Monthly Archives: July 2010

Our First Customer

Our first customer on our first day was our good friend and local business lady – Christine. Christine runs her own fibre arts studio – Daisy Chains & Buttercups – creating beautiful hand-dyed roving, hand-spun yarn, buttons and fabulous woven … Continue reading

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Holy Cows & Hog Heaven

With his book Holy Cows and Hog Heaven, honest-to-goodness-dirt-under-the-fingernails, optimistic clean farmer Joel Salatin hopes to bring other clean food farmers and their local communities together, to work together towards a food system that is good for the environment, the … Continue reading

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High Noon!

At noon today – Wednesday 21st July – our doors opened to the public for the first time! Owners James & Elizabeth were on-hand to greet the first customers. “We are pleased to finally be open, it has been a … Continue reading

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The 100-mile diet

The 100-mile diet by Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon is at heart a memoir of their year of eating locally. The authors share with us their experiences, motivations and challenges from a year of restricting their diet to foods grown … Continue reading

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Bones: Recipes, History & Lore

In her first book – Bones: Recipes, History & Lore – Jennifer McLagan aims to help people rediscover bones and to bring them back into the kitchen. Reminding us that meat and fish cooked on the bone is tastier; sharing … Continue reading

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Project manager by day …

Hi, my name’s Michelle, and I’m a Project Manager by day and Photographer by night! I don’t remember ever really enjoying food. I was of the opinion that if someone could make a meal in a pill … I would … Continue reading

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Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient

For all of history, minus the last thirty years, fat has been at the centre of human diets and cultures, and Jennifer McLagan in her book ‘Fat’ sets out to win us back to a healthy relationship with animals fats. … Continue reading

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