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Sourdough Basics

Sourdough is the oldest form of leavened bread, and was probably created by accident when dough was left out and…

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Survival Gardening : Grow & Stow

Minette Tonoli offers some tips for household and community food resilience This article was first published by Soil & Health…

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Fermented Garlic Honey

This is one of the recipes I touch on when I do the “Herbs and Spices for Winter Wellness workshop”.…

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Seeds for Sale Spring/Summer 2019

After settling in my new homestead just outside Christchurch (separate blog entries on this journey to come soon!), I finally…

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Calendula and Lemon Balm Tea – a welcome to Spring!

It is undeniable – there’s an undercurrent rising in the soil, teasing seeds awake, nudging dormant perennial roots, and tickling…