There’s nothing like a freshly picked fig, soft and flavourful after ripening on the branch. While fairly easy to grow, figs are a delicate fruit that need care when picking and transporting so you can enjoy their delicious softness in one piece. Whether fresh or dried, figs are a sweet snack that conjure up images […]
Say goodbye to monocultures, synthetic fertilisers, pesticides and genetic modification — there’s a new holistic farming system on the block: regenerative agriculture.
Organic food is not new; it’s been with us for eons. But there was a nasty blip during the last century that we need to urgently address.
If you like biodynamic wines youâ€™ll appreciate this behind-the-scenes look at how they care for the vines that produce your favourite drop.
We choose organic produce and ingredients, but few Australians give thought to the wine they drink and how it is made. Hereâ€™s why you should raise a glass to organic or biodynamic wine.
Did you know that changing your diet can help to reduce your carbon footprint? You donâ€™t have to adopt a strict vegan diet to ensure our planet remains healthy.
Aquaponics and hydroponics are sustainable systems for growing healthy produce easily in small spaces or where there is poor soil or a need to garden at some height off the ground. Could they be the future?
Biodynamics is a method of growing crops that uses only natural substances and means to promote growth and discourage pests, working in harmony with the forces of nature and the cosmos, to constantly rejuvenate the soil and produce healthy plants.
Itâ€™s possible to be an ethical omnivore if you care enough to find out where your food came from, how it lived and died and what it ate â€” and are willing to pay a bit more to benefit the farmers, the animals, the planet and yourself.
The buzz around farmersâ€™ markets is growing louder as household shoppers find there is something enriching about knowing who grew your fruit and vegetables and even your meat.
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