New venture in medical Manuka

By Jamie Brown
Updated June 21 2017 - 9:08pm, first published 7:30pm
Gather By's executive chair Matthew Blomfield head high in a red soil Manuka plantation in the upper Tweed catchment. Gather By calls these specialised plantations their ‘medicinal honey forest’.

Sydney company Gather By, with eyes on the North Coast, is calling for landholders to get involved with a new business opportunity – co-operatively farming Manuka honey grown in heath plantations of five to 20 hectares. A wide variety of soil types will work.