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2019

February

27Feb2019

White Flour BioGro

unfortunately out of stock
Feb 27, 2019

08Feb2019

Wheat

Shortage of wheat at the moment, we can't offer all wheat products and some products only in small amounts. Read more here again after the harvest.
Feb 08, 2019

January

31Jan2019

Dinkel/Spelt is harvested!

All products and quantities are available again!
Jan 31, 2019

2018

November

28Nov2018

No organic Meat from us available anymore

Yesterday we received some dreadful news from Harris Meats, the Cheviot abattoir where our lambs and beef are slaughtered. They have closed down slaughtering for any "private' customers. We don’t know if they will still kill for large customers, or only animals they have bought for their own marketing, or anything else. They just informed us ‘no more. They gave us no warning. They rang and said the service is withdrawn. Effectively immediately. It is very distressing for us, and we imagine for you too.

Of course, we are only able to sell meat from animals that have been killed in approved facilities with veterinary inspection and Food Act compatible systems. Harris Meats had all the approvals, but at our scale it seems that no-one else does. Your lambs are drafted, weighed up and ready to transport on next Thursday all to no avail.

We are permitted to home kill animals, but only for us. This can be done by us, or by a home kill contractor who will pack the various cuts in his certified butchery. Uninspected slaughter can yield meat only for personal consumption by the owner of the animal.
Nov 28, 2018

17Nov2018

Bought in Dinkel/spelt

You know we were running short of Dinkel/spelt! We tried to source locally grown Dinkel/spelt....and we found some BioGro certified Dinkel/spelt from a partner farm not too far away from us. It is not much, what we could get, so the amounts we can can sell per order stays th. But isn't it great, Dinkel/spelt flour is available!!!
Nov 17, 2018

October

31Oct2018

Less Dinkelflour per order, read below.....

We are really pleased to report that Milmore Downs spelt products are highly appreciated as quality products. Increasing numbers of people, both end consumers and commercial operations, are discovering it … but there is a down side. Our stocks are depleting fast!

The consequence is that we cannot supply you with the usual regular amounts if we want the flour to stretch through until the end of January 2019. Rather than come to a complete ‘sorry – sold out’ announcement in advance of the new seasons grain we’d like to suggest cooperation as an alternative by getting less per order. That is why you can't see the bigger amounts in the ordering lists. Thanks for your understanding.

Oct 31, 2018

Great News for Mushroom Growers

We have a good amount of BioGro/Demeter certified whole rye (maybe her a read more?) that is showing some sprout damage due to the very difficult harvesting conditions we experienced this summer. Unfortunately the damage is sufficient that the grain is not good baking quality but in all other respects is best organic material. It is a good growing substrate for mushrooms – we can supply it whole or kibbled as desired at the highly discounted price of $0.90 per kg plus GST

If you are interested, write an email to info@milmoredowns.co.nz

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