Growing food

Michael Pollan on why carrots cost more than processed food.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Michael Pollan on why carrots cost more than processed foods, and why the subsidies given to processed food suppliers in our current food system are bad for us.

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The urban sprawl

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

As cities expand, more and more of our important land for growing food close to urban areas is falling to the wayside.

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Mushrooms in cities

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

G test-runs what it’s like to try to grow your own button, brown and shiitake mushrooms at home, with more than a few surprises along the way!

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Grow your own: spuds

Monday, 4 June 2012

For parts of Australia not prone to frost, this time of year can be a great time for potato planting. Try one of these methods when planting your certified seed potatoes.

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Local Harvest

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Find good, fresh, local and flavorsome food that's close to you by simply tying in your postcode.

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The green fungi mile

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Caitlin from the G office takes on the challenge to grow her own mushrooms.

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Local heroes

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

G’s editor Emma, on why there’s no nobler profession than being a farmer, particularly in our current times.

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