Video: Closing the food-waste loop at Anglesea General Store

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We’ve been talking to some of our customers about what they do and why they do it. Meeting these people is without a doubt the best part of our job. The Anglesea General Store has done a 180 since chefs Angela and Emma took over managing 4 and half years ago. It’s involved changing up the menu, growing their own … Read More

Compost at The Farmer’s Place

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We’ve recently started a nice batch of compost at The Farmer’s Place in on Anglesea Rd, Freshwater Creek.  The compost will be used to feed their future market garden operation and we were pretty excited to run a few workshops there recently.  It’s certainly our first compost windrow that can be observed with a cup of coffee in hand! Image: … Read More

Merry Christmas from Geelong Compost

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Just a quick message to wish you, your family and friends a safe and enjoyable holiday season. It’s been an exciting year with record wool and meat prices being joined by a strengthening local food movement in Geelong and the Surfcoast. The ABC’s War on Waste has seen organic waste management on the front page of digital and paper outlets … Read More

Hay Bale Santa

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Continuing our long tradition of Hay Bale Santa spotting that started last year, here’s our favourite on the road out to Winch.

The Very Fast Break

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At the time of writing we’re expecting all of December’s rainfall in the first few days of December, about the same time you’ll be receiving this newsletter. Having said that we know how much you love to see Dale’s analysis of the sea surface anomaly map! Click here to see the video

Book Prize Winner

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Rowan has won a copy of Heartwood (by another Rowan – Rowan Reid) and we’re sure he and his son Lachy will enjoy it. His fantastic response to last month’s question “Who is your environmental hero?” is below: My environmental hero is my 25 year old son Lachy. He made a commitment many years ago to discover how we humans … Read More

Farmer Video: Terry Cliff’s Belted Galloways

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We’ve been talking to some of our customers about what they do and why they do it. Meeting these growers is without a doubt the best part of our job. Terry Cliff and his heritage Belted Galloway stud nestled in the Surf Coast is the first in our video series. He read about the placid breed in the Weekly Times … Read More

Win a copy of the book ‘Heartwood’ by Rowan Reid

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Who is your environmental hero? This book release coincides with a group of questions I recently received from a Geelong College student asking about environmental heroes. I’ll be presenting to the College in November about Geelong Compost’s work in the environment but I would love to know who are your environmental heroes and why? Send an email with ‘Enviro Heroes’ … Read More

The Very Fast Break

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  Dale Grey gives us an update on the rainfall, temperatures and other climate information in the latest Very Fast Break.   SaveSave SaveSave