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Green Garlic

  Tis the season…. for green garlic. Also known as spring garlic or wet garlic, this is the young version of the garlic we all know.                               As an ingredient garlic has become ubiquitous and as unseasonal as other ‘basic’ ingredients […]

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Fragility

I’m surrounded by constant reminders this week about how fragile life is. It’s clung to rather than embraced. There is no ‘summertime, and the living is easy’ happening here yet . As another southerly front approaches you can almost hear us collectively draw breath and hold it. As it passes we exhale again. I’m looking […]

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Instant Gratification

Today is not Halloween. It may be All Hallow’s Eve (or Samhain) on the other side of the world- the celebration of death (particularly of the growing season), but you literally couldn’t get further away from that here. Instead, tomorrow (November 1st) is Beltane in New Zealand. This is a celebration of flowering, fertility, or […]

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  • Sun So good NoFilter TheFoodFarm pablothevizsla Springonthefoodfarm
  • The green GREEN grass of home
  • The legend that is TheVineTender grafting apples today on TheFoodFarm
  • Despite attending various pop ups over the years Shop Eighthellip
  • It doesnt matter how complicated life gets there is sohellip
  • Small boy was a big help planting potatoes on TheFoodFarmhellip
  • Amazing day at pinotpalooza yesterday culminating in the peoples choicehellip