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Why The Australian Government Needs to Support Farmers’ Markets

A Great Australia-specific video on the economic importance of supporting local farming and farmers’ markets. As mentioned in the video, over the last 2 decades the number of small farms in Australia has reduced by 25%, which is alarming as … Continue reading

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7 Great All-Aussie Snacks!

If you’ve been reading earlier posts, the ways in which you can obtain local food would be pretty clear. This is all good and well for your main meals which often incorperate wholesome meats, proteins and vegetables, but what about … Continue reading

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How You Can Bring the Farm to the City

With a high percentage of the Australian population living in urban areas, the idea of growing your own veges at home has always seemed to far fetched right? Meet Cathy and Warren Scott. The Melbourne couple ripped up there dying … Continue reading

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Why Eat Local in Australia?

While our previous blog post touched on the benefits of eating locally to you, farmers and the environment, there are also many benefits which uniquely impact Australians. We are lucky in that we are one of the few countries in … Continue reading

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Local Produce: Where to Start

Here are some great informative links on how eating local food can help you! http://localfoods.about.com/od/finduselocalfoods/tp/5-Reasons-to-Eat-Local-Foods.htm 8 convincing reasons to eat locally produced food. Believe it or not, local = fresher and fresher = tastier… and this site knows it! http://www.localharvest.org.au/why-is-local-important/Continue reading

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