I love fresh asparagus. And the thought of growing our own, for us and our CSA shareholders sends a tingle down my spine. Now I knew that the planting bed for the asparagus needed special preparation, and given that these guys produce for 20 years once they are in place, it makes sense to put in a bit of extra effort.
Set to start delivering healthy nutritious vegetables to 25 families in the Hastings Valley from early October, Near River Produce is a model of food production and distribution that has become very popular in other parts of the world over the last couple of decades. We firmly believe that it is a worthy scheme to develop here in Australia.