"TARANAKI FARM practices & promotes ethical animal husbandry, regenerative landscape stewardship and we stand for local community renewal.
The farm produces (seasonally) : BEYOND ORGANIC pastured eggs, chickens, beef & pork and is situated 45 minutes drive from Melbourne."
They were recently featured on Gardening Australia.
"Lunatic Farmer Returns to Australia (Oct-27-28)
Joel Salatin is returning to Taranaki Farmand this is your chance to participate in one of his famous Lunatic Farm Tours on Taranaki Farm
Normally you’d have to travel to Virginia USA for this opportunity, but now you can experience it here on Taranaki Farm!
Two days of back-to-back farm tours will be presented by Joel Salatin
out in the field. Bring the family, sample the food, be inspired.
Who is Joel Salatin?
First coming to international awareness through Michael Pollan’s best selling book Omnivore’s Dilemma, Time Magazine has since dubbed Joel Salatin the ‘worlds most innovative farmer‘. He is the author of eight books, including Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal, You Can Farm, and Folks, his Ain’t Normal and his family farm Polyface has been in many prominent film documentaries including the Academy Award nominated Food Inc.
“More fun than a theme park
roller coaster ride, this tour has something for everyone, from farmers
to corporate executives. Even McDonald’s junkies are welcome. You’ll
never be the same. The diverse people who attend these is profound, and
generates unexpected conversations. Epiphanies are normal.”
Its really low cost for the tour. Jason and I are booked in for the Sunday afternoon. If you want to come too, then lets share the ride...