What’s been in the news – February

Michael Baker and new baby boy Alfie.

Michael Baker and new baby boy Alfie.

New addition to the ACO family

We are proud to welcome the latest addition to the Australian Certified Organic family!

Michael Baker, Chief Certification Officer, is over the moon with the safe arrival of his first son, Alfie, who was born on 30th January, 2016 weighing 3.75Kgs. Mum and bub are both doing well, and little sister Karla is thrilled to have a playmate.

Congratulations!

 

Lockyer Valley Mayor Steve Jones and farmer, Rob Bauer. Photo courtesy Rob Bauer and Trudy Townson

Lockyer Valley Mayor Steve Jones and farmer, Rob Bauer.
Photo courtesy Rob Bauer and Trudy Townson

 

Farewell to an organic friend

Australian Organic would like to pass on our condolences to  the family and friends of Lockyer Valley Mayor, Steve Jones.

Steve was a huge supporter of the organic industry and proudly promoted the valley’s produce. His dedication and selflessness will be dearly remembered.

 

 

 

 

 

Beetroots fit for a Crown Prince

http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/agribusiness/horticulture/crofts-beetroots-to-power-crown-prince-of-dubais-racehorses/news-story/79546b936b7116ed1f66e9bf9891174a

 

Make sure you know the difference between grass-fed and organic beef!

https://iquitsugar.com/how-to-choose-meat/

 

Wapengo Rocks Wild Organic Oysters

http://www.smh.com.au/act-news/canberra-life/producer-to-plate-wapengo-rocks-wild-organic-oysters-20160113-gm5hnj.html

 

Banaban Nourish Now under 3 Year Functional Food Research

http://www.naturepacific.com/blog/21-banaban-nourish-now-under-3-year-functional-food-research#sthash.pMwwUnJT.dpuf

 

Natures gift receives ACA product of the year award

http://aca.ninemsn.com.au/article/9084317/product-of-the-year