Spring in the school garden is such an exciting time. Bonbeach Primary School students in grades Prep/One came into the garden and learnt everything about growing tomatoes. In order to plant our tomato seedlings we have had to understand the life-cycle of a seed, what elements it needs to germinate, the process of composting and … Continue reading Growing heirloom tomatoes with kids
Torello Farm is a family business. Located in Dromana, 410 White Hill Road, just near Moats Corner. A market garden growing food using organic principles. The farm gate also sources produce from local farms. Their motto ‘Peninsula Grown, Grazed & Gathered’
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Pickled beetroot just like nanna use to make is the best! It's very east to make, a little messy and a little fun. The kids will have fun with the pink water that is made from boiling the beets. Give them a paint brush, some paper and let them make some wonderful beetroot paint pictures while you do the rest.
Cut the cauliflower into small florets (finger size) not every child will like it, so it's a good idea to keep them small and not waste them. Although the kids who had never tasted cauliflower before we the ones who loved it the most, asking for more and the recipe. Wash the cauliflowers under water - we found this easier after they cut into pieces. Keep a few of the leaves, they are delicious when roasted too. Place on a baking tray with baking paper drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
Located on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, approximately 70 km south east of Melbourne sits a bio-dynamic farm...In order to feed our growing population, it is so important to educate the children on how and where to grow or source clean, nutritious food; at the same time as protecting the future of our land, the diversity of plants, the husbandry of our animals and the support of our fellow beings.
Spending time with kinder kids is what we love! To teach the students the valuable lessons in sustainability at a young age is something they will remember and continue to embrace.
We are an ordinary family of five people, one dog, one cat, two chooks and thousands of worms, living as sustainable as we can in suburban, beachside Melbourne. We like the well-known mantra of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” – adding on “Repair”
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.
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!