On the land Archive

ACCC not looking to fine Murray Goulburn

  MURRAY Goulburn suppliers are continuing to roll with the punches, after the ACCC instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against the big co-op, and were just getting on with the job this week. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is alleging Australia’s largest

Celebrating beer and pigs

A SUSTAINABLE partnership between a Phillip Island brewery and a farm will be celebrated as part of Good Beer Week in May. Since Ocean Reach Brewing was opened in Cowes in early December by co-founders Simon and Wayne Bismore, the brewery has recycled its

Staying relevant for the community

ON APRIL 30, the Three Creeks Landcare Group will be recognised as part of the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority’s Green Carpet Landcare Awards. The Landcare Green Carpet Awards are held every two years to honour and celebrate local Landcare legends who have led

Attention to detail drives success

ELEVEN years ago successful restaurateurs Jean-Paul Prunetti and Johanna Bails bought a property in Fish Creek to grow, harvest and serve the highest quality produce at their Melbourne restaurant France-Soir. On Wednesday, May 3 their farm will be open to visit. According to Jean-Paul,

Clean up the weeds

POOWONG and District Landcare is rallying the State Government to increase assistance to weed inspectors to force landowners to control their weeds. The government has said it’ll help, but won’t enforce everywhere. As with most Landcare groups, they group is struggling to cope with