Great gut news, Noleen’s heritage pumpkins imminent and a new Food Host rises

Monday, April 28th, 2014 at 3:49 pm

If you’ve read these emails before you might have picked up on my fascination for the human microbiome – or as wikipedia puts it “the ecological community of commensal, symbiotic, and pathogenic micro-organisms that literally share our body space.”  Excited?  Not really?  Well here’s something to get you on the bacterial express train to healthy bowel flora central    – first the return of the Pat’s Veg range to our webshop including Cabbage and Carraway, Fennel Kraut, Kim Chi and my current favourite, Mixed Beetroot.  And second, tonight there’s a two part documentary called Life on Us on SBS One 8.30pm, which is all about the human microbiome. What a week for for Lactobacillus fans – hold me back! Read more…

Late Easter Monday morning cut-off for Fair Food orders & You’ve got that feijoa feeling

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 10:23 am

This week when you’re busy coming home from an Easter away putting in a Fair Food order is often the last thing on your hot cross bun and chocolate affected mind.  Sadly it’s often the time when the cupboard and fridge are at their barest.  Fear not, as is our public holiday tradition, we are pushing our cut-off time for Tuesday and Wednesday orders back to 12pm on Easter Monday… Read more

Madelaine’s Eggs, Joe Sgro’s Fennel, Hot Cross Buns & You

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 4:17 pm

When Madelaine from Madelaine’s Organic Eggs wheeled her weekly delivery into the Fair Food warehouse on Thursday she was also carrying a big pile of postcards about her Pozible crowd-funding campaign. At first glance (that’s her collecting eggs above) Madelaine looks like she’s barely old enough to drive let alone run an organic poultry farm, but the reality is she’s been farming all her life … read more