I enjoy experimenting with food, it’s true = but I have to admit to being a bit dubious…and quite scared of starting to culture things. My previous experience of culturing was a sourdough which went very well for a few weeks and then subsequently died when I had to go away for a while.
But I attended a workshop we hosted by Lightning Ridge local and health guru Millie and she showed me how easy it was to make KEFIR.
So she gave me some grains and I began the process of making it.
KEFIR is a fermented drink that
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We had a gorgeous hour and a half in THE Hungry Spirit garden with 7 children aged 2-9 on 24th September for our Kids In THE Garden Workshop.
Together we enjoyed learning about worms, picking cabbages and mulberries (their red fingers and lips gave the sneaky picking away!), digging in the dirt, planting seeds, transplanting seedlings and learning how to feed the worms and make new garden beds with shredded newspaper and mulch!
There was lots of laughter and activity and learning. They were all very patient and waited their turns, watched their step in the garden and listened to
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It’s getting to be that time of year when we want to be planning and preparing our gardens for the spring….in Lightning Ridge we have such a relatively mild winter we can be planting in the next week or two what other people will have to wait until September to plant!
Gardenate has a really useful simple guide HERE showing what to plant during what months. We also sell wall guides so you can stick it up in plain view and make your plans easily!
It’s always best to plant organic seeds, or if you can’t get organic seeds, those
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We are really excited to be bringing FRESH Organic Regional and Local Produce to Lightning Ridge and surrounding towns.
And we are thrilled with the great response we are getting!
Each week we get a new delivery of vegetables and fruits from south east Queensland and we also supply Local Free Range Eggs and Local Herbs and Leafy Greens (kale and silverbeet) when they are available.
We also have organic unpasteurised milk, organic yoghurt, butter and cheeses as well as fresh Kombucha, coconut yoghurt and saurekraut!
These are all in addition to our growing range of wholefoods, nuts, seeds, flours
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Permaculture Practical Design Course – In A Semi-Arid Environment
15th – 19th September 2016
A series of 1 day workshops held over a 5 day course that will change the way you look at farming, food production and the world around you.
The aim of these workshops (course) is to provide farmers, backyard gardeners and individuals living in geographically remote and semi-arid climates the opportunity to reconnect with their own health and a regenerative, sustainable food system through the practical application of permaculture. These 5 x 1 day workshops make up a comprehensive course that will mean participants can return
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