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Choosing Aussie-made

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Did you know that earlier this year there was a push for an entirely Australian-made supermarket isle? We ask if an aisle like this is feasible, and look at how we can best support Australian-made products.

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3 of the best… insulated flasks

Monday, 10 December 2012

Enjoying summer means lazy outdoor picnics, so be well prepared with a little bit of luxury in the simple act of having a hot cuppa in the park with these insulated flasks.

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Sustainable homes for Earth

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Looking like something Tolkein’s hobbits would reside in, the quirky Earthship homes are in fact some of the greenest kinds of abodes around.

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Eco-minded family games

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Planning on playing board games or cards with the family this silly season? Send a subtle message with our pick of the three best eco-minded games.

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How to: Make a terrarium

Monday, 26 November 2012

Perfect as sweet little gifts or a unique way to decorate your home, terrariums are also a great way to reuse any glass jars or containers.

BBQs: Gas vs Charcoal

BBQs: Gas vs Charcoal

Monday, 26 November 2012

With the arrival of warmer weather, we cook outdoors more than ever – but when it comes to firing up the barbie, which is the more sustainable sizzler?

How to propogate

Propagating 101

Monday, 19 November 2012

With a little time and patience, you can fill your garden with your favourite plants, without breaking the bank. Here’s how to propagate plants from your own garden… or someone else’s.

Nature’s Cuppa Summer Iced Tea

Nature’s Cuppa Summer Iced Tea

Monday, 19 November 2012

An easy, thirst-quenching recipe for hot summer days.

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Three of the best... organic bedding

Monday, 19 November 2012

Spend some well deserved ‘shut-eye’ in sustainable bed sheets from these companies.

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Rosie’s preserves & ferments

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

At the Youth Food Movement’s event (the Community feature in the new Dec/Jan issue), we met permaculturalist Rosie, who kindly shared some timely recipes for preserves and ferments that would make great home made gifts for the festive season.

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