Three Surprises in the Paddock

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About a month ago we had been off farm for a few days and when we returned we discovered that one of our steer calves had set himself free by…

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Happy Birthday Farm!

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This weekend just gone we celebrated owning our farm for one year. We invited our friends down who had helped us in our first year, to help us celebrate. People…

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Pumpkin Pollination

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Until this summer I have never managed to get any pumpkins off my pumpkin vines.  Each spring I diligently plant several varieties of pumpkins with optimism and hope.  Each year…

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Picnic for the Bees

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We have many beautiful trees on our farm.  I estimate we have around 2 hectares, or 5 acres, of natural bush land, untouched by human development.  Most of it is…

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Summer Veg

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I love this time of the year, not because I particularly like the sometimes harsh temperatures of a South Australian summer, but rather because I love growing my own food…

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Australia Day Long Weekend

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This weekend marked the anniversary of when Captain Cook arrived on our shores. I'm not sure that's an event that necessarily requires celebration when I consider the damage that was…

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Jagged Crow Farm

It has finally happened.  After three years of searching, looking, walking over blocks, thinking about what's important, setting criteria and reviewing possible purchases against that criteria, we have finally become…

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