Category: explore food

I like to eat

As remarkably – most people do. It’s fun when it fresh, even better if it’s full of vitality and makes your tastebuds smile. Kinda cool when you can’t put a price on it, as it’s something super seasonal to your area. Some of these…

It started with a seed

Well, it actually started with a salad – a salad farm or market garden where dogs the size of small ponies and weighing in as much as a medium sized human, roamed the farm to protect us all from black bears. On this ex…

What the garden has taught me

Gardens are incredibly satisfying places to hang out. They also instill an incredible amount of wonder and a feeling of awe as well as providing something juicy for your next meal. If you make enough time to go slowly in the morning, you’ll see…

The art of manifestation

So lately I’ve been refocusing what our vision is for Popes Produce. What we came up with was –‘crafting locally grown abundance’ and what we’re encouraging with our education program is ‘inspiring home grown food adventures’. We want to have fun, empower people, get…

Slowing down to grow

It happens so often – run run run to chase a idea of who you should be, where you should be and what you should be. Sometimes slowing down can have remarkable results. it’s important to remember to be a little kind now &…

Eat your greens

How many times did you hear this as a kid? Tedious – I know. Boiled to within moments of turning into an unrecognizable form. Ever found something lurking up the back of the fridge you just weren’t sure what it was? When you have…

Small and slow solutions

.(..being content with the small wins and getting through the day.) Pretty much most days seem like their potential is limitless. There’s a never ending parade of incredible people doing amazing things and getting out there saving the world. I walk down the hill…

Making friends with salad

So the other day I ran an incursion at an early childhood centre based on the concept of ‘Seed to Salad Bowl’. The youngest ones rolled seeds around planted a few and nimble fingers plucked dill seed from the picnic rug. The next group…

What is healthy food anyway?

As a lovely girlfriend posted the other day.. ‘Reading can seriously damage your ignorance’ So I try to do as much as possible and across a reasonably broad range, (as long as it has something to do with food.) If I could absorb them…

A little piece of home

So winter school holiday times are fun for us. The garden grows so slowly as the sun is a low rider across our southern skies. Perfect time to choose our own adventure. Follow the coast and the sunshine. In our attempt to be diligent…