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Five things each of us can do to support Aussie farmers

Five things each of us can do to support Aussie farmers

As the news over the last couple of weeks has made abundantly clear, Australian farmers are doing it tough, and they simply don’t deserve it. From the financial risk of managing a farm, to dealing with Australia’s temperamental climate, and the long hours they put in, farmers go through a lot, and they do that for our benefit.  After all, we eat their produce. Without the farmers, we wouldn’t be eating much!  So, did you know that there are a lot of things that you can do to support farmers, without having to make a significant change to your lifestyle?...

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How to reduce your plastic consumption by eating better

How to reduce your plastic consumption by eating better

Plastic is everywhere. It is used to package, store, and transport food items. And then it’s used to wrap processed food. We use it for everything, and while plastic may be both convenient and a cheap way to transport, store, and keep food hygienic, it also has a huge environmental and health impact.  You know that plastic does not biodegrade, but did you know that it keeps breaking down to the point where it’s not visible (microplastics), and that those can then wind up in the oceans and be consumed by fish, or in birds via their feed?  And did...

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Fearful farmers tell ugly truth about our supermarkets

Fearful farmers tell ugly truth about our supermarkets

Farmers have been telling us for years about the behaviour of supermarkets. We thought these stories about the rejection of produce on the basis of its appearance must be exaggerated. But our formal research uncovered much more.

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The Most Romantic Fruits For This Valentine’s Day

The Most Romantic Fruits For This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! Whether you have a hot date, are celebrating Galentine’s Day, or are showing some self-love – what better way than to treat yourself to a guilt-free healthy and relaxing night in?   So light some candles, break open that Good & Fugly fruit box, and add these to your Valentine’s Day picnics and desserts!

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