Australian farmers go fruit and nutty

A macadamia farm – image courtesy Brookfarm.

Although it was another variable year for farmers, the total value of Australia’s agricultural production continued to rise in 2015–16 to $56 billion according to data released by the ABS. Read the rest of this entry »


Brusting with beautiful berries

Blueberries from Mountain Blue

WORDS Susannah Hardy

Whether it’s because they’re considered nature’s superfood, provide an easy snack, or simply taste delicious, berries are enormously popular—and this popularity is growing—with producers expanding to meet demand. Read the rest of this entry »


Growing an abundance of berries

Strawberries growing in the garden

WORDS Linda Brennan

Beries often elicit the most romantic and intense cravings in us. For many people, just thinking of berries brings back wonderful memories of desserts with ice-cream, thick gooey jam and warm berry puddings. Read the rest of this entry »