Category: Food Miles

The Future is in Your Hands

Our biggest challenge on this direct meat selling adventure is spreading the word about what we are doing and the reasons why we are doing it. I completely underestimated how difficult this would be. So here we go, some reasons to buy our delicious pork, lamb and beef. Taste. I …

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Looking forward!

This has been the perfect holiday. Perfect weather, location, company…. but as is always the way, holidays are a short escape from the pressures of home and they don’t last forever. Vern has already headed home as his folks are away for another full week of treatment and he also …

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We’re All in the Same Boat

It’s funny how things change. When we started selling our meat direct I really thought that, because there is no one else in the region doing this, there would be enough demand within 200km of our farm for us to sell out every month. That as a result we’d be …

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Don’t Stew…. REVIEW!

At the start of the final week for September orders numbers were down. It also coincided with the ESA Teen Camp that Vern cooks for (and I’m queen of the dishes) in Halls Gap. I had the worst night’s sleep I can remember in a long time at the start …

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Its Good to have Another Option

When we started selling our pork locally there was the odd person that had concerns that maybe we were drawing business from the local butchers. Every now and then another ‘whisper’ arises and it is something that I find very frustrating so it’s time to get a few facts and …

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Where Our Treasure Lies

I feel it’s time I came out, and I’m bringing my husband out with me. We are Christians! You might wonder what relevance this has to our business, but it actually is the reason we are running our direct selling the way we are. When we were first considering selling …

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