Author: Alex

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Your Seasonal Fruit and Veg Guide for August 2016

Here’s what’s in season this month. Vegetables: Beetroot Broad beans Broccoli Brussel sprouts Cabbage Carrot Cauliflower Celeriac Celery Daikon Fennel Jerusalem Artichoke Kale Kohlrabi Leek Lettuce Onions Parsley Parsnip Potatoes Rhubarb Silverbeet Snow peas...

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The Local, Ballarat’s new locavore eatery

The Local, on Lydiard Street North, is one of a crop of new cafes in Ballarat that feature local produce front and centre.  I sat down with Tracey Simmonds, the cafe’s owner, to ask...

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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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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,...