Event July 12 The July event will be celebrating Indigenous Culture, by providing you with a sensory Indigenous Ingredients experience, tasting and also some great presenters. Julie Merlet, founder of NATIF, and a nutritionist, will introduce you to a selection of indigenous superfoods, herbs and spices, and share their health, environmental, social and community benefits. . . .
Listening to ABC Radio National in the car the other day I heard Robyn Williams on the Science Show discussing how pervasive banned chemicals are. Based on samples taken from waste water treatment plants, scientists at the Research Center for Environmental Security at Arizona State University in Phoenix are able to analyse the health, the diets, and . . .
Sustainable Melbourne floral designer Flower Bird is partnering with The Nest to transform our Fair@Square tent into a floral & foliage paradise. I love flowers – and I don’t know many people who don’t. Do you? It doesn’t matter what the occasion – birthdays, weddings, funerals, retirements, meetings, window displays and events – flowers are . . .
Celebrations to be had in this little pocket of the world. The city of Hamburg (Germany) has banned the following list of nonsustainable items from their government-run buildings stating that taxpayer money will not be spent on products that don’t meet it’s high sustainability standards Coffee capsuals or pods plastic cutlery and plates beer, soft drinks . . .
SevenCanaries contributor Sandi Rogers has just released two new books: Household Remedies and Energy Unlimited. Common health challenges are listed alphabetically in Household Remedies, each with a wealth of healing suggestions drawn from Sandi’s 30-plus years’ experience as a natural health practitioner, teacher and speaker. Many of the recommendations use items drawn from the household pantry, . . .
Look upstream. Los Angeles doctor Rishi Manchanda treats more than the symptoms a patient presents with: he tries to get to the root cause of the illness. Manchanda does this by looking “upstream” at the social and environmental influences underlying the condition. Now, he is taking this one step further with a campaign to teach doctors and other . . .
For many years the focus has been on probiotics: live strains of beneficial bacteria, or gut flora, that breed in the large bowel and are essential for optimal health. These bacteria: Improve digestion and bowel habits Enhance nutrient absorption Manufacture vitamins Boost the immune system Restrict the growth of harmful bacteria Lately we’ve discovered . . .
This give away is closed. This month we are giving away one of our beautiful beakers (pictured below) valued at $35 each. Each month we will draw one name from our database*, contact the winner by email and shout out the winner’s name on facebook and twitter etc. We hope to surprise you soon with . . .
In-between making carrot cake and shaping sourdough loaves for her stall at the upcoming weekend’s Barossa Farmer’s Market, freelance writer, television presenter and now tea-blender, Cherie Hausler, finds time to chat with me. Her warmth and generosity radiated throughout the conversation, as did her love of food. Cherie’s passion for food has always been present . . .
What is the alternative to parabens? If you’ve been following the series, you will know that we have already covered what parabens are and whether you should be avoiding them. If you’ve decided that a paraben-free existence is the way forward for you and your family, then read on. Health food stores and organic outlets . . .