Equanimity

Local sustainability

Produce

All produce is lovingly nurtured by hand (mostly) organically using permaculture principles.  Click HERE to see a list of food and plants and feel free to inquire about what is currently available.

Much labour goes into production, by those living or visiting. Every attempt is made to recycle and retain materials on the block, minimize water loss, waste to land fill and introduction of materials and the use of $s.  Equanimity Foundation works manually, not by choice, but as a result of being small-scale. Automation and the use of technology to minimize drudgery is a goal we aim for and encourage wherever possible. We use systems to maximise efficiency and minimise work;

– irrigation to every part of the garden

– wicker beds to minimize the need for watering

Simple rules such as keeping things together and putting things back in their place minimize work.

macadamia

After the 2011 floods, there were hundreds of macadamia nuts on the huge tree and the cherry quavas were luscious.

Cherry or strawberry guavas Feb 2011
Cherry or strawberry guavas Feb 2011
First pomegranate flower Nov 2011
First pomegranate flower Nov 2011
First sweet potato Feb 2013
First sweet potato Feb 2013
Pumpkin April 2013
Pumpkin April 2013

From 2014, the garden began to produce many more fruit and vegetables.

Custard Apple May 2014
Custard Apple May 2014
Bell Peppers May 2014
Bell Peppers May 2014
EggplantMay2014
Egglplant May 2014
Chillies May 2014
Chillies May 2014
Turnip June 2014
Turnip June 2014
Loofah & turnips July 2014
Loofah & turnips July 2014
Silverbeet, eggs, custardapple August 2014
Silverbeet, eggs, custardapple August 2014

aimer: While every attempt is made to ensure the quality, hygiene and purity of the  produce, the receiver ultimately must accept them at their own risk.

2017 March Pomegrana

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