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FIELDS OF FOOD

AARON USES RAISED GARDEN BEDS AT 10-20CM TO CAPTURE THE SUNLIGHT AND INCREASE DRAINAGE, WITH HOT COMPOST FOR A NUTRIENT BOOST.

The sound of wine glasses clinking together amid the soft laughter of friends gathered together in the sunshine to share a gourmet feast probably isn’t something you’d expect in a working orchard.

Organic farmer Aaron Brocken recently hosted a mouth-watering lunch and farm tour to celebrate the end of the harvest season and to showcase the connection between fresh food and farming.

Aaron lives and works on two properties in the rich fertile Bilpin

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