February 24, 2017

5 Australian Restaurants Embracing Sustainable Food

Even if you choose to only use organic produce and free range meat in your own kitchen, it can be difficult to know what you are getting when you dine out.

Wasting Food and What to Do

There are numerous reasons that it’s bad to waste food.  A recent study by the founder of CleanMetrics, Kumar Venkat, has found that on average Americans waste enough food to account for one and a half percent of total carbon emissions. 

Documentaries about Veganism

The choice to begin a vegan lifestyle can be incredibly overwhelming. As with any undertaking, it’s better to be able to make an informed decision. There are several documentaries that can help gain the information needed to make this transition successfully.

Go ‘Halfsies’ to Fight Hunger and Obesity

How many times have you gone to a restaurant and not been able to finish your whole meal? Or worse, taken home the leftovers only to throw them out after several days of them sitting untouched in the refrigerator?

How to Grow your own Sprouts!

Sprouts are a great food source that you can grow at home that will save you money (sprouts can be pricey at the shops) and they have many health benefits as they are high in antioxidants, protein, chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals. Plus they are so easy to sprout at home, you can get the kids involved!

Guest Post by Gerry Andersen, CEO of Foodbank NSW for Anti-Poverty Week

At some point in life you have probably felt hungry. But imagine that feeling wasn’t for ten minutes before your dinner was ready.  What if it was because there was no dinner that night? For you or your children.

How to store fruit and vegetables

Tips and tricks to extend the life of your produce without plastic. Always remove any tight bands from your vegetables or at least loosen them to allow them to breath

Mid Week Meat Free Recipe – Spicy roasted cauliflower with sweet apple and cumin

We are all doing our bit for the environment & cutting meat out of our diet makes a huge impact. So we bring you Meat Free Mid Week Recipes  – Spicy roasted cauliflower with sweet apple and cumin

Recycled Coffee Pod Planters – DIY Time!

Are you addicted to your morning cup of coffee and love your new pod coffee machine? Well here is a great idea to use those pods instead of just tossing them out!

Growing Basil Vertically in Aquaponics

Recently we were talking to someone who wishes to remain anonymous who say they invested more than $250,000 in their commercial aquaponics business and it wasn’t working to plan. Sure they grew plants. The fish grew fine. They had 1,000 Jade perch in their tanks that were coming up for harvest. The system was running […]