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Forward thinking and community involvement are often key themes of organic businesses in Australia, and AOL Member Charles Higgins is a great example of these concepts. Charles is part of an expanding local co-operative in the Nambucca Valley region on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, where he and four other growers produce certified organic macadamias for the Australian market.
If you want to sound more knowledgeable about wine, there aren’t many better people to learn from than Mike Bennie. The renowned wine judge and writer recently delivered a private masterclass session for the recipient of the 2023 Australian Organic Wine Awards Associate Scholarship, as part of his role leading the expert judging panel for the awards. Here, he pops the cork on what was covered in the masterclass, with tips on how you can improve your own wine judging skills.
Down Under Enterprises is a vertically integrated grower, producer and global wholesale supplier of pure Australian Essential Oils and native botanical ingredients. Products are sourced from their New South Wales farm Buhlambar, which lives in the heart of the traditional home of the Aboriginal Bundjalung people (in Bundjalung language, Buhlambar means ‘Home of Tea Tree’). Other small growers also contribute to the Down Under business.
A unique opportunity to lease and convert into an organic operation. Highly productive lease opportunity located 7km from Longford in Northern Tasmania. 120 hectares, fenced into 29 paddocks, annual rainfall 256.1ml, 140 megalitre water right from Cressy Longford Irrigation Scheme. The property has been farmed in a conservative rotation with dairy heifers, hay and silage production. Suitable for converting back to organic certification - ideal for dairy, organic beef, organic berry operation and hemp industries. For information regarding lease conditions or to arrange inspections contact Dooley Crighton-Bellamy via dooleycri[email protected] or 0448 607 215.