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These days I think most everyone who’s interesting in food – from either a taste or a sustainability perspective – has discovered the benefits of shopping at local farmer’s markets*. Fresh, local produce that tastes great and supports the local community: what’s not to love? There’s a lot of good information out there about the benefits of shopping at your local market and avoiding the supermarket produce aisles: The food is fresher,… Read More

Y’know something that really annoys me? Food waste.┬áIt could be the many hours I spent working in kitchens to support my studies, or it could just be simple economics, but it riles me. There’s little sadder than seeing the hard work of our primary producers wind up in the garbage bin, uneaten and unwanted. You’re not just throwing away your own money, but also the labour, water, nutrients, transport and storage that… Read More