09 Sep 2015
September 9, 2015

Farmgate

Moore Farm Fresh Produce Farmgate incorporates all the ‘other’ things that we grown and sell on the farm.  From fresh vegetables, to feed grains such as corn, oats and wheat, to the free range pigs and sheep that happily live here. read more →

09 Sep 2015
September 9, 2015

Kitchen

On the farm there is always an excess of produce, so I have combined my love of growing things with my love of cooking and preserving.  My friends always tell me that my kitchen reminds them of their grandma’s house because I am always making jams and pickles.  All jams are made using a French technique.. read more →

09 Sep 2015
September 9, 2015

Honey

I have been bee keeping for three years and just love it.  There is something very calming and meditative about spending time with these wonderful creatures.  Our property is located on the edge of Yengo National Park and the bee’s forage on in-season native plants.  To support their activities I also plant an acre of.. read more →

09 Sep 2015
September 9, 2015

Garlic

  • Australian Garlic
    Australian Garlic
  • Australian Garlic
    Australian Garlic

We currently grow 2 acres of garlic (about 80 000 plants).  Using machinery custom made by Dean we lovingly plant garlic in March/April and harvest in November.  We currently grown six varieties; Italian Red, Purple Strip, Rojo, Australian White, Russian and Elephant.  Garlic is available to purchase online from us or at selected outlets and.. read more →

I have been officially MIA when it comes to the garlic harvest for the last two days as I joined Michael Noyce from Noyce Bros. Wine and Rita Dixon from My Father’s Table to film a feature with Mike Whitney from Sydney Weekender.  After wandering through the stunning Verdelho vineyard at Noyce Bros. Wines picking vine leaves for dolmades,.. read more →

10 Nov 2014
November 10, 2014

2014 harvest has commenced!

We are so excited that our 2014 garlic harvest is well underway.  Fingers crossed the weather stays hot and dry as we pull the garlic from the ground to dry in the sun for a couple of days before moving it to the processing shed to be top and tailed. In the meantime Dean was under strict.. read more →

17 Oct 2014
October 17, 2014

Paddock to plate cooking classes

The next exciting paddock to plate cooking class on the menu will not only feature Moore Wollombi Garlic, but also grape vine leaves from Noyce Bros. Wines.   After a visit to the Noyce Bros. vineyard to pick grape vine leaves and our paddock to pick fresh garlic you will then head on down to the spectacular gardens of the Noyce.. read more →

15 Sep 2014
September 15, 2014

Piglets!

  • Piglets
    Piglets

This week we have welcomed 69 new piglets to our family – yes 69!  After a week of anxiously awaiting their arrival they were all born within 48 hours.  There are pink piglets, black piglets, brown piglets, spotty piglets, every kind of piglet!  We just can’t get enough of them. read more →

14 Sep 2014
September 14, 2014

Meet the farmer

  • Harvesting garlic
    Harvesting garlic
  • Bert
    Bert

    harvesting garlic

Today I had a wonderful opportunity to team up with My Father’s Table in a paddock to plate event.  As part of Rita’s Middle Eastern Mezza Extravaganza Workshop I had a group of wonderful people come to the farm where Dean and I were able to share our experience of growing garlic and farming.  Guests where then given.. read more →

07 Sep 2014
September 7, 2014

Spring Garlic & Rosemary Sausages

  • Spring Garlic & Rosemary Sausages
    Spring Garlic & Rosemary Sausages
  • Fresh rosemary for the sausages
    Fresh rosemary for the sausages
  • Rosemary & Spring Garlic
    Rosemary & Spring Garlic

We have such a wonderful opportunity on our property to raise a range of animals.  We have cows, sheep, pigs, chooks and turkeys.  While I sometimes struggle with the reality of ‘paddock to plate’ when it comes to meat, I really value the opportunity to know that my animals have had a ethical and happy.. read more →