We are currently seeking a motivated butcher to work over the busy period at Koallah Farm’s on-farm processing facility.
The casual position would start immediately and run right through to Christmas 2016. Ongoing casual employment after Christmas may be an opportunity for the right person. Continue reading “Job Opportunity | Casual Butcher”
Koallah Farm currently has a job opportunity for an experienced milker to work in its dairy, which is located 10 minutes east of Camperdown.
We require someone who can complete 7 milkings each week – milking 230 cows in a 20 aside swing over dairy. Continue reading “Job Opportunity | Experienced Milker”
Koallah Farm’s new range of natural, additive-free milk hits the shelves today as the business continues to grow its trusted paddock to plate operations.
The fully integrated meat producer from just outside Camperdown has launched Koallah Farm Dairy, with full cream, low fat and non-homogenised varieties now available.
Managing director Steven Castle said his family had been dairy farming at Koallah for four generations and the decision to launch their own dairy brand was fast-tracked following recent milk price cuts by large dairy processors. Continue reading “Koallah Farm milk has arrived”
Koallah Farm’s boutique abattoir has become the state’s first licensed processor of alpacas and llamas. It has also added deer and buffalo to its service offering.
The new species add to Koallah Farm’s existing PrimeSafe licenses to process beef, lamb, pork and goat at the fully accredited on-farm abattoir near Camperdown. Continue reading “Deer, alpaca, llama & buffalo processing”
Growing pigs is a relatively new thing for the Castle family at Koallah Farm. In fact it was only last year, after our on-farm abattoir received its pork licence that we introduced pigs to our property for the first time.
Until that point we had relied on other reputable free range growers for our online pork sales and for our Simply Free Range butcher shops in Mt Waverley and Rosanna. Continue reading “Free range pork, the Koallah Farm way”
Sugars provide energy, meat amino acids, spices a variety of antioxidants, but smoke has no nutritional value at all. So why have humans evolved to love its taste in food?
Many have prophesied our love of smoke comes from a primal yearning. The theory goes that we gravitate towards smoke and fire because smoking was a way of curing food to stop it going off. Is it ingrained in us that smoked food is good food? Continue reading “Why do we love the taste of smoke?”
An exciting job opportunity exists for a motivated person to join the small and passionate team at Koallah Farm & Simply Free Range.
We are seeking an experienced person for a casual position as a meat delivery driver. The position will be based at Koallah Farm near Camperdown. Continue reading “Job Opportunity | Meat Delivery Driver”
With the cooler weather on its way, we thought it would be great time to share one of our family recipes for amazing, grass fed, free range, gelatinous beef stock. This recipe makes about 4 litres of stock, which you can freeze into smaller containers for use through the middle of the year.
Continue reading “Make your own delicious beef stock”
We’re all busy people with busy lives and this often impacts on our evening meals. The freezer might have some meat in it, but that will take too long to thaw and cook, right? So eating out, ordering takeaway or heating a prepackaged meal can become the quick fix.
If this sounds all too familiar, meal planning can prevent it. Meal planning plays an important role in ensuring you and your family enjoy a healthy balanced diet. It also alleviates the daily stress of deciding what’s for dinner, puts a stop to the constant trips to the shops and saves you money. Continue reading “Step-by-step meal planning guide”
We’re always pretty excited with the quality of our Koallah Farm beef, but we’re extra excited this week with one of our newly bred lines reaching the processing weight.
Traditionally, we’ve grown mostly Shorthorn Hereford Cross cattle at the farm, but in the past year we’ve begun crossing our Hereford Cross cows with Charolais bulls. Pictured are the first lot these 10 month-old Charolais Hereford Cross cattle ready for processing today. Continue reading “The story behind our amazing beef”