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 →
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 →
Globe Artichokes 5 Ways!
Globe Artichoke season is in full swing! However, we get so many people who are hesitant to want to them because they can be intimidating to cook. Or they have only ever had it one way, and decided they didn’t like them. I am confident that after this post you will find one way to love artichokes 🙂 Not only… 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 →
Simple Widow’s Soup Recipe!
In the celebration that broad beans are now in season, and as the weather gets warmer we are on our way to our final few batches of soup, we are sharing with you a simple and nourishing recipe from our e-book Plant-Based on a Budget! 1 Onion 4 Cloves of Garlic 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 4 Celery Stalks 2… Read more →
Eating Fully Local Challenge – Year 2, halfway mark!
So this is where I confess my sins… right? People say how difficult it is, and others are praising what we are doing through opting to restrict ourselves to eat 100% local for an entire month. People like to see all or nothing, these challenges where people go all in. Whilst I love to do these things for myself, and… 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 →
Purslane Pesto Recipe!
Friends of the Earth Malta is working hard to get to YOU an amazing guide that will get you more in touch with nature, informed on what Malta has to offer in terms of nature, connected with your food, and cooking healthy and delicious meals while you are at it! Until then, let’s get cooking! Purslane is easily found in… Read more →