Champion’s Mountain Organics is one of the closest organic farms to the Sydney CBD. We have been certified organic for over 20 years and are committed to supplying the highest quality produce available to suit modern tastes and cuisine. Our specialty is a range of new and unusual salad greens that are not widely cultivated. The ambition is to supply produce that is inexpensive, tasty, and very healthy.
A family owned farming business passionate about producing high quality affordable food and a beautiful productive rural landscape.
At present we produce 100% grass fed beef and genuine free range pastured pork, which we market direct to customers in our region of NSW.
A profitable grazing, cropping and ecosystems services enterprise, covering two farms in close proximity to each other on the Mulloon Creek, near Canberra, Australia. We run around 400 biodynamic cows and steers, and currently produce over 1 million organic genuine free range eggs per year. Our vision is to be a model of restorative agriculture, producing healthy, nutritionally dense food from happy, healthy animals using production methods that improve the planet’s life support systems.
Janet and Vince Heffernan farm sheep in the Southern Tablelands of NSW. They direct market lamb via farmers markets in Canberra and Sydney and have generations of farming experience and wisdom – an invaluable resource for anyone wanting to learn about sheep.
Consider doing some WWOOFing. Willing Workers on Organic Farms is an international system of work in exchange for board, lodgings and cultural exchange. It is usually short stay and on life style farms however if you are discerning in your choices you can have a very valuable experience and see a lot of different types of agriculture. You will be much better informed if you eventually decide to apply for an internship.
A 20-acre (8 hectare) Permaculture demonstration site, nestled in the hills above Mudgee on the ridge line of the Great Dividing Range in the central west of NSW. Established in 2007, this property is very much a work in progress, with passive-solar straw-bale buildings, Permaculture + Keyline earthworks, food forest plantings and animal systems being actively established on an ongoing basis.
A small, diverse, mixed farm in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. Joyce Wilkie and Mike Plane have been growing mixed vegetables, fruit and eggs from pastured poultry for over 30 years. All the produce is marketed to local restaurants.They have space for one or two interns every summer.