ORICoop News

ORICoop is pleased to be working with partners across Australia and the globe, to expand our understanding of organic farming, agro-ecology, regenerative farming systems, succession in farming, localised food, Investment and Co-operatives. Enjoy the expansion of these resources, and watch as these resources grow!

Marook Farm – it’s all in the tub!

A reflection from Heidi, of Marrook Farm.  A Certified Biodynamic Dairy in NSW, near Taree. Our situation currently is that we have been in drought for the last three years with increasing severity. In many previous years we have been self-sufficient in feed, making...

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400 Acres Dairy Farm

As our we share the stories of ORICoop farmers – we hope that our farmers can become the true champions of our food system, one farm, one steward, one meal at a time. Enjoy Doug’s family story!

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Black Barn Farm reflections

Here at ORICoop we appreciate being able to share some personal stories of our farmers, their farm journeys, the good & bad times, and why they do what they do. We think by enabling farmers to work together, share with each other, farmers are together a stronger voice. Enjoy the story of Black Barn Farm …..

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An Apple Shows Just How Broken Our Food System Is

By Otto Scharmer 05/27/2018 08:00 am ET Updated May 28, 2018 Buying and eating apples seems a pretty healthy thing to do. But a new study has found that every 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of conventionally grown apples creates health effects costing 21 cents due to the effects...

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Landcare in Focus – May 2018

This edition contains stories about organisations that have been able to achieve a lot with a little financial help from outside sources. Hear from Landcare groups, leading research organisations, government departments, and community members about; farm biosecurity,...

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