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Newsletter Issue 12

Newsletter Issue 12

Kiwis, kiwis and more kiwis… Okay, I admit I’ve been going crazy for kiwis but they are soooooo good. They also have a limited season, come from Victoria, are VERY affordable at the moment, and they are low-fructose… so we will be seeing them regularly […]

Newsletter Issue 11

Newsletter Issue 11

Boxes going strong! I think you’ll agree that winter has seen some great root vegetables in our boxes. The greens are also good, like the boc choy and broccoli. Along with that we have seen some great mandarins, kiwi and those delicious apples. So all up […]

Recipe ideas…

Recipe ideas…

imagesCAG9I7WYIt was a great box for local and seasonal food this week. The kale and beetroot was from Inverleigh, potatoes and carrots from Trentham and majority of other items from Victoria!

For anyone who likes to get recipe ideas, read on… (more…)

Newsletter Issue 10

Newsletter Issue 10

Garlic from Deans Marsh today How were those amazing heads of garlic today! They came from an organic gardener in Deans Marsh with some sprigs of peppermint for tea thrown in – thanks Judy! Attalia has kindly provided a couple of recipes for kale and […]

Article – Why our box varies

Article – Why our box varies

Why our box varies… and other stories. We begin February with a number of new faces so I have put together this little story for all of our members, including those on the waitlist, so everyone is up to speed. Much of this information has […]

Newsletter Issue 9

Newsletter Issue 9

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Box today, new roles and Wholefoods now offering box deliveries!

Thanks buyers, the box was so much better today and I had an amazing Asian-style cabbage & egg soup (with ginger & chilli) with those crunchy, delicious spring onions from Inverleigh. A lovely zucchini omelette tomorrow will also include them. I know that the buyers followed up with Bio-Dynamic after last week to attempt again to find out the best way to have our orders filled. In response Bio-Dynamic told Tim from Wholefoods at the market this morning that they are trying to do a better job for us; including picking our order early! So great work team. You may wish to send a thankyou email just to stay in the good books… (more…)

Newsletter Issue 8

Newsletter Issue 8

The end of the year sees stone fruit and salads… I’m sure you’re all, like me, fighting off the kids (or partners and I’m willing to guess visitors!) to at least get one of those delicious peaches and other stone fruits. (Sadly, it does mean […]

Newsletter Issue 7

Newsletter Issue 7

The truly local produce is hitting our boxes – yay!!… Our exciting news this week is that Casuarina Biodynamic Farm near Moriac is harvesting!! So this week’s box will have kale and cos lettuce from Kirsten and Adrian’s farm on Cape Otway Road. I’m sure […]

Newsletter Issue 6

Newsletter Issue 6

Waitlist slowly growing as the lucky ones enjoy the goodies…

Our current group has been capped at 30 members and we are now only able to offer a waiting list for those making an application. There are quite a few people waiting and it is slowly growing. This Friday 2nd of November, at our regular Greenmums meeting, we will be discussing how best to proceed. There are many issues to take into consideration so anyone who is interested in joining in the discussion is welcome to come down to Moby’s at 10am. It’s an enjoyable get-together that is open to anyone interested the first Friday of every month. We’ll be out the back… (more…)

Newsletter Issue 5

Newsletter Issue 5

Our number doubles and still counting… October sees our member numbers double and we already have several more applications for November. Next week we will have 26 boxes to pack! Unfortunately we’ll need to cap the numbers very soon because it just won’t be physically […]