Here at Longley Organic Farm, we value working closely with the earth in a diverse ecosystem for sustainable local organic food production and our own wellbeing.


We love bringing people from all over the planet together on the farm, working with and teaching them through a hands on approach to natural learning with this land. We sell food directly from our Farmgate honesty shop also through local retailers and veggie box programs, providing affordable organic food at a local level.

We value sharing knowledge and skills for sustainable food production, and have a growing variety of ethically sourced regenerative inputs, commercial micro-farming supplies and equipment available for the public.



Our Story

James and Hermione first met through a successful community campaign to conserve the giant Karri trees and the ancient forest ecosystems in the South West of Western Australia. They are motivated by a great appreciation for the natural environment. Conserving and rebuilding diversity in natural ecosystems has always been close to their heart.  

James is a farmer, entrepreneur and innovator. He has worked on a range progressive social/environmental change and business initiatives across Australia before moving to Tasmania. With a strong concern about food security in the current global food supply system, and the degradation of the environment associated with chemically driven agriculture, he came to Tasmania in 2001 to progress his dream of developing a model for sustainable local food production.

Hermione is also a Social Worker with a passion for community development and mental wellbeing. She recognizes the fantastic social, cultural and environmental return that results from providing opportunities for people to source healthy food, get involved in local food production and have access to resources so they can grow their own organic food.