An Apple a day, keeps the doctor away, or so the old saying goes. There’s countless varieties of apples and a whole recipe book of ways to use them so let’s learn a little more about apples. Different tastes, textures, colours, different seasons and different uses in the kitchen. So where do we start? As Aussies, we genuinely love our Apples. Locally, we grow over 1.6 billion apples a year and we eat over 200 million kilos of apples a year, only second to Bananas. Prime apple eating time in Australia is the late afternoon, when we’re looking for something nutritious, filling and tasty to get us through till dinner time.
Going to the store, fruit market or online shopping for fresh produce can sometimes seem like a gamble. But is there a science behind picking the right time of the week to increase the quality of produce you buy for you and yours?
By now, you’ve probably heard of Buying Groups and Co-Ops, but why are they so popular? Sustainably conscious shoppers are always looking for new and affordable ways to purchase their food in an ethical manner. On top of the financial savings, Buying Groups have a wide range of benefits that we’ll cover in this article.
Single use plastic packaging is everywhere. In some cases, it's unavoidable. But how does this practice affect the environment? How can we reduce our usage?