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June 3, 2019

The Birdsong/Grassrootschef Tour

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Our first “paddock to plate” type tour was just over a week ago, with Asher and Jess from https://www.grassrootschef.com.au

Rick spent the first hour, sharing his valuable knowledge on gardening, with soil nutrition as the foundation. We wandered through the market garden, and as we did, Asher picked fresh produce to prepare for the group, right there in the paddock.

A fire pit was set up, and fresh corn was barbecued; a kale and red cabbage slaw prepared, pumpkin slabs roasted, a beetroot hummus whizzed up and some beautiful chickpea flour flat breads cooked. Asher shared some cooking techniques and showed us all how we can eat local, clean and delicious.

We had perfect weather (it was just before the frosts started!) and enjoyed meeting others who were keen to learn more about growing and eating fresh organic cuisine. As pictured, we all picnicked on blankets, right there next to the paddock that the meal was gathered from!

There’s definitely the possibility we’ll hold another similar event, so keep posted at https://www.grassrootschef.com.au

Simple Slow Still

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A talented friend of mine from Simple Living Toowoomba (local ministry teaching people self-sufficiency, DIY and basic skills), Margy, has just started her own business, teaching workshops.

If you love to learn something new, create a project and spend time with others who enjoy the same, I’d encourage you to check out her website…there’s 3 workshops coming up soon.

https://www.simpleslowstill.com.au/workshops.html