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14 Nov - Fix it don’t ditch it

How extending the life of our 'stuff ' can be a virtuous pursuit. At the entrance of the Bowerhouse Community Recycling Centre stands a bower bird. Its body is made of once useful objects: scrap…

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14 Nov - Meet your local Growers

Meet three of our own local growers and be inspired to put local produce on your festival table (&all year round). If you ask Darren from New Life Farm why eating local matters, he’ll tell…

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19 Oct - Reverse Christmas (& why we love it).

Let me guess, you have no idea what I mean by reverse Christmas. What is it? It is a simple change in direction and perception for your gift giving this Christmas. Instead of planning to…

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17 Sep - Grow your own Festival Table.

While we all celebrate Christmas in different ways, the festivities invariably revolve around the feast that is Christmas lunch. With each signature dish and long-held tradition, the festive table is a sight to behold. Cherries…

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21 Mar - Know your dates to minimise food waste

Confusion between Use By and Best Before dates means we sometimes we all throw out food that is still very much edible.  What is the difference? The Use By dates relate to food safety -…

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21 Feb - Join the #zerowaste revolution

Every New Year we seem to find ourselves thinking of things to cut back on. And it’s normally the fun stuff too, meaning the resolutions rarely last the summer holidays! But this year a growing…

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