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December 2011

RING OUT THE OLD, RING IN THE NEW

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This week’s Q&A bulletin is different, because this week we don’t have the answers! At Simon George & Sons we like our inspirational quotes and as we enter our second year at St Peters,  we’ve taken to heart JFK’s principle that “efforts and courage are not enough without direction and purpose”. So with these wise words in mind, we’re asking…

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GOOD THINGS COME IN SMALL PACKAGES

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Q: Which herb did Shakespeare say improved recollection?  A recent spell of bad weather in NSW has affected the quality of local herb crops, with varieties such as sage and oregano tending to blacken quickly.  So, while we wait for the summer weather to catch up to the summer menu, why not let our delicious range of microgreens step up…

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XMAS TRADING

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It’s that time of year again, when the decorations go up and the bank balance comes down! To help you prepare for the silly season, please find below our Christmas Trading Hours. To ensure  you receive prompt delivery of your orders for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, please submit them as early as possible. Please note that salad orders…

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CHERRIES ON TOP

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Q: What does it mean to ‘cherry pick’ something?  This weekend, Young, NSW, the birthplace of the Australian Cherry Industry, is hosting the 62nd National Cherry Festival. First commercially planted in 1878, Young accounts for 60% of the total cherry production in NSW. While NSW and VIC have traditionally been the cherry capitals of Australia, Tassie is hot on their…

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