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 […]

Forest Gardening – Another Fantastic Workshop by the Mulloon Institute

This post is a little late but we are happy to share our latest wonderful experience at Mulloon Creek Natural Farms. Last weekend fortnight we enjoyed two fantastic days learning about forest gardening from expert Dan Harris-Pascal of Seed Head Designs. Our motley group of 10 attendees were graciously hosted by Sue and Danny O’Brien […]

Michael Ableman – The Future of Food

David, William and I spent a lovely day at Mulloon Creek Farm on Sunday 15 April to hear a presentation about ‘the future of food’ from Michael Ableman, Canadian farmer, author and photographer. The day was perfect, nature gracing us with warm sun, cool breezes and deep blue skies, a fabulous day to be entertained […]

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Lunch with Jackie French – A Greenfoodie’s Eating Adventures

What a fabulous weekend! David is back home after four months overseas and we spent a lovely Sunday lunch in GreenFoodie heaven! The Kitchen Cabinet at Old Parliament House in Canberra runs monthly Sunday lunches to celebrate local produce and producers. This Sunday we enjoyed the company of author and organic gardener Jackie French who […]

Earthships: An Evening with Michael Reynolds – GreenFoodie News and Reviews

Last night I had the great privilege of attending a presentation by Michael Reynolds, renegade architect or biotecture specialist as he calls himself, star of the movie the ‘Garbage Warrior‘ and creator of radically sustainable houses known as ‘Earthships.’ Michael was engaging, passionate, down-to-earth and so inspirational. Although I knew a bit about the man […]

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Nicole Foss: Preparing for Economic Depression – GreenFoodie News and Reviews

Last Sunday, 12 February 2012, I was lucky enough to attend a presentation by Canadian finance and energy expert Nicole Foss at Mulloon Creek Natural Farms. The event was sponsored by the Mulloon Institute, Regional Development Australia (Southern Inland), the NSW Catchment Management Authority (Southern Rivers) and Bendigo Bank. Catering was managed by Ginger Catering […]

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Fabulous 2012 Events in Canberra

2012 looks like a fantastic year for all GreenFoodies in Canberra. Here’s a ‘taste’ of the events that I know of. I will try to get to as many as I can and I’ll let you know what they were like. If you know of any other greenfoodie events in Canberra and the Capital Region […]

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 […]

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