Ol’ Smokey

Anyone would think that the district is ablaze like it’s mid-Summer today. The smoke haze in our part of the world is thick and still, stinging the eyes and back of the throat. Asthmatics beware!

I was driving back from Bendigo and became more and more incensed by the increase in smoke haze as I travelled towards ThisLittleFarm. We live in an area with many vineyards, but also large cropping properties further north. I was dismayed by the burning off of the crop residue and vine prunings that I saw as I drove. What a lovely opportunity for carbon sequestration going up in smoke!

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