Health

Regenerating Soil to Fight Climate Change

By Beth Watson|2020-02-22T01:56:09+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?

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

A dairy farmer who’s Lactose Intolerant

By Robert Watson|2019-11-19T06:45:14+00:0019th November 2019|

Our family have been dairy farmers for generations. Three generations have farmed on our Millaa Millaa property and a few years ago we travelled to Cumbria in the north of England to visit the family dairy farm that had been farmed by Watsons for hundreds of years! So you would expect I would love

What is Biodynamics?

By Beth Watson|2019-10-30T05:47:22+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

Is your yoghurt Alive?

By Robert Watson|2019-10-21T02:57:29+00:0020th October 2019|

Freshly made yoghurt, kefir, sauerkraut and kombucha are all great sources of beneficial microbes. The latest findings in science show that it is integral to include these foods in our diet. A healthy gut flora affects everything from our mental well being to our immune system. But because these products are alive they

The story behind our Kefir

By Beth Watson|2018-11-16T00:49:37+00:0016th November 2018|

We have long held the tradition of making kefir at home for our family. Dad (Farmer Rob) strongly believes in the benefit of fermented foods. They are chock full of good bugs and I remember growing up on sauerkraut, fermented grain drinks and of course, our own homemade kefir. For the longest time,

The Cream Lumps in Our BLISS

By Beth Watson|2018-12-20T06:21:47+00:0011th September 2018|

We have had a few comments about cream floating on top of our new Bliss range of flavoured milks. YUK, is there something wrong with it? No, it has simply not been homogenised, a process whereby the milk is pumped through an aperture at enormous pressure that leads to a more even distribution