The season of giving, eating, drinking, consuming.....
This Christmas we can choose to support our local businesses that farm ethically, and crate, cage or pen free. If we are going to eat meat- eat meat farmed in a way that respects the behavioural needs of animals and our need to keep the planet healthy.
Organic = Free Range = Conscious Consumer
When you buy organic meat, you actively support a way of farming that has acceptable conditions for animals, respect for their behavioural needs and encourages sustainability.
Te Mara Prime
Te Mara Prime pork is certified organic. Nestled beneath Mount Taranaki in Opunake, Kelly and James produce New Zealand’s only fully certified organic pork.
Free Range Pork
Free range pigs are farmed outside, but with access to shelter. Although they are not organic, they have a much better quality of life than a conventionally farmed pig.
Stoneycreek is a family-run, non-verified organic farm owned by Steve Hart and Pippa Cain. Located in the bush-clad hills of the Tararua Ranges, no artificial fertilisers or pesticides are used. The Stoneycreek bacon and hams are nitrate free and uncooked. All products are gluten free.
All meat sold under the Harmony name is sourced from free-range farms. The animals are grass fed, there are no cages, no pens, only open pasture. They have SPCA Certification for their Pork.
We have certified organic super-size chickens (22 and 24) this Christmas from Kipdale Farms. Kipdale farm says "To be certified as organic is the highest and purest form to breed animals and process food. It’s the diet that the chickens have, the stress free environment, the movement and the slower growing process that creates a healthy product with a beautiful taste".
We have Aoraki Smokehouse whole, half, hot smoked and cold smoked salmon this year. The Aoraki Smokehouse salmon is not organic but the most sustainably farmed, GMO and antibiotic free, local fish we can currently get.
We do not sell turkeys because we cannot source any New Zealand turkeys that are free from antibiotics.
To order your Christmas ham, chicken or salmon ring your local Commonsense Organics store, or go in and talk to a lovely staff member
The last day for Christmas orders is the 15th of December.