06 Nov 2017
November 6, 2017

Rainy day cooking

  • Pickled beetroot
    Pickled beetroot
  • Beetroot pickled eggs
    Beetroot pickled eggs
  • Beetroot dip
    Beetroot dip

After a very very long dry spell we are finally getting regular rain.  Everything that was struggling in the garden is getting a much welcomed drink from the skies and the garden is loving every moment of it.  This past weekend was one of those welcomed rainy events, and while I was stuck inside I.. read more →

10 Apr 2017
April 10, 2017

Sunflowers, sunflowers and more sunflowers!

  • Photo by Andrew Cooney
    Photo by Andrew Cooney

    https://www.andrewcooney.com.au/

  • Photo by Jim Merchant
    Photo by Jim Merchant

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  • Photo by Jim Merchant
    Photo by Jim Merchant

    focusphotographer.org

  • Photo by Steve Ryder
    Photo by Steve Ryder

    www.ryderstudiohuntervalley.com

What a wonderful year for sunflowers!  Despite the hot dry weather the sunflowers did not disappoint.  We had a mountain of enquiries about the flowers and so many people sending me some of their great pictures both professional and amateur.  Here are just a few ….  if you have some great pictures of our sunflowers.. read more →

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

Sunflowers

  • Sunflowers
    Sunflowers

    Photo by Andrew Cooney

We currently grow two acres of sunflowers each year.  The flowers grow about one metre tall and are generally in full bloom in early March for about three weeks depending upon the weather.  The flowers are not a florist/cut flower variety; we grow the flowers to harvest the seed at the end of the season.. 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 →