Finding and sharing food sources in your city

Interview with Urban Tucker Woman

Volunteer Grape Picking

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Follow Urban Tucker Woman & her team as they go north of Perth, Western Australia, for volunteer grape-picking in exchange for fun, new friends and … wine!!

Anna’s Prickly Pear Share

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One of Urban Tucker Woman’s loyal followers, Anna, sent in a picture of a prickly pear bush cutting her friend Mario gave her as a gift.  Mario received it from his Italian mother’s prickly pear bush located in Midland, Western Australia. Instead of just retrieving one prickly pear for Anna, he took a whole cluster […]

“Urban Fringe Tucker Man” Steve

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                                  What a great garden!  Steve from Oakford, south of Perth, showing us his fabulous garden where he feeds three families!!  We can vouch for his produce as we have eaten his tomatoes, rockmelon, onions, butternut pumpkin and cucumbers! […]

FRANCESCA’S MOTHER’S MINT AND BASIL PESTO

Mint & Basil Pesto

                  Ingredients 2 cups of freshly picked sweet basil 1/2 a cup of fresh mint 1-2 cloves of garlic 1/4 cup of fresh grated parmesan cheese 1/3 cup of olive oil 1/3 cup of toasted pine nuts Method Roughly chop cloves of garlic and place in food […]

Community Garden, Venice, Los Angeles

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Our roving reporter, Katie J, brings us a story of community gardening from Venice, Los Angeles!  They are as enthusiastic as we are!!  

Blackboard Labels

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Have you ever wondered what to do with those excess jars stored in your cupboard?  Why not update your kitchen storage using jars, blackboard paint & chalk textas!  It’s fun, easy and stylish!

Francesca’s Chilli Oil

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Ingredients 2 x homegrown dried chillies (Francesca uses the ‘Seven Brothers’ variety) Good quality olive oil (however much you need to fill the jar or bottle you are using). Method Pick a heap of fresh chillies from your backyard ‘Seven Brother’s chilli plant (pick as many as you wish depending on how many jars /bottles […]

Fig Dessert with Limoncello

Fig Heaven - one of the most delicious desserts you will ever eat!

  Ingredients 12 fresh figs, halved 1 teaspoon raw sugar 1 table-spoon raw honey ½ cup of flaked almonds (or nuts of choice) 100ml limoncello 1 cup (tub) of crème fraiche       Method Preheat oven to 180C. Line baking tray with baking paper & place figs (cut side up) on tray In small […]

Nannup Flower and Garden Festival August 2015

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Met so many lovely and interesting people at Nannup! Loved Glenn’s talk on the amazing uses for hemp – a game changer that’s needed at this time. I was amazed to hear that Henry Ford built his first car from Hemp and that you can build houses from this wonderful, renewable resource! “Thanks Caroline for […]

"Hi Caroline,
This is such a lovely idea to put to use all the produce and food that might be getting wasted. One only has to look around at trees laden with fruit, with no signs of them being picked, to know the waste. Thanks for taking the initiative and doing this, we need to spread the word and get more people to join the sharing."
 
Sherry

"Love the story. You should connect with Danielle at the Urban Co-op in Wittenoon Street East Perth."
 
Big Al