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Episode 142. Developments and Planning on Our Smallholding Journey

This is the World Organic News for the week ending the 12th of November 2018.

Jon Moore reporting!

Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!

This week I’m on the move again. Couch surfing, in beds obviously, between sisters-in-law. 

The planning for the new block is proceeding apace.

Mrs World Organic News and I will be focusing on garlic production for the forst few years. We’re doing this because garlic in Australia is mostly supplied from China. This is a little problematic for a few resons. There are rumours this Chinese garlic is doused in bleach to clean it up for local consumption. This may or may not be the case. The bigger issue is the supply line length. China is not just down the road nor is it even supplying garlic in a manner where the end consumer can know the farmer who grew their garlic. Continue reading →