The versatile banana holds special secrets

The versatile banana holds special secrets

posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm Bananas - what's the deal? The humble banana is not a fruit but a berry! Furthermore, it is not a tree but a herb! Yes, a banana plant is technically a large herb,...
A great good food quest

A great good food quest

Do we really want to know? I didn’t. Where does our food come from, how it is grown or raised and what’s actually in it? And besides, what do we do about it even if we know? What can we do if the supermarkets provide fruit and vegetables that are grown with lab...
Nutmeg – a healing spice

Nutmeg – a healing spice

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm Nutmeg - a healing spice (Ah, I can smell that incredible smell and even feel it on my skin…) A nutmeg pod dislodged itself from the tree, cast its...
Forest Garden

Forest Garden

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm 5EyesOrganic – Creating a Forest Garden – bring on the biodiversity. A forest garden is a layered garden that consists of food-producing plants....
Organic Rosella

Organic Rosella

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm Rosella is the edible fruit of the hibiscus plant. We use it to make a special jam, and a base for juices. We grow a range of medicinal plants at 5EyesFarm....