With a collection of fruit-bearing plants, we are an established edible landscape. Our produce is harvested from our orchard, the berry garden, our small vineyard, the wild fruits, veggie gardens and woodlots. Our produce is in line with New Zealand BioGro standards.
We are certified organic by BioGro. The processing facility approved by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority on site, enables operation of quality organic produce to be packed straight from the orchard to you! With the fruit-varieties thriving from the warmer temperature / Mediterranean zones, the evolution is nothing but spectacular to see.
- Our aim is to work together as a family and grow the tastiest most nutritious food for you, our local community, without compromise.
- Many hands make light work, we want to show everyone how small scale organic farming is the healthiest and best way forward for the future.
Our goal and mission doesn’t stop once everyone is eating the best organic grown and gathered food, we also want to educate more people on the benefits of this lifestyle. Our ultimate goal is to see consumers converting from conventional farming to organics, or growing their own. Your health is our goal, getting everyone there is our mission.
Little Shaggery Farm offers an easy order and delivery service right to your door! We encourage you to slow down and enjoy the wonders that nature creates, a little more. Eating organic is a conscious choice that you can make to create a sustainable and environmental stand. Once you start eating fresh organic produce, you will notice the endless health benefits, general wellbeing, and to put it simply, it tastes better, never boring or bland!
Our juice is nothing but natural and organic. Simple really!
The juice is made from fresh apples straight off the tree. Nothing is added, no sugars, no ascorbic acid, nothing but the fresh organic apples straight from the tree! Taking it back all the way, producing good old fashioned juice straight from an apple, like they would back in the day!
The apples go over the sorting table so you can be sure that we only take the best, next stop is our fruit mill, for shredding and the rest! The pulverized apples are exposed to extreme pressure between two plates, thanks to our Rackpress. The pressure between these two plates is what gives us our delicious and natural apple juice. We bottle it up, ready for the truck, but not before it’s pasteurised to lock in that delicious flavour for you to hold onto a little bit longer.
We bottle in glass to continue the ethos of sustainability and also maintain juice quality.
When making dried fruit, our approach is the same, natural and organic, it’s simple and plain.
We visit the sorting table and select our loot, we peel, core and carefully slice the fruit. Our dehydrators take care of the rest, we don’t add a thing, not even lemon zest! The colours are natural, our process is simple, because we know that using methods which are closer to Mother Nature is always best!