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AWOL - Another Way of Living is a family-built learning and living environment where we are playing with our intergenerational opportunities.

Tomato Tasting at the Farmers Market Feb 11th

By | 2017-01-26T13:46:54+00:00 26 January, 2017|eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

Saturday February 11th 9am til Noon, Bungendore Anglican Hall, Butmaroo St

TBrightside - toms an carrotsigerella, San Marzano, Jaune Flammee, Tommy Toe, Green Zebra, Ox Heart, Yellow Pear, Black Krim, Brandy Wine Pink, Wapsipinicon Peach, Amish Paste …

The varieties are almost endless, are you ready to taste them […]

Celebrate Christmas with Local Flavour

By | 2016-12-08T15:55:29+00:00 8 December, 2016|general news|

With Christmas heading our way quickly the turkey and ham orders are starting to roll in and everyone is starting to get their Christmas lists together. Will you be celebrating with local flavour this Christmas?
How much of your Christmas shopping can you achieve by purchasing from local independent stores, plus the markets and farmers markets […]

Our food system is broken…

By | 2016-10-25T12:45:14+00:00 20 October, 2016|general news|

Our food system is broken…

  • our food is being sprayed with poison
  • our farmers, farmland and farm workers are being exploited
  • our food is travelling huge distances and being kept in cold storage for lengthy periods of time
  • our food is also being wasted, farmers can’t sell the so called uglies, shops throw good produce […]

In Season: September

By | 2016-10-14T13:17:51+00:00 8 September, 2016|eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

It’s September and Spring is in the air, the birds are returning, the bees are buzzing, the air is alive with their noises and the smells of pollen and nectar. The plants have had so much water this Winter, they look like they are going to grow at a phenomenal rate.

We will see. I hear […]

Spring Garden Party at the market

By | 2016-10-14T13:17:51+00:00 8 September, 2016|farmers market, general news|

Tea for Two- and me and you…… Spring is in the air – with the scent of wattle and the fragrance of blossoms to lure us out of hibernation and into the great outdoors.  And what could be better than to celebrate the (slightly) warmer days than a garden party? 

Sweet temptations and Devonshire teas will make […]

Food Hubs: With Anthony Flaccavento. What might be possible for Canberra and region?

By | 2016-10-14T13:17:51+00:00 26 August, 2016|general news|

Last week, Anthony Flaccavento was in Canberra and over a hundred people were at the Wednesday evening Food Hub event at the University of Canberra.

One of the most important things that has come out of the Food Hub events last week, has been a real understanding that FOOD MUST BE FARMER LED. Being a Farmer, […]