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

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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Freezer Filler

Well its deep into winter time and although we have not had much rain, its been reasonable cold which is great for broccoli. I have started harvesting and since learning a few years ago, cut the top off and then … Continue reading

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