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Book Review – Backyard Bees – A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper

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I’m not going to beat about the bush with this review of “Backyard Bees – A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper” by Doug Purdie (Murdoch Books, 2014) – I absolutely love this gorgeous, comprehensive and timely book about backyard beekeeping. Subscribe to Lambs’ Ears and Honey Enter your Email Preview Lamb’s Ears and Honey | [...]

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Joel Salatin at Tasting Australia – Succession and Sustainability

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Joel Salatin is a farmer – possibly the most famous farmer in the world today. He has been here in Adelaide for the last week, as a guest of Tasting Australia, spreading the word about how to ensure a viable future for the localised food system and it’s sources. Subscribe to Lambs’ Ears and Honey [...]

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OzHarvest, Adelaide’s Cellar Door Wine Festival and Cooking For a Cause

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A few weeks back I boasted about modestly mentioned my appointment as a Social Media Ambassador for my much-loved Cellar Door Wine Festival. I’ve been a supporter of the festival since it began and am thrilled with how it has grown and developed, winning a series of awards for festivals of it’s type. It will [...]

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Bees and Honey – Two Different Canadian Ways

September 6, 2013

You might have guessed by now that I have an interest in food security. I also have a minor passion for bees and if you follow me on Instagram you’ll see my (sometimes clumsy) attempts to capture pictures of the busy little things on my smart phone. I have a zillion of them in my [...]

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Kangaroo Island Bees & Their Role in Global Food Security

June 18, 2013

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you can’t fail to have some degree of awareness of the potential crisis facing worldwide food production as a result of the collapse of bee colonies.  A huge amount of food crops are pollinated by bees and therefore at risk if bee numbers dwindle too low – and [...]

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From Food Blogging to Food Butchering – the Journey of Tammi Jonas & the Jonai

May 7, 2013

There are some quite remarkable people in this world and every so often one of them comes into my life.  I first met Tammi Jonas, publiser of the blog Tammi Jonas: Food Ethics, at Eat Drink Blog 2011 and was able to get to know her a little better when she came to Adelaide for [...]

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