Our three week holiday break managed to exceed world speed records for time passing. Each day no sooner did I get out of bed seduced by thoughts of a quiet early morning cup of coffee on the verandah than it seemed like 3 pm, or later swiftly came around.
Sunday morning was sunny + I spent Saturday food shopping & cooking while the G.O. was at work + We had breakfast food but the kitchen was clean… + We had to get in the car to go out later + The idea of a café breakfast didn’t appeal = Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Markets
As is my habit during the course of a Saturday morning I did our weekly food shop at the local Eveleigh Farmers’ Market. When I returned home I made a cup of tea, and settled in with the lunch I bought: gluten-free mushroom, kale and leek tart made from, the friendly stall-holder informed me, market ingredients. At the computer I arbitrarily clicked … More She’ll be apples, mate – Right?
In seeking the sea for our weekend away, the best option I came up with at short notice was a beachfront cabin at Easts Beach Holiday Park, located a few kilometres south from the centre of Kiama. It suited us as our aim was R&R rather than the touristy-restaurant dining thing. And, it was a good opportunity … More coastal offerings
It took a month or so but I kicked many of my supermarket shopping habits and assumptions, and the accomplishment felt and tasted good. It’s the nature of evolution to reach out and hold hands with change as it marches along. Getting ourselves in step, the G.O. and I encountered other assumptions and habits we … More It’s evolution, baby
Mid-August, I wrote we shop as much as possible from farmers markets. A couple of weeks later I had cause to question that bold statement. Did we? As much as possible? Really? You see, I’ve been following Celi from thekitchensgarden’s September Home Grown Challenge, and considering my own practices. It led me to realise, yes, I shop from farmers markets, and … More habits and assumptions
Earlier in May I posted regarding Monsanto on elladee_words “You are what you eat. You are every dollar you spend. Read labels. Choose wisely. Care. Make a difference”. March Against Monsanto is May 25th, today, but I didn’t join in the protest marches against Monsanto, it’s not my style. I didn’t do anything special, just what we … More D.I.Y. protest march
Each Saturday the country comes to the city for the Eveleigh Farmers’ Market located in the old railway workshop & yards at 243 Wilson St, Darlington (not far from Redfern Station). “Every Saturday, local NSW based farmers and artisan food producers bring their fresh and seasonal produce they grow, rear or make direct to the … More Get thee to a farmers’ market