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The truth about the orange stuff

The truth about the orange stuff

You’ve probably heard all the fun facts. Rabbits love carrots. Carrots can help you see in the dark. Carrots weren’t originally orange. Wait, what was that last one? This week, we're biting our way through the truth about carrots.

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What is Par-Cooking and How to Do It

What is Par-Cooking and How to Do It

Par-cooking is a technique that can help you get dinner on the table fast. So, what is it, and how do you do it?

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How to Celebrate Earth Day the Good and Fugly Way 

How to Celebrate Earth Day the Good and Fugly Way 

Happy Earth Day! Here at Good & Fugly our mission is rooted in sustainability, and there's no better time than Earth Day to start your journey towards living a more eco-conscious life. We're doing our bit to tackle food waste through our fruit and vegetables subscription boxes – turning fugly produce destined for landfill into something beautiful and delicious! Food waste is a serious issue, but not only because of its direct contribution to landfill. When we waste food, we ultimately waste all the resources that went into producing that food in the first place. According to the United Nations Environmental Program: "One-third of all food produced in...

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6 Sustainable Clothing Brands For the Style and Eco-Conscious

6 Sustainable Clothing Brands For the Style and Eco-Conscious

The kitchen isn't the only place where eco-conscious Aussies can and should be reducing waste. Our wardrobes are responsible for a shocking amount of textile waste! Each Australian consumes an average of 27 kilograms of new clothing per year and sends an average of 23kgs of clothing to landfills each year. Clearly, it's more important than ever to start shopping more sustainably.  The good news is that the fashion industry is responding to the challenge, with a growing list of Australian brands producing cool, stylish clothing in ethical and environmentally-friendly ways. These are some of our favourite brands who are challenging the industry's...

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