I think we have it Read More . . .

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DIY: CHILLI FLAKES

The chilli tree has gone bonkers again. It seems to have fits of growth which then ends up with buckets of chilli's. The cycles are pretty clear with a burst of growth, covered in flowers then covered in chilli's. I pick them when they are red - for some reason the fruit fly don't like Read More . . .

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Un-Clucking Chickens

I know it looks cruel however these lovely ladies have gone off the lay and decided to get their cluck on. The symptoms of clucky chooks involve; 'I'm not getting off my nest', 'don't be touching these eggs' and 'oh, I am not laying anymore'. When the ladies go clucky they tend to sit on Read More . . .

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NO PHONE – COULD YOU DO IT?

Earlier this week Isla and took a little road trip to Noosa for a swim at one of my favourite places. I packed the car making sure we had everything for our trip, except one thing. My phone. After driving for twelve minutes I realised that I had left my phone in the charger at Read More . . .