Farm Gate Foods is an initiative of Greenmums 3228 Inc. Greenmums is a local network of mothers and women who want to share ideas on how to lead greener and healthier lifestyles: to encourage a sense of wellbeing and community while returning value to the […]
The bountiful season
Along with this burst of warm and interesting weather we are starting to get some of our delicious produce from the small local suppliers we like to support. This week we’ll have sweet corn from 2n5, tomatoes (yes, sorry to those who like me have them coming out our ears!) and maybe some red capsicums from Paul at Connewarre, and again this year we will be receiving produce form the Germanos in Deans Marsh. This week will be the first batch of those wonderful little snow apples, limes, some small heirloom tomatoes and… wait for it… a truly delicious little fig from their amazing orchard. I hope you enjoy! (more…)
End-of-year brunch together!
Its nearly the end of the year (yes… I hear all the groans!) and many Farmgaters have asked for a get-together to catch up and say g’day – or meet for the first time – and celebrate a great year. And it has been a great year for the co-op. I hope you can join me and celebrate… (more…)