Category Archives: Meet the Farmer Series

Meet the Grower: Greenwood Orchards

Meet the Grower: Greenwood Orchards

In this episode of our Meet the Grower Series we meet a family run business, Greenwood Orchards, which has been around for well over one hundred years. Greenwood Orchards specialise is producing bio-dynamic apples, pears as whole fruit, and juice from these fruits that is additive free! Tell us a bit about yourself and your […]

Meet The Farmer: Busch Organics

This week in our Meet The Farmer Series we meet family-run business, Busch Organics, which has been an advocate for growing produce organically for decades. If you read their story I’m sure you will be moved by the family’s dedication to: the environment, their produce and their customers, by choosing to follow methods that benefit […]

Meet The Grower: Coolibah Herbs

1. Tell us a bit about yourself and your business. Michael & Jenny Bogicevic began growing a variety of vegetables and herbs on a small 45 acre farm outside Pearcedale on the Mornington Peninsula in the 1980s, selling the produce off the back of a truck in the old Melbourne Wholesale Market at Footscray.  Today, […]

Meet The Maker: Organic Times

Meet The Maker: Organic Times It’s that time of the year where we are inevitably exposed to aisles upon aisles of sweet treats and have to come to terms with the fact that we will probably eat more of them than we should over the Easter break.  But don’t despair!  Organic Times, a Melbourne based […]

Meet The Maker Series: Remedy Kombucha

Meet The Maker Series: Remedy Kombucha

Meet The Maker Series: Remedy Kombucha If you’ve ever wondered what that fizzy health drink, kombucha is all about and how you can enjoy it without the fuss of making it yourself, here are all your questions answered. Emmet Condon, co-founder of Remedy Kombucha gives us the rundown on his and his wife’s business and […]

Meet The Maker Series: The Smoothie Bombs

Here at The Organic Place we specialise in organic fruit and vegetables but what you may not know is that we also sell many other organic products in our online store.  One of these is Cinzia Cozzolino’s The Smoothie Bombs which she first created to get her own fussy eater to eat something for breakfast.  […]

Meet the Farmer Series – Colin and Sally’s Organic Lamb & Beef

Here at The Organic Place we specialise in fruit and veg but there is a whole other world of organic food out there, including organic meat. As a family, we have always sourced our meat from Colin and Sally’s Organic Lamb and Beef; we just love these guys! We love that they are a young […]

Meet the Farmer Series- Mt Alma Fresh Organics

The Organic Place is passionate about supporting local famers and businesses. We love hearing the stories behind the products we source; there is so much time, energy and hard work that go into them! Over the past year we’ve introduced you to some our fantastic suppliers like Bob from Bob’s and Chris’ Mandarin Farm,  John […]

Meet the Farmer/Market Series: Organic Growers Group

Organic Growers Group

This week on the blog we chat to our main supplier at the Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Markets; Organic Growers Group (OGG). Every week Ben heads to the Organic Growers Group warehouse where he collects the majority of your organic fruit and veg. He is quickly greeted by Jen, Katie and their team of packers. […]