community | explore growing | observe | salad days

Growing awareness

Many of us learn by doing. By actions taken and observing our experiments over time. That’s been pretty much the whole path of the adventures of Popes Produce. Try. Wait and see. try again. Wait. Cheer. Working within your community is such a treat. I’ve been loving working with a local child care centre to […]

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everyday | reusable packaging | salad days

Prepare, pack and play

Packaging it’s a biggie. I have been known to be lured in by the packaging before finding out what the product was. I’ll flip through the design books on packaging and remember from my study days a beautiful book titled ‘How to Package 5 Eggs’ – a Japanese book all about using traditional organic materials […]

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biodiversity in the garden | explore growing | produce | salad days

Salad days

Last day of winter, and there’s markers of the seasonal change all around. Brassicas (broccoli here) flower merrily, days are longer minute by minute, grass is growing a little quicker. Rainbow colours planted to stir fry, salads in next level for diversity, grab & go meals, shallots for skinny places…. The tip of this garden […]

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