Today, for the first time in months I got my hands dirty in the garden again. We had planted some purple climbing beans and three of them had come up. One very strong, one intermediate and one a little behind the others, we planted out the stronger ones and It felt so good to be […]
That the urbanette’s farm will be reborn? It is very possible. There will be homegrown vegetables at least. No Chickens just yet, but the garden will definitely be happening — already is! Stay tuned.
In an era of conscious shopping, people are starting to be aware that where they buy their food is as important as what kind of food they buy. Australia’s major supermarket chains control almost 80% of grocery trade. This duopoly is wielding their purchasing power in often unethical and crude ways that take away both […]
In the garden: I’ve had a busy day today, pottering about in the garden, and trying my hand at something new in the kitchen. It was time, today, to repot my red papaya tree and the parsley was getting pot bound in its little seedling planter as well, so I moved it into the pot previously […]
Yesterday, Sandra and I attended the Sunshine Coast Real Food Festival. This kind of thing is one of the reasons that I really love living on the Sunshine Coast! A lot of people in the region are very much into sustainability, self-sufficiency and alternative therapies, health and all of that sort of thing. Since living […]