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Sunflower Picking Sat 16 Jan from 1pm

Sunflower Picking Sat 16 Jan from 1pm

Sunflowers and zinnias are bursting into colourful bloom in a pollinator feed strip that we planted alongside our cherry orchard. Book now to take a stroll through the blooms and pick yourself a bunch of colour to take home. One afternoon only Saturday 16 January from...

Cherry season 2020 draws to a close

Cherry season 2020 draws to a close

Cherry picking is now over for the season. Thank-you to all those who  visited and to the amazing team who worked with us this season. We started the season with the best crop we'd had in years, fantastic recovery after the drought years.  I'd put a lot into the crop...

[season now closed] Pick Your Own Cherries opens from 4 Dec

[season now closed] Pick Your Own Cherries opens from 4 Dec

Pick your own delicious cherries in beautiful Mudgee! Bookings are open now for visits 4-7 December, 10-15 and 19-20 December. Our Rons & Vans will be the first cherry varieties to ripen.  There will be a lot more cherries available from 10 December when the...

Cherry blossom bookings

Cherry blossom bookings

Come enjoy the beauty of our cherry orchard in springtime when we open the farm October 4.  We're hope it gives some joy in what's been a most unusual year. Take a stroll through the cherry orchard, enjoy the cherry blossoms and the excitement of new beginnings.  You...

Winter in the orchard

Winter in the orchard

There's no fruit to pick right now. Our trees stand graceful with a sculptural beauty in their leafless winter dormancy.  Pruned and fed they are saving resources and soaking in the winter chill as they get ready to burst into blossom in spring for fruit in summer. ...

Autumn gold

Autumn gold

My little cover crop is coming up beautifully. We cultivated and planted every second row through the orchard, trying to remove and outcompete the weedy, clumpy paspalum grass and bring some life and organic matter back into the soils. The barley has sprinted away...

Online orders now available

Online orders now available

Looking for some treats in isolation?  Good news - our cherry products are now available for delivery. You can now order for delivery our Pickled Cherries (think cheese platters, paired with meats or in salads), Cherries in Cinnamon & Orange (on rice pudding) or...

KIRSEBÆR SOVS  Danish cherry sauce

KIRSEBÆR SOVS Danish cherry sauce

A few people have asked me for this recipe.  Any Dane knows it well as the traditional Danish Christmas dessert is this cherry sauce served over a rice and almond and cream pudding (risalamande).  There's one whole almond in the pudding and whoever is lucky enough to...

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