Elgaar Farm | Organic Producer | Deloraine | Tasmania

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Elgaar Farm HeartHeart
Tasmania country

Reviewed By

Sue Dyson And Roger McShane
Phone Number: +61 3 6368 1227
Address: PO Box 17
Deloraine, Tasmania, 7300
Country: Australia

Elgaar Dairy Farm is a shining example of what can be achieved through organic farm practices. The Gretschmann family produce milk from their Jersey cows with cream that sits proudly in the mouth of each old-fashioned glass milk bottle. They farm totally organically and never use pesticides, fungicides or herbicides.
From their deeply-flavoured milk to their tangy yoghurt to the thick, rich cream, all of their products are very special. Their aged cheddar which ripens for between 9 and 18 months is deeply-flavoured.
Their products are in very strong demand in Tasmania, Melbourne and Sydney and they cannot keep up the supply to all of the outlets who want to stock their products thus indicating that more and more farers should be converting to organic agriculture where the price premium is higher and the demand is also higher.
You can find them at the Hobart Farm Gate Market on Sunday mornings where a selection of their cheeses is on display. No vacuum-packed slices here but instead whole wheels of crumbly cheddar and silky 'Elgaarthal' and intriguing Ruby which has been washed. They are also at the Launceston Harvest Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.
Also look out for their excellent rolled oats and their own muesli mix.

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