Tales from the Harvest RSS

This morning we awoke to find our lovely advertisement on the very front page of our local newspaper The Coolum Advertiser. We have a super special offer for all our local community. Get free delivery on your weekly organic farm box (enter code: local at checkout page)Check out an editorial all about the farm by reading further below. Organic food good for strong community, says grower By Richard Bruinsma (Coolum Advertiser 15/09/16)  The world might well be basking in the “hipness” and health benefits of eating organic produce, but one local grower is also spruiking the value in terms building a strong community. Mick Dan is...

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Finally all that hard work is starting to pay off! We just love getting up and seeing what nature and nurture has brought to life.  Our zucchini's are growing big and being picked regularly for all our Subscription Farm Boxes!  Check out our video now by clicking on the image below! https://www.facebook.com/GoodHarvestSunshineCoast/videos/1750302548541293/

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Harvest Farm Some exciting progress has been happening on the Harvest farm this week with 700 seedlings being planted this week. Matty and I have had a couple of big days planting followed by a good 4 days of beautiful rain to give them a good start. Lots of Winter greens, broccoli, cabbage, kale, as well as some lettuce, salad and herbs. Mixed in are some beetroot, pumpkins, zucchini and chilies.  We are proudly growing chemical free and can’t wait to open the farm for workshops and farm tours in the future. The Harvest farm is being developed using permaculture principles,...

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You may have noticed things have a changed a little in our little Good Harvest shop in Marcoola. These changes represent the achievement of a number of goals towards building Good Harvest as a sustainable community food hub. With the New Year we thought we would introduce some new fittings into the shop and introduce some new offerings. After over 18 months in business the Harvest finally managed to remove the big old display fridge from in the shop. I had a love hate relationship with this fridge, for while it does display fruit and vege nicely it was terribly...

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An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but there’s another delicious fruit that packs an even greater nutritional punch—blueberries. Luckily, it’s now blueberry season on the Sunshine Coast, if the storms don't wipe them out. Blueberries are a great addition to any diet and are so versatile that you can eat them during breakfast, lunch or even dinner. If blueberries aren't a staple in your diet, here are some reasons they should be, along with some information on Dean and Helen Bryant who grow our Blueberries up in Peachester. Forgotten Flavours The taste of Dean Bryant’s berries are sensational....

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