Lucky us. Look who is going to dig in and help us with our websites. Meet Digby Hildreth, a local boy who is pretty good at writing and taking pictures.
Here are some links to some articles Digby has written about our farm and we are looking forward to him following us around and writing more stories and to help us find a focus for our website.
Times are a changing. After a review of our telecommunication needs Alison and I decided landlines are not for us.
You can no longer, not that we ever answered it, reach us on the landline in the farm house, house shed or top shed. At this point, we are going to keep our mobile phones. But maybe one day…
With much anticipation, it has finally begun. It won’t be as pretty and posh as this but this gives you a good idea of how to make marmalade from scratch. As per usual we will follow no specific recipe. Instead we will blaze our own trail with trial and error. Ooops too much Scotch. Better save that for putting on things after lunch.
Read before you sign and support of course. Thanks for taking the time to pass this on Johno. Cromwell Farms loves the sound of this and are keen to do what we can to keep our families farming in the Byron Shire.
the recent farming forum and workshops have been really interesting and it has been refreshing to have the agribusiness sector recognised as a valuable industry Read More
Pop Up Pork-Monday April 30 – May 3
Heads On Spit Pigs Available. $12 / kg
17.7 kg-sold Jay O’Harae
18.6 kg-sold Jeremy Burn
24.5 kg-sold Graeme Stockdale-Stock Pot Kitchen
25.8 kg – sold Matthew Bleakley-Office Accountants
26.7 kg – sold Bella Cromwell
27.1 kg – sold Morley Cromwell
27.9 kg – sold Aubrey Cromwell
31.1 kg -sold Alison Cromwell
What are we going to do with our Big 4? It’s a bit indulgent but we are going to get as much bacon and ham out of the little pigs as possible. We oversold at our last Pop Up Pork Sale and were left with very little bacon and Read More
Heritage breeds happiness at Cromwell Farms and we are excited to have discovered there is a Heritage Breeds Week in Australia. Here is a link to a photo competition they are running. http://rarebreedstrust.com.au/public/pages/2018-photo-comp-rules
We’ve entered a few competitions for our cattle and had a go at the Mullumbimby Show Girl. Now its time to show off our Heritage Stock. Winning isn’t everything but it’s nice to put on a good show so here are some photos of our heritage breed pigs, cows, chickens and horse. We would love you to help us pick a winner.
Ever tried to brand yourself? Let me tell you it’s not easy and the idea of putting a red hot branding iron on your backside feels a bit less painful.
In our previous blog we put a challenge to our daughter Aubrey who is handy both on a horse mustering and with a pencil drawing. Below are some elements that we are now reviewing and will be passing onto a professional graphic designer for refinements and final files.
And here are some more that have Read More