Month : November 2013

Harvesting asparagus at night 8th November, 2013

It’s pitch black and quiet — very quiet. It’s what you might expect at 4.30 in the morning. But if you put your ear to the ground and listen closely, you might just hear a swift cutting noise. It’s coming from a group of workers crouched in the darkness, their surroundings dimly lit by headlamps. The light they splash across the paddock reveals row upon row of fresh green asparagus

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More city kids embrace HSC agriculture

Scott Graham, Barker’s head of agriculture, attributes the growth in student interest (in Agriculture studies) in part to Australia’s highly technologically advanced industry and its relevance to students’ lives. #frompaddocktoplate #feedyourmind

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