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Seasonal Fruit and Veg Guide for July 2016

After a slow start, winter has well and truly settled in.  This month’s seasonal produce is much the same as June’s. Eat your greens! Check out our post about brassicas – a huge family...

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July 2016: Local Food Events in and around Ballarat

Here are some of our top local food events for July, 2016.  See our event calendar for more! On July 2nd, Hepburn Culture Club is running a Fermented Dairy Day in Daylesford, 9:30am-1:30pm. Alex...

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Zed & Co Free Range Farms

“The pigs were squealing, the kids were squealing, my husband was squealing at me to watch the road!” Marnie Zielinski’s journey as a local meat producer didn’t start out auspiciously. Ballarat born and bred,...

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In Ballarat, Food Is Free

If you’re hooked into the local food scene, you’ve probably heard of Ballarat’s Food Is Free Laneway, where locals share excess produce from their gardens with anyone who wants or needs it.  We sat...

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Your Seasonal Fruit and Veg Guide for June 2016

Winter is upon us, but that doesn’t mean we’re short of delicious seasonal veg. Whether you’re shopping at the local greengrocer, the farmers market, or getting your veg from the backyard or community garden,...