Milkwood Permaculture Open Day

On the 8th of December we attended the annual Milkwood Permaculture open day at their farm near Mudgee, NSW. We’ve been following Milkwood Farm’s exploits on the web for years and had decided to sign up for the Milkwood beekeeping course in November. We were really sad something came up and we had to cancel. […]

Roogulli Open Garden

We were lucky enough to visit Roogulli, in Bywong, during their open day for the open gardens Australia program. Roogulli is an amazing property being restored using permaculture principles and emphasizing sustainability. It was great to see all the principles we are learning about and trying to achieve in our little garden on a large […]

Food – The Art of Health

Last Saturday David and I went on a ‘date’ without our baby William for the first time in almost a year. Actually, it was better than a date! It was a fantastic dinner and panel discussion hosted by the Mulloon Institute at Mulloon Creek Farm on ‘Food – the Art of Health.’ The inspiring and […]

Monday Link Heaven (on a Tuesday) – 9 October 2012

This week’s links are a juicy selection of topical subjects, sink your teeth into them! Food Security Professor Says Soils Are Suffering as Farmers Try to Produce More Food – This is an important issue that health planners and government needs to understand if it wants to tackle our snow-balling health crisis. We can’t wait […]

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The Great Green Debate – ANU

On Wednesday the 3rd October I was pleased to attend the Sustainability Learning Community‘s annual ‘Great Green Debate’ at the Australian National University. This year’s topic was a contentious one. Distinguished panel guests were invited to address the topic, ‘Should Coal Seam Gas play a larger role in Australia’s energy future?’

Monday Link Heaven – 1 October 2012

Pinch and a punch for the first day of the month, we hope you had a fabulous long weekend! This week we focus on food security and genetically modified food. We hope you get impassioned by the challenges and inspired by the potential.   Food Security Food Security In Spotlight – Until we have a […]

Monday Link Heaven – 24 September 2012

Welcome to another Monday Link Heaven. There’s some great food for thought so enjoy. SBS Harvest: Bentley Community Garden – This is the first in a series of short documentaries by SBS Harvest, showing how a community garden can bring people together. From the notorious Perth “suicide towers” public housing estate, comes a new beginning […]

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Monday Link Heaven – 17 September 2012

Here we go, as promised, Monday Link Heaven on a Monday! Enjoy! Food, Health and Human Evolution What Can We Learn From the Diets of Traditional Peoples From Around the World? – Heard of Weston A Price or Pottenger’s Cats? Take a look and this video about the fascinating work of these two researchers and […]

Monday Link Heaven – 10 September 2012

Ummm, here are Monday’s links. Just a tad late. Still, there are some interesting articles so enjoy your Monday link heaven, on well, Saturday evening or even better, Sunday morning. Don’t worry though, next Monday’s Link Heaven will be on Monday, all things going well! Food and Human Evolution How Honey Made Us Human – […]

The People’s Food Plan

The government’s National Food Plan (NPN) green paper has been released and is currently undergoing public consultation. The plan is disappointing in its focus on food as a commodity, agro-industrial vested interests, increased support for genetic modification technology and lack of serious consideration for environmental, health and security concerns. In response, the Australian Food Sovereignty […]

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