Landline celebrates the mighty carrot

We've just hosted our third Kalfresh Carrot Field Day, an event which started as a bit of experiment to see if carrot eaters were interested in coming to see how the orange veg is grown, picked, washed and packed. The first year we held the open day, as part of our local Council's Eat Local Week activities, we were pleasantly surprised by the turnout. The following year … [Read more...]

Revealed! Carrot growing secrets

In the 10 years I've been married to a carrot farmer I have lost count of the number of wonky carrot photographs I've been sent - unsolicited - from friends and colleagues. Their motivation is to share photographic evidence of their carrot-growing attempts. Two-headed carrots, wonky carrots, stunted carrots, kissing carrots, spooning carrots - I've seen them … [Read more...]

Hundreds came to meet the farmers

Our second ever Kalfresh Carrot Field Day was enormous and a great success. Everyone involved from the Kalfresh side had a brilliant time and judging by the looks on the faces of the visitors I think they did too. While the water theme park for carrots (the washing and packing shed) impressed the visitors, it was without doubt the muddy paddock carrot-picking … [Read more...]

How do they grow?

Come and join us on June 29 for our Carrot Field Day. Meet the farmers, learn how to grow great carrots, sit in the tractors and get muddy in the paddocks as you pick your own carrots. It's a great morning out for families. The cost is $5 for adults or $10 for a family and includes a bag of carrots. Our Field Day runs from 9am to noon at Kalfresh, which is on the … [Read more...]