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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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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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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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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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One of my Most Favourite People

ONE OF MY MOST FAVOURITE PEOPLE I first met Barry Beach in 2001. We were fellow stall holders in the ‘early days’ of the Willunga Farmers Market. 🙂 Barry tickled my fancy right from the beginning with his commitment to food sovereignty, organics, character & unbelievable energy to bring authentic food culture to our community. […]

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Coffee Project

Ten or so years ago I became interested in the Australian coffee industry and its social and environmental implications. We had our Traditional Farmers network well and truly established and some of our farming friends had coffee growing within their beautiful food forest farming systems. It seemed logical to “piggy back” their organically grown green […]

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Calling all Organic Gardeners

Calling all organic gardeners! We’re in the process of harvesting our certified organic carrot seed … and we have bucket loads! Swing past our Store at PLANT 4 BOWDEN if you would like some. $4 will get you enough seed to keep you in carrots for the next year.

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Informative Workshops!

We’re running a series of fun, free, short and informative workshops every Saturday as we head into the festive season! First cab off the rank, will be a session on how to make your own RUJAK, a favourite dipping sauce of mine! Delicious  with green mango, crisp apple or tossed through an Asian style salad! […]

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Poultry Forage System

Our poultry forage system at work …. We’ve re-introduced our “girls” to our certified organic permaculture property near Pt Elliot SA. They’re attending to all our weeding requirements, dealing with any undesirable pests, foraging through our “spent” broad bean patch, manuring and of course providing us with beautiful saffron yoked egg as on a daily […]

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

My interest in the health benefits of turmeric began decades ago when growing it on our certified organic farm near Pt Elliot. We now have one of the most interesting range of turmeric products available in Australia. We have giant turmeric – temu lewak, white turmeric – kencur, yellow turmeric, ground turmeric and are over […]

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In search of the perfect vanilla bean

In search of the perfect vanilla bean … Travelling to exotic locations can be tough … and joyous at times! I’ve had dengue fever, malaria, food poisoning, bouts in not so hygienic Asian and African hospitals, bone infections, reasonably traumatic injuries & met an amazing collection of people, farmers and produces over the last three […]

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Chef Needed

NEWS FLASH …. Lets shout it from the roof tops …. Beach Organics is looking for someone to work with our freshly picked certified organic farm produce, use creativity to blend it with our other Product range (please see our store) and create a true “paddock to plate” menu at our new Store at PLANT […]

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CHEF WANTED!

Our wonderful Chef is heading for tropical climates, so we urgently require someone who understands our food ethos to join our team. Call me on 8554 2956, email me, come see me at PLANT 4 Bowden or the Market Shed, or even call by our property (Old Telegraph Road, Middleton) ….

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Food Inspired by Nature

Beach Organics – creating food inspired by nature! Whether we’re wondering through our own certified organic permaculture property near Pt Elliot, harvesting lemon verbena or rosella flowers to dry for refreshing herbal teas, or growing our own carrot seed for future plantings … or on one of our many O/S travels making connections with indigenous […]

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Holiday Best Wishes

To all our customers and friends .. our best wishes for the festive season! To help you keep on track as we commence the new year, we have an action packed program for 2017. As a first for us, our new Store at PLANT 4 BOWDEN and our Beach Organics permaculture property at Pt Elliot, […]

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We’re Back From Our Travels

We’re back from our travels and happy to hit the ground running! On most Friday nights you’ll find me wondering through our organic gardens with a head torch on, picking a vast array of vegetables and herbs for our new “plant based” kitchen at PLANT 4 BOWDEN! We feature these on what we call our […]

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On our many travels

On our many travels we’ve had delicious coffee in many forms. Traditionally green coffee beans are roasted in clay vessels over hot coals, sometimes created from coffee tree prunings! Brewed with hot water and spices or added to a little milk if available, it can be delicious! We personally prefer our new San Remo Opera […]

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What a Journey!

What a journey …. this is a long one, so sit down, w a cuppa … We’ve had loads of fun … and admittedly a few headaches, designing our new Beach Organics Store at PLANT 4 Bowden! From steel and concrete we’ve designed our perfect Adelaide HQ under the PLANT 4 umbrella! We’ve travelled the […]

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Store Opening!

The official opening of Plant 4 at Bowden on Saturday 29th October offered a carnival atmosphere with live entertainment, food trucks and lots of free activities for kids in Bowden Park.Our new Beach Organics Store came alive inside the old building, which had plenty of activity with bars, cafes, and other market stalls selling quality […]

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Tropical Fruits Program

Beach Organics has established a small commercial kitchen on the East Coast of Bali to value add surplus local tropical fruits at source i.e papaya, mango, coconut and dragon fruit – to date. We have purchased and installed commercial food grade S/S Dehydrators and vacuum packing machinery, scales etc. Basically, this assists in building social […]

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Coming to Plant 4 Bowden!

Not many more sleeps and Beach Organics is coming to Plant 4 Bowden!Checklist: custom made benches are almost finishedhandmade tiles completedhand made Japanese knives finished and ready for the kitchenour certified organic vegetable & herb gardens are brimming w goodnessstone mills have arrived from Germanycoffee roaster ready to install”state of the art” coffee machine and […]

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