Some people have been a little confused lately with the content that we have been sharing – on what we are actually trying to achieve, and what our product/service even is anymore? You may have noticed that we have stopped promoting the baking, which at one time was the main product. This is because I used to really love baking,… Read more →
Category: Farm Living
Happy Valentine’s Day!
In the name of St Valentine, we must rush to the shops to buy cards, balloons, chocolates and lavish gifts for our loved ones. Society will put pressure on all of us to persuade that this is how we must express our love to one another. Love hurts they say….. this being said if we look at the romantic trail… Read more →
Nature Knows Better
Food preservation, packaging, storage, colouring, flavouring and fortification are among many of the reasons that food technology is important for food production, which is responsible for feeding the growing human population of the world. Since the earliest records of farming which is believed to be around 23.000 years ago we have seen much of these technologies advance. Long before this,… Read more →
Reconnecting With Our Food
One of the main reasons why we had done this 30 day fully local challenge was to bring light on the great disconnect that we have with our food. Where it comes from, how it got to us, how this affects us, and what happens as a result of this? Whilst I thought I had gained a greater understanding and… Read more →
Technology, Infrastructure and Sustainability
Technology can be associated with human progression as the innovative inventions such as hospital equipment, transportation and farming innovations are able to provide for a better standard of living. We have mastered the ability to obtain resources through technological advances and now we begin to look for technology to maximise the efficiencies that surround it. This may be due to… Read more →
How to Make Your Own Natural Toothpaste!
As I have been on a mission to replace my toiletries with more natural options, free of harmful chemicals, and free of plastic packaging – one of the first things I needed to replace was my toothpaste! I had initially tried a simple recipe of coconut oil, baking soda, and spearmint oil… which worked.. but I wasn’t convinced. Amongst further… Read more →
Over the past decade the world has seen a big shift of thought when it comes to natural resources and their exploitation. This shift towards solution based arguments has a multifaceted approach which includes protection of the natural environment, which involves altering human activities, and thus, reducing their effect on such resources. These include air, water, light, noise and physical… Read more →
Modern living means that we no longer have to walk long distances to fetch a pale of water to drink or bathe. It means we no longer have to wait for months to grow and eat food. It means we no longer have to build our own home while we figure out how to survive, and we have access to… Read more →