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What is Organic & Biodynamic?

Organic and biodynamic farming take a holistic approach to agriculture. They emphasise the interrelationships of the soil, plants & animals. Both types of farming are free of synthetic chemical fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides and genetically modified organisms, and both strive to create a diversified & balanced farm ecosystem that generates health and fertility as much as possible from within the farm… Read more »

Shop, Eat, Support & Enjoy Local!

Has anyone come into Green Onions and bumped into someone you know? That wonderful sense of community – where the age old idea of your local street also being a meeting place – is a wonderful thing. Sadly though, with many people prioritising convenience, we are missing out on the sense of connectedness we get from keeping things… Read more »

Mmmmm, Cold Nights & Slow Food

We love it when the nights get chilly, and it’s dark at dinner time. It’s when the comfort food calls! Slow cooking soups and casseroles, whether it be in a slow cooker or oven, or on the stove, is economical. It’s a fabulous way to use cheaper cuts of meat (and include organic meat if you’re… Read more »

Fast Food for Kids… Book Style!

Check out this book “Fast Food” by Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers. It combines two popular themes for kids – transportation and food! If you”re not familiar with Freymann, he is a genius at carving imaginative creatures – and in this case transportation as well – out of garden-variety produce. The colours and forms are brilliant,… Read more »