I did a wonderful thing on the weekend. It was a real treat and I wish you all could have been there. On Saturday I went to Town Hall and sat in on the Real Food Forum. US farmer, lecturer, author and all-round-excellent-individual Joel Salatin was the feature act. He spoke about sustainable farming (including the experience […]
I talk to people about food and health, most days. I discuss how one affects the other, and why it’s important to be aware of this link. However, what we also all need to be aware of are the chemicals and preservatives found in our foods – often without us knowing – that can result […]
I have had two showers today, and I predict one more coming. At least. What? What! It’s HOT you guys! Not to mention the fact that over the last week at dusty, sweaty Woodford we were on shower rations, courtesy of record crowds and very low water stores. So. Now that I’m back in Brisbane, and water restrictions have […]
I mean it. Stop it. This is my message for today (and always). Eat as close to nature – i.e. fresh – as you can. Why? Because it’s good for you and I said so.
I have recently begun to develop reconnect with my green thumbs – and through this I’m discovering how therapeutic mucking around in the soil can be. It’s glorious! I’m a strong advocate of homegrown foods, greenspaces and locavore living, but I’m still a novice in the art of creating this myself. I have an incredibly under-developed […]
We tend to bang on about organic food in the natural health industry… and I will cheerfully discuss it at length, if you only give me half a chance. For good reason people – for good reason! Namely, it’s better for you. Yes, there is a raging debate around how much better it is, whether […]
Vegetarians are everywhere. There is also a fast-growing portion of the population who are trending towards part-time vegetarianism i.e. several meals a week that are free of meat, chicken, fish, and even dairy. Reasons vary, but can include cost considerations, perceived health benefits, environmental concerns, and a desire for diversity. This is a sound and […]