Day 983 of my captivity…. There was some sort of assembly of their accomplices tonight. I was placed in solitary confinement for the duration of the event. However, I could hear the noises and smell the food. I overheard that my confinement was due to the power of ‘allergies.’ I must learn what this means . . .
From the minute I saw the Paperpedic Bed in the Karton Group’s range of designer cardboard furniture I knew it was something I wanted to try. My daughter had finally outgrown her delightful daybed and it was time to graduate to something else, but what? I wanted to stay away from anything synthetic, coated with . . .
This event has now ended. Publisher of Broadsheet, Nick Shelton, and Editorial Director, Caroline Clements are coming to The Brainery Store. As the founder of Broadsheet Media, Nick will be discussing how and why he started Broadsheet, and what has changed and developed for the company as it has expanded rapidly over the last four . . .
You’d be forgiven for buying these great seed collections for the retro packaging alone! Or maybe the delicious sounding beetroot, cabbage, swiss chard and tomatoes just remind you of the veggies that Grandma used to grow. Whatever the motivation, a packet of heirloom seeds is one of those purchases that just keep on giving. Sow . . .
Can something as simple as choosing to eat organic food really make such a difference to our health? It makes sense that eating produce that is grown without harmful chemicals has got to be better for us, and its generally accepted that organic produce tastes great, but its often hard to stay committed to eating . . .
This event has now ended. National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day provide all Australians with an opportunity to do something positive for the environment and reconnect with nature. In 2011, thousands of Australians planted over 1 million native trees, shrub and grasses at more than 2900 Tree Day events, and a host of other . . .
Renowned physicist, feminist and author Dr Vandana Shiva will be in conversation with Dr Susan Hawthorne. Dr Vandana Shiva is the founder of Navdanya, an independent research institute dedicated to sustainable agriculture and the protection of biodiversity. Called an environmental hero by Times magazine in 2003, Dr Shiva has made enormous contributions in the fields . . .
Fresh ingredients are definitely best when it comes to choosing the most nutritious food for babies and many new mother’s are taking this a step further – opting to feed their children organic baby food to ensure their diet is as safe and healthy as possible. Because organic food is grown and produced without the . . .
This event has now ended. We’re holding a special event this World Environment Day. It’s going to be big – 1 hectare in fact. You’re invited to come and join in the action to celebrate the beautiful gems that are our wild places, and shed light on some of the risks they face. When: 1pm, . . .
We popped in to Greenhouse by Joost last week for a quick wee-powered cuppa. Yep, evidently that’s one amazing thing you can do with urine – create electricity! Urine is an amazingly good fertilizer, full of phosphorus, potassium and nitrogen. According to Joost, the urine of 25 people is enough to fertilise a whole hectare . . .