Update – Summer 2014 (February)

Last year was a crazy busy year work and life wise and now I have space to breath I thought it would be a good time for an update on our goings on. Our house was finally finished and we moved in August last year. It is everything we wished it would be. Small (3 […]

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. […]

Forest Garden Update

It’s been a while since we’ve updated you on the progress of our little forest garden. It’s coming along and we’ve been doing a lot of planting. A lot of work is also going into the eternal fight with the grass. We don’t want to use a synthetic weed mat, but it seems the grass […]

Monday Link Heaven – 23 July 2012

Another Monday rolls around and we have more interesting articles for your reading pleasure… enjoy! EAT 4 Food Groups All Kids Should Eat – William has had bucket-loads of saturated fats and fermented stuff since he could first eat solids (mainly avocado and natural yoghurt). We’ve only just started to introduce bone broth into our […]

The Bare Bones of a Food Forest – GreenFoodie’s Garden Journal

Despite some fairly atrocious weather over the weekend we managed to make a great start to our food forest, planting out most of our bare rooted orchard trees. After attending the food forest course at the Mulloon Institute, a couple of weeks of brain-storming and considering the various aspects impacting on our block we finally […]

Monday Link Heaven

Ok, so the Sunday link post has now become Monday’s weekly link update. Whatever the day it makes for some interesting reading. EAT 20 more reasons to have more honey in your life, need we say more? Can Red Meat Be Part of a Healthful Diet? This is an excellent article by Dr. Mercola on […]

Less Growing More Learning – A GreenFoodie’s Garden Journal

There is not much to report from the garden as Winter sets in. We haven’t done much gardening at all this season, although David did manage to build a frost shelter to protect our citrus and surprisingly abundant if a bit bitter celery crop. He used six star pickets, irrigation pipe and greenhouse tarp. It’s […]

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Food Forests – Design modern solutions from ancient traditions

Source @ Natural News.com – by: Isaac Harkness The human practice of growing food from and amongst the trees goes back millennia. There are examples of food forests, or forest gardens, in Vietnam and Morocco stretching back hundreds and thousands of years respectively. Much of the east coast of North America was managed this way […]

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