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    5 steps to less food waste

    We are all culprits of wasting food. Veggies that have gone soggy in the fridge, to simply making too much food. Its an easy thing to do, but the problem is that we are pouring money down the drain, and wasting the earth’s finite resources. The estimate is that Australia throws away around $8 billion dollars worth of food every year. A large amount of this is thrown away at the consumer level-in our homes, and the other part is at the farm/supplier level. If food looks “bad” then often it will get thrown away before it gets the chance to be sold. This food is still good to use,…

  • Food,  Garden,  Growing

    I love my garden

    I have made a goal to grow the majority of my own food. There is something wonderful about spending time with the earth, growing food, and then being able to nourish your body with beautiful, nutritious food. Once uni is finished for the semester, I plan on creating a few raised garden beds in my backyard, as well as developing a compost bin, and possibly a worm farm. Currently I have a few select plants growing in pots by my front door, Mostly herbs, tomatoes, capsicum and beetroot. I took a couple of pictures because I love them so much! Growing your own food, is like growing your own money,…