Biruk Sahle is the no-dig gardener behind Hahu Organics: an initiative that
feeds 40+ families from a small plot of land in Helens Bay Walled
By flipping modern agriculture on its head, Biruk and his family
have been able to create a sustainable and profitable business
growing vegetables in the 21st Century without pesticides,
subsidies, heavy machinery or debt — all while regenerating the
land he farms and restoring biodiversity back to the
In today’s episode we talk about:
His back to the future approach to farming
What the heck a
Going deep instead of going wide
Finding customers before developing a product
Permaculture and why it matters
And the power of embracing each moment as it
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