“Home is where the heart is”…there are no truer words for me. So the decision to put my gorgeous home on the market a couple of weeks ago was done with such mixed emotions. I bought this beach house in Tamarama eight years ago. I fell in love with the master bathroom, made an offer and within days I was handed the keys and drawing my first bath. As I started to settle in and … [Read more...] about What’s your future dream home?
As part of our 'Food...fad or fab?' series this week, we're revisiting our interview with the one and only Matt Moran - who talks about his passion for growing vegetables and herbs in the backyard. Do you grow your own veggies? When was the last time you added some freshly picked basil to a pasta sauce? Acclaimed chef Matt Moran says there’s nothing more delicious than … [Read more...] about The kitchen garden
On average, each of us throws away a fifth of the food that we buy, says OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn. That adds up to around 130 kilos of food worth $1000 wasted every year. But in order to curb this habitual wasting of food, Ronni says a change of thinking is needed. "We all have to learn to change [this] because there is enough food on the planet to feed everyone. It is … [Read more...] about How much food do you throw away?
There are many ways you can help both OzHarvest and your community. OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn says you can start by knowing how to keep food in good condition. "Just in terms of personal education, how many times have you gone to the greengrocer and bought lettuce because you intended that day to make a big salad? But then your mate calls and you go out to lunch. And the … [Read more...] about Waste not want not
One of many Aim for the Stars recipients this year, Tiffany Carroll- McDonald plans to use her grant to answer some important questions in her PhD research which will help both the environment and those living on the land. "I am looking at the changes in land productivity in rural Australia according to different flooding regimes that are happening. It's very relevant to … [Read more...] about Aim for the Stars recipient dreaming green