Cultivating gratitude

It’s easy to let events in your life become overwhelming. Sometimes it feels like everything is going wrong, but external events are never personal attacks by the universe. We have to learn to roll with it, teach ourselves to be whelmed. Chastity: I know you can be overwhelmed, and you can be underwhelmed, but can you ever just…

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Dinosaur Juice

This is an entirely fictional short story exploring food sustainability in Australia.  I’m not a market gardener in Moruya but I’ve used it as the setting for this story because it’s an incredible example of how a sustainable, local food economy could function. Also, the Agrarian ‘Deep Winter’ unconference takes place in – yes, you…

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Season wrap up from Milton Mushrooms

It’s been an exciting first year of growing mushrooms for market; a steep learning curve that’s seen me make plenty of new farmer mentors and friends. I’m indebted to the support of both the burgeoning Gaia Farmers Market in Ulladulla and the well-established SAGE Farmers Market in Moruya. Rad people abound at both markets (too…

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