CHALLENGE: Connect with your food

My latest challenge has been to re-connect with my food. I think a lot of people blindly shop for their food these days. We simply don’t ask enough questions (where did this come from? Who grew this? What are these ingredients? What does this food do to my body? Are these ingredients harmful? etc). By connecting with…

Find your local farmers market

In the last year or so I’ve gone from doing all my shopping at the large chain supermarkets to then shopping at the local independently owned markets and now I’ve discovered the local farmers markets. Supporting local businesses means so much more to me than supporting a large corporation with shareholders – and farmers markets…

What’s so good about ‘Organic’?

Organic is the latest buzz word around town and if you’re not sure what it is, you at least know it’s healthy… or something like that. So what does organic mean? According to the BPA (Biological Farmers of Australia): “Organic produce is grown and processed without the use of synthetic chemicals, fertilisers, or GMOs with…