Festive Greetings from Zoe!

  Season’s Greetings Green Foodies!!!   It has been a hectic few days, and as per tradition we ate way too much!!!   The food was amazing and I wanted to share with you how to have a vegetarian/vegan Christmas without too much fuss.   As my household is a blend of meat eaters and vegos, a […]

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Happy Holidays

The GreenFoodie team would love to wish you all the best for the New Year and we hope you are having a happy and fun time during this holiday season. We are looking forward to a busy year at GreenFoodie providing useful and interesting information about all things GreenFoodie and keeping you updated on our […]

A Greenfoodie’s Journal – Mulloon Creek Natural Farm Tour

This Sunday past I was lucky enough to be invited on a tour of Mulloon Creek Natural Farm just outside of Bungendore. The farm is a profitable grazing, cropping and ecosystems services enterprise that uses biodynamic and other restorative agricultural systems to produce high quality and nutritious food while regenerating the environment. The tour was […]

American Farmers March on Wall Street

The Huffington Post reports on American farmers marching on Wall Street this week, joining the Occupy activists in civil action against government and business collusion. This report outlines the reasons for farmers’ anger at government policies and business activities that have threatened American food security and disenfranchised American farmers. It includes video clips of farmers […]

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Ethical Eating – Is a Vegetarian Diet Worse for the Environment and Animal Welfare?

This is  an interesting article that explores the ethical implications for animal welfare and environmental impacts of a vegetarian lifestyle. What do you think? Ordering the vegetarian meal? There’s more animal blood on your hands The ethics of eating red meat have been grilled recently by critics who question its consequences for environmental health and animal […]

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Paleolithic Diet Reverses MS and Other Neurological Diseases

The importance of a good diet cannot be overstated. Not only will it maintain and improve health it can also reverse many kinds of disease. Listen to Dr Terry Wahls at a TEDx in Iowa, describe how she reversed her debilitating multiple sclerosis through changing her diet. Food for thought (and for life)!   Dr. […]

Living Simply, Living Well – An example from Thailand

Meet John Jandai, a Thai farmer and educator who has set up and runs Pun pun, a small organic farm, seed saving center, and sustainable living and learning center inspired by his experience and knowledge. Watch John’s inspirational talk about his journey towards a life of happiness, simplicity and fun. Pun pun strives to find […]

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Organics Can Feed the World Where Agro-Industry has Failed

Agro-industrial farming has failed to provide food security for many in the developing or even the developed world. It has led to land degradation, increased debt burdens and environmental catastrophe from its reliance on petro-chemicals and unsustainable practices. I find it ironic that this model is being touted as the epitome of food production when […]

A Greenfoodie’s Garden Journal – Summer’s First Harvest

After a couple of tropical days last week, Spring was farewelled by massive thunder and lighting storms, a spectacular end to a flower-filled season. After the blossoms had fallen, the trees set about growing their summer coats of green (or red in the case of the ornamental plum which is so common in Canberra and […]

Liquid Gold! How Our Urine Can Help Save the Planet, Reduce Poverty and Feed the World

As a registered nurse the topic of poo and pee is never far from my mind. Generally speaking I’m more interested in how much, what it looks like and whether it smells ‘normal.’ Even as a child I was curious about effluent, listening with interest as our tour guide explained the ins and outs of […]

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