Modern day Peasants “stick it to the Weed Inspector”

By | 2020-09-16T11:57:41+10:00 16 September, 2020|general news|

Emily and Michael of Brightside Produce write:

A couple of weeks ago we had a visit from the weed inspector. Our area on the edge of the Monaro is really impacted by serrated tussock. Whole farms are covered with waving oceans of this unpalatable perennial grass, and our place has […]

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SHA 2020 AGM, with appropriate physical distancing

By | 2020-08-20T11:22:33+10:00 20 August, 2020|general news|

The Southern Harvest Association Annual General Meeting was held this year on the 1st of August. The weather wheeled out a beautiful sunny winter day, perfect for our morning markets (complete with Morris dancers) then a convivial outdoor meeting.

The outgoing committee were pleased to report on a fruitful […]

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A Boost for Bushfire Effected Producers

By | 2020-08-03T08:05:26+10:00 3 August, 2020|general news|

Recently, Southern Harvest was approached by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trading (DFAT) to help them identify local growers and producers, in our region, who would benefit from their Bushfire Support and Products Purchasing Program.

We were excited to help organise a bulk purchase of beautiful […]

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Wanted – Farm worker, casual

By | 2020-07-23T07:12:20+10:00 23 July, 2020|general news|

WANTED – CASUAL FARM WORKER – CANBERRA COOMA REGION

This is a small market garden and orchard with associated gardens, grasslands and woodlands above the Murrumbidgee Valley between Canberra and Cooma. It is a gorgeous piece of quiet country with curious alpacas, a bunch of chooks, a friendly border collie and beautiful […]

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Southern Harvest Mid Winter Celebration & AGM

By | 2020-07-10T18:00:28+10:00 10 July, 2020|business, eating seasonally, ethical eating, farmers market, farming, festival, general news, local food|

Bungendore Farmers Market, 930am – 1230pm, August 1st 2020

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE the move out of the dark of Winter towards the warmth of Spring and the start of a new cycle of growing, producing, eating and enjoying.

Warm yourself by the FIRE while warming […]

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Welcome to the Community

By | 2020-07-06T18:36:01+10:00 5 July, 2020|business, eating seasonally, ethical eating, farming, general news, local food, Produce boxes|

This month has seen Southern Harvest welcome a new member to our community. April Davis has come on board as our Produce Box and Admin assistant.

April has always had a love for food and the Earth. This love affair got a little hotter when she moved to Canberra […]

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Southern Harvest Job Opportunities

By | 2020-05-31T17:50:13+10:00 31 May, 2020|business, eating seasonally, ethical eating, general news, local food, Produce boxes|

With the increased demand recently for local produce and the restructure of our winter season boxes, starting next week, WE ARE HIRING!!

We are offering 2 part time positions to be filled ASAP.
Applications close Tuesday 2nd of June.

Southern Harvest Association is a Farmer and Producer led organisation that […]
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Harvest (Against the Odds) Long Lunch

By | 2020-03-16T13:56:04+11:00 6 March, 2020|campaign, democracy, eating seasonally, ethical eating, farmers market, farming, festival, general news, Harvest festival, local food|

Wow what a ride it’s been these last few months!!! Drought, fire and now floods, who would have thought?

So here we are on the other side with hopefully a little time to recover before the next lot of crazy weather. So we thought, while we are here, although […]

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Braidwood Garlic Harvest Dinner

By | 2020-02-07T11:42:29+11:00 7 February, 2020|business, eating seasonally, ethical eating, farming, garlic, general news, local food|

2020 Garlic Dinner Invitation – Open to all Discerning Garlic Lovers

Join us to celebrate the Garlic Harvest

29th​ of February 2020, 6pm for […]

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How Can We Help? -Looking for Drought and Fire Relief Volunteers.

By | 2020-01-24T17:49:15+11:00 24 January, 2020|campaign, democracy, eating seasonally, ethical eating, farming, Gardening, general news, local food, tree planting|

Southern Harvest Association has started bringing together a group of volunteers, ready and willing to tackle emergency tasks, to help farmers or producers manage the damage caused by the current drought and fire conditions. Jobs could be anything you need – such as removing fallen timber or damaged trees/vines, clearing up damaged infrastructure, […]

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