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 →
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 →
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 →
Zesty Whisky Cocktail
If you know me – you know my go to drinks when I have alcohol are either red wine, or whisky on the rocks 🙂 However, with these Seville oranges I was gifted, I have been on a mission to experiment – and that’s when this little treat was created, that I’m sure will end of being remade time and… 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 →
Benefits and Uses of Sage – Salvja
Sage is a beautiful herb that we often associate with having around the holiday season, with stuffing, roasted with pumpkin, or to cleanse our home from the demons. However, this is a powerful herb that I believe can be utilized in a larger variety of ways, and should be done so with its endless list of benefits! Sage is filled… Read more →