Carex isn’t loved around here, on the farms of the Snowy. It’s missing from most farms landscapes now. In fact it’s so uncommon that it is now considered an endangered ecological community.
As we see it ‘Wild Irishman’ or Acacia paradoxa brings many benefits to both wildlife and the farm.
“Plenty of firewood here - enough for a lifetime, how come there is so much wood in the paddocks”, they asked.
"Go to the Canberra Markets Lou," one of our market friends said. "You will sell all your lamb in one go!" Others say, "you used to live in Sydney, you should sell all your produce there, you'd have a ready market".
At Highfield we don't believe in producing any ordinary dozen. There is much more to life than brown eggs and brown hens.