SUSTAINABLY LOCAL: 100 MILE FOODIE

100 Mile Foodie is an exciting opportunity for me to share my food discoveries, my passions and my joy of using local, sustainable and ethical food & wine available right on my doorstep. Be passionate about food & wine, how you grow it, where you buy it & how you share it. Food brings people together so prepare it with love using beautiful ingredients sourced locally & it will taste amazing.

SUSTAINABLY LOCAL: KITTY HART FROM B-ALTERNATIVE

If your an avid farmers' market goer in Melbourne, you will no doubt have come across the gorgoeus Kitty who is the face behind B-Alternative's eco-awareness stalls. We caught up with Kitty and had a chat about her passion for sustainablity & her workplace. Managing an organic grocer last year, I was immersed in a community of responsible gardeners, food providers, naturopaths and permaculture enthusiasts, B-Alternative was a natural progression, considering my ever growing passion for all things planet positive! 

Humans Who Grow Food

Humans Who Grow Food -We are 2 passionate women dedicated to educating children about the origins of food, the relationship we can form with nature and the joys of giving back to the earth by living sustainably. We have both grown food since we were little with our families and now at home with our own families

BOTANICA – A VILLAGE IN THE AUSTRALIAN GARDEN

Nature play is a term used to describe the creation of simple play oppertunities in the natural environment. Hours of play encouraged the kids to take part in environmental activities -  Physically, mentally, emotionally and socially; kids do better outside. To celebrate our native land, to educate and engage the beauty of outdoor play. An  experience for all who ventured inside the magical world of BOTANICA. A village built from Australiania and wonder. 

How to build a worm tower

Get the kids in the garden and install a worm tower. Create healthy, living soil that will feed your garden beds.  Introducing a worm tower will create a living mini microbe system. This will improve the quality of your vegetable beds and improve the growth of your produce as the nutrients are delivered straight to your soil. 

Victorian Schools Garden Awards at MIFGS

A day of sharing and newtorking with teachers, the eco-minded and horticultural experts was held at The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show with Victorian Schools Garden Awards and Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria. When a passionate group of like minded people come together, you can expect nothing less than collaboration and inspiration. Their commonality is to guide the next generation who will inevitably follow in their footsteps. 

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show #MIFGS

An absolute must,  if flowers, plants and art get you out of bed in the morning. Every step inside the grand hall of the Royal Exhibition Building at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show this year was mesmerizing! Days could of gone by, spending time looking at all the creative installations. An absolute must to see if you have a thing fresh, dried, twisted, braided, plaited, scrunched and torn pieces of floral art. We were in heaven!