Sustainable agriculture

From Paddock to Plate

From 7 September, 2015 throughout Spring

Initiative to raise funds for farmers, landcare groups and teach kids where their food comes from.

Aquaponicals

Fish & food

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

A mini-aquaponics system, this kit hosts a healthy symbiotic relationship between your indoor plants and fish.

How to buy sustainably

Friday, 18 October 2013

This brilliant ad for Rainforest Alliance products in the United States shows a great new way of getting people to buy sustainable products in only three, humour-filled minutes.

rohan-story

Forage, grow, feast

Monday, 11 March 2013

Living in a converted old school house in country Victoria, Rohan Anderson of the blog – and now book – Whole Larder Love, is a pillar of self-sustainability and a simple food system. Here he shares some of his recipes and thoughts.

story-kangaroo

Jump the gun

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Kangaroo is often touted as the sustainable and ethical red meat, but recent debate has questioned if this is still true. G hops to the challenge to work out if roos are best served rarely.

TransitionsTowns

Towns in transition

Monday, 8 August 2011

As world discussion turns to peak oil, towns and regions across the world are taking it upon themselves to prepare for the occurrence. Welcome to the phenomenon of the Transition Town.

Fair food

Opinion: Fair food

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Food miles and buying local are overrated concepts when it comes to a sustainable diet, argues Cameron Neil.

Closing the circle

Closing the circle

Monday, 18 July 2011

Great benefits can be found by farmers when closing the loop on their farms and becoming self-sufficient.

Rotten-apples

Wasted food wastes water too

Monday, 11 April 2011

New research validates the huge environmental impact of food waste – with twice as much water wasted as uneaten food than water used in the average household in the UK.

Farmer and sheep

Save our farmers

Monday, 7 February 2011

The responsibility for quality produce and sustainable land care lies not only with the farmers, but with us as consumers as well.

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