Produce

How we grow, protect, harvest and enjoy beautiful fresh produce. And tips on how you can, too.

The Family Home. Greece.

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About ten years ago my dad decided to buy a piece of land on a small island in the middle of the Aegean in Greece. It’s become a refuge for family and friends to meet while traveling Europe and a place that holds so much of what we are creating here in Australia. The vast […]

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Healthy Shopping: Should I Buy Organic or Regular?

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Which fruit, vegetables and produce should we buy organic? Ever crunched into a delicious home grown carrot? Then you’ll know anything home grown and organic tastes better. A lot better. And if food is grown without being sprayed with poisonous pesticides, or hit with chemical fertilizers, it’s a better story for our body – no […]

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Free Range Eggs – A Guide

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Egg sandwich with herbs and tomato soup

When it comes to eggs, is free range really free range? How should we choose which eggs to buy? Here’s a few pointers to help you decide between free range, cage, organic and barn laid eggs. Let’s start with some facts on battery farmed eggs so we can make informed decisions on whether or not […]

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Lettuce Leaves And Chlorine

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I came across this crazy fact yesterday in a cookbook by Matthew Evans and I had to share it. Unbelievable! This is a pretty massive secret that I had no idea about. I don’t need a better reason to grow my own lettuce. No mister man, I do not. Lettuce All Grow Lettuce! Corny, silly […]

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Kyneton Farmers Market and Bruschetta Recipe

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It’s the weekend, yay! Perfect for heading off to a farmer’s market near you. The Kyneton Farmer’s Market is on the 2nd Saturday of the month, and that was yesterday, so off I trotted! After the crazy heat it was lovely to be out and about making the most of the cooler day. We bought […]

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