If you’re looking to make a big change in your kitchen in a small way, consider if your food could have been grown in your neighbour’s yard. Buying local is one of the best ways to shake up your weekly meals, as it leaves a positive impact on your health, the health of your community and the health of your planet. It doesn’t have to be a complicated ordeal; you can easily access your local farmers at the markets or through online suppliers like us. Wherever you choose to purchase, the outcome is often the same. Here are the seven things we especially love about the idea that stress the importance of buying local.
The Little Wine Company is a boutique winery comprised of husband-and-wife winemaking team Ian and Suzanne Little. From diverse winemaking backgrounds, they joined forces in 2000 to explore alternative varieties and have been pioneers of all that is new and funky ever since.
Meet Phil - Butcher turned clockmaker turned avocado farmer.
After 24 years of clockmaking, Phil’s heart took him in another direction...back to the land. Seeing the potential of a long neglected avocado orchard, and the run down cottage on the property, Phil and his wife Fran began a new life as farmers.
An introduction to Dean who tells us how he turned around an overgrown Blueberry farm by focusing on the soil and increasing organic matter to the point that he doesn't have to irrigate, even in the heat of Summer.