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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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BUYER’S GUIDE: 29/11/11 – 05/12/11

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: BEST BUYS: FRUIT: Cavendish Bananas- large (QLD) Plums (NSW) R2E2 Mangoes (QLD) Rockmelon (QLD) Watermelon (QLD)   VEGETABLES: Chat Potato – small (SA) Cherry truss tomatoes (NSW) Medium tomatoes (QLD) New Season: Portabello Mushroom (NSW) Telegraph Cucumber (QLD)   SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Dragon Fruit (QLD) Lychee (QLD) Mangosteen…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 22/11/11 – 28/11/11

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: BEST BUYS: FRUIT: Red delicious apples – small (NSW) Cavendish Bananas (QLD) Honeydew Melon (QLD) Mango (NT) Nectarine (NSW) VEGETABLES: Green Bean (QLD) New Season: Lebanese Cucumber (NSW) Iceberg Lettuce (NSW) Pontiac Potato (NSW) New Season: Red Cherry Tomatoes (NSW)   SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Assorted Micro-herbs (VIC)…

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TRUE LOCAL

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Q: With the urban sprawl of Sydney, do we have truly local produce available?  The Crave, Sydney International Food Festival is well and truly underway with Sydneysiders (and travelling foodies) basking in the glow of World Class chefs and the latest food trends. Despite its international focus, the festival keeps some things close to home. The 100 mile meal challenge,…

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