Make your own beauty products from the garden – workshop

Learn how to use herbs from the garden to create your own range of health and beauty products. Day One:  Saturday 16th November  2019  Learn and Extract Day Two:  Saturday 7th December  2019  Make and Use (follows on from Day One) Programme: Day One – Learn and...

Marketing is Childs Play

Keeping children happy on the farm used to be a case of setting up a purpose built play area that was safe and secure and the kids would be happy all day long. That is not the case anymore, children’s expectations and demands have increased and we need to keep pace...

Our Chestnut Ale wows Trevor

Destination WA at The Cidery in Bridgetown this week when Trevor Cochrane gets to taste our Chestnut Ale that Blackwood Valley Brewing make for us.  We are thrilled to see that Trevor is wowed by our Chestnut Ale. Although of course it is not surprise to all of us...

So excited … Chestnut Brae is a finalist!

We are tickled pink on becoming a finalist in the 2019 Perth Airport Western Australian Tourism Awards in the Excellence in Food Tourism category. Keep your fingers and toes crossed for us please.  All winners and medallists will be announced at the Gala Dinner which...

Drone Footage of Chestnut Brae

  Jason Wallis Drone footage of chestnut-homestead 201908   –  Our son in law did this Drone Structure Scan of multiple buildings and structures of interest at Chestnut Brae Farm homestead in Nannup using a Mavic Pro and processing with Agisoft Metashape....

Will Chestnuts Grow in Perth?

  Climatic regions suitable for chestnuts  At Chestnut Brae we often get asked if Sweet Chestnut trees will grow in Perth.  Well the answer is yes, they will grow in Perth region, but they are highly unlikely to bear fruit.    I have gathered together some...