I think the majority of us know, at least those of you who would find yourselves on our website, that herbal medicine is a powerful tool to help ensure health and wellness for ourselves and our families. If possible, we want to opt for natural solutions before depending on synthetic pharmaceuticals. Of course these have their place, however, we don’t… Read more →
Category: Farm Living
Sustainable Farming Techniques for Small Farms
Farming is an area that can have either the most detrimental environmental effects on the environment, or otherwise some of the most positive effects. With the rising concerns around climate change, global warming, and several other concerns surrounding environmental harm, we need to start changing the ways in which we grow our own food. Sustainable farming techniques can help us… Read more →
Spring Companion Planting for a Healthy Garden!
It’s that time of year again! Where we start preparing the garden for the sunshine, and thinking what we are going to plant for the warmer seasons 🙂 Benefits of Companion Planting Companion planting is one of the main methods we use at our farm to be able to repel certain pests, attract others, and overall keep our garden healthy… Read more →
I left my 9 to 5 to Become a Farmer
It’s not an easy decision to make, but it is one we dont regret for a moment! Here is a breakdown of Cane’s journey transitioning from his stable 9 to 5 to diving full on into farming full time. My partner and I have been farming for the last 3 years, and she has helped me along the journey of… Read more →
Easiest way to Grow Onions for Seed
Have you noticed that your onions are starting to sprout? Well, they may not be so nice to eat anymore, but you can still make a great use out of them! If they are a nice shape and size, all you need to do is dig a hole about the size of the onion, place the onion in the hole… Read more →
The Top 10 Crops to Start Growing in Your Garden
Have you ever wanted to start your own personal garden to grow nourishing food for you and your family? In this edition of our ”Top 10’s” we will walk you through the best crops you can grow when starting out your own garden! Top 10: Best Crops to Start off Your Garden Radish– The absolute best thing about growing your… Read more →
The Life of Food Waste – What Can We Do?
Well, what is food waste? When considering food waste, we must start by defining what it means, and why the word waste is used for food which is simply just not consumed for one reason or another – and why it is an issue? The word waste immediately implies that this is something negative. But why? Ok, so when food… Read more →
Why Everyone in Malta Should Eat a Mediterranean Diet!
Well first of all… we’re in the Mediterranean! Through consuming what grows naturally around us, we can better the health of both us, and of the environment. We are fortunate here in Malta that fresh produce grows 365 days a year. It is incredibly accessible, yet people are instead choosing to eat pastries and heavily processed foods – which is… Read more →
What is the Mediterranean Diet?
The Mediterranean diet is a diet specific to the region of the Mediterranean, and what is locally grown and produced. Most commonly this is thought of as the diet that was seen in Greece and Italy in the 1960’s. However, this is still relevant to what is locally grown in the region, though unfortunately, these regions now also see significant… Read more →
DIY – How to Make Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer – 4 Ingredients!
As it is incredibly important during this period with COVIDI-19, we are using hand sanitizer 101 times a day. Whether you are stuck with being unable to find sanitizer at the shops, or the hand sanitizers you are using are starting to dry your hands and making them feel like the sahara – this is a great recipe for clean… Read more →