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

Connection to landscape

It has been ages since I posted- its the problem when I am swapping my time at work so i can pay someone else to gather my food. Well that’s what most people do. I guess I still play a … Continue reading

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Protein Conversion

The Little chicks have grown into velosa Raptors, in 9 weeks I have harvested 4 of them, I have left 3 to grow some more. The first meal that we ate was crumbed chicken schnitzel. Whist the whole thing has … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

Its been a different kind of year. I feel as though I have slacked end off. I did not pick wild blackberries, plums or apricots, actually i did not make any jam at all. Truth is we still have heaps … Continue reading

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Seasons of change

Well every time I seem to write something I am blabbing on about the new season that is upon us, but that most likely means I am not writing enough. It’s been a season to learn from, good crop of … Continue reading

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Passata Train

Passata I love this time of year, but it always reminds me to get more organised. I am having trouble with my Tespade mincer- only the tomato attachments broke, I had a local engineering firm fix it but it broke … Continue reading

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Resources everywhere

its amazing just how much resources there are to be had. Everywhere you look, and a lot of things we do, produce some kind of output. What possibilities are there? In this resource hungry life, many of them we just … Continue reading

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Growing Season

Well, time travel fast, and its 2/3rds the way through Summer- its been a trying season with really hot days that has pushed some plants to their limits. fruit trees have seem to faired well, with some first year fruit. … Continue reading

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