Author Archives: franash

About franash

A sustainable minded, deep thinking, holistic person, wanting to show people how they can provide for most of their own food

Protein explained

Given what this blog is about I am not going to put a warning on the content. That said. Here is my young Sambar male deer that I shot. It wasnt chased, it has been living a carefree life without … Continue reading

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Prepping, no ones laughing now!

SOOOO, have I just justified the way I live, maybe maybe not. I actually like living this way and its more about my connection to landscape, to my food and my footprint on the planets resources. I am not worried … Continue reading

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Planting for Summer, the Boom Season

This season looks to be a cracker, I can say now that I have the most fruit on my tress since planting them, I have suffered some curly leaf here and there but not enough to stop bud set. its … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

Woo- Mind blown- its September and months since I posted. Started out as a pretty good Winter, got a few deer on the ground, freezer has been full of protein. No pressure there. Got plenty of winter Veg, Broccoli, cabbage … Continue reading

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Autumn, here so soon

Wow, its early April, well I have been very slack and busy at the same time. Being part of the fire response in Gippsland has seen me spend a lot of time away. Thats time away from what I do … Continue reading

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Things to Ponder for a Harvester

Sometimes I would not wish on my worst enemy what goes through my head, every time I start my car, buy something, drink a coffee, purchase food. Just how much is enough, what is acceptable for sustainable living, is it … Continue reading

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Butchers Journal

Good times were had recently, 3 Sambar deer hinds from the farm, not only are we controlling introduced animals, but providing meat for many families and friends. Taking ownership over the meat that you consume should be high on your … Continue reading

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Time to valuate

Its been a long time between drinks, seasons roll in and roll out, I keep thinking that I am repeating myself with my blog, but I guess if your new then, you may have not read my other posts and … Continue reading

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Feb 2018

Well its been a while and Feb 2018 is already here, blackberries are ready and I havent even got out yet. The tomatos are gone wild, cord already harvested and the pumpkins are taking over the yard. Its time for … Continue reading

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November 2017

Its the start of the busy season for the garden. Fruit trees are full of leaves and I sigh as I have curly leave again. I am still gathering form the wilds of Bountiful Gippsland, I have been out only … Continue reading

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