Garden

Our Garden and Our Honey

The Artisan Farmer gardening team of Tim and Kirrily Hill and Joel Thompson is busy readying the garden with winter crops, in preparation for our big opening. Our regular Friday Farm Gate stall is currently in hiatus, but keep an eye on social media for the occasional pop-up stall!

HONEY AND HIVES: The Artisan Farmer’s honey is proudly sourced from hives in our own paddocks. The hives are owned, installed, maintained and ‘harvested’ by Valley Industries in Taree, a local disability support agency ‘helping disabled people help themselves’. Their hive production unit makes & sends beehives all over the country.  Thank you to Nigel and Valley Industries’ talented team of hive builders for our honey!

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THE FORCES OF NATURE:

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HOW IT BEGAN:

Setting up a commercial vegie ‘patch’ from scratch is pretty labour intensive (there’s an understatement). Here’s a quick visual diary:

AUGUST 2017:

OCTOBER 2017:

DECEMBER 2017:

DECEMBER 2017: Hampers, anyone?