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‘We all have stories to tell …’

Castlemaine resident Isis Jordan is thrilled to be the new manager for Lancefield and District Farmers Market. "We all have stories to tell, and I'm...

Farm plans fast-tracked

Madeleine Jenkins and Tim Harvey had the rug pulled out from under them before they found solace in farm life at Tylden. The couple had...

Foodies connect

A community of passionate Macedon Ranges cooks and foodies has formed to share ideas, recipes, tips and tricks, and swap food. Three mums who parked...

A welcome sign of spring

It's a welcome sign that spring is here when the daffodils are blooming and the lambs are being born. Quadruplets in sheep are extremely rare...

Hens rescued in Cobaws

Three hens found boxed and abandoned in the Cobaw Ranges have been given a second chance at Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary in Lancefield. Local residents...

Lancefield market makes a comeback

The Lancefield and District Farmers Market has been rescued by a passionate group of locals and will go ahead this Saturday at a new...

Support grows for local producers

The face of farmers markets has changed across the region since coronavirus hit and has given rise to a more serious and intentional shopper,...

Healthy landscapes

Connecting Country has been successful in round three of the Smart Farms Small Grants program and will receive $49,623 to develop a targeted Healthy...

Farmers looking after their own

Arnold-based primary producers Carly and Darren Noble of small farm business The Agri-Food Network recently launched a Mental Health Gift Hampers initiative aimed at...

Farmers win in land battle

A fourth generation Springfield farming family has taken on the state government in a David and Goliath battle over land, and won. Backed by Macedon...

Cost blowout for saleyards plan

A major cost blowout for Kyneton Saleyards upgrades has put pressure on Macedon Ranges Council to find additional funds to complete the project. A feasibility...

Gain solace from gardening

Sandy Scheltema In these extraordinary times when we must stay at home and cancel everything except our commitment to our common humanity, many of us...

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World-class grown up rock

Joeys Coop are currently touring the east coast states to promote their recently release sophomore album Lachlan Valley Dirt. Friday...

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