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Easter Sunday Workshop

We’re busy sprucing up our NASAA certified organic permaculture property for our Easter Sunday Kitchen Garden workshop. The third in a series of seasonal sessions. So … if you’re on the South Coast for an Easter break we have a few vacancies. Time: 10 -1 pm Cost: $30 Where: 67 Old Telegraph Rd Middleton SA […]

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Permaculture Farm is in Abundance!

Despite an exceedingly hot and dry summer on the South Coast, Produce from our Beach Organics permaculture farm is in abundance! Our certified organic heirloom apples come in a range of flavours and colours, olives trees are loaded with fruit ready to pickle and press into fragrant oil, plums are ready to harvest and dry […]

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Grow as Much Food as We Can

As our food becomes more industrialised in nature … and I believe inherently bland, human and environmental health is undoubtedly suffering. It strikes me, that its increasingly important for us to grow as much food as we can in our backyards, balconies, under the verandah, vertically up or down multi story dwellings, in wicker beds, […]

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Summer Organic Kitchen Garden

With a few days over 40 C and many over 35 leading up to our Summer Organic Kitchen Garden Workshop series, it was a constant challenge keeping our gardens hydrated! With predictions of 40C for our first workshop, we where immensely grateful to have it plummet 15C on the day! Pheww … the joys of […]

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Big Thank You to All

A big thankyou to all who ventured to our certified organic property for our “Kitchen Garden” workshop last Sunday. Why not join us for our next gathering this Sunday the 6th January. Time: 10 – 1 pm Cost: $30 per person Where: 67 Old Telegraph Rd Middleton Make it a New Years resolution to grow […]

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Certified Organic Property Workshop

A big thankyou to all who ventured to our certified organic property for our “Kitchen Garden” workshop last Sunday. Why not join us for our next gathering this Sunday the 6th January. Time: 10 – 1 pm Cost: $30 per person Where: 67 Old Telegraph Rd Middleton Make it a New Years resolution to grow […]

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Farmgate & Garden Workshops

Workshop Online Booking and Payment. Ever wondered how to integrate poultry into your vegetable, herb and fruit gardens, or how to design & build your own low cost mudbrick wood-oven, to smoke or dry herbs, chillies, tomatoes and other garden surplus, or perhaps bake your own delicious sourdough? Perhaps designing a handy flame weeder maybe […]

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Walk Down Our Garden Path

COME FOR A WALK DOWN OUR GARDEN PATH … Workshop Online Booking and Payment. When I became the custodian of a paddock ravaged by conventional dairy farming in the early 80’s, I dreamt of embarking upon a life long journey to regenerate the landscape using sensible design principles gathered over years of travel and lessons […]

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Permaculture Workshops Dec/Jan

Workshop Online Booking and Payment. We love sharing our story, passion and knowledge accumulated over the last 35 years of organic gardening and gathering! We’ve spent decades hunting down foods produced from small communities who have passed down ancient knowledge through the generations. We grow masses of herbs, fruits, nuts and vegetables on our own […]

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Organic Kitchen Garden Workshops

Workshop Online Booking and Payment. If you’re heading down the South Coast for a Christmas break this summer, make sure you swing past our Beach Organics Farm Gate. To help you unravel the mysteries of growing your own nutrient rich garden Produce, we’ll also be running a couple of “Organic Kitchen Garden Workshops” on our […]

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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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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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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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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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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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600 Basil Seedlings

600 basil seedlings have been planted by hand on our certified organic permaculture farm (circa 1984) Pt Elliot … and we’re happy to say we’re now harvesting kg’s of fresh basil leaves per day. Now the natural thing to do is allow our customers to enjoy this amazing bounty. Voila … kg’s of pesto, using […]

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