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Breaking News

The big news is that after 7 years of all the fun of running My Farm Shop, we are shutting up shop after delivery of the 2019 Christmas Hams.

Thank you to all the customers who have supported us to help spread the word about regenerative and sustainable production practices. We are very proud of you all and the fact that you choose to use your purchasing power to support farmers that are doing the right thing.

BUT WE'RE NOT DONE QUITE YET! We still have the 2019 Christmas hams available so that you can get that last bit of My Farm Shop hammy goodness. We also have some bacon and speck as well as some regular pork products available as part of the Christmas delivery round.

You'll still see or hear of us around the world of Regenerative Agriculture, as we're putting our energies into some exciting new projects in that space.

As dedicated stewards of their land, John and Chrissy Brennan are determined to maintain or increase the ecological function and biodiversity of the land whilst producing healthy animals to produce high quality wool and meat. Located near Crookwell, Wyoming produces superfine merino from animals that are not mulesed. They have recently been able to cease tail-docking as well and are looking forward to breeding these characteristics into a plain-bodied, robust ultrafine merino for luxury garments. Wyoming also produces very high quality superfine (16 to 22micron) mohair and some cattle. Breeding robust, healthy animals with good mothering capability is a priority of the Brennans and is something they see as an animal welfare priority as well as contributing to the farm economics.

The environmental performance of Wyoming is very good. By using good practice grazing management taught in Holistic Management and Grazing for Profit courses and allowing long recovery between grazing, Wyoming demonstrates significant characteristics of a sustainable grassy woodland and native pastures. There are many healthy mature eucalypts scattered throughout the property. These include species such as Blakely’s Red Gum (Eucalyptus blakelyi), Red box (E. polyanthemos), Yellow box (E. melliodora), White box (Eucalyptus albens), Red stringybark (E. macrorhyncha) and possibly Apple box (Eucalyptus bridgesiana). Large areas of the property are establishing forest characteristics with extensive natural regeneration of trees and plentiful signs of native wildlife including eastern grey kangaroos, wombat and wallaroo.

However, while the property is being managed for high ecological function and biodiversity, the quality of the ground-layer and riparian areas is constrained due to high levels of external pressure such as weed encroachment and overland water flows from neighbouring properties and very large kangaroo populations.