Organic

We deliberately make Organic a category because we try to seek out places where we know they use organic produce. The reason is that the more we learn about the consequences of eating food that has been sprayed with systemic chemicals the more we realise the long term deleterious consequences on our health.

Red Cow Organics

Red Cow Organics: Great dairy products

Red Cow Organics (originally called Red Cow Dairies) is run by recent arrivals to Tasmania, Matt and Andy Jackman of Oldina in the north west of the state. Here they milk a herd of Aussie Red cows on their 155 hectare farm. They have built their own factory where they […]

Stephens Leatherwood Honey Mole Creek

Stephens Excellent Leatherwood Honey

There are many Tasmanian firms producing good honey but the distinctive blocks of organic ‘Golden Nectar’ leatherwood honey made by the Stephens at Mole Creek are highly prized. It is highly recognisable from the ‘retro’ label which is, in fact, the very original label that has always been associated with […]

Our Mate’s Farm: Excellent produce

Our Mate’s Farm is a small family-run orchard offering certified organic heritage apples, fresh cold-pressed apple juice and other products including very tasty pork from the farm. The apple juice can be sourced from Unpacked in Kingston where they sell the 250ml bottles of a range of juices with each […]

Little Farm: Organic berries

You will find Little Farm some 30 kilometres south of Hobart in a pleasant valley near the town of Cygnet where it occupies some 200 hectares of prime land. Little Farm is a berry and vegetable farm which is run organically (but not certified). The owners proudly say that no […]

Weston Farm: Great organic products

♥♥ Weston Farm is run by Richard and Belinda Weston where they produce great organic products ranging from peony flowers, to padron peppers, to ducks, to olives and also many types of vegetables using organic principles even though they are not formally certified. Their organic products are used to great […]

Seven Springs Farm Harvest Market

Seven Springs Farm: Amazing vegetables

♥♥ Seven Springs Farm introduction Seven Springs Farm is an organic producer of vegetables run by Wouter and Elyse Sels in remote Lorinna on Tasmania’s North-West Coast. Lorinna lies about twenty kilometres south of Gowrie Park in the upper reaches of the Forth River Valley. Seven Springs Farm is an […]

Elgaar Farm Gate Market

Elgaar Farm: Great Dairy Products

♥♥♥ Elgaar Farm is a shining example of what can be achieved through organic farm practices. The Gretschmann family produces milk from their Jersey cows with cream that sits proudly in the mouth of each old-fashioned glass milk bottle. They farm totally organically and never use pesticides, fungicides or herbicides. […]

Fat Carrot Farm Radicchio

Fat Carrot Farm: Quality Organic Vegetables

♥ Fat Carrot Farm is an organic vegetable producer at Oyster Cove in Tasmania’s south run by Stan and Briony Robert. They grow delicious and nutritious heirloom vegetables such as Chantenay carrots, Italian tomatoes, lovely tomatilloes, squash, pumpkins and Cime di Rapa and other greens. And for a real treat, […]

Tasmanian-Natural-Garlic-Tomatoes-Sign

Tasmanian Natural Garlic & Tomatoes

♥♥♥ Annette and Nevil Reed of Tasmanian Natural Garlic & Tomatoes produce high quality garlic on their Selbourne farm. The garlic bulbs are purple in colour and are noticeable because of their plumpness and weight. The cloves are fresh and juicy and full of flavour. Their philosophy is direct: At […]

York Town Organics at Eumarrah

York Town Organics: Robust vegetables

♥♥ York Town Organics produces some of the best organic vegetables in Tasmania. Situated up a corrugated road just north of Beaconsfield in the Tamar Valley, Bruce and Clare Jackson have shown just how hard work and dedication can lead to extraordinarily high quality produce. We took the photo below […]