The 10 C’s of Conscious Living

Since you are reading this, it is likely that you have awakened from the illusion of a mediocre life. You feel the need to live a purposeful existence but perhaps are overwhelmed and don’t know where to start. The 10 C’s of conscious living are helpful tools to get you on the right track, one…

Is the so called ‘Green Revolution’ turning brown?

Look around you. Everything you see came from soil, and one day will return to soil. The industrialization of agriculture since World War 2, commonly called the ‘green revolution’, has changed every aspect of our lives. This modern way of food production is credited with saving a billion people from starving. As the way we…

Dear Daniel (sorry, some one had to tell you)

Dear Daniel, I watched your mum feed you pure love and you thought it was rice. This morning I saw the way she forced spoonfuls of steamed love hearts into your hungry little mouth whilst making sure you didn’t choke the cat again. You will never find a better cook than your mum. The reason…

3 step recipe for Evolution Pie

Vibrant Italian Cooking evolved around abundant Mediterranean gardens. Fancy French Cooking fulfilled the needs of demanding aristocratic party hosts. New Earth Cooking evolves today, on an environmentally challenged planet, by a human race whose survival on Earth is under threat. Thousands of years from now one can scratch the earth’s crust and find evidence of…

Are humans stuck in a giant farm?

The best farm is the one without fences. Your animals are contended and self policing, therefore none of them wants to escape. Are we stuck inside one without even knowing it? Have you noticed how agriculture defines regional identity? Idaho. Potato country. Townsville: The sugar cane capital. A mixture of climate, soil PH and economic…

The day the shops closed. A food forager’s journey. Day 4

I wake up with compost on my mind! Big piles of leafs and branches feeding the trillions of soldiers fighting for life to thrive. I don’t think of breakfast, new cooking techniques or flavour combos, I have rotting leaves running around my brain. To me, compost represents life, it’s the meeting point of life ending…