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Editor of the Northern Valleys News Tamieka Preston

Farming with compassion

The big, lumbering sows on Kusha Hill farm just south of Dallwallinu are grunting and snorting companionably in their pens; natural sunlight and breeze...

A land of olive trees

The harvest of olives begins throughout the Northern Valleys this month, with producers large and small collecting fruit for preserving and pressing into olive...

Pass the salt

When Russell Bradshaw first sighted the brackish marshlands of Maldon, the British birthplace of the world-renowned sea salt of the same name, he was...

Sustainable living presentations with Earth Girl, Karla Hooper

The Northern Valleys Locavore Store is thrilled to be hosting a series of presentations throughout 2021 with Karla Hooper, aka Earth Girl! Karla has...

Bright future for Red Hill

On Thursday 18 February the steering committee for the proposed Bindoon mountain bike trail met on site to hear the very latest on this...

Strong support shown for Chittering Chamber of Commerce

On Friday 4 December the Chittering Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting at the Bindoon Bakehaus. Taking place in an early morning...

Back to the future

Throughout the West Australian grainbelt shimmering crops of wheat, barley, canola and oats stretch as far as the eye can see – glowing liquid...

A passion for provenance

For Courtney Bayliss at Gingin Premium Meats, the path from paddock to plate is shorter than most. The supply chain from her family farm...

Why did the accountants cross the road?

Bindoon-based accountancy firm Northern Valleys Tax and Business Services will take a big step forward this month as it moves into a new, larger...

Chia and berry snack jar

Chia seeds may be trendy these days, but these ancient seeds, which are native to Mexico and Central America, were used by Aztecs as...

Build it and they will come!

The guys behind Three Chillies Mountain Bike Design joined community members in showing their enthusiasm for the Shire of Chittering’s Bindoon Mountain Bike and...

Sweet spot

The Oversby family of Bindoon are expecting a bumper harvest of their magnificent mandarins this season after a disappointing year in 2019 yielded them...
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