Ethical and free range pork directory

free range porkHere’s a few things to consider before heading to the shops, so you don’t have a bacon dilemma.

More of us are buying free range pork. Well perhaps, intend to. See, there’s an antiquated label “bred free range“. This means the mother pig is free to range, yet after weaning, her piglets are housed in shelters; this is where the pork you eat comes from. Fine, but the word “bred” is often conveniently dropped at retail. More


Dear ColeWorths

david williamsThe Senate inquiry has only partly accepted claims from dairy farmers that supermarket discounting damaged their incomes, reports ABC Rural.

That’s disappointing, yet not unexpected.

Please don’t buy $1/litre milk. It’s up to us; always was, always will be. More


Tammi Jonas

tammi jonasShe’s a PhD candidate, mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend and would-be cultural commentator with a penchant for food and community.

Her family has recently crossed America. Upon their return—practically the next day—they began their new farm enterprise.

She’s now a farmer. Meet Tammi Jonas. More


Ruth Bruten

ruth brutenI noticed Ruth on Twitter when she shared a photograph of Mr 13 cooking Rabbit Stifado à la Gourmet Farmer. Really?

She topped it with the homemade pappardelle to accompany. Too much. Want. There. Now!

Ruth shares domestic vignettes in technicolour and clogs. More


Sharon Lee

sharon leeSharon Lee is me! I’m an expert eater, competent cook and sporadic gardener. I’ve been working in the digital industry as a designer for a lifetime; I strive to make things appealing, engaging and easy-to-use. I’m refocusing my efforts on fresh food… to do pretty much the same. More


Pastured and free range turkey directory

free range turkeyAustralians eat more than five million turkeys each year, with demand for whole birds peaking at Christmas.

The turkeys mainly come from three producers: Ingham (owned by US-based TPG Capital) with 60–65 per cent of market share, Baiada (with brands Lilydale and Steggles), and Quast Turkey Farms. More


Tatyana

tatyana permaculturedTatyana is deeply interested in permaculture, a “design system based on mindful observation of Nature’s ways and applying those principles to designing human settlements.” She aims to distill information and experiences about sustainable living and health through food to provide a resource she wish existed when she began her journey of learning. More