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Bountiful Wheel Barrow Full

Fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables HARVESTED from our own certified organic gardens always drives our menu at PLANT 4 BOWDEN. A chilly morning in the garden, but always a pleasure to pick a bountiful wheel barrow full of the following: baby leeks, carrots, spring onions, swiss chard, spinach, mizuna, chillies, parsley, sage, coriander, several types […]

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Beach Organic Peppercorn Blend

If you cant decide which of our peppercorns to try, we have a special blend for you! Wild harvest lampung black, long pepper, comets tails and muntok white peppercorns all in one pouch! You can find them at our Store at PLANT 4 Bowden! Try them to “activate” our turmeric.

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Plastic Free July

Its difficult being carbon neutral when running a small business such as Beach Organics. But from small gestures, big things grow! We have our own organic gardens with bustling biodiversity, our compost rich soils “enrobe” carbon, we’be planted 1000’s of trees to help offset the energy required to import our cacao, cinnamon, vanilla, green coffee […]

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Marriage Made in Heaven

Is this marriage made in heaven? Organic coffee and cacao …. Whilst we’ve been busy in our PLANT 4 BOWDEN STORE and on our organic farm planting our new fruit forest, our good friends in Indonesia have been busy harvesting our latest batch of organic coffee and cacao. We use this to make our raw […]

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Beach Organics Tempeh

Since establishing our certified organic permaculture farm in the early 80’s, I’ve based my food intake predominantly around a “plant” based diet! We’re blessed, our gardens are designed to produce up to 50 different herbs, fruits, nuts and vegetables every day of the year! During my first surf adventures to Indonesia in the late 70’s, […]

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Small Scale Farming Systems

At Beach Organics we believe small scale farming systems are far more productive and ecologically sustainable than large industrialised systems. That’s why in the early 80’s, I decided to take action and establish our own NASAA certified organic permaculture property near the beautiful coastal town of Pt Elliot. 35 years later … our small farm […]

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Direct Trade Model

Over the years, when travelling to Morocco, I am always amused by this intriguing, but relatively common sight. Not only do these hardy Argan trees provide us with a valuable bounty of kernels to produce our organic, pure, cold pressed Argan oil, when the weather turns hot & dry, they provide a valuable forage for […]

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Wild Harvest Tamarind Paste

My good friends in Indonesia have hand scraped kilograms of tamarind pods for us, de-seeded it and vacuum packed the resulting pulp. The end result is our Beach Organics Wild Harvest Tamarind Paste. Mix it with a little finely chopped chilli, our turmeric coconut palm sugar to taste, cold pressed sesame oil and a little […]

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Beach Organics Coffee Roastery

The Beach Organics Coffee Project ….. It’s a Thursday afternoon and we have our coffee roaster running flat chat, roasting our direct / fair traded organic beans from the Kintamani region, Indonesia. Our latest harvest of single estate – organic beans have been hand picked, processed and vacuum packed at source and it’s ready to […]

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Certified Organic Fermented Cacao

Calling all cacao fans … We have half a ton of certified organic fermented cacao we have harvested and shipped from our co-farmers in beautiful Flores, Indonesia. An amazing product we are blessed to share with our customers. Mention this listing and they are yours at the special price or $33.50 kg. Beach Organics “direct” […]

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Silver Beet, Bananas, Quinces …

As we head into winter we have much to do on the Beach Organics permaculture farm. We’ve had a bumper crop of lemons, our bananas are looking good for a spring harvest, our compost rich soils are producing quinces weighing in at around 3/4 kg each, we have Kaffir lime fruit almost the size of […]

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Healthy eating at its best!

Some people prefer to peruse the super market shelves .. and commercial kitchen often go to there nearest wholesaler to source their produce. I prefer to wonder our organic herb, fruit and veg gardens on our farm. I’ve picked the following to adorn our customers plates this evening at PLANT 4 Bowden: certified organic coriander, […]

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Reduce our Environmental Footprint

We are constantly thinking of ways we can reduce our environmental footprint at Beach Organics. We plant trees on our farm when we import our green coffee beans, cacao etc. We’ve planted thousands! A small gesture I know, but as they say … from little things, big things grow! Here we have picture of our […]

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Grower’s Network

One of the wonderful aspects of running Beach Organics is travelling to exotic locations and supporting the efforts of our unique Growers Network. Here’s a pic of our organic vanilla beans – one before fermentation, the other post fermentation, aromatic and full of flavour! Available online at www.beachorganics.com.au or at our Store at PLANT 4 Bowden. […]

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We value our local fauna & flora

Its pouring with rain and the wind is blowing on our farm this morning, but its been a delight to walk through our 10 acre property and harvest the following from our NASAA certified organic garden beds: Heirloom beetroot, baby carrots, ginger leaf, parsley, Swiss chard, Asian greens, Russian kale, coriander, potatoes, thyme, lemons, heirloom […]

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Wild Harvest Long Pepper

Our wild harvest long pepper is hand harvested in the highlands of Indonesia. For our customers re assurance, we ship it into Australia without fumigation or gamma irradiation treatment. We enjoy a daily mug of turmeric latte with a pinch or two of freshly ground long pepper to accelerate the uptake of curcumin. Available at […]

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Eating for Good Health

Eating for good health. Endless research has deducted Australians need to eat far more fresh vegetables, herbs and spices, particularly of the ginger / turmeric family. So we’re introducing our “take” on the ever popular Laksa. Bursting with flavour & goodness and full of our freshly picked organic vegetables & herbs harvested directly from our own […]

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22 April Organic Garden Workshop

We’re pretty chuffed to say 90% + of fresh produce featuring in our kitchen at PLANT 4 BOWDEN is harvested from our own certified organic gardens. We reckon this is a pretty good effort! No tillage, annual cropping, compost teas, integrated poultry forage system, poly culture, perennial tree crops, legumes in rotation and stringent NASAA […]

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Almost 18 Months Later

I’ve always be drawn to objects that have rustic beauty, simple elegance, good design and authenticity! (That’s why I married my wife … only joking of course)! So … it seemed natural when designing and stocking our Store at PLANT 4 BOWDEN, to enlist the help of my gorgeous wife, good brother from Dog Dragon, […]

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Rosie’s Botanical Drawings

We thought it would be fitting to use hand made paper in our Store at PLANT 4 BOWDEN … and enlist the help of my niece, Rosie, (who has a degree in fine arts) to design these beautiful botanical drawings for our menus. They depict much of our Product range, including star anise, long pepper, […]

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Organic Chocolate is Ready!

Another batch of our organic raw chocolate ready to hit the shelves at our Store at PLANT 4 BOWDEN. I decided to place a Brazil nuts on this chocolate run…. rich in selenium, making it good for eye health and other bodily functions. “Bean to bar”, vegan, gluten free and luscious! We also sell our […]

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22 April 2018 – Property Workshop

We often get asked to run themed workshops to enable us to share our passion and knowledge accumulated over the last 35 years. So we’re about to launch our 2018 program. Our first workshop will be conducted on our NASAA certified organic, 4 hectare permaculture property near Pt Elliot SA. Our theme for the day […]

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