November/December 2017 Issue

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FEATURE ARTICLES

YOGA FARMERS

Uniting farming communities
through yoga
Stretching life on the land.
Suvi Mahonen

HOBBIT HOUSE

A home fit for a hobbit
Earth-covered house a childhood dream.
Frank Smith

MINI-MARKET FOR ORGANIC VEGIES

The Little Green Shed
A new take on farm-gate sales.
Ann Cliff

YOUR HORSE

Rare gentle giant of the horse world
The magnifi cent Shire horse.
Wendy Morriss

AUSTRALIAN MINIATURE GOATS

Magical minis
No kidding — these guys are friendly,
loving and oh-so-cute!
Carrol Baker

ORGANIC FARMING

Market garden guru
The learning curve from city desk job to
living off the land.
Carrol Baker

BATS

Tiny bats are farm friends
Forget their horror-movie reputation,
insect-eating bats deserve credit for their
work on the farm.
Greg Siepen

UNEARTHING REGIONAL FOOD

Fields of gold
Food fossicking in central Victoria.
Cynthia Lim

COMPOST

Compost matters
How to get started, speed up the
process and what to avoid.
Damien Edwards

SPECIAL FEATURE: ALPACAS

Machinery Feature
Alpacas
 
 
 
 
 

 

TACFARMER JULY/AUGUST 2015:
RIVER COTTAGE AUSTRALIA – BACK TO PARADISE

People find their way to a life connected to the land and to food through countless avenues. Some are born into it, others have a health scare that prompts a change in diet and lifestyle, while others dream of a simpler, more wholesome life as a way to escape the rat race. How I came to fall in love with tending the earth to produce the very best food can be traced back to a single moment, it was without a doubt, love at first taste.

Article by Paul West.

River Cottage Australia - July-August 2015

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TACFARMER MARCH/APRIL 2016:
OLIVE GROWING IN AUSTRALIA

Australia produces around 93,500 mt of olives.

Article by Dr Joan Tous.

Olives March-April 2016

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Archived Special articles

Perry cider Dec 2015 Perry the Pear Cider. Article by James Kightly (November/December 2015)
farm-vehicles-may15 Special Farm Vehicles Feature (May/June 2015)
ANTIBACTERIAL POTENCY SET TO LIFT HONEY BEE INDUSTRY: A $billion market by 2015. Source: RIRDC “Diversity” Magazine (May/June 2015)
Smart Farming May 2015 GETTING SMART ABOUT FARMING: Get smarter about farming the digital way. Article by Frank Smith (May/June 2015)