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try some organic plums when you book your accommodation
try some organic plums when you book your accommodation

our organic orchard

We grow organically so that means we use no chemical fertilisers, herbicides, fungicides or insecticides. In our organic orchard, we are growing tasty apples, pears, plums, tart cherries, persimmons, peaches, grapes and lemons.

We have been certified organic through BioGro NZ in the past but recently decided that the annual cost for keeping the certification is too high for a small scale farm like ours. But we keep working with the same methods as before and keep the produce organic and totally spray free. We care about our community, environment and waterways. Therefore we endeavour generations to come to be able to enjoy it as well.

supporting locals

Buying local, organic and spray-free veggies and fruit is a good and healthy choice both for you and your family. The fruit is not only healthy but also full of flavour. Certainly, a lot of them are great ingredients in your jam or chutney. Another great way to be able to enjoy the fruit longer during the season is to dry or preserve them. For sure this will be a delicious snack or a great addition to your breakfast yogurt.

Also on the farm, we have our own egg-laying hens. This is a great way of getting free fertiliser for our trees and garden as well as beautiful free range eggs. We also try to make most of our own compost to add nutrients and organic matter back to the soil. A sustainable lifestyle is our passion and we hope to be able to share this with you.

fruit stall

You are welcome to stop by our fruit stall located at Cherry Homestead entrance where you will find seasonal produce. If you wish to buy bigger volumes of fruit then you are more than welcome to contact us directly.

market time!

We occasionally have a stall present at the weekly Motueka Sunday Market. We are selling different fruits depending on the season. Please see our Facebook page for updates regarding our market presence.

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