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Congratulations Terry Hehir OAM
20 June 2014

Terry Hehir, chair of the the board of our co-op was recognised in the Queens Birthday honours  with an Order of Australia Medal. Terry's service to the dairy industry is signifant including being instrumental in founding the Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia Cooperative.  He has also made valuable contributions to the Nuffield Scholarship Foundation in Australia including as a scholar, host, organiser and recently as Chair.  It was contact with a visiting Nuffield scholar that triggered Pauline and Terry to investigate and later convert their dairy to organic production.

Terry's local newspaper, the Kyabram Free Press provides more details his service to the dairy industry and local community in this article.





THE AGE 18 June 2013

Richard Cornish reviews our new butter

Age writer Richard Cornish visited John Smith's farm and the new butter plant.

"...outstandng. It is smooth, fresh and tastes of churned cream with herbal aromas reminiscent of the cows' pastures"

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The Checkout

The Chaser boys did a story on supermarket fresh milk.  We scored a brief but very positive plug (6-7minutes in). 

Rural press cover Aussie Farmers Direct partnership

The Land

Stock & Land

Weekly Times 

Butter is Back

Camperdown Chronicle front page


Broadsheet - Got Milk?

Good story and nice looking pics in

Got Milk? (pdf) 

L'Artisan patnership in The Standard

The Standard (Warnambool)


Eat Drink & Be Kerry

Nice blog post about the Smiths' farm and the L'Artisan partnership.

The Secret to Better Tasting Milk  

FoodWineTravelTips (PDF)

French cheesemaker partners with ODFA
News Release October 2 2012

Organic Partnership Pays Off
News Release October 2 2012

Demand Soars
The Weekly Times - March 28 2012

Hehir's One Stop Organic Opertaion

Big Cow