Melton CSA in the news!

We featured in an article in The Age about local hero Nick Ray’s new website Local Harvest:

‘In Melton, 40 kilometres west of Melbourne, Carey Priest has taken a lease on a small farm. He’s starting slowly, beginning with a modest market garden and 100 free-range chooks that peck their way around the old olive and almond groves on the property.

Each week, Mr Priest supplies about 35 dozen eggs to several food co-operatives in the city’s inner west.

”Many of my customers have visited and seen the chickens and the conditions where their eggs come from,” he says. ”We run regular open days – it’s as transparent as it can possibly get.”

His farm is one of the initiatives listed on a new food website, Local Harvest, created by the Ethical Consumer Group.

Read the rest of the article here: http://m.smh.com.au/domain/green/taking-the-mileage-out-of-our-meals-20120324-1vqv2.html

And check out the fantastic Local Harvest website here: Image

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