Biodynamics

Owning Our Food Future

By Robert Watson|2020-05-06T01:36:06+00:0023rd April 2020|

One of our recent posts generated a very strong discussion on foreign ownership of Dairy Processors in Australia. It is good to see that there are many sides to this topic and the passion that people are feeling about keeping local diary and Australian ownership. I would like to share our own story,

Why pay more for Biodynamic Milk!

By Robert Watson|2020-05-06T01:40:36+00:0016th April 2020|

I am often asked why customers have to pay more for Biodynamic milk. It’s a good question and I will attempt to explain it below.. It’s a good question and I will attempt to explain it below. I would like to say that we are making money hand over fist and are living

Regenerating Soil to Fight Climate Change

By BethW|2020-05-06T04:45:19+00:0020th February 2020|

Did you know that after the ocean, soil is the biggest carbon sink on the planet? In school we learn that trees and plants absorb carbon dioxide and release the oxygen that we then breathe. But have you ever given much thought to what happens to the carbon after it has been absorbed?

I scream for ice-cream

By Robert Watson|2020-01-29T06:42:37+00:0029th January 2020|

We’ve been having a heap of fun making ice-cream in our brand new Emery Thompson churn. The whole team have been involved in this project which has made it even more enjoyable. Tom who usually specialises in tractor driving loves his ice cream and started doing trials months ago. Being an ex-banana farmer

Is chemical farming destroying the environment

By Robert Watson|2020-01-23T04:10:12+00:0022nd January 2020|

Here at Mungalli, we grow diverse, productive pastures from well balanced soils and the Biodynamic preparations that naturally enhance the fertility of our soil. The biodynamic preps are used in minute quantities and inoculate the soil with a culture that leads to top quality humus production. This hummus  stores nutrients and water in

What is Biodynamics?

By BethW|2020-05-07T06:04:22+00:0030th October 2019|

I often find myself struggling with the concept of Biodynamics. I want a solid definition that I can grasp with both hands. How exactly does it work? Planting with the moon cycle, burying cow horns, and homeopathy via against the part of me that went through the education system that needs scientific evidence to

Thank you for being awesome!

By Robert Watson|2020-05-05T23:57:33+00:0015th February 2019|

Y et again you have all proven how awesome you are!  It's humbling to see the support pour in as so many of you have expressed interest in joining our journey.  We're so excited about what we can do and our future together!Equity crowd funding is a relatively new concept but we aren’t the first to go

Converting to Biodynamics

By Robert Watson|2020-05-07T06:14:06+00:0015th January 2019|

Converting to biodynamics happened on our farm over 30 years ago. While we can now convert a farm over in 3 years, this has not always been the case. When we first converted over the home farm it took us ten years before we were happy with the results. In the first five

Times are Changing

By Robert Watson|2019-10-18T03:38:46+00:0019th December 2018|

When I was a kid, our local town of Millaa Millaa was a thriving community.  It had a cheese factory, a sawmill and heaps of dairy farms. It also had a lot of young hard-working farming families.  On our road alone there were 32 children who hopped onto the bus to go to

What We Care About Most

By BethW|2020-05-06T04:48:12+00:0030th September 2018|

There are three things that we care about most at Mungalli. That’s our land, because we want it to be here for our children. Our farmers, because we think it’s a noble profession and we don’t want to see it disappear, and finally and most importantly, our customers! The Land: We live in

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