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Weekend Interwebbing

We spend a lot of time surfing the web and reading endless articles, searching through online resources and trolling facebook and twitter pages to continually build our knowledge. We share a lot of these articles via our facebook page and twitter feed but I thought I would put them together in a quick post each […]

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New Foodie Website – Local Harvest

The Sydney Morning Herald recently reported on a new website, Local Harvest, set to launch next month which will connect sustainable producers with consumers in their area. Consumers will be able to find and buy their food from food co-ops, swap meets, community gardens, farmers’ markets, free-range producers, box systems and organic retailers. Read more: […]

Choku Bai Jo in Canberra

Thanks to my fabulous chiropractor, Ginninderra Chiropractic, I found out that there is a fruiterer and green grocer in Canberra that sells only locally grown organic produce. It mirrors the traditional Japanese choku bai jo (direct selling place), selling fruit and vegetables that have been picked fresh every morning. Visit their website @ Choku Bai […]

Grassfed Meat – A GreenFoodie’s Eating Adventures

This year I have resolved to improve my health and the health of my family as well as aligning myself more closely with my GreenFoodie principles. I am determined to eat only the most nutritious, wholesome and ethical foods that I can find as a matter of great urgency, not only for my own sake, […]

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Which Potato Would You Rather Eat?

This is a cute little video by a young girl who shows how badly deficient in live nutrients our ‘supermarket’ vegetables are. Food for thought… which potato would you rather eat?

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“What is the true price of Organic?” – presented by Catriona McMillan

This is a brilliant opportunity to hear Catriona McMillan (Organic Traders and Consumers network) discuss the vital questions of “What is the true price of Organic?” Catriona has been an advocate of organics and wholefoods since recognising the pleasure of eating them over 25 years ago, supporting sustainable agriculture, local growers, sustainable food systems, nontoxic […]

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Organic growth prompts a new guide

Source @ The Canberra Times – 06 August 2011 – By Henrietta Cook A spike in the number of Australian households purchasing organic food has prompted the Biological Farmers of Australia to publish a guide that sets out the differences between organic and conventional produce. The group’s director and standards convener, Andrew Monk, said organic […]

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Five of a kind: Organic cafes in Melbourne

Source @ The Age – 30 Jul 2011 – By Simone Egger Produce sourced locally and grown organically is the star of the show when cafes embrace the slow food ethos. SLOWPOKE THOUGH young (two months old) and fresh, Slowpoke is traditional and proudly parochial in its preference for using produce that’s local. Owner-operator Curtis […]

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Event – Joel Salatin Workshop

When: 2 August 2011 Where: Jamberoo Valley Lodge – Jamberoo For more information go to: Regenag Website Description: Join ‘the world’s most innovative farmer’ (TIME Magazine) Joel Salatin for a unique one-day workshop looking at how to make your small farm more ethical, profitable, and deeply integrated with your local community. Joel Salatin is a […]

Urban Pantry, Canberra

We had breakfast at Urban Pantry on Saturday and were very impressed! The menu is characterised by free-range eggs, Sonoma organic sourdough and great local produce as well as many vegetarian and gluten-free options. The coffee is good and there are many artisan breads and other local and gourmet products for sale from the pantry. […]

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