Fair Oaks Farm in North Shore, NSW, has been closed since January because of the coronavirus.
The company is in the process of selling the property to another tenant.
The owner, John Pearsall, says the property will now be used to make an additional 100,000 square metres of organic produce.
Pearson says he has had a hard time getting the farm to produce the quantity of vegetables that the market demands.
“We’ve had a lot of hard times trying to get the produce to market,” he said.
“I think it’s the best way to ensure that we’re able to continue producing that much organic food.”
Pearsman says he will have to cut his prices to meet demand.
“The organic food market is a very volatile market, it’s changing every day and I can’t predict what the market is going to look like,” he says.
“That’s the only thing we can do. “
“It’s been an incredibly difficult time for us, but we’ve been able to keep going.” “
Powsers are the only organic farm in NSW, and produce over 600,000 tonnes of vegetables annually. “
It’s been an incredibly difficult time for us, but we’ve been able to keep going.”
Powsers are the only organic farm in NSW, and produce over 600,000 tonnes of vegetables annually.
They are now selling their produce to other farmers in North and Central Sydney.
The farm will reopen in February 2018, and Mr Pears will start work on a new farm in the area.
“All we want to do is provide the best possible organic food for our customers,” he explains.
“They’re not asking for anything that’s not in the organic range.”