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Presto, Pesto

 Our family is full of anticipation for spring. It's getting warmer, and the days are getting longer. It's like slowly waking up from a haze you didn't know you were in. Suddenly so much more seems possible. I'm full of energy, and…

Grandma's Garden - Companionship

   As winter ends, and the days begin to lengthen, we are left with nothing but curiosity for what this year will hold.The garden is such a beautiful way to mark time, as each season passes with it's unique smell,…

Fresh Ginger Marmalade

  It's a great feeling to know what is in season. It seems in supermarkets everything is conveniently available all year, through advances in food preserving technology, controlled growing and increased food miles. To instead…

OUR PLEDGE - Landfill Once a Year!

Our progressive local council, Lake Mac have kicked off their food waste composting program, and we are excited...You see our Landfill bin use to go out more than us (sorry, terrible Dad joke) however with all our food waste now being…
2300 tonnes of food and garden organics recycled

2,300 Tonnes of Food and Garden Organics Recycled in Byron Shire

2,300 Tonnes of Food and Garden Organics Recycled in Byron Shire Originally published in the BYRON BAY BLOG. For more information about this publication or the beautiful Byron Bay area, click here .  Congratulations Byron Shire! You have…
Why be so concerned about plastics

Why be so concerned about plastics?

It seems everyone, even our national supermarkets, are passionate about reducing plastic waste at present, so we thought we would share the history of plastics, why nearly everything is now made of plastic, and why that poses such a risk…